Creative and Therapeutic Writing Workshop

Manu Rodriguez
Weekly, commencing Tues 01 Apr 2014
18:00 - 20:00 (2 hours)

This is a ten session course, two hours per session to develop your creative potential and find the amazing healing power of writing.


Create a Kitten-Cancelled

Summerhall Children's Holiday Club
Sat 19 Apr 2014
10.00 - 11.00 (1 hour)

Mrs.Cat has lots of kittens and each one is very different. Some have soft paws and some have terrible claws! Come and discover how different textures and materials can reflect each kitten’s personality and create your own kitten character using …


Design a Dog- Cancelled

Summerhall Children's Holiday Club
Sun 20 Apr 2014
10.00 - 12.00 (2 hours)

Get your paws on a new family pet! Using cardboard, drawing and collage techniques, illustrator Emily MacKenzie will help you create your very own family sausage dog!


Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

Edinburgh International Science Festival
Sun 20 Apr 2014
10.00 - 17.00 (7 hours)

After winning the Creative Edinburgh Unite Award in 2013 for bringing creative people together, the Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire is back – this time bigger, shinier and with more knobs on! Filled with novel gadgets, ingenious inventions, demonstrations, performances and …


Braw Gigs Presents: Adam Bohman & Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg

Braw Gigs
Fri 25 Apr 2014
20.00 - 22.30 (2 hours 30 mins)

Adam Bohman of the Bohman Brothers and formally a core member of legendary improvising Morphogenesis and the London Improvisers Orchestra, has been creating free improvised sounds from everyday objects including an array of trinkets, springs, gizmos and junk to great …


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Neu! Reekie!
25 April 2014
19:00-22:15 (3 hours 15 mins)

Neu! Reekie! is a delicious feast of spoken word, animation and music fusions that’s taken Scotland by storm. Brought to you writers Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson, this months line-up includes: BIRD – THE MERRYLEES – SALENA GODDEN – TOM …


Invisible Empire

Company of Wolves
Sat 26 & Sun 27 Apr 2014
19:30- 20:30 (55 mins)

Invisible Empire takes us on a journey from conformity and alienation to extreme acts of resistance. It is a live interrogation of our conflicting tendencies to conform and to rebel, and explores our astounding ability as human beings to justify …

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The Wicked Uncle

Edinburgh Film Guild New Cinema 3
Sun 27 April 2014
16:00-18:10 (130 min)

Edinburgh Film Guild New Cinema 3 is proud to present the UK premiere of darkly comic Swiss masterpiece The Wicked Uncle (Der böse Onkel).

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Rehearsal Room 23 – Notorious Strumpets & Dangerous Girls

Stellar Quines
Wed 30 Apr & Thu 01 May 2014
19:30 - 21:10 (1h40mins)

Stellar Quines’ Rehearsal Rooms provide a platform where work is showcased to an audience for the first time. For Rehearsal Room 23 we’ve teamed up with playwright Lynda Radley (Futureproof) to present two work in progress events over two nights.


Fireside Feast: Spring Blossom Party

The Fireside Collective
Thu 01 May 2014
Dinner @ 19:30, Dance @ 22:00 - 01:00 (5 hours, 30 mins)

Come celebrate the bounty of spring with The Fireside Collective. A three course communal feast will be served to you in the blooming Dissection Room at Summerhall.


Rehearsal Room 23 – I’ve got a girl.

Stellar Quines
Thu 01 May 2014
19:30 - 21:10 (1hr 40mins)

Stellar Quines’ Rehearsal Rooms provide a platform where work is showcased to an audience for the first time. For Rehearsal Room 23 we’ve teamed up with playwright Lynda Radley (Futureproof) to present two work in progress events over two nights.

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Nineties Woman

Rosie Wilby
2 May 2014
19:30 - 20:25 (55mins)

Award winning comedian Rosie Wilby using live interactive storytelling tracing the collective of women who set up Matrix, York University’s feminist newspaper.


Late Sessions

Edinburgh Quartet
Tue 06 May 2014
21.00 - 22.00 (1 hour )

The Edinburgh Quartet celebrates the music of its Patron, James MacMillan, CBE in a three concert series dedicated to his work.


CAESURA #23 & #24

Goodnight Press
Fri 09 May & Fri 13 Jun 2014
19:30 - 22:30 (3 hours )

CAESURA is a series of bespoke events that champion experimental and engaging poetry and spoken word through stripped-back, often anarchic, performances.


Reading and conversation with Polish poet Ewa Lipska

Interactive Writing Salon in Scotland, Polish Cultural Institute, Scottish Poetry Library and Consulate General of the Republic of Poland in Edinburgh
Sat 10 May 2014
18:00 - 19.30 (1.5 hours)

An evening of poetry and prose reading followed by a conversation with acclaimed Polish poet Ewa Lipska and translator Barbara Bogoczek.


Biding Time (remix)

Tromolo Productions
Sat 24 May 2014
20:00 - 21:00 (1 hour)

A multimedia collaboration between musician Louise Quinn (A Band Called Quinn), Grid Iron Theatre Director Ben Harrison & Scottish film maker Uisdean Murray in response to international shared story project A multimedia collaboration between musician Louise Quinn (A Band Called …


Abandoman – Moonrock Boombox

Wed 28 May 2014
19.30 - 20.40 (1 hour, 10 mins)

Abandoman create hilarious musical sketches at lightning speed live in front of their audience. No two gigs are ever the same.


Iain Macwhirter: Road to Referendum Tour

Cargo Publishing
Thu 29 May 2014
19:00 - 20:00 (1 hour)

One of the UK’s foremost political correspondents, this event sees Iain Macwhirter discuss the key issues surrounding Scottish independence.


Christian Garrick and the Budapest Cafe Orchestra

Budapest Cafe Orchestra
Sat 14 Jun 2014
20:00 - 22:00 (2 hours)

Joining the Ukelele Orchestra of Great Britain stands the Budapest Café Orchestra, hugely entertaining, immense skill and profound musicianship. Led by jazz violin superstar Christian Garrick The Budapest Café Orchestra play traditional folk and gypsy music from across the Balkans and Russia, Klezmer, Romanian Doinas, Hungarian Czadas and beautiful ballads such as the theme to Schindler’s List.


The Ceilidh Club at Summerhall

The Edinburgh Ceilidh Club
Every Tuesday
20.00 - 23.00 (3 hours)

Every Tuesday evening we have the best of Scottish ceilidh bands.