Past Events

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Brown Council

Remembering Barbara Cleveland

16th – 25th August. Remembering Barbara Cleveland is an interdisciplinary work that that focuses on the legacy of the mythic …

Dan Gorman & Ryan Van Winkle

ViewMaster – a poetic slide show for one

one-on-one performance. 16th – 19th August, 11am-1pm & 3.45pm-5.30pm. A personal slide-show for your eyes and ears only. You choose …

Rob Daniels (Bootworks)

Tiny Live Art

16th – 24th August. Bootworks Artistic Director Rob Daniels presents a new installation project recreating/re-staging various live art and performance …

Dictaphone Group

Nothing to Declare

16th – 21st August. 3.30pm. Book tickets here. Nothing to Declare is a research-based lecture performance that explores borders within Lebanon, …

Harry Wilson

The Death Jump Series: The Blue of Distance

in collaboration with Rob Jones and Cara Berger. Thursday 22nd August 2013, 12.30pm-4.30pm. “First there is nothing, then there is …

Bryony Kimmings

Catherine Bennett: Behind the Music

16th – 25th August. An audio work created especially for Forest Fringe. Kimmings and Tom Parkinson present an intimate soundscape …

Action Hero

Hoke’s Bluff

16th – 23rd August. Produced by China Plate Book tickets here. We’re giving the crowd an H! We’re giving the crowd …

Rosana Cade


20th – 22nd  August & 24 August. 1-3pm & 4-5.30pm each day. One on one performance “It is not our …

Make. Do. And Mend.

Northern Stage and Forest Fringe

19th August, 10.30am-4.30pm. To book a place for free, please go to the Northern Stage site. You are invited to …

Unfinished Business


20th & 21st, 23rd & 24th August (no show 22nd). 4.30pm-7.30pm (dinner to be served around 6pm). Book tickets here. …

Paper Birds

On the Other Hand

16th – 25th August. Interactive installation. We use them to communicate, to touch, to cradle, to grasp, to fight, we …

Brian Lobel

Mourning Glory Trilogy

16th – 25th August. Love Letters & Lehman Brothers, 16-21 August, 11am-5pm. Purge, 22-25 August, 3:30pm (60 minutes). Or Else …

Richard Dedomenici

The Richard DeDomenici Collection

25th August, 6.30pm. Book tickets here. In 2013 artist Richard DeDomenici launched The Redux Project – his attempt to disrupt the …

Peter McMaster

Gold Piece

Dates & times to be confirmed. one-on-one performance. I recently came across the Japanese practice of Kintsugi – the art …

Harry Giles

What We Owe

20th – 22nd August, 11am -1pm & 4pm – 5.20pm. 23rd August, 11am – 1pm only. One-on-one performance Trapped in …

Jo Bannon


One to one performance. 16th – 25th August. Individual slots: 1.30-3.30pm / 6-8pm. Exposure is the beginning of an investigation …

Ross Sutherland

Stand-By For Tape Back-Up

16th – 25th August. 5pm. Book tickets here. Inspired by the Eighties teenage experiment of matching up The Wizard of Oz …

Laura Delaney

In Residence, 16th – 25th August. Laura Delaney is a visual artist based in Melbourne, Australia. In 2013, Laura will …


Liam Gallagher is My Grandad

16th – 25th August. Scottee invites you to sit down over a strong cup of complimentary tea and listen to …

Ira Brand

A Cure for Ageing

16th – 25th August, 2pm (not 21 August). Book tickets here. I’m sorry to do this so early in the show. …

Tim Crouch and Andy Smith

what happens to the hope at the end of the evening

18th – 24th August 6.30pm. Book tickets here. performed by Tim Crouch & Andy Smith directed by Karl James An Almeida Festival …

Sarah Jane Norman

Rest Area

21st – 23rd August. One on one performance. Times to be confirmed. Now that I’ve found you, this is all I …

Active Inquiry

Taking care of Business

16th & 17th August. Presented by ACTive INquiry’s Flashback Drama Group   Book tickets here. Will the Contract be fulfilled? Why do …

Deborah Pearson

The Future Show

21st August (2pm) & 25th August (9.15pm) Book tickets here. Forest Fringe co-director Deborah Pearson brings her Sisyphean project The Future …

Wiff Waff Wednesday

Wednesday 17th July

A monthly ping pong night for all ages with music, drink and great food. A change of format for this …

Wiff Waff Wednesday

Wed 26th June 2013

Wiff Waff is the 300 year old name for “ping pong”, our favourite sport down here at the Drill Hall! …


Thu 13th June 2013

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

Leith Festival Bruncheon!

Sat 8th June 2013

A very special Leith Festival edition of Bruncheon. This month Bruncheon will be magically transported to Leith Festival Gala Day …

Open Grip 2

Sat 25th May 2013

Open Grip is an experimental platform, much like a scratch performance night, but specifically for aerial pieces. Performers will be …

May Flea Market

Sat 25th May 2013

Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market. Over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, …

Heavenly Blue Notes

Sat 25th May 2013

Live music trying not to break through the glass ceiling. A new exciting live venue on the last Saturday of the …

Wiff Waff Wednesday

Wed 15th May 2013

Wiff Waff is the 300 year old name for “ping pong”, our favourite sport down here at the Drill Hall! …

Judy’s Vintage Kilo Sale

Sat 4th & Sun 5th May 2013

The Vintage Kilo Sale hops the border once more, bringing you vintage that’s worth the weight!! AND THIS TIME WE’RE …

April Flea Market

Sat 27th April 2013

Rummage for treasures at the monthly Out of the Blue Flea Market. Over 45 stalls full to bursting with clothes, …

Arts Market

Sat 20th April 2013

A chance to buy unique art and crafts directly from the artist in the relaxed atmosphere of The Out of …

Bavarian Beer Festival

Fri 12th - Sun 14th April 2013

Authentic Bavarian Food and Beer at all events Friday 12th April: Bavarian Tradition Show with Vroni, Sepp and Resi 6.30 – …

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