Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Event Category: Art and culture

Intrepid Photographers Bike Tour Slow down the pace on this large-format photographic bike tour. Led by Stills Centre for photography you will be guided along a scenic cycle route, taking time to stop and make exposures with our Intrepid 5 x 4” cameras. Stills’ expert tutor will talk you through setting up the cameras and…

Tapestry on Two Wheels You might not be surprised to find a tapestry in a castle or country house, but how about in a theatre or a hospital? Dovecot Studios is located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town is the only operating tapestry studio in Scotland, and the tapestries produced by Dovecot weavers are…

The 20th Anniversary of Bicycle Film Festival is going virtual. Hosted by the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling. Bicycle Film Festival has been celebrating bicycles through art, film and music for the last 20 years. The physical BFF spanned the world in over 90 cities worldwide to an audience of over one million people. The festival…

The 20th Anniversary of the Bicycle Film Festival is going virtual! Hosted by Edinburgh Festival of Cycling. A portion of all ticket sales will go to support the Edinburgh Festival of Cycling. Get tickets now! Bicycle Film Festival has been celebrating bicycles through art, film, and music for the last 20 years with over 90…

Come to Edinburgh Festival of Cycling – Sunday July 17th – it’s going to be wheely sunny… A gathering to celebrate, learn about, and try out all sorts of cycling! Globally and in Scotland, cycling is booming. Did you know, for instance, that there are now over 60 bike stores and cycling businesses in and around Edinburgh?…

Reinventing the Bicycle “Pray, dearest gentlefolk, allow us the privilege of introducing a most marvellous invention. A veritable two-wheeled wonder! A transportational trailblazer! A first-class ticket to freedom! We think it might just change the world! Future Follies presents: “Reinventing the Bicycle“. A joyful, freewheeling, street-theatre celebration of a mechanical marvel. Our trio of two-wheeled…

Where There’s A Will – Emily Chappell Emily Chappell is an author, adventurer and advocate, known for her long-distance bicycle journeys and the words with which she shares them. She has cycled across Asia, Iceland and North America, and won the formidable Transcontinental Race, across Europe. Along the way she has become known for the…

The Life Cycle: 8000 Miles in the Andes by Bamboo Bike One woman’s journey through South America – and the devastating story of our planet’s disappearing biodiversity Pedalling hard for thirteen months, eco adventurer Kate Rawles cycled the length of the Andes on an eccentric bicycle she built herself. The Life Cycle charts her mission…

Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) – Celebration Come along for an evening of free events including: Launch of a new collection of screen-prints by Oliver Brookes reflecting the work of Bikes for Refugees. A talk about bikes as tools for liberation from activist and explorer Shannon Galpin, including Masomah Alizada’s incredible Olympic cycling story. A chance…

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