Tue 09 Jun 2015

Neu! Reekie! #UntitledLive

18:00 - 23:30

STARRING:::::::::: YOUNG FATHERS Headline; White Men Are Black Men Too Tour; 2014 Mercury Music Prize Winners: http://www.young-fathers.com ANDREW WEATHERALL Internationally renowned DJ,... [more]

Please note this event is offsite.

Thu 14 May 2015

The Enemies Project

UNESCO European Literature Night Edinburgh

20:30-22:30

Edinburgh's UNESCO European Literature Night - May Thursday 14th 2015 European Literature Night 2015 will be a groundbreaking evening of live contemporary literature, embedding itself in the... [more]

Fri 01 May 2015

The Orkney Croft

Book Launch of 'Iss' by Fiona MacInnes

18:30-20:30

'Iss'- A novel set in Orkney and Edinburgh from the 1950's to the closing decades of the 20th century, this is a moving and compassionate evocation of life in a small fishing community and the... [more]

No ticket required.

Fri 24 Apr 2015 - Sat 25 Apr 2015

Historical Fiction Festival

The Historical Fiction Festival

Thurs 10:30-17:30, Fri 10:30-19:00, Sat 10:30-17:30

This, the third Summerhall Historical Fiction Festival, explores the richness and variety of the historical novel: why writers love to write it, why readers delight in reading it. Events: Friday... [more]

Fri 27 Mar 2015

Neu! Reekie!

19:00 - 22:30

Staring: HOLY ESQUE - SANDRA ALLAND - CLAIRE LAMOND - BILL RYDER-JONES - POETRY SCOTLAND / K.CADWALLENDER HOLY ESQUE was formed in 2011 by four young Glaswegians: vocalist and guitarist Pat... [more]

Thu 26 Feb 2015

British Council

Writers Return

18:30 - 19:30

Join four celebrated authors with suitcases full of travelling experience, as they reflect on how travel can inform and inspire new writing. Novelist and playwright Alan Bissett, novelist Anne... [more]

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Goodnight Press

CAESURA #28

20:00-22:30 (Doors 19:30)

CAESURA has been exploring the recesses of poetry, language and sound with a series of stripped-back events since 2012. Experimental writing and music in intimate performances by innovative writers... [more]

Fri 14 Nov 2014

Goodnight Press

CAESURA #27

(Doors Open 19:30) 20:00 - 22:00

CAESURA is a series of events that explore experimental writing and performance through stripped-back, often anarchic, performances. Since March 2012 CAESURA has run on a monthly basis at venues... [more]

Sun 05 Oct 2014

ANATOMY MINIS : The Buggy Years

11:00

ANATOMY is very pleased to host a very special augmentation to our usual sparklestorm of performance variety with an ANATOMY matinee (or ANATOMATINÉ) fashioned for families with babies and toddlers... [more]

Fri 19 Sep 2014

Goodnight Press

CAESURA #25

19:30 - 22:00

  CAESURA is a series of bespoke events that explores experimental writing and performance through stripped-back, often anarchic, performances from local and visiting artists. CAESURA #25... [more]

Fri 11 Jul 2014

The Enemies Project

Auld Enemies

19:00 - 21:00

The Enemies project: Auld Enemies is a transnational poetry collaboration where six poets will work in rolling pairs to produce original works for readings across the breadth of Scotland. Each event... [more]

Fri 27 Jun 2014

Neu! Reekie! Achtung! Maybe!

19:00 - 22:15

Neu! Reekie! in association with Edinburgh International Film Festival present Achtung! Maybe! Neu! Reekie! is a fusion of spoken word, music, animation and film that has taken Scotland by storm.... [more]

Sun 22 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association, storytelling by Jenny Robertson

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: War Hero Bear

11:00 - 11:45

Jenny is going to tell the story of a tiny orphaned bear cub adopted by Polish soldiers during World War II. Little bear cub Wojtek brings laughter and fun to men far from home. At the famous Battle... [more]

Sat 21 Jun 2014

Polish Cultural Festival Association

Polish Scottish Heritage Festival: The Polish-Scottish Relationship - stories and reflections of love and loss

13:00 - 14:15

READING BY MARTIN STEPEK FROM HIS BOOK FOR THERE IS HOPE, AND JENNY ROBERTSON’S BOOK FROM THE VOLGA TO THE CLYDE, MEMORIES OF LOSS AND SURVIVALThe authors, both Scottish-born but deeply influenced... [more]

Fri 13 Jun 2014

Goodnight Press

CAESURA #24

19:30 - 22:30

CAESURA is a series of bespoke events that champion experimental and engaging poetry and spoken word through stripped-back, often anarchic, performances. Since March 2012 CAESURA has run on a monthly... [more]

Fri 25 Apr 2014

Neu! Reekie! 46

19:00-22:15

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... [more]

Some adult content

Fri 28 Feb 2014

Neu! Reekie! 43

19.30- 22.30

Heating up your winter with a fire-blazing feast of spoken word; film; animation; and music fusions. Brought to you by Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson, February’s starring stack is... [more]

Tue 11 Feb 2014

Screen Bandita & Ryan Van Winkle

Adrift

19:30

Harnessing spoken word, found celluloid film, slides, vintage ephemera and gramophones, Van Winkle and Screen Bandita conjure forth a mesmerising and surreal piece that unfolds and unpacks suitcases... [more]

Thu 30 Jan 2014

Scottish Book Trust

New Writers Showcase

19.00 - 22.00

Our New Writers Awards Showcase gives you an exclusive chance to see some of the best new writing talent in Scotland. Previous awardees have gone on to be published and to win prestigious literary... [more]

Sun 01 Dec 2013

A Neu! Reekie! and Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh Event

19.30- 21.30

Brought to you by Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson, Neu! Reekie! is a feast of spoken word, music and animation that's taken Scotland by storm. Poetry from: Martin Daws: is the young... [more]

Fri 25 Oct 2013

Solidarity Reading

19.00 - 20.00

Solidarity Reading in support of political prisoners in Russia and the United States. Part of the International Literature festival Berlin worldwide reading to support Mikhail Khodorkovsky and all... [more]

50p booking fee per ticket for booking online - tickets are available at the Summerhall box office without a fee

Fri 25 Oct 2013

Neu! Reekie!'s last dance with Summerhall 2013

19.00 - 22.15

Brought to you by writers Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson, Neu! Reekie! is a feast of music, animation and spoken word that has taking Scotland by storm. Featuring: MUSIC FROM Withered... [more]

Fri 11 Oct 2013

Goodnight Press

CAESURA #17

19.00-22.00

  CAESURA is a series of bespoke spoken word events that champion experimental and engaging work through stripped-back, often anarchic, performances. Since March 2012 CAESURA has run on a... [more]

Tue 08 Oct 2013

MECOPP

Moving Minds - Storytelling

19:30

An evening of storytelling with acclaimed Scottish author Jess Smith. Celebrate the traditions of Scottish Gypsy/Travellers and hear about the issues faced by Gypsy/Travellers today. Booking... [more]

To book please call 07906 365 883 or e-mail emma-jane@mecopp.org.uk

Fri 27 Sep 2013

Neu! Reekie! 39

19:00

BILLY LETFORD – THE WELLGREEN – LINDEN – PROFESSOR ELEKTRIC AL  - PUMAJAW Brought to you my Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson Neu! Reekie! is a delicious feast of spoken word, music,... [more]

Fri 28 Jun 2013

Neu! Reekie! 35

19:00

Heating things up with a fire-blazing feast of spoken word - film - animation and music fusions. Plus a medley of animations curated just for the occasion! FEATURING: Vic Godard with Douglas... [more]

Thu 20 Jun 2013

Syndicate Series/ SCREE magazine

Syndicate+

20.00

Syndicate is a unique initiative bringing together writers, musicians, artists, and researchers to explore the intersection of technology with avant-garde and experimental culture. For this next... [more]

Tickets available at the door of the Red Lecture Theatre

Fri 31 May 2013

Neu! Reekie! 33

7.00pm

Neu! Reekie! is brought to you by Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson Starring: ADMIRAL FALLOW - STEVIE JACKSON - MCGUIRE - KRYSTELLE BAMFORD Readings from: KRYSTELLE BAMFORD American... [more]

Fri 26 Apr 2013

Neu! Reekie! 31

7.00pm

Featuring: Punk Poet Jock Scot Self-professed "poet & tragedian", Jock Scot was born in Leith in 1952 & began his career in the music industry as a renown supplier of "good vibes" to... [more]

Fri 29 Mar 2013

Neu! Reekie! 30

19.00

Brought to you by writers Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson, Neu! Reekie! is a medley of spoken word, film, animation, performance and music. The line up for this show is: Readings... [more]