EAF Audio Described Tour

10am - 1pm

Juliana Capes will lead an audio descriptive tour of selected Edinburgh Art Festival venues including Dovecot, Talbot Rice Gallery, Stills and The Fruitmarket Gallery.

The venues are all located within an easy half mile walk of each other within Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. This event warmly welcomes people with disabilities including people with visual impairments. A Hearing Loop will also be able throughout this tour and refreshments will be provided.

The tour will begin at Dovecot Gallery with introductions, tea and coffee and then a visit to the Daughters of Penelope exhibition. We will then make our way to Stephen Sutcliffe: Sex Symbols in Sandwich Signs at Talbot Rice Gallery, Kate Davis: Nudes Never Wear Glasses here at Stills, before finishing at Fruitmarket Gallery and the Jac Leirner's Add it Up exhibition and refreshments.

Free, booking recomended

Please contact helena@edinburghartfestival.com with your access requirements when registering for this event

Art Early

Saturday, 19 August 2017 10am - 12.30pm

Art Early is a series of specially programmed tours and activity trails for families and children of all ages. A family-fun arts event inspired by Edinburgh Art Festivals' Art Late programme, join the team for a morning of fun art activities at each venue, ending with an outdoor picnic.

Venues included on the trail are: Stills Gallery, Dovecot Gallery and EAF Commissions Programme

This session is suitable for all ages and will include a hands-on photography taster session at Stills inspired by our Kate Davis exhibition, an activity trail at Dovecot Gallery's Daughters of Penelope workshop and a picnic at Toby Paterson’s The Sociology of Autumn in Chessels Court.

Free, BYOP (Bring Your Own Picnic)

Booking essential via Edinburgh Art Festival

CONNECT FOR: Photography Graduates

Saturday, 9 September 2017 1pm - 5pm

Free, book your place

Are you a recent photography graduate? Come along to Stills for a nice afternoon of talks and discussions about life after graduation. Hear from early career photographers about their experiences of graduation and how they are shaping their careers.

Our aim with this event is to give new graduates the chance to hear from people a bit further along about their work and life afterward graduation. We will also have information from various organisations about the kind of support that they offer.

So book your free place, come along, meet other new graduates and take in some interesting talks.

*Booking opens Saturday 29th July

Art Late

Thursday, 24 August 2017 6pm til late

Featuring late gallery openings, artist performances and talks, workshops, tours and live music, Art Late is a chance to experience our varied programme by night.

24 August: Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Stills, Edinburgh Art Festival Commissions and The Fruitmarket Gallery. With music from Hamish Hawk.

Book tickets via Edinburgh Art Festival 

Stills, Centre for Photography


Friday, 28 July 2017 1pm

FREE, book a place here

Kate Davis will be in conversation with Stills’ Director Ben Harman discussing her recently commissioned Margaret Tait Award film Charity, plus other works on display as part of her first solo exhibition in Edinburgh. 



Stills, Centre for Photography




4 - 28 August (except Monday 14th)

Comedy Performance: 4pm - 5pm

FREE (Non-ticketed)

Clicking Comedians, is the comedic photographic ramblings of a headline comedian.  Comedian and photographer, Steve Best tells his story behind the photos he’s taken of Britain’s finest stand-up comedians, the unique access into the comedy world and his trials and tribulations into the publishing world and a journey to who knows where.

He has performed all over the world including South Africa, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bosnia, South Africa, Holland, Denmark, The Falkland Islands, and Southend on Sea. He plans to go further afield. He has been on huge nationwide tours with Frank Skinner, Craig Charles and Omid Djalili. He has been on TV (a few times). 

Further information is available on on the Fringe website here


Clicking Comedians by Steve Best
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