Welcome to our listing of scheduled events for the Festival of Creative Learning.

29/03/2019 - 7:30pm to 01/04/2019 - 8:30pm
Wee Red Bar, ECA Central Area

We are beyond excited to invite you to DEFICIT, a completely new piece of devised theatre that exposes the magical realism of everyday lives. We follow five characters; Selkie, Wulver, Kelpie, Beira and Poltergeist as they explore the human condition through the metaphor of their mythological existence.

Don’t worry, you’re allowed to laugh.

As part of the Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival hosted by Theatre Paradok.

Available to: University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, Medical and Nursing Students, University Students

There are 30 places available

University Hosted Event - You need to login with your University EASE account to book on this event or join the waiting list

Available to non-university attendees - if you are an external to the University and wish to attend, email creative.learning@ed.ac.uk with your request and event details.

01/04/2019 - 6:00pm to 03/04/2019 - 7:00pm
Wee Red Bar, ECA Central Area

A new play by Sekai Waterman for The Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival. A story about the confusing relationship between two queers. The lives of Jordan and Amina aren't easy, in fact, they can be pretty darn hard. Join us as we explore the definitions of relationships, genders and mental conditions.

Available to: University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, Medical and Nursing Students, University Students

There are 30 places available

University Hosted Event - You need to login with your University EASE account to book on this event or join the waiting list

Available to non-university attendees - if you are an external to the University and wish to attend, email creative.learning@ed.ac.uk with your request and event details.

01/04/2019 - 7:30pm to 04/04/2019 - 8:30pm
Wee Red Bar, ECA Central Area

We are beyond excited to invite you to DEFICIT, a completely new piece of devised theatre that exposes the magical realism of everyday lives. We follow five characters; Selkie, Wulver, Kelpie, Beira and Poltergeist as they explore the human condition through the metaphor of their mythological existence.

Don’t worry, you’re allowed to laugh.

As part of the Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival hosted by Theatre Paradok.

Available to: University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, Medical and Nursing Students, University Students

There are 30 places available

University Hosted Event - You need to login with your University EASE account to book on this event or join the waiting list

Available to non-university attendees - if you are an external to the University and wish to attend, email creative.learning@ed.ac.uk with your request and event details.

01/04/2019 - 9:00pm to 03/04/2019 - 10:00pm
Wee Red Bar, ECA Central Area

The Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival is proud to present

URBAN INFERNO: A Comedy about Lust, Gluttony, Greed and Anger in the Age of the Internet  (very loosely based on Dante’s Inferno)
Written and directed by Alyssa Osiecki.

Available to: University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, Medical and Nursing Students, University Students

There are 30 places available

University Hosted Event - You need to login with your University EASE account to book on this event or join the waiting list

Available to non-university attendees - if you are an external to the University and wish to attend, email creative.learning@ed.ac.uk with your request and event details.

02/04/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Sofi's Southside, 42-44 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LP

TWO fantastic Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas shows in one evening!

What would happen if there were no copyright? 

Should we ditch the classroom and instead only focus on learning languages?

Experts Smita Kheria and Thomas Bak explore these dangerous ideas and invite you to share your thoughts at this cabaret-style show about intellectual property and the future of education.

Available to: External attendees via eventbrite, University Alumni, University Staff, University Students
02/04/2019 - 6:00pm to 04/04/2019 - 7:00pm
Wee Red Bar, ECA Central Area

A new play by Sekai Waterman for The Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival. A story about the confusing relationship between two queers. The lives of Jordan and Amina aren't easy, in fact, they can be pretty darn hard. Join us as we explore the definitions of relationships, genders and mental conditions.

Available to: University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, Medical and Nursing Students, University Students

There are 29 places available

University Hosted Event - You need to login with your University EASE account to book on this event or join the waiting list

Available to non-university attendees - if you are an external to the University and wish to attend, email creative.learning@ed.ac.uk with your request and event details.

02/04/2019 - 7:30pm to 05/04/2019 - 8:30pm
Wee Red Bar, ECA Central Area

We are beyond excited to invite you to DEFICIT, a completely new piece of devised theatre that exposes the magical realism of everyday lives. We follow five characters; Selkie, Wulver, Kelpie, Beira and Poltergeist as they explore the human condition through the metaphor of their mythological existence.

Don’t worry, you’re allowed to laugh.

As part of the Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival hosted by Theatre Paradok.

Available to: University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, Medical and Nursing Students, University Students

There are 30 places available

University Hosted Event - You need to login with your University EASE account to book on this event or join the waiting list

Available to non-university attendees - if you are an external to the University and wish to attend, email creative.learning@ed.ac.uk with your request and event details.

02/04/2019 - 9:00pm to 04/04/2019 - 10:00pm
Wee Red Bar, ECA Central Area

The Edinburgh Alternative Theatre Festival is proud to present

URBAN INFERNO: A Comedy about Lust, Gluttony, Greed and Anger in the Age of the Internet  (very loosely based on Dante’s Inferno)
Written and directed by Alyssa Osiecki.

Available to: University Staff, External attendees via EASE, University Alumni, Medical and Nursing Students, University Students

There are 30 places available

University Hosted Event - You need to login with your University EASE account to book on this event or join the waiting list

Available to non-university attendees - if you are an external to the University and wish to attend, email creative.learning@ed.ac.uk with your request and event details.

25/04/2019 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Adam Lecture Theatre (1.264) Old College South Bridge Edinburgh EH8 9YL

Theatre practitioners share their stories of silencing and resistance to discuss the current state of freedom of artistic expression and the threat of censorship in our times.

Speakers include:

  • Memet Ali Alabora, Actor & Theatre Director, Author of ‘Mi Minör’
  • Jo Clifford, playwright, author of The Gospel According to Jesus, Queen of Heaven
  • Philippos Philippou, stage director, author of Forbidden Stories

In conversation with:

Available to: External attendees via eventbrite, Medical and Nursing Students, University Alumni, University Staff, University Students
30/04/2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Sofi's Southside, 42-44 Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LP

TWO fantastic Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas shows in one evening!

Daphne Loads - Stop Making Sense! Do you always approach life logically, making careful decisions based on sound evidence and facts? Health warning! You may be suffering from abnormally high levels of rationality. Join Dr Daphne Loads for a healthy injection of irrationality.

Cathy Bovill - Hey, you at the back! Did you always sit at the back in class? Were you bored? Come along for an audience with Cathy Bovill (Aka ‘Dr Engagement’) to experience the highs and lows of teacher attempts to motivate students.

Available to: External attendees via eventbrite, University Alumni, University Staff, University Students