Scotland's 5th Estate

Arts & Culture

  • Arts & Culture

    T Break

    The art media’s free pass for the shambles that is T in the Park is extraordinary. Today the Scotsman writes in gushing prose that Geoff […]

    Mike Small 28th Nov'16 19
  • Arts & Culture
    Kevin Brown 26th Nov'16 10
  • Arts & Culture

    Dazzle Ships

    Jen Stout explores the forgotten work of artist Norman Wilkinson, who created ‘Dazzle ships’  in the First World War to confuse German U-Boats by disguising a ship’s […]

    Jen Stout 19th Nov'16 2
  • Arts & Culture

    The Real Mystery of Flannan Isle

    So the fantastic tale of the Flannan Isles lighthouse is going to be made into a film directed by the award-winning Danish director Kristoffer Nyholm, and […]

    Mike Small 1st Nov'16 26
  • Arts & Culture

    Women of the Hill

    From Hanna Tuulikki: “As the festival we now call halloween approaches, marking the beginning of winter, and the nights begin drawing in, the veil between […]

    1st Nov'16 3
  • Arts & Culture
    Maxwell MacLeod 7th Oct'16 24
  • Arts & Culture

    The Ministry of Silly Buggers

    Semi-educated tenement Scots unite, our takeover of the English media is almost complete …

    Chris Cairns 3rd Oct'16 19
  • Arts & Culture
    Chris Cairns 21st Sep'16 6
  • Arts & Culture

    Witsherface Rap Sheet

    As social media went mental about the Witsherface comedy routine at the SIC Reassembly event, they issued this statement in response to the ‘controversy’: We’ve […]

    20th Sep'16 20
  • Arts & Culture

    Dare to Dream

    Everything created must first be imagined. Explore the possible and Dare to Dream! From 1st September to the 30th November 2016, The Scottish International Storytelling […]

    Mairi McFadyen 1st Sep'16 1
  • Arts & Culture

    UnBurns

    Here’s Loki freestyle on Wavvy Music

    Loki 31st Aug'16 8
  • Arts & Culture

    Straight outta Saughton

    The Edinburgh Peoples Festival presents an exhibition of paintings by the city’s prisoners. An exhibition of paintings by prisoners at HMP Edinburgh opens to the […]

    31st Aug'16 5
  • Arts & Culture

    The Art of Labour

    Today Jeremy Corbyn is launching a ‘comprehensive strategy for the arts’ in Edinburgh, but it will have little or nothing to do with Edinburgh or […]

    Mike Small 26th Aug'16 23
  • Arts & Culture

    How I Want Thee

    ‘How I want thee, humorous Hogarth! Thou, I hear, a pleasant rogue art. Were but you and I acquainted, Every monster should be painted: You […]

    Dial M for Murdo 25th Aug'16 6

Friends of Bella Caledonia

Blogroll