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What’s On in Edinburgh | April to June 2013


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4 ART & EXHIBITIONS 7 TRADITIONAL ARTS TRADFEST Edinburgh · Dùn Èideann

8 FAMILY FRIENDLY imaginate festival 2013 | summer holidays

10 NATIONAL COMPANIES ballet | classical music | opera | theatre

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12 DANCE ballet | jazz | contemporary | hip hop

13 LITERARY poetry | storytelling | talks

14 MUSIC pop | rock | jazz | blues | world | classical

16 THEATRE musicals | new writing | drama | comedy

19 LEARNING & WORKSHOPS art | dance | new writing

21 COMING SOON

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Autumn 2013

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ART & EXHIBITIONS CITY ART CENTRE

COLLECTIVE GALLERY

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL till 6 Apr

NEW WORK SCOTLAND PROGRAMME 2013 future dates to be announced

DOVECOT STUDIOS

EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS

MADE, UNMADE: JULIE BROOK

MARILÈNE OLIVER. CONFUSÃO

26 Apr - 1 Jun

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16 Mar - 11 May

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ART & EXHIBITIONS FRUITMARKET GALLERY

INVERLEITH HOUSE

DAVID BATCHELOR: FLATLANDS 4 May - 14 Jul

CIARA PHILLIPS AND NATURE PRINTED >>

STILLS GALLERY

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THE QUEEN’S GALLERY

ECONOMY 19 Jan - 21 Apr What does economy mean to you?

4 May - 23 Jun

CAIRO TO CONSTANTINOPLE >>

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8 Mar - 21 Jul

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ART & EXHIBITIONS MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD

MUSEUM OF EDINBURGH

COLLECTIONS Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00 Collections and events to enjoy

FOUNDATION EDINBURGH - THE STORY OF A CITY >>

Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND

ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH

MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS

JALAN JATI (TEAK ROAD)

28 Jun - 17 Nov >> Story of the sovereign and the woman

22 Mar - 7 Jul Historic, material and poetic journeys >>

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TRADITIONAL ARTS TRADFEST 2013 24 Apr - 6 May A feast of culture in the Festival City Over twelve days the city will be a hive of music, song, storytelling, dance, crafts, drama, and environmental celebrations for Mayday/Beltane. Venues: Scottish Storytelling Centre, The Queen’s Hall, Dance Base and many more

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WORLD BOOK NIGHT 23 Apr

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TRADITIONAL MUSIC see the green boxes in “Music”.

LITERARY EVENTS Apr - Jun around Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature. Events provided by The City of Literature Trust

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Summer workshops Music Dance Theatre Storytelling Kids Art find out more

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! t u o ls cs hooSUMMER HOLIDAYS Season Highlights SPOT’S BIRTHDAY PARTY 25 - 27 Apr King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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IMAGINATE FESTIVAL 2013 6 - 13 May Artspace Church Hill Theatre Studio Dance Base National Museum of Scotland North Edinburgh Arts Traverse Theatre

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BEN & HOLLY’S LITTLE KINGDOM 1 - 2 Jun King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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MAGIC AND VARIETY GALA SHOW 28 Jun Royal Lyceum Theatre

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NATIONAL COMPANIES 14 APR

27 APR

BBC Scottish SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

SCOTTISH CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

Tristan und Isolde Act III Usher Hall

Britten 100 - II The Queen’s Hall

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31 MAY

ROYAL SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA Oundjian & Benedetti Gala Concert >> Usher Hall

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22 - 25 MAY

scOTTISH BALLET Highland Fling Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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NATIONAL COMPANIES 13, 16 & 19 APR

28, 30 & 31 MAY, 1 JUN

SCOTTISH OPERA

SCOTTISH OPERA

The Flying Dutchman Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

The Pirates of Penzance Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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18 APR - 4 MAY

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31 MAY - 1 JUN, THE BRUNTON 5 - 8 JUN, TRAVERSE THEATRE

NATIONAL THEATRE OF SCOTLAND

NATIONAL THEATRE OF SCOTLAND

A Doll’s House, in co-production with >> Royal Lyceum Theatre

Calum’s Road, in co-production with >> Communicado Theatre Company

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DANCE season highlights 9 & 10 APR

26 & 27 APR

RAMBERT DANCE COMPANY Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

CARLOS ACOSTA >>

5 JUN

Watch the world’s favourite dancer at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh >>

17 & 18 MAY >>

21 - 23 MAR SHAOLIN WARRIORS

SUTRA

A perfect family show at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Unique, profoundly imagined work at Festival Theatre, Edinburgh >>

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Literary season highlights 11 APR

23 APR

HE RELISHED IT MUCH: COCKBURN & FINLAY Scottish Poetry Library

WORLD BOOK NIGHT >>

11 & 12 MAY

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12 JUN

SPRING BLOSSOMS: A HAIKU GARDEN WALK Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

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EDINBURGH’S WAR: WHAT IS A BATTALION? >>

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Central Library

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MUSIC season highlights 20 APR

13 APR

NIGHTS ON BROADWAY

CZECH PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Classical Music at the Usher Hall

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25 APR

Live tribute concert experience at The Brunton

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3 MAY

SCOTTISH NATIONAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA

TRILOK GURTU | PAOLO FRESU | OMAR SOSA

Jazz at The Queen’s Hall

Jazz at The Queen’s Hall

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MUSIC season highlights 7 MAY

24 MAY

PINK MARTINI

BRUCE MOLSKY

Part language lesson, part Hollywood musical at the Usher Hall >>

with guitar, fiddle or banjo in hand at The Queen’s Hall

16 JUN

15 JUN

SCOTTISH FIDDLE ORCHESTRA Fiddles at the Usher Hall

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ELVIS COSTELLO & THE IMPOSTERS >>

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THEATRE season highlights 7 APR

9 - 13 APR

CHRIS ADDISON: THE TIME IS NOW, AGAIN Comedy at Festival Theatre

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22 - 27 APR

THE WOMAN IN BLACK Everybody in King’s Theatre, Edinburgh can hear you scream! >>

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BIRDS OF A FEATHER The girls are back! Comedy at King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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FEB 4 - 16 24 APR

THE THING ABOUT PSYCHOPATHS The Brunton

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THEATRE season highlights 16 - 18 MAY

23 & 24 MAY

THE BEAR

FLĂ‚NEURS

Taut, tense, funny show about murder and a mythic bear at Traverse Theatre >>

A Fringe First award-winning piece of theatre at Traverse Theatre >>

30 MAY

31 MAY & 1 JUN

PLATERO - TRAVELS WITH A DONKEY

WHY DO YOU STAND THERE IN THE RAIN?

The Brunton

Traverse Theatre

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THEATRE season highlights 7 & 8 JUN

6 - 8 JUN

BILL BAILEY: QUALMPEDDLER Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

SOME OTHER MOTHER >>

11 - 15 JUN

Produced as part of Refugee Week Scotland, Traverse Theatre

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12 - 15 JUN >>

HORRIBLE HISTORIES: TERRIBLE TUDORS King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

HORRIBLE HISTORIES: VILE VICTORIANS >>

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King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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LEARNING & WORKSHOPS

DANCE BASE The national centre for dance - find workshops, drop-in classes and courses to get dancing for all ages.

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ROYAL BOTANIC GARDEN EDINBURGH View its rich living collection of plants and take part in their workshops on plant science and education.

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THE SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE Offers a feast of participative culture for individuals and all those involved in arts, education and community work across Scotland.

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TRAVERSE THEATRE Scotland’s new writing theatre 20 May Words, Words, Words

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season hi ghlights

LEARNING & WORKSHOPS EDINBURGH SCULPTURE WORKSHOP

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop a unique provider of sculpture and related visual arts facilities in the city. View this venue

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EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS You don’t have to be an artist to join in on a course in printmaking, attend an art lecture or artist talk or see their latest exhibition.

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STILLS Scotland’s centre for photography and provides the best photographic darkrooms and digital production facilities for learning. View this venue

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CITY OF EDINBURGH COUNCIL MUSUEMS AND GALLERIES Lectures, Events and Workshops are available at: City Art Centre

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Museum of Childhood

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Museum of Edinburgh

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Lauriston Castle

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COMING SOON this Autumn 2 JUL

dates to be announced

BLONDIE Pop and rock at the Usher Hall

SCOTTISH STORYTELLING FESTIVAL 2013 >>

MAR -9 8 - 165NOV

5 - 9 NOV

BARRY HUMPHRIES FAREWELL TOUR Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

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Scottish Storytelling Centre

JAMIE PRIMROSE ‘REFLECTIONS ON A CITY’ >>

Dovecot Studios

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