Past Events

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Brian Lobel

you have to forgive me, you have to forgive me, you have to forgive me

you have to forgive me, you have to forgive me, you have to forgive me 7 August 11am-8pm Drill Hall …

Hunt and Darton

Hunt & Darton’s Not Great British Bake Off

Hunt & Darton’s Not Great British Bake Off 7-9 August All Day Drill Hall Cafe The creators of Hunt & …


Change My Mind (installation)

Change My Mind (installation) 6-17 August  Drill Hall Alcove 7 artists, 5 residencies, 18 months, 1 question: Can you change …


Slap Talk

Slap Talk 11 August 11am-5pm Drill Hall Studio Inspired by the self-aggrandising of boxers at the pre-fight weigh in, Slap Talk is …

Augusto Corrieri

In Place of a Show (A Lecture)

In Place of a Show (A Lecture) 12 August 4.15pm Drill Hall Studio What happens inside a theatre when nothing …

Laura Dannequin

Hardy Animal

Hardy Animal 13 & 15-17 August 4.15pm Drill Hall Studio A tender solo that looks at chronic pain and human …


Where We Live & What We Live For

Where We Live & What We Live For 12-13 August 9.15pm Drill Hall In 2009 we celebrated my father’s seventy-fifth …



15 August, start time TBC Drill Hall Hello dearest people! We are Nick and Rosana and we run //BUZZCUT//! //BUZZCUT// …

Adam Kinner & Jana Jevtović

The room

The room In residence 12-17 August Drill Hall Cutting Room The room is a choreographic project by two Montreal-based artists-in-residence, Adam …



Transports 6-11 August Drill Hall Alcove “Hold your left hand in front of the hand on the screen. My hand …


No Guts, No Heart, No Glory

No Guts, No Heart, No Glory 18 – 25 August Monday – Thursday, 2pm Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 4pm and 8pm …

Holly Rumble & John Boursnell

100 (im)practical performances

11 August from 11am Drill Hall Cafe The process of collaboration: arguments, diplomacy, moments of genius, and weeding out shit …


Maddy Costa & Jake Orr

6-17 August Drill Hall Cafe Dialogue ( is a collaboration between Maddy Costa (critic-in-residence at Chris Goode & Company and with …

Rachel Mars

Sing It! Spirit of Envy!

Dates TBC Drill Hall “Some measure of inequality is essential for the spirit of envy and keeping up with the …

Jemima Yong

Photographer in residence

For the second year, Jemima will be joining Forest Fringe as photographer in residence, creating a visual essay from her …


none of us is yet a robot

Pouring fuel oil onto the Blue Peter garden of gender, this project investigates why sometimes it’s necessary to smash things …

Eilidh MacAskill

The Conference Call of the Birds

Dates & Times tbc Created in response to the large gathering of humans in Glasgow for the 2014 Commonwealth Games, The …

Deborah Pearson

First the cinema, then the revolution

11 August, 1pm & 4pm Drill Hall Cutting Room October 23rd, 1956, a revolution started in Hungary. It lasted twelve …

Selina Thompson

Artist in Residence

6-17 August Drill Hall Cutting Room Selina Thompson is an artist from Leeds. Her work is playful, participatory and focused …

Chris Goode

How Can I Keep From Singing?

14 August 9.15pm Drill Hall “I try to write the most embarrassing thing I can think of.” – John Wieners …


Fish is the Future

ACTive INquiry’s Flashback Drama Group Present Fish is the Future 16 & 17 August 11am Drill Hall Studio Will Fishtowners …

Wiff Waff – PLAY

23rd July - 2nd August 2014

Wiff Waff is a recreational, intergenerational monthly table tennis night at the OOTB Drill Hall with the motto ‘Friendship 1st, …

Wiff Waff Wednesday

Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A monthly ping pong night for all ages with music, drink and great food at Drill Hall Arts Cafe. Friendship …

LeithLate Bruncheon!

Sunday 22nd June 2014

This June’s Summer-themed Bruncheon will be ultra groovy in more ways than one. We are working in association with LeithLate …

LeithLate 2014

Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd June 2014

LeithLate, Leith’s annual multi-arts event is back, returning to a variety of different venues up and down Leith Walk. This …

Gretna 100 Project

Saturday 21st June 2014

On the morning of Saturday 22nd May 1915, near Gretna, 210 men were killed and 224 injured in the worst …

Leith Festival

14th - 22nd June 2014

Leith Festival returns with a full programme of events ranging from music to visual art, exhibitions to guided tours, dance …

SCREE Magazine presents

Saturday 14th June 2014

SCREE in association with Syndicate is proud to present an evening of experimental poetry, music and visual art ANAK-ANAK + …

OOTB is 20! Programme

Monday 12th - Friday 23rd May 2014

Out of the Blue have been a hot house of creativity since birth; born in a small shop in Edinburgh’s …

Scruffts Dog Show

Sunday 8th June @ Dalmeny Street Park

Registration (by donation) from 1pm – 2pm All proceeds go to the Siberian Husky Club & Edinburgh Cat and Dog …

Slavic Short Film Night

Saturday 19th April 2014

An evening of fresh cinematic talent drawn from Eastern Europe and The Balkans. Join us for an informal evening of …

Puppet Shows in April

Monday 7th April - Friday 25th April 2014

The Puppet and Animation Festival, the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children, is here again at …

Art ‘Works’

Monday 17th - Friday 21st March 2014

An exhibition featuring a selection of artworks from Art in Healthcare’s Outreach Programme in art workshops inspired by their collection.  …

Open Grip 5

Sunday 13th April 2014

Open Grip is scratch performance for aerial. It’s a chance for artists to show a first draft to a live …

Vintage Kilo Sale

Saturday 22nd March 2014

The Vintage Kilo Sale returns to the Out of the Blue Drill Hall with over 5 tonnes of quality mixed …

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