This year’s Festival of Politics has attracted the biggest number of visitors ever. More than 4,200 people attended the 38 events at the five-day-long festival which ended on Saturday – a 23 per cent increase on last year’s number of attendees.
The life and work of Robbie Burns take centre stage at a number of events on the final day of the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics.
On the fourth day of the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics, members of the public can come to Holyrood and take part in debates on hot climates and political hot potatoes.
The economy and gender equality are among the topics being discussed today at the Scottish Parliament’s Festival of Politics.
The Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP announced today he had taken the decision to recall Parliament on Monday.
The Festival of Politics takes on an international flavour on day two of the 2009 programme. Debates and discussions of a political theme will take audiences from the British Empire to China via the world wide web.
An inspiring programme of debate and drama starts today as the Scottish Parliament’s fifth Festival of Politics opens for an extended five-day run.
The Presiding Officer Alex Fergusson MSP announced today that he had taken a decision not to recall Parliament.
Claire Ewing, a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament for Dunfermline West, will feature in a unique art exhibition illustrating 10 personal experiences of the Scottish Parliament when it opens in Dunfermline next Monday.
The world’s premier photojournalism exhibition opens again at the Scottish Parliament for the fourth year running on Friday 7 August, alongside a series of unique events.