EPF Independent Scotland Meeting on Monday 11 August 2014 at 7pm at The Carlton Hotel on the North Bridge – Should Scotland be an independent country? Tickets available on the door on the night.
Grab the chance to read Eberhard ‘Paddy’ Bort’s speech, delivered to our 2013 Hamish Henderson Memorial lecture alongside EIS General Secretary Larry Flanagan. Eberhard has graciously allowed this article to be published first on the EPF website before it is published in Living Tradition magazine later this year. Our heartfelt thanks to him Click below to download the full article
The Edinburgh People Festival has just begun working our most ambitious project to date. ‘Edinburgh: a city divided’ we hope to develop into a film depicting the widening gulf between the rich and poor in what is now Britain’s second wealthiest city. With the help of our partners this project begins by researching the socio-economic and cultural divisions in 21st century Edinburgh. We intend in due course to write up our findings and present them to the citizens of Edinburgh in a film which will advocate for change, for narrowing the gap and redistributing the wealth generated here towards those most in need. We more »
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