Culture Literature

Review: ‘War: How Conflict Shaped Us’ at the Hay Festival

War: How Conflict Shaped Us by Margaret MacMillan was the book of choice for the Hay Festival’s annual talk in association with British Pugwash, an organization focusing on international relations and disarmament. This acclaimed account of the history of war is a surprising choice for a Pugwash event, because at its heart it states the belief […]

Culture Theatre

The Scottish Online Student Drama Festival

Lucy Adkin on how the social side of theatre can be saved. If you live in Edinburgh you probably walk past Bedlam theatre most days. It’s that big church building opposite Greyfriars Bobby, with the posters from last year’s performance of The Importance of Being Earnest still hanging on the metal gates. Without a doubt, […]