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Developing Your Practice: Mentorship and Awards

In this panel discussion, we will take an honest look at the role mentorships and awards play in nurturing creative and professional growth.

Developing Your Practice: Mentorship and Awards

About Developing Your Practice: Mentorship and Awards

In this panel discussion, we will take an honest look at the role mentorships and awards play in nurturing creative and professional growth and how they contribute to enriching the literary landscape and building community around poetry.

Chaired by Niall Campbell of the Roddy Lumsden memorial mentorship, this panel will feature recent mentee Tim Tim Cheng, Julie Laing, who was mentored through the St Mungo Mirrorball's Clydebuilt 13 verse apprenticeship scheme, and Roshni Gallagher, winner of the Edwin Morgan Poetry Award and Scottish Book Trust's New Writers Award in 2022.

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From acclaimed producers Scissor Kick comes the world premiere of Catafalque, a one-woman eulogy through the lens of a civil celebrant asking, how do we grieve the ungrievable?

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Tones - A Hip Hop Opera

1st August 2024 - 25th August 2024

A man in a battle with his identity, and on a journey through the depths of Black-British culture, class, and belonging. This is a piece of gig theatre like no other!

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The Ceremony

1st August 2024 - 26th August 2024

The Ceremony is a one-of-a-kind theatrical metaphysical nonsense - the late-night deep and meaningless you didn't know you needed. Or maybe you did!

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Fan/Girl

1st August 2024 - 26th August 2024

Absurd, optimistic and joyful, Bryony Byrne’s Fan/Girl is a tongue-in-cheek ride through British adolescence against a backdrop of nineties football.

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The Chaos That Has Been and Will No Doubt Return

1st August 2024 - 26th August 2024

Two best mates. One HUGE party. Luton pinned by austerity. An evening of noughties bangers and shots of shitty gin mixed with the chaos of violence. A night to remember!

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In Defiance of Gravity

1st August 2024 - 26th August 2024

From Unleash The Llama comes an extraordinary story based on real historical events, told through dynamic physical theatre, multi-roling and stage illusion.

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Oh, Calm Down

1st August 2024 - 26th August 2024

From award-winning writer, Charlotte Anne-Tilley (Almost Adult), comes a moving and exploratory play about OCD, misdiagnosis and discovering yourself.

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June Carter Cash: The Woman, Her Music and Me

2nd August 2024 - 24th August 2024

The story of one of country music's most iconic voices: June Carter Cash. In this raw, honest, and authentic show, Charlene Boyd gets to grips with a life less ordinary.

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The Hidden Garden

13th August 2024 - 26th August 2024

Award-winning multidisciplinary dance artist Jill Crovisier makes her UK debut with The Hidden Garden at Summerhall as part of the Fringe.

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Tom McRae

19th September 2024

Mercury and Brit nominated artist Tom McRae is heading out on tour in support of his new album, catch him live at Summerhall on Thursday 19th September!

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Andrew Wasylyk & Tommy Perman

20th September 2024

Andrew Wasylyk & Tommy Perman have released their first single as a duo and announced a UK tour with a date at Summerhall on 20th September!

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Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me

23rd September 2024 - 25th September 2024

Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me is touring Scotland in September with at date at Summerhall from 23rd to 25th.

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John Maus

16th October 2024

Enigmatic musician John Maus has announced a headline show at Summerhall on Wednesday 16th October!

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Nobody’s Empire: An Evening With Stuart Murdoch

17th October 2024

Join Stuart Murdoch for an evening of reading, songs and a live Q&A at Summerhall, in celebration of his debut novel, Nobody's Empire.

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Afro Celt Sound System

21st October 2024

Afro Celt Sound System bring their ground-breaking fusion of African, Gaelic and Bhangra influenced sounds to Summerhall on 21st October!

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Los Bitchos

23rd October 2024

Catch Los Bitchos, a four-piece dance-rock band from London, when they play Summerhall Edinburgh on Wednesday 23rd October!

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DARKHER (Full Band) + special guest Maud The Moth

26th October 2024

Don't miss DARKHER, aka Jayn Maiven, plus special guest Maud The Moth at Summerhall on Saturday 26th October!

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Ibibio Sound Machine

18th November 2024

Don't miss Ibibio Sound Machine when they play Summerhall Edinburgh on Monday 18th November!

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