June 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Road That Wasn’t There: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    The Road That Wasn’t There: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    30 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018

    This is a story about a girl who followed a map off the edge of the world… In New Zealand there are some 56,000 kilometres of paper roads – streets and towns that exist only on surveyors’ maps. A young woman fascinated by this parallel world strays from the beaten track and finds herself in a paper world.

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  • Eddie & the Slumber Sisters: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Eddie & the Slumber Sisters: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    30 May 2018 - 3 Jun 2018

    Meet the Slumber Sisters. An all-singing trio whose job it is to monitor our dreams and ensure that our night-time wanderings remain healthy and safe. Armed with an infinite supply of remedies, they arrive to create dreams that will help us through difficult times.

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  • Expedition Peter Pan: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Expedition Peter Pan: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    1 Jun 2018 - 3 Jun 2018

    Plucked from their busy jobs, five adult strangers find themselves in a world of nightstands and night-lights. A world where marbles appear in briefcases, paper planes in filing cabinets, and long-forgotten music thrills you to dance. Expedition Peter Pan explores rediscovering the joys of play, shaking off the shackles of adulthood, and flying high with the king of make-believe.

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  • Não Não: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    Não Não: Edinburgh International Children's Festival

    2 Jun 2018 - 3 Jun 2018

    Não (No, in Portuguese) is a mischievous little boy made of clay who discovers a world of mud, water and talc. Não likes to jump in puddles, flood the house, cover himself with flour and eat earth.

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  • Soundhouse: Kaela Rowan Band

    Soundhouse: Kaela Rowan Band

    4 Jun 2018

    Much in demand for her beautiful voice, Kaela Rowan's solo career began in earnest in 2014 with the release of her first self-penned album Menagerie. She takes the listener on a tour of some of the finest Scots and Irish ballads, arranged in a unique style that is both respectful and innovative.

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  • Theatre Uncut: Braw Fox Theatre

    Theatre Uncut: Braw Fox Theatre

    7 Jun 2018

    In this participant event, featuring plays written by Niellah Arboine, Sharon Clark, Vivienne Franzmann, Sabrina Mahfouz and Atiha Sen Gupta, the newly relaunched Braw Fox Theatre (formerly Urban Fox Theatre Company) will present a dynamic evening of script-in-hand performances with discussion, debate and a large dose of cake.

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  • The Darkness Or Else The Light

    The Darkness Or Else The Light

    8 Jun 2018 - 9 Jun 2018

    An anonymous hack – an act of sabotage or revenge – kicks off a chain of events that changes the whole of society. Suddenly a group of young people must learn how to survive in a world where the private has become public, everyone’s data is out there for all to see, and a person’s every action can apparently be predicted.

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  • Soundhouse: Redwood Mountain

    Soundhouse: Redwood Mountain

    10 Jun 2018

    Redwood Mountain is a brand new duo featuring acclaimed singer-songwriter Dean Owens and traditional fiddle player Amy Geddes. They launched the band at a sell-out gig at last year's Tradfest so we're delighted to welcome them back.

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  • Soundhouse: Moishes Bagel

    Soundhouse: Moishes Bagel

    11 Jun 2018

    The members of Moishe's Bagel are purveyors of thrillingly original cutting-edge klezmer and folk music. The group play an intoxicating, life-affirming mix of Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms and virtuoso performances.

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  • Tim Key: Megadate

    Tim Key: Megadate

    13 Jun 2018 - 14 Jun 2018

    A brand new show, blending poeticals, talking, standing, spotlights, cables, Kronenburg, foot-stamping and old school wistfulness.

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  • Soundhouse: The Foo Birds

    Soundhouse: The Foo Birds

    18 Jun 2018

    The Foo Birds distil the essentials of pop music: solid song craft, endless hooks, and propulsive grooves. But they re-assemble them according to their own recipe, informed by an irresistible mix of jazz-schooling, open-hearted lyrics and precision funkiness.

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