Festival of Politics
The Scottish Parliament's Festival of Politics is open to everyone.
Our events include debates on the political and social issues that matter most to you, as well as a programme of free entertainment.
You can keep in touch with what's happening by signing up for our email updates below, or by following @visitscotparl on Twitter.
You can also listen to podcasts from 2019's Festival of Politics.
Updates about the Festival of Politics
If you'd like to keep up to date with the Festival, please submit your name and email address below. (You can unsubscribe easily at any time).
Accessibility at the Festival
All event venues are accessible to wheelchair users and fitted with induction loop facilities. Please contact us in advance if you have any access requirements.
How to find us
Getting to Holyrood by bus
Visitors can use the Lothian Buses service numbers 35 (nearest stop Canongate) and 6 (nearest stop Horse Wynd).
There are a number of other bus routes a short walking distance away. Details of all local bus services can be obtained from Lothian Buses.
Getting to Holyrood by train
The Parliament building is a 15-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station. Information about train services to and from Edinburgh is available from National Rail.
Getting to Holyrood by road
Our postcode is EH99 1SP. The nearest car parks are St John's Hill or on New Street, next to Waverley Station.
Please try to arrive 40 minutes prior to event to allow time to pass through security at the Scottish Parliament.
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