Virtual Festivals Events Calendar

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


24th August – Community building and anti-racism: zine-making with Glasgow Zine Library


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

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