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Mutiny Festival drug deaths: Georgia Jones ‘unwitting victim’

Image copyright Janine Milburn Image caption Georgia Jones suffered a cardiac arrest and a 50-minute fit, the inquest heard A teenager who died from taking double-strength MDMA tablets at a festival was “an unwitting victim…

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Mutiny Festival death: Teen took ‘double-strength’ MDMA

Image copyright Janine Milburn Image caption Georgia Jones suffered a cardiac arrest and a 50-minute fit, the inquest heard A teenager died after taking double-strength MDMA tablets at a music festival, an inquest has heard….


Armistice Day: Queen to attend Festival of Remembrance

Image copyright AFP Image caption The prince laid down a wreath at England v New Zealand, ahead of a minute’s silence The Queen and senior royals will attend an event at the Royal Albert Hall…


Dumfries mill could become ‘bricks and mortar festival tent’

Image caption The imposing riverside building could be used as a venue for a range of events A redundant riverside mill in southern Scotland could be turned into a “bricks and mortar festival tent” for…


Ipswich Spill Festival music event disrupted by protester

Image caption The protester has been using a megaphone and siren to “disrupt” the twice-daily performances The organisers of a festival are “enraged” by the actions of a protester who is disrupting a daily outdoor…


Edinburgh ready for Diwali festival

Image copyright Edinburgh Diwali Image caption Dancers will perform colourful and vibrant dances from different parts of India. The annual Edinburgh Diwali festival is to take place this Saturday. Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Jains,…


Fire festival in Edinburgh to celebrate start of winter

Image copyright Richard Winpenny For the first time in 600 years the annual Samhuinn fire festival, celebrating the start of winter, will be held on Edinburgh’s Calton Hill. More than 4,000 people will gather later…


Edinburgh arts festival appoints new executive

Image copyright Edinburgh International Festival The Edinburgh International Festival has appointed a new executive director. Francesca Hegyi, who was awarded an OBE in this year’s New Year’s Honours list for her work in Hull, will…


Problems affecting Cairngorms funicular hits music festival

Image copyright PA Image caption The railway has been closed until at least November Problems affecting CairnGorm Mountain’s funicular railway are a factor in the cancellation of next year’s dance music event Groove CairnGorm. The…


Karen Gillan coming home for the Inverness Film Festival

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Karen Gillan is to return to the Highlands arts venue where she studied drama Film star Karen Gillan is to return to her home city of Inverness for a screening…


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