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Here you can discover previous International Festival events

Call and Response: Osoyegbon

A work in progress by Anonymous / Fuel

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

22-24 August 2019

Power, Gender and the Arts

Part of the Saturday Sessions

A morning of provocation and discussion that continues this cross-festival conversation about power and gender in the arts.

24 August 2019

Morning Manifesto Series

Over three weeks, 15 writers from around the world each write a manifesto for the future. 

5-23 August 2019

Breaking Bread Series

Come for a meal hosted by an artist, inviting you to think and talk together.

5-24 August 2019

Call and Response: So Many Reasons

Racheal Ofori / Zoe Lafferty / Fuel

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

19-21 August 2019

Common People: Class, Community and the Arts

Part of the Saturday Sessions

Common People is a call to action; a commitment by organisations to creating meaningful and sustainable change to ensure that arts and culture truly is accessible to everyone. 

10 August 2019

Akhrot by Swati Simha - play reading

Royal Court Theatre's International Playwrights Programme

 A series of new short plays written by emerging international writers.

17 August 2019

Call and Response: The Happy Tragedy of Being Woke

A work in progress by Clint Dyer and Simon McBurney / Complicité

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

15-17 August 2019

This Liquid Earth: A Eulogy in Verse by Amy Jephta - play reading

Royal Court Theatre's International Playwrights Programme

 A series of new short plays written by emerging international writers.

15 August 2019

Ocean Hotpot by Si'an Chen - play reading

Royal Court Theatre's International Playwrights Programme

A series of new short plays written by emerging international writers.

13 August 2019

Call and Response: H2

A work in progress by Hema Palani and Hetain Patel / Fuel

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

12-14 August 2019

Climate Crisis Killjoy Quiz by Luanda Casella - play reading

Royal Court Theatre's International Playwrights Programme

 A series of new short plays written by emerging international writers.

16 August 2019

Call and Response: Lament for Sheku Bayoh

A work in progress by Hannah Lavery / Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation.

5-7 August 2019

Climate, Culture and Creativity

Part of the Saturday Sessions

A morning of provocation and discussion on the Climate Crisis.

17 August 2019

Call and Response: SUMMIT

Andy Smith / Fuel

A series of performances to explore the ideas in You Are Here and encourage audiences to join the conversation. 

8-10 August 2019

The Abyss by Ghiath Al Mhitawi - play reading

Royal Court Theatre's International Playwrights Programme

 A series of new short plays written by emerging international writers.

14 August 2019

9 Family Workshop

A fun family workshop for children aged 7-12 and an accompanying grown up.

5-6 August 2019

The R.A.P. (Rhythm and Poetry) Party

The R.A.P (Rhythm and Poetry) Party is a unique, vibrant live literature event inspired by hip-hop culture and hosted by Inua Ellams. Joining the party are a floor-filling selection of poets.

16 August 2019

Lau-Land Big Tune Machine

An afternoon event celebrating the folk music and the social community that surrounds it

18 August 2018

International Festival Encounters

A unique opportunity for ambitious producers, programmers, creative artists and performers to immerse yourself in International Festival events.

17-21 August 2018

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