Leith Festival

EVENT – Leith Festival, 8th – 17th June 2012

Leith Festival returns for 2012 The Leith Festival is proud to return for 2012 despite funding troubles, and the jam-packed programme in and around the heart of Leith is available now. The Festival kicks off on Friday 8 June and runs until Sunday 17 June, with an exciting line-up of 170 free or low cost […]

REVIEW – The Garden, Leith Festival


One hot summer’s day a man walks, uninvited, down the path at the side of a house and into the large garden at the back. Alarmed at first by his presence, the owners slowly discover why he has come to their home.……. So begins Peapod Production’s staging of Alistair Rutherford’s short play “The Garden”. The […]

REVIEW – Doors Close, They Never Lock


By Chiara Pannozzo Friendship can be a funny old thing. The people we invite into our lives have the potential to inflict an array of emotions upon us, and challenge how we once perceived things. This theme formed the basis  of Michael Shand’s latest production ‘Doors Close, They Never Lock’, which premiered tonight as part […]

PHOTO – Cool Wool, Leith Links

  As part of the excellent Leith Festival, a ‘Cool Wool’  knitting project was launched.  Volunteers from Edinburgh and beyond got involved and created some wonderful squares that have been sewn together and installed on Leith Links. Well worth a visit to Leith to see this amazing voluntary project that includes squares from New York and New […]

EVENT – Leith Festival, 10-19th June 2011

Leith Festival announce their 2011 programme Famous for its many festivals, the city of Edinburgh does what it can to entertain and inspire local residents and visitors alike. From the 10th-19th June this year, the annual Leith Festival will take place, providing a celebration of vibrancy and talent in an area renowned for its sense […]

EVENT – CoolWool for Leith Festival, Guerilla Knitting

Knitters needed We love the unusual at Edinburgh Spotlight and knitting jumpers for trees is our latest subject to highlight.    As part of this year’s Leith Festival , the guerilla knitting project called CoolWool aims to provide “wooly jumpers” for the tree in Leith Links. Anybody can get involved in this community project by creating […]

EVENT – Leith Festival, 11-20 June 2010

  We have already provided details about this year’s Leith Festival but now the start is only a couple of weeks away, it’s time to get excited.   You can have a look at what’s on at the Leith Festival website and there are paper copies of the programme scattered around town and places like Ocean Terminal and Leith […]

INFO – Leith Festival, 11th-20th June 2010

The fabulous Leith Festival is taking place in June this year, in around the Leith area.  You don’t need to be a resident there to enjoy the 10 days of fabulous events, activities and music – everyone from Edinburgh and beyond is welcome. The full programme is still to be announced, but there will be over 100 […]