The Edinburgh Festivals might be cancelled this year, along with countless other wonderful arts events around the world… and we are all feeling super bummed out by this blow to the arts community… but I am here today to list a bunch of awesome virtual art happenings that you can check out to help support your friendly neighbourhood artists!
1st-30th August – AJ Bell’s Virtual Edinburgh Fringe Festival
1st August+ – Radio 2’s Virtual Folk Festival
8th-28th August – Edinburgh International Festival
8th-29th August – Ren Faire From Afar
13th August – Hysteria’s Virtual Poetry Slam
13th August – Hidden Door Live Show: Live Dance Special
13th August – 6th September – Olympia Music Festival 2020 Virtual Salon Concerts
17th August – Glasgow Short Film Festival ’20 Online
21st August – Troy Club August – Online! Again!
22nd-23rd August – Street Cat Zine Fest <— WE ARE IN THIS ONE!!!
24th August – Women In Translation : Arid Dreams hosted by Lighthouse – Edinburgh’s Radical Bookshop
27th August – Figments by Rhubaba
29th August – Andrew O’Neill – The Biography
29th August – 13th September – Foraging Fortnight
3rd September – 21st Century Periods by The National Library of Scotland
17th September – Wild Scotland on Film
22nd September – Riders on the Storm: The Climate Crisis and the Survival of Being
This list is by no means exhaustive, so do drop us a message and let us know of any other arts events that you are part of or excited about and we will be sure to add them to this post, and share them on our socials!!
Written by Chloe Henderson for Coin-Operated Press