Members of the public can apply for a rare opportunity to see Ladysmith Black Mambazo perform at the Scottish Parliament as part of a summit exploring how cultural policy is developed. This is just one of the highlights of the 2nd Edinburgh International Culture Summit which is taking place from 10 to 12 August.
Read news release with full programme details.
The Scottish Parliament is in recess until 3 August.
During recess there will be no committee meetings or debates held in the Chamber, but the Parliament building will remain open to visitors.
The next parliamentary business takes place on Tuesday 5 August.
The festival that puts people at the centre of politics has launched this year's exciting programme, looking at ‘What next for Scotland?’
Find out more: news release
Watch a short video summary on YouTube
Festival of Politics website
The Great Tapestry of Scotland exhibition is on display in the Main Hall until Saturday 13th September. Featuring 168 textile works of art, the exhibition tells the story of Scotland’s history from a unique perspective. As well as viewing the panels, you can also stich your way into history by contributing to the "People's Panel", celebrating 15 years of the Scottish Parliament.
Great Tapestry of Scotland
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Planning a visit to Holyrood? Our Visiting the Parliament section includes opening times, details on guided tours and how to find us, and other useful information.
Our education section has games, help with coursework, posters for the walls of classrooms and lots more.
Every MSP's page contains details of their recent speeches, motions, questions and voting records.
The Scottish Parliament is taking part in Happy to Translate.
This national language initiative will enhance our existing services for non-English speakers and promote equal access for people living in Scotland.