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Ellen Renton / In The Works

(CANCELLED) Within Sight

Old Lab 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

Ellen Renton’s debut solo-show – Within Sight – is a theatre piece about running, the Paralympics, and ableism. This multimedia performance is an impressive feat of physical ability and artistry.

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Siobhan Wilson

Main Hall

Singer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, songwriter, library music producer, Siobhan Wilson was born in Elgin, Scotland, UK. Siobhan has 14 years of live touring and studio production experience. Her 2017 album, There Are No Saints was shortlisted for Scottish Album of the Year and drew attention from the likes of Rolling Stone and BBC Radio 6 Music’s Lauren Laverne, who listed it as her album of the day. Wilson’s a regular live performer at BBC Scotland and BBC Radio 6 Music stations and was shortlisted for Best Musician in The Sunday Herald Culture Awards in the same year.

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The Rum Festival Edinburgh 2021

Dissection Room 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

With more than 100 different rums, cocktails, dancing, new and exclusive rums, sampling from Rum brands and our amazing house bands we are the Rum Festival. We’re working with some great brands who will be offering samples of their rums and telling you all about their amazing products. A minimum of 10 free samples are included with your ticket. Get your tickets now and join the Rum Revolution!

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Summerhall Drinks Lab

(CANCELLED) Juniper Festival 2021

Summerhall 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

Juniper Festival is Scotland’s longest running gin festival, starting back in 2014 catering for the burgeoning gin scene. Since then, the industry has grown exponentially, and throughout we’ve been there providing exciting new products, educational experiences and delicious drinks and food. After a mandated year off last year, we return for the 2021 edition, where we continue our theme of sustainability, championing brands who are doing their bit for the environment, and providing a low-impact festival.

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Summerhall Presents

First Cow (12A)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

In the 1820s, a taciturn loner and a Chinese immigrant team up on a dangerous scheme to steal milk from the wealth landowner’s prized Jersey cow. Depicting the peculiar rhythms of daily living in rural America, First Cow is a tender, meticulous and affecting take on new beginnings and male friendship.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Our Ladies (15)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they’re more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning. An affectionate, hilarious and honest exploration of sexuality, pregnancy, class difference and the tumultuous path of true friendship.

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Recurring

Robyn Hitchcock – Unusually Intimate

Demonstration Room

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan.

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Summerhall Presents

The Sparks Brothers (15)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

Director Edgard Wright’s documentary is a musical odyssey spanning five weird and wonderful decades with brothers Ron and Russell Mael, celebrating the inspiring legacy of Sparks – your favourite band’s favourite band.

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Recurring

Robyn Hitchcock – Unusually Intimate

Demonstration Room

Robyn Hitchcock is one of England’s most enduring contemporary singer/songwriters and live performers. A surrealist poet, talented guitarist, cult artist and musician’s musician, Hitchcock is among alternative rock’s father figures and is the closest thing the genre has to a Bob Dylan.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Limbo (12A)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

On a fictional remote Scottish island, gifted young musician Omar and his fellow Syrian asylum seekers endure a puzzling cultural-awareness lesson from an oddball pair of locals. Separated from home and family and burdened by the weight of his grandfather’s oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland, Omar waits in limbo for others to decide his future.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

The Swallows of Kabul (15+)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

Based on the eponymous novel by Yasmina Khadra and directed as an animated drama by Zabou Breitman and Éléa Gobbé-Mévellec , The Swallows of Kabul portrays life under Taliban control in the Afghan capital. Violence is neither fetishised nor sanitised. The directors portray a regime that relentlessly and sadistically castigates females and suggests that women are less worthy than men and is even more heartbreakingly pertinent under current circumstances.

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Recurring
Screen Horizons

The Lady in the Portrait (15)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

This sumptuous costume epic evokes the unique rapport between a French missionary (played by Melvil Poupaud) and the Manchurian empress (Chinese super-star Fan Bingbing) whose portrait he is ordered to paint. The film recounts the feverish moment when the Empress meets the Jesuit painter … a moment when the electric relationship between the painter and his model is caught up in the constraints of the court and its rigid rules of etiquette.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Our Ladies (15)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

In 1990s Scotland, a group of Catholic school girls get an opportunity to go into Edinburgh for a choir competition, but they’re more interested in drinking, partying and hooking up than winning. An affectionate, hilarious and honest exploration of sexuality, pregnancy, class difference and the tumultuous path of true friendship.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Annette (15)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

Henry (Adam Driver) is a stand-up comedian who falls in love with Ann (Marion Cotillard), a world-renowned opera singer, and the pair live glamorous lives in contemporary Los Angeles. However, when they welcome their daughter Annette into the world, her mysterious gifts change their lives forever.

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Recurring
Summerhall Presents

Limbo (12A)

Cinema 1 SummerhallEdinburgh,

On a fictional remote Scottish island, gifted young musician Omar and his fellow Syrian asylum seekers endure a puzzling cultural-awareness lesson from an oddball pair of locals. Separated from home and family and burdened by the weight of his grandfather’s oud, which he has carried all the way from his homeland, Omar waits in limbo for others to decide his future.