About Us

The List publishes and distributes information on events and entertainment and creates associated editorial content including recommendations, interviews, previews, reviews and features. The company’s primary consumer publishing is a series of award-winning websites.

We run a site dedicated to Film, to the Edinburgh Festivals and for our food imprint, The Larder in addition to the leading UK events guide.

 The List has a regular audience of online users with the great majority accessing our content on mobile devices. The majority of our audience comes from large UK cities including London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Leeds, Belfast, Liverpool, Manchester, Bristol, Newcastle, Sheffield, Edinburgh, Bradford, Cardiff and Coventry. 

The List consistently wins awards and is a member of the Creative Industries Federation.

 The List began as an arts and entertainment magazine focused on Edinburgh and Glasgow and was founded by Robin Hodge, In 2022, The List moved from The List Ltd and found a new home with List Publishing Ltd and is now being run under the leadership of Sheri Friers, who has worked with Robin for over 20 years.


Alongside our digital activities, we have a readership for The List magazine and other publications which varies over the year and is linked to the major events and cycles in the Scottish arts and entertainment scene.

Our other print publishing activities cover the food and drink sector, festivals including the Edinburgh Festivals, city guides, students and music events.

Events information

Data Thistle provide all event listings to The List so to be included in please submit your event on their form. Support for listings services from Data Thistle is on [email protected] 


The List provides highly targeted audience for venues, events, promoters, brands and businesses of all sizes both in print and online. There are a range of opportunities and packages available including display advertising, sponsorship, newsletters, content marketing, offers and more.

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The List has a permanent staff of c. 6 people and uses the services of around 125 freelancers in the course of a year.


The List has offices at 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9SU.

Branding & logos

The logo is to be displayed in its entirety, without colour variations and without other elements superimposed on top. The logo may not be made the most prominent element of your web page, printed material or other content. The logo may not be used for any harmful, deceptive, obscene or otherwise objectionable purpose.

Contact us

Please email [email protected], we're happy to answer any questions you might have for us.


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