This week: Imaginate Festival 2016

This week: Imaginate Festival 2016

Imaginate Festival, Scotland’s international festival of performing arts for children and young people starts this week! The Festival celebrates the innovative and wonderful world of children’s theatre and dance, showcasing 14 shows from 9 countries across the capital from 28 May to 5 June.

Coming soon: What Next? / What Now?

Coming soon: What Next? / What Now?

Strange Town Youth Theatre, collaborating with playwright Alan Gordon, has created two new plays exploring what matters to the next generation. These two new plays promise to combine young people's humour and vitality with their passion to stand up and have their voices heard. Fri 10 – Sat 11 June, 7pm / 8.30pm.

Coming soon: The Iris Murder by Hebrides Ensemble

Coming soon: The Iris Murder by Hebrides Ensemble

A brand new chamber opera by Alasdair Nicolson and librettist John Gallas, marking Hebrides Ensemble’s 25th birthday. Gothic intensity blends with tender beauty in this gripping, ghostly tale where nothing is quite as it seems. Sun 12 June, 7.30pm.

  • Script Sale

    Script Sale

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  • TravCast


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  • Traverse Engage

    Traverse Engage

    We provide exciting opportunities for people of all ages, with projects led by professional theatre-makers and focus on playwriting and creating theatre... read more

  • Young Writers' Group

    Young Writers' Group

    Are you aged between 18-25 and interested in theatre? Whether you've written something before or are completely new to playwriting, all you need is enthusiasm and a pen... read more


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