July 2017 News

Thursday, 29th June 2017

July sees the transformation of space at the Drill Hall, from Leith Moves performance to exhibition space. As part of this year’s Retina Festival, we look forward to hosting the The Royal Photographic Society’s International Print Exhibition (11th-21st), the longest-running exhibition of its kind in the world. It provides a fascinating insight into the range and diversity of today’s photography and for the first time in the exhibition’s long history, all four medal winners are women.

OOTB resident youth theatre experts Strange Town Youth Theatre are running their acclaimed Summer Performance Project for 8-10 years (3rd -7th July) and 11-14s (10th – 14th July).  Whether you already have some drama experience or have never done drama before, this is your chance to learn about different styles of performing, to have fun with drama games, acquire skills and to meet new people.

Bruncheon (8th) promises an excellent line-up put together by special guest programmers The Jellyman’s Daughter who will also be hitting the Bruncheon live stage. Come along for top-notch music, great food, and excellent company.

Students and staff from Drill Hall based All or Nothing’s Aerial Classes and Courses will amaze and dazzle as they spin and whirl the night away at the All or Nothing Summer Cabaret on the 29th. Book tickets via eventbrite.

July unusually has 2 legendary Flea Markets (1st and 29th). A double opportunity to rummage for treasures at over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, jewellery, small furniture, music, books, bric-a-brac and so much more. Treat yourself to delicious coffee and cake at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe.

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