Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the upmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to the Usher Hall. If you spot anything suspicious during your visit, please do let a member of the team know. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.

Alexandra Cousteau


Celebrate EARTH DAY with the Earth Trustee of the planet.

A National Geographic ‘emerging explorer’,  filmmaker, and globally recognised advocate on water issues, Alexandra Cousteau continues the work of her renowned grandfather Jacques-Yves Cousteau and her father Philippe Cousteau Sr. She is a remarkable storyteller and has the unique ability to inspire audiences on weighty issues.  Cousteau is dedicated to advocating the importance of conservation and the sustainable management of water in order to preserve a healthy planet.

Hear her talk at our sister venue, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh on 24th April 7.30pm.  Book here