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Fri 12 Nov 2021 @ 12:00 pm - Mon 20 Dec 2021 @ 12:00 am

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Online

Now live! This year, we’re offering you the best of both worlds, giving you the option to browse virtual stallholders from the comfort of your own home, and visit our sellers in-person on Sunday 5th December. We’ve hand-picked 50 of our favourite independent Scottish sellers and makers, and we’ll be celebrating these amazing local businesses throughout the festive season. All our stallholders will keep 100% of their profits.

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Tue 30 Nov 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Edinburgh’s favourite independent performing arts venue Summerhall is working with international cultural phenomenon Fair Saturday this St Andrew’s Day to present FAIR PLAY, celebrating some of the artists who’ve been involved with Summerhall’s Artist Development Programme.

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Fri 03 Dec 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:35 pm

Summerhall Presents

Venue

Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

Keyboard Fantasies sees Glenn Copeland commit his life and music to screen for the first time – an intimate coming of age story spinning pain and the suffering of prejudice into rhythm, hope and joy.

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Fri 03 Dec 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

DF Concerts

Venue

Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Rachel Sermanni is a Scottish based singer/songwriter that makes the mundane moments mystical: shock-positive pregnancy tests in train-station toilets, coffee machine breakages, cold river swims, the regret of not saying ‘I love You’, the moon & how it pulls, bare feet on wood floors, the soft glow of a house plant, ‘what even is consciousness?’, strange dreams lingering in quiet mornings…

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Fri 03 Dec 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

From Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Scott Pilgram), an aspiring fashion designer is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s, where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer (Anya Taylor-Joy). However, the glamour is not all it appears to be, and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker.

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Fri 03 Dec 2021 @ 8:00 pm - Sat 04 Dec 2021 @ 1:00 am

Lost Map

Venue

Main Hall

Lost Map’s Christmas HUMBUG! is a live music showcase of familiar faces, special guests, and good festive cheer, taking place over two consecutive nights in Scotland’s central belt.

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Sat 04 Dec 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

Piano to Zanskar is an award-winning British documentary film which tells the story of Desmond O’Keeffe, also known as Mr Gentle, a 65-year old piano tuner who embarks on an impossible mission. Facing his future in retirement, “sitting in deck chairs and eating lemon drizzle cake”, Desmond decides instead to take on the most challenging and perilous delivery of his four decade career: transporting a 100 year-old, 80 kilo, Broadwood and Sons upright piano, from bustling London to the remote heart of the Indian Himalayas.

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Sat 04 Dec 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

When a mysterious stranger (Alec Utgoff) arrives in a gated community on the outskirts of a large city, he is welcomed by the wealthy residents who embrace his talents as a masseur. Though his hands provide healing, his eyes seem to penetrate their very souls, lifting a disquiet in each of their lives. Bold, beautiful and mesmeric, NEVER GONNA SNOW AGAIN is the acclaimed new film from Małgorzata Szumowska and her longtime collaborator Michał Englert.

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Sun 05 Dec 2021 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

We’ve hand-picked 50 of our favourite independent Scottish sellers and makers, and we’ll be celebrating these amazing local businesses throughout the festive season. We’re really excited to be providing a platform for even more local artists and makers while keeping people safe, and bringing some festive spirit to those feeling a little more cautious this December.

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Sun 05 Dec 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

A Swedish family travels to the French Alps to enjoy a few days of skiing. The sun is shining and the slopes are spectacular but, during a lunch at a mountainside restaurant, an avalanche turns everything upside down.

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Sun 05 Dec 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:35 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

Marc-André Leclerc climbs alone, far from the limelight. On remote alpine faces, the free-spirited 23-year-old Canadian makes some of the boldest solo ascents in history. Yet, he draws scant attention. With no cameras, no rope, and no margin for error, Leclerc’s approach is the essence of solo adventure.

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Tue 07 Dec 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Nothing Ever Happens Here

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Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Few artists work from as broad and eclectic a platform as James Yorkston. Growing up in the village of Kingsbarns in Fife, James has been releasing a series of much acclaimed albums on Domino Records since 2002 – His debut album ‘Moving Up Country’ was ‘Rough Trade Album of the Year’. Support from Brighde Chaimbeul.

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Thu 09 Dec 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

432 Presents

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Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs have left the wiser of us aware that they are no band to be messed with. In the seven years since this band’s inception, the powerful primal charge at their heart has been amplified far beyond the realms of their original imagination. The band’s upward trajectory has done nothing to make the Newcastle-based quintet complacent however, as they’ve used the cumulative force behind them as fuel for their most ambitious and hard-hitting record yet.

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Fri 10 Dec 2021 @ 6:15 pm - 8:00 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

On a warm spring day in 1924, house maid and foundling Jane Fairchild (Odessa Young) finds herself alone on Mother’s Day. Her employers, Mr. and Mrs. Niven (Colin Firth and Olivia Colman), are out and she has the rare chance to spend quality time with her secret lover.

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Fri 10 Dec 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Nothing Ever Happens Here

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Main Hall

It’s not The Brothers Fife without Christmas… and this year Fife’s iconic pop duo are back and bigger than ever before. With new festive material and the same Scottish attitude join us for a live evening from the Kingdom of entertainment – only at Summerhall.

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Fri 10 Dec 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nothing Ever Happens Here

Venue

Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Yes, the long awaited fourth plate full! Featuring poetry, music, spoken word and dreamdust from poets Hollie McNish and Michael pedersen, musician Withered Hand and one very special guest still to be announced.

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Fri 10 Dec 2021 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

The time is the future. The crew aboard a massive, commercial space vehicle is en-route to earth with a load of extraterrestrial ore when they are sidetracked by mysterious signals from a nearby planet. The signals seem to be calls for help and when the space ship arrives they find a ruined, moldering spacecraft and within it egg-like living organisms.

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Sat 11 Dec 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

432 Presents

Venue

Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Following popular previous editions in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, NWF will be making its way back to both Edinburgh and Glasgow year. Maintaining the format of previous festivals, these editions will each offer two extensive three-and-a-half hour sessions of unique whisky tastings, pop-up food, drink and craft stalls, and entertainment – including specially-curated live music, and masterclasses held by expert brand ambassadors.

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Sat 11 Dec 2021 @ 4:15 pm - 7:45 pm

432 Presents

Venue

Dissection Room
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL United Kingdom
Phone:
0131 560 1580

Following popular previous editions in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, NWF will be making its way back to both Edinburgh and Glasgow year. Maintaining the format of previous festivals, these editions will each offer two extensive three-and-a-half hour sessions of unique whisky tastings, pop-up food, drink and craft stalls, and entertainment – including specially-curated live music, and masterclasses held by expert brand ambassadors.

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Sat 11 Dec 2021 @ 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

Few films have been produced in Sudan since independence in 1956, You Will Die at Twenty is the country’s eighth feature film and the first ever Sudanese film to be submitted for Best International Film at the 93rd Academy Awards. A young man growing up in a small Sudanese village attempts to live his life while grappling with a holy man’s prediction that he will die when he turns twenty.

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Sat 11 Dec 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Summerhall Presents

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

St. Vincent sets out to make a documentary about her music, but when she hires a close friend to direct, notions of reality, identity, and authenticity grow increasingly distorted and bizarre.

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Sun 12 Dec 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

French Film Festival UK

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

The Sleeping Car Murders by Franco-Greek director Costa-Gavras was adapted from a novel by Sébastien Japrisot and is a humorous, visually punchy take on the murder mystery. To be screened with short film Belle Étoile – At 35 years old, Thu Yen comes to France from Vietnam to be married but there is no sign of her future husband when she arrives. Her chance encounter with hotel cleaner Marianne completely changes the course of her life.

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Sun 12 Dec 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

French Film Festival UK

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Cinema
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh, EH9 1PL

With Calamity, writer/director Rémi Chayé explores the origins of the legendary American frontierswoman, digging into her childhood and the ways in which she defied the gender conventions of her time. This feminist retelling shows how young Martha Jane Cannary fought against a sexist and male-dominated society to become an iconic frontierswoman – an empowering tale about a strong female hero that all audiences can cheer for. Audience award winner at Annecy Animation Film Festival 2020.

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Sun 12 Dec 2021 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Theatre Sans Accents

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Cairns Lecture Theatre

La Troupe de Theatre Sans Accents is back in person with a new festive show en Francais, an adaptation of the classic French murder mystery comedy by Robert Thomas. On Christmas eve morning, the patriarch of the family is found dead in his bed…who could have possibly done it? In this huis clos, the 8 women of the family investigate the disappearance as they uncover some dark family secrets…