Phoenix Choir SummerLeith Theatre 28-30 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
WeÕve got 4 community choirs from across Edinburgh Ð each with their own style and voice, coming together for one night of amazing music in this extraordinary Leith venue! YouÕll hear songs from each of the choirs, showing their unique take on music from George Michael, to Mumford & Sons, Marvin Gaye and more Ð... View Article
The Granary Live MusicThe Granary 32-34 The Shore, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Enjoy live music on The Shore every Thursday to Sunday
Layers of Leith – ‘My Leith. Your Leith. Our Leith?’Out of the Blue Drill Hall 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Layers of Leith explores the changing face of Leith through the waves of regeneration and gentrification that it has witnessed. The exhibition aims to celebrate, inform and empower through its multimedia exhibits. Taking you on a journey of Leith's rich historical past to the present day where the current wave of gentrification has been met... View Article
Taylor’s Fun FairLeith Links Leith
All the fun of the fair for all of the family. Wednesday 5th June 6pm-9.30pm open to public Thursday 6th June 1pm-3pm Taylor's Funfair kindly host 'Funtime' for local children with special needs Thursday 6th June 4pm-9.30pm open to public Friday 7th and Saturday 8th June 2pm-9.30pm open to public Sunday 9th June 12pm-7pm open... View Article
Leith Festival’s Primary Schools Poster CompetitionLeith Library 28-30 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Children from local primary schools submit entries for this annual creative competition, it's a Leith Festival tradition. Opening Time: As per library opening hours. Prizes will be awarded at Gala day, after the Country dancing.
Club Nitty Gritty Neil Young SpecialThe Village Bar 16 South Fort St
Local bands gather together to celebrate 50 years of Neil Young's solo career, plundering his momentous back catalogue to deliver their own takes on some of the Godfather of Grunge's greatest songs. The back room at The Village should be jam-packed for this free event. Crazy Horses welcome to join the Goldrush. Live music ends... View Article
Lapidary Demonstration and DisplaysThe Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club 20 Maritime Lane (off Constitution Street), Leith, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Lapidary is the art and craft of cutting, shaping and polishing rough stones or minerals and turning them into beautiful creations that can be used as jewellery or ornaments. Our primary aim is to 'encourage an interest in natural minerals and the craftsmanship related to them, on a non-commercial basis'. Visitors can view these skills... View Article
4 Doors DownMaritime Lane 16 Maritime Ln, United Kingdom
'4 Doors down' is a new public art initiative in the old town of Leith. Four humble doors in Maritime Lane and Maritime Street will showcase how new street art on these unloved and unused doorways can entertain, inspire and brighten a small corner of Leith for residents, workers and visiting tourists during June 2019... View Article
‘Queens for a Day’ Pop-UpGriffen Fitness 3 Balfour Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Pop by the pop-up exhibition on the history of the Pageant on Gala day. Watch the Parade as it makes it way past at midday.
Exposed 19 – Edinburgh College PhotographyOut of the Blue Drill Hall 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Showcasing award winning work from both the HND and BA student photographers, Exposed is one of Scotland's largest and much talked about photographic exhibitions, portraying a wide variety of different photographic styles and genres. Date & Time: 10am - 5pm 8th, 10th to 15th June
Leith MarketLeith Market Dock Place
Meet local traders, with the friendliest shopping around. Every Saturday.
A Window to LeithRoseleaf Bar and Cafe 23/24 Sandport
Exhibition of papercuts exploring some well-known views of Leith. Emma Westwater creates multi layered papercuts in a bold, graphic style. This exhibition celebrates her favourite vistas of Leith. Emma lived and worked in Leith for many years and is now based at The Makery in Dunbar, East Lothian.
Trinity House Open DayTrinity House 99 Kirkgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
On June 8th we'll be throwing open our doors to the public. Visitors to the house can take a self-guided tour of the house, watch a video about Leith's maritime history and see our new temporary exhibition about Leith's sporting past. For younger visitors, why not take our bug trail and find out all about... View Article
The Cube ProjectQuality Yard 20 Maritime Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
The Cube is an inclusive platform that anyone can take part in. It is sparky creativity and collaboration. Come along to Quality Yard on 8th June and have a doodle on a cube. Great for kids and family's or friends and for people who want to make friends and feel a part of the community.... View Article
Open Studios at Quality Yard Art SpaceQuality Yard 20 Maritime Lane, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
For the first time at Quality Yard Art Studios 6 local artists will be opening their new studios and exhibition area, to Leith Festival visitors, offering a glimpse behind the scenes and the opportunity to meet the artists. Following Andy Cumming's successful month long Edinburgh Art Festival 2018 Pop Up exhibition the Quality Yard studios... View Article
“Caps Aff” All-Female Grafitti JamQuality Yard Art Studios 20 Maritime Ln
Following the success of Quality Yard's 2018 Leith Festival debut come along and see the yard transformed once again by Scotland's finest female street artists and their collaborators. 360° of original street art in this unique location tucked away in the historical courtyard. A great opportunity to discover one of Leith's hidden treasures. Part of... View Article
Mr Boom at Gala DayLeith Links Leith
Catch legendary children's performer Mr Boom at the karaoke stage when he lands in Leith
Bruncheon! featuring The Sound of MuesliOut of the Blue Drill Hall 36 Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Brunch and live music event at the Drill Hall Arts Cafe. Local musical talent creating a chilled out atmosphere alongside delicious home-made cafe food in the open space of the Drill Hall. Part of Our of the Blue's 25th Anniversary celebrations.
Edinburgh Festival of CyclingPilrig Park Balfour Street Entrance, United Kingdom
Edinburgh Festival of Cycling invites cyclists, large and small, to join in Pageant, and will be running a 'best dressed bike' at beginning of parade. Prizes supplied by Leith Cycle Co.
Leith Festival PageantPilrig Park Balfour Street Entrance, United Kingdom
Leith Festival Pageant started in 1907; keep the tradition alive and join us for a celebration of Leith's maritime heritage. Pageant Departure The Pageant will begin at 12pm on Saturday 8th June 2019, assembling at the bottom of BALFOUR STREET, AT PILRIG PARK ENTRANCE. All participants must be ready at the assembly point between 11:30am... View Article
Meet the ArtistsScottish Design Exchange 1st floor, Ocean Terminal
Meet local artists and designers at the Scottish Design Exchange
Open Studio WeekendStudio 52 52 Albion Rd
Artist's studio open weekend exhibiting a large selection of affordable original art. Come, browse the art, chat with the artist and pick up a unique bargain. Oils on canvas, clay & stone sculpture, and traditional hand-cut photomontage. Limited edition signed prints available. Watch the work in progress in the studio as Alan demonstrates his skills.... View Article
Mainstage at Gala DayLeith Links Leith
LeithLate and The Skinny present the mainstage at Gala day - Check our Mainstage Performers page for full line-up http://leithfestival.com/gala-day-main-stage-performers/
Country Dancing at Gala DayLeith Links Leith
Enjoy dancing performed by children from two local primary schools
The Leith Dog ShowLeith Links Leith
Enter your furry friend in the Official Leith Dog Show run by Edinburgh Cat and Dog Home. Categories (or more correctly dogegories) are - 1. Prettiest girl, 2. Handsomest boy, 3. Best OAP, 4. Most like owner, 5. Best trick and 6. Waggiest tail... Free to spectate, £2 to enter your dog.
Artist Moving Image ScreeningLeith Depot 140 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Screening of new moving image works by Edinburgh based artists
Persevere Film ScreeningLittle Shop of Memory 1st floor, Ocean Terminal
Living Memory Association presents a fantastic opportunity to see the Leith film, Persevere. The film allows Leithers, old and new, to tell the story of the ancient port's proud industrial past and their hopes and fears for the future of this once vibrant and tight knit community. Using rare archive footage and interviews, the film... View Article