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JOEY THE WAR HORSE MEETS THE REAL DEAL
Mon 23 April 2018

JOEY THE WAR HORSE MEETS THE REAL DEAL

How would a real horse react to meeting a life-size horse puppet? To celebrate the opening night and the four-week run at the Festival Theatre of War Horse, we arranged for Joey, the life-size equine puppet from War Horse, to meet Lewis and Kilmarnock from Police Scotland’s Mounted Unit on Wednesday 18 April

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY EVENT - THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID
Fri 9 March 2018

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY EVENT - THAT'S WHAT SHE SAID

An evening of local and international artists celebrating womanhood.

PREMIERE OF REEL FOLK AT SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY
Thu 8 March 2018

PREMIERE OF REEL FOLK AT SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY

On Monday 5 March 2018 we were delighted to be part of the premiere of Reel Folk, a new folk music composition by Ailie Robertson developed as part of our dementia friendly projects.

WE HAVE CHANGED OUR NAME TO CAPITAL THEATRES
Wed 28 February 2018

WE HAVE CHANGED OUR NAME TO CAPITAL THEATRES

Effective as from Thursday 1 March, the Festival City Theatres Trust, which runs the Festival and King's theatres and The Studio, has changed its name to Capital Theatres.

COUNCIL FUNDING CONFIRMED FOR KING'S THEATRE CAMPAIGN
Fri 23 February 2018

COUNCIL FUNDING CONFIRMED FOR KING'S THEATRE CAMPAIGN

The King's Theatre Campaign has received £4m of funding in the City of Edinburgh Council's capital budget for 2018/23.

LIFE CHANGES TRUST PLEDGES RENEWED FUNDING TO DEMENTIA FRIENDLY PROJECTS AT KINGS AND FESTIVAL THEATRES
Thu 22 February 2018

LIFE CHANGES TRUST PLEDGES RENEWED FUNDING TO DEMENTIA FRIENDLY PROJECTS AT KINGS AND FESTIVAL THEATRES

We're delighted to announce renewed funding from the Life Changes Trust for our dementia friendly projects.

CHOOSE FROM FOUR SHOWS FOR A VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT
Fri 9 February 2018

CHOOSE FROM FOUR SHOWS FOR A VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT

When it comes to a Valentine’s gift, it’s public knowledge that diamonds are over-rated and restaurants too busy. Treat your loved one to an unforgettable evening by giving the gift of theatre this Valentine’s Day. We’ve chosen four shows that will make you fall in love with theatre.

BRINGING THE JOY OF PANTO TO SICK KIDS HOSPITAL
Mon 27 November 2017

BRINGING THE JOY OF PANTO TO SICK KIDS HOSPITAL

For the third year running, we're delighted to be bringing the magic of the King's Theatre pantomime to the children in the Sick Kids Hospital.

FCTT PARTNERS WITH UNIVERSITY TO ENHANCE EDINBURGH'S CULTURAL SECTOR
Tue 14 November 2017

FCTT PARTNERS WITH UNIVERSITY TO ENHANCE EDINBURGH'S CULTURAL SECTOR

Queen Margaret University and the Festival City Theatres Trust have signed an agreement to develop new talent and support the wider creative and cultural sector in Edinburgh and Scotland.

FIRST TIME AT THE OPERA?
Fri 3 November 2017

FIRST TIME AT THE OPERA?

We know opera may be a daunting prospect if you haven’t been before, but there are many reasons why La traviata could be the perfect production to try it for the first time. Scottish Opera tells us why in this guest blog.

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