Church Hill Theatre

Church Hill Theatre

About Church Hill Theatre

Church Hill Theatre Morningside Road, Edinburgh South EH10 4DR
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The Church Hill Theatre is a former church in the Morningside area of Edinburgh, designed in the late 1800s by Scottish architect Hippolyte Blanc, renowned for his Gothic revival style. Blanc was a prolific architect and antiquarian, who was involved in some high profile restoration projects, including Edinburgh Castle and John Knox House on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

This striking Category B listed pink sandstone church was converted into a theatre in the 1960s and over nearly 50 years has gained an established reputation as one of Scotland’s leading non-professional theatres. As well as being home to many of Edinburgh’s amateur theatrical companies, it is a popular venue for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Church Hill Theatre is owned by the City of Edinburgh Council and managed by the Assembly Rooms team. Full of character and history, the venue has been refurbished and is available for event hire where performance programming allows. The traditional auditorium seats 353 and is ideal for Theatre performances, concerts, demonstrations, talks and small conferences.

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Upcoming Events at Church Hill Theatre

Edinburgh International Festival: The Book of Life

Edinburgh International Festival: The Book of Life

13th August 2022 - 16th August 2022

Rwandan writer & activist Kiki Katese takes to the stage with her all-female drumming group to share the powerful stories of those affected by the Rwandan genocide, in a performance filled with hope.
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Edinburgh International Festival: The End of Eddy

Edinburgh International Festival: The End of Eddy

19th August 2022 - 21st August 2022

Exploring the complexities and intersections of family, poverty, politics and sexuality, this adaptation brings all the urgency and relevance of Édouard Louis's novel to the stage
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Edinburgh International Festival: When You Walk Over My Grave

Edinburgh International Festival: When You Walk Over My Grave

25th August 2022 - 28th August 2022

Playwright Sergio Blanco explores his relationship with death in this moving, autobiographical work.
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