Catch up with news about our performing arts events and initiatives around the world

22nd Aug 2017 — 24th Aug 2017

UK artists travel to Edinburgh to build their careers

Our Artist Development Programme helps artists from diverse backgrounds prepare to take work to the Edinburgh Fringe and connect internationally

21st Aug 2017 — 26th Aug 2017

Artists from across the world imagine Edinburgh in 2037

Announcing the eight artists selected for Imagine 2037, a British Council project exploring place, migration and the future

6th Aug 2017 — 16th Aug 2017

Spirit of '47 at Edinburgh Festival

To mark the 70th anniversary of the first ever Edinburgh International Festival we're reigniting the Spirit of '47

Announcing the 20th anniversary Edinburgh Showcase programme

We're excited to reveal a programme of 30 extraordinary productions with love and tragedy, pop culture and global politics

Unlimited announces ambitious new commissions from disabled artists

Surveillance culture, female sexuality and a duet with a human and a helium balloon. New work highlights the talent and diversity of today’s disabled artists

18th Feb 2016 — 23rd Apr 2017

New bursary winners off to network in Europe

We have awarded 14 new bursaries to black, Asian and minority ethnic practitioners to attend IETM, a major performing arts networking event in Europe

Young people take over venues across Europe

Take Over enables young people from Greece, Italy, Poland and Serbia to programme and produce a series of events in their local arts venues

Watch our live stream of Complicite’s new show

Beware of Pity is a boundary-pushing collaboration between Complicite and Schaubühne Berlin – watch it online until 26 February

1st Dec 2015 — 26th Oct 2016

“Remarkable plays” from Brazil and Canada win the 25th International Radio Playwriting Competition

Joanne Gutknecht and Pericles Silveira win the opportunity to travel to London and have their plays produced and broadcast on the BBC World Service

12th Oct 2016

Our search for Edinburgh Showcase 2017 artists is underway

We announce dates and invite artists to apply to be part of our programme of outstanding UK performance for an audience of international promoters

6th Sep 2016 — 25th Sep 2016

International delegates gather for festivals of new work by disabled artists

The Unlimited Festivals in London and Glasgow premiere cutting-edge work by Deaf and disabled artists

1st Sep 2016 — 9th Sep 2016

Watch our live stream of Forced Entertainment’s Complete Works

On 1-9 September, we host an extraordinary retelling of every Shakespeare play ever written from one of the UK’s most radical theatre companies.

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