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The Big Idea podcast - Deep Time

University of Edinburgh academics Professor Hugh Sinclair (Professor of Surface Geodynamics), Dr Bill Jenkins (Cultural Engagement Fellow with Science, Technology and Innovations Studies) and Dr David Farrier (Lecturer in the Department of English Literature) discuss the concept of deep time - the idea that time stretches beyond human history into geological and astronomical timescales - ahead of The Edinburgh International Festival's Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time

Learn more and find tickets for the Standard Life Opening Event: Deep Time 

International Festival Photographer Exhibition 2017 opens

Counterpoint, a photography exhibition showcasing the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival opens at The Hub

Edinburgh International Festival Director’s Contract Extended

The Edinburgh International Festival is delighted to announce that Fergus Linehan, Festival Director, is to extend his contract and stay in post until Festival 2022.

Edinburgh International Festival receives 2017 Fair Saturday Award

The award was presented at the opening gala of Fair Saturday 2017 which took place at the Guggenheim Museum Bilbao on Monday 30 October.