International Hobbit Day in New Zealand
Sep21

International Hobbit Day in New Zealand

Happy Birthday Bilbo Baggins – celebrations at Hobbiton Movie Set for International Hobbit Day in New Zealand International Hobbit Day in New Zealand Hairy feet and lembas bread will be the order of the day at Hobbiton Movie Set on September 22 as they celebrate International Hobbit Day. Happy Hobbits are set to party, celebrating not only International Hobbit Day but the birthdays of Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. An ‘unexpected...

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Premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Dec04

Premiere of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

To celebrate the third and final film in The Hobbit Trilogy, New Zealand is transporting a slice of Middle-earth to London in the form of a life-sized Hobbit hole sitting inside London’s luxurious Claridge’s hotel. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Up to 200 international entertainment media attending the world première of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies – a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer...

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Best of BE FESTIVAL 2014
Sep12

Best of BE FESTIVAL 2014

European theatre meets UK and Spanish audiences as three highlights of this year’s Best of BE FESTIVAL 2014 BE FESTIVAL tour the UK and Madrid Radioballet (Hungary) | Julia Schwarzbach (Austria) | Mokhallad Rasem (Belgium) NATIONAL TOUR 8th October to 8th November 2014 PRESS NIGHT: Thursday 9th October 7.45pm at The Pit, Barbican Centre* “a fantastic way to support emerging artists and showcase delicate work” (Best of BE...

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Culture Ireland supports Artists
Aug13

Culture Ireland supports Artists

The Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Heather Humphreys TD, is today attending the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to support and promote Irish artists performing at the event. Culture Ireland is supporting over 80 performances by Irish artists at the prestigious event this year. Edinburgh Festival Fringe The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in...

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Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular
Jul29

Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular

Vision Nine and BBC Worldwide are delighted to announce the UK and European premiere of the hugely popular Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular at six major city venues in May 2015. The live show, which was a sell-out on its world premiere in Australia, will enjoy a limited run of twelve UK performances in London, Cardiff, Birmingham, Leeds, Newcastle and Glasgow. It features over 100 performers and is conducted by Ben Foster, who...

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68th Edinburgh International Film Festival
Jun29

68th Edinburgh International Film Festival

The recipients of the 68th Edinburgh International Film Festival Awards were announced at the EIFF awards ceremony, held at Filmhouse in Edinburgh today, hosted by Grant Lauchlan, producer and presenter of STV’s Moviejuice.  The ceremony took place ahead of Sunday’s Closing Night, which concludes the 12-day Festival with the International Premiere of WE’LL NEVER HAVE PARIS, and which will see the announcement of the...

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