We are back bigger and better this year with an incredible line up of live music and over 100 acts in 3 days in 3 amazing historic venues.
Fri 23 Nov
Sat 24 Nov
Sun 25 Nov
Two rooms of music from the city's best DJs and party crews plus secret special guest headliners.
Mon 31 Dec
£20 (early bird); VIP £30
Acoustic singer-songwriter from Glasgow mixing folk, blues and loop pedals, whose prominence grew substantially thanks to his pro-Indy Referendum anthem 'Hope Over Fear'.
Sun 25 Nov
Singer-songwriter peddling a folky country indie sound.
Sat 24 Nov
Sun 25 Nov
World Premiere of a brand new adaptation for Leith Theatre
An epic anti-war satire written by Karl Kraus during World War One this is the first professional piece of theatre produced by Leith Theatre for thirty years.
Olivier award-winning cabaret act The Tiger Lillies have written a host of new songs for this production, and will perform alongside a cast from Scotland, Serbia, Ukraine, France, Ireland, Germany and England.
Timed to coincide with the one hundred year anniversary of the Armistice, this is an important staging of one of the most significant and influential plays of the twentieth century.
Wed 14 Nov
Thu 15 Nov
Fri 16 Nov
The Tommy Smith Youth Jazz Orchestra is delighted to visit Leith, and the Thomas Moreton Hall at LeithTheatre in a concert that features a fantastic line up of young musicians, each showing endless talent, improvisational skills, exuberance and verve.
The future for jazz in Scotland is assured as these gifted players, under the direction of Scotland's distinguished jazz musician, Tommy Smith play a varied repertoire ranging from classic jazz to present day big band charts.
Bring your family and friends to enjoy a wonderful late afternoon of jazz as the TSYJO bring alive this music and paying tribute to some great jazz legends.
Sun 2 Dec
The theatre complex was a gift from the people of Edinburgh to the people of Leith following the decision to incorporate the Burgh of Leith into Edinburgh. It opened in 1932 and over the years Leith Theatre hosted performances by AC/DC, Thin Lizzy, Kraftwerk and shows that were part of the Edinburgh International Festival. Leith Theatre was closed in 1988 and fell into a state of disrepair and neglect.
In 2017 the venue reopened its doors to host Hidden Door Festival. The Leith Theatre Trust are working to restore the space into a lively creative hub for Leith. Their aim is to refurbish the main auditorium and reopen it to provide a series of spaces which can host a wide range of events. The campaign has backing from Rod Stewart, the Proclaimers and Ewen Bremner.
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