August

Festival kicks off with sporting debate

18.08.2016

A debate about the future of Scottish sport with Scotland manager Gordon Strachan will help to kick off this year’s Festival of Politics, as its three day run begins today at the Scottish Parliament (Thursday 18 August).

Parliament visitors given ‘Cultured Kelpies’ welcome

15.08.2016

Visitors to the Scottish Parliament will be welcomed by 10ft-high models of the world-renowned Kelpies artwork from 15 August.

Harry Benson’s most famous photographs to go on show at the Parliament

11.08.2016

An exhibition featuring the work of one of Scotland’s greatest photographers, Harry Benson CBE, is to be unveiled at the Scottish Parliament.

Art installation to celebrate the Edinburgh International Festival is unveiled at the Scottish Parliament

05.08.2016

An art installation which celebrates the opening of the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival was unveiled today at the Scottish Parliament.

Parliamentary committee calls for more detail on the impact of Brexit

01.08.2016

The Scottish Parliament Committee investigating the implications for Scotland leaving the EU has extended its inquiry and today issued a call for views in order to get more evidence on the impact of the vote.

Public seats announced for international culture summit

01.08.2016

How do the arts enrich peoples’ lives around the world and what role does culture play in building successful communities?