Mon 03 Feb 2020 - Sat 08 Feb 2020


19:45 - 20:15 (Doors 7pm)

Join us each evening at our festival café from 7PM for socialising, drinks and informal cabaret performances presented by some of Scotland's leading physical and visual theatre makers. There will also be late night... [more]

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Rough Mix

18:00 - 19:20

Company: Magnetic North Supporting: Creative Scotland, Jerwood Arts, British Council, Québec Ministère de la Culture et des Communications. Take five experienced artists bursting with ideas, mix with six... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Animated Highlights: 2019

14:00 - 14:55

Company: Edinburgh Short Film Festival manipulate are delighted to welcome Edinburgh Short Film Festival. This year they have curated another dynamic and vibrant programme of award-winning international short... [more]

Fri 31 Jan 2020

A Brief History of the Fragile Male Ego

20:30 - 21:20

Company: Jordan & Skinner Andrea has been giving her lecture, but it's not been going well. Previous presentations were marred by protests. She's hoping the open-minded audience at manipulate will hear her out.... [more]

Fri 31 Jan 2020

Cirqulation: Other Worlds

21:30 - 22:30

Company: Delighters Supporting: Cascade Juggling Cirqulation is Scotland's ongoing circus cabaret night, showcasing new acts by established and emerging artists. Featuring Scottish and international guest... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Pearly Oyster Productions: A Retrospective


From potato prints to dancing clarinet reeds, the drawings of Eduardo Paolozzi to Queen Boudica, Roger Ballen's photographs to the everyday challenges faced by one random person - a weird and wonderful programme of... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020


19:30 - 20:10

Company: Katie Armstrong Supporting: The Work Room, Dance Base, Citymoves Dance Agency A series of short, intellectually and emotionally engaging vignettes. Chance encounters between two and three bodies.... [more]

This show requires the audience to be mobile.

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Twa Pirate Quines

14:30 - 14:50 & 15:30 - 15:50

Company: Fiona Oliver Larkin Support: Puppet Animation Scotland, Creative Scotland, Swallow the Sea Caravan Theatre "My great grandma was a pirate." "No, really she was. I found this old trunk, see, in the... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020 - Sun 01 Mar 2020

Drawing Fault Lines

Katherina Radeva

Launch event 5 February 2020 RSVP here Drawing Fault Lines is a selection of drawings that form a fundamental element of the making and devising process of Fault Lines, a new performance work by Two Destination... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020

Obvious Unrest

16:30 - 17:10

Company: Faux Theatre Collective Supporting: Creative Scotland A high impact, but grittly low-tech visual theatre exploration of the force and grip of intense mood. Stark text free theatre exploring the effects... [more]

Sat 01 Feb 2020


16:45 - 17:25

Artist: Petre Dobre Heartsore was Devised by Petre Dobre during a residency with the Macrobert Arts Centre as BSL Director Trainee in 2019.  It is performed with Irina Vartopeanu, an undergraduate at the Royal... [more]

Unreserved seating. Please contact venue with any access requirements.