May 2018
 
  • Soundhouse: Spring/Summer 2018

    Soundhouse: Spring/Summer 2018

    15 Jan 2018 - 18 Jun 2018

    Soundhouse residency at the Traverse Theatre, offering musician- and audience-friendly gigs, featuring jazz, folk, world and Americana musicians of the highest calibre from Scotland and around the world.

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  • Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2018

    Edinburgh International Children’s Festival 2018

    26 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018

    From Sat 26 May – Sun 3 June, The Edinburgh International Children’s Festival brings you some of the world’s best theatre, dance, multi-media and puppetry specifically made for young people, with nine days of inspiring shows and events.

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  • Toddler Room: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Toddler Room: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    27 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018

    A beautiful piece of mini dance theatre created by choreographer Siri Dybwik that is set inside a white dome - children and their carers immediately become involved in a play without words where gorgeous sculptural objects, sounds and costumes are the stimulus for a magical and sensory experience.

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  • Ogo: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Ogo: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    28 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018

    Ogo is a tribute to the friendship and the imagination that are unleashed when we have nothing to do but wait. The show celebrates the creativity and imagination of the young spectator and is wonderfully accompanied by live music on the harmonica, melodia, kalimbola and xylophone.

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  • Stick By Me: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Stick By Me: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    28 May 2018 - 31 May 2018

    A quirky new show about friendship and play, and the importance of treasuring little things. Created by Andy Manley and Ian Cameron, co-creators of international hit show White.

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  • Baba Yaga: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Baba Yaga: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    28 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018

    An uproarious musical journey to the top floor and beyond, Baba Yaga is a brand new take on an old Russian folktale co-created by three unique and celebrated artists from opposite ends of the globe.

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  • A Feast of Bones: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    A Feast of Bones: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    28 May 2018 - 29 May 2018

    A Feast of Bones is a musical fable from Theatre Lovett featuring live music and an original score. The company take their inspiration from the story of Henny Penny, paralleling this story of five birds who joyously march towards an unforeseen doom with the jingoistic march of Europe towards a ‘glorious’ war in 1914.

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  • We Come From Far, Far Away: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    We Come From Far, Far Away: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    29 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018

    We Come from Far, Far Away, is a theatre production based on true stories shared by young refugees aged 13 – 18 who have arrived alone to seek asylum. The participants’ stories are troublesome and unbelievable, but as with most young people, they are filled with energy, life and hope for the future.

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  • Gretel and Hansel: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Gretel and Hansel: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    29 May 2018 - 30 May 2018

    When Hansel arrives, it upsets the balance of Gretel’s life completely. Her little brother has turned everything upside down. When their parents abandon them in the forest and they end up at the witch’s house, she is very tempted to push him into the oven with their jailer and get rid of him forever...

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  • Loo: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Loo: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    29 May 2018 - 31 May 2018

    Loo is a hot, dry wind from Asia that comes alive on summer afternoons. The show is a poetic exploration of the changes this wind can cause: moving the desert sand dunes, drying up wetlands and jungles, leaving ships buried in sandy oceans, unable to sail.

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  • Things to Wear: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Things to Wear: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    29 May 2018 - 31 May 2018

    The two opera-trained performers create a tender and enigmatic atmosphere, accompanying their play with beautiful singing from Henry Purcell’s opera The Fairy Queen. An ideal first experience of live theatre, full of humour and imagination.

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