The Leith Volcano

Fri 04 Aug 2017 to Sat 26 Aug 2017

Our Fringe venue for 2017 was a beautiful but derelict church in the heart of Leith, brought back to life for the month of August as a unique space for ambitious independent theatre, music and dance at the Fringe. The Leith Volcano is the latest and most ambitious Fringe project brought to you by Volcano in association with our Leith partners. Watch this space for future projects.

LEITH VOLCANO PARTNERS: BISCUIT FACTORY | DECAGRAM | BARNACLES & BONES

“The real fringe is alive and well and living in Leith […] three great shows back to back – felt like a better-programmed 1990 De Marco Gallery. Well done to team Volcano for creating a space which entirely encapsulated the true (and increasingly forgotten) spirit of the fringe!” The British Council

Thanks to all the partners, colleagues, staff, artists, friends, volunteers and local supporters who helped make the Leith Volcano possible, and thanks especially to everyone who came to see a show or a gig or to hang out in the bar. Thanks to Oh Really Creative, Custom Lane, Top Out Brewery, Black Metal Brewery, Leith Creative, The Hideout Cafe, Stage Lighting Services, Hanging Rock, PrintSponge and Leith Copy & Print. Special thanks to Ed Stack, Radomir Veverka, Owen O'Leary, Fran Roberts, Liam Gardiner, Hal Prescott, Anna, Bree, Eloy and Matt.

SEAGULLS was presented at the Leith Volcano with support from the Wales in Edinburgh initiative from Arts Council of Wales / Wales Arts International. It was part of the British Council Edinburgh Showcase.

The Leith Volcano (Fringe Venue 183) was created in the building and grounds of the disused St James's Episcopal Church, 119 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7AE.

A trailer for Volcano's Seagulls, with a glimpse inside the venue...

THEATRE PROGRAMME 2017
VOLCANO THEATRE - SEAGULLS
ROBBIE THOMSON / CRYPTIC - XFRMR
IMPERMANENCE DANCE THEATRE - SEXBOX
LOOK LEFT LOOK RIGHT - SEE ME NOW
FIGS IN WIGS - OFTEN ONSTAGE
POWYS DANCE - FLYING ATOMS
INVULNERABLE NOTHINGS - BLOODY POETRY

MUSIC ARTISTS EDFRINGE 2017
Atzi | Awry | BMX Bandits | Ruth Barrie | Mairi Campbell | Exterior | Featherwest | Nicki Haire | Aline Homzy | RM Hubbert | Phil Kay | Kikazaru | King Eider | Su-a Lee | Loki  | Main Ingredient | Mima & the Fuse | Meursault | PAL | Pleasure Pool  | Raza | Samhach Quartet | Sealionwoman | Stones | Esther Swift | The Reverse Engineer | Robbie Thomson | Sara and the Snakes | Some Chick Called Bob | Unstable Creations | Laura Jane Wilkie | Ryan van Winkle | The Vegan Leather
Programmed by Decagram, with special events from Song, By Toad and Womenbeing.

Leith Volcano Team
Artistic Director PAUL DAVIES
Production Manager / Lighting Designer / Site Supervisor BEN STIMPSON
Technical Manager / Rigging Supervisor RICH ANDREW
Stage Manager STEFFI PICKERING
Company Manager / Producer KAY DENYER
Venue Branding, Marketing & Print VICTORIA BOOBYER
Communications CLAUDINE CONWAY
Bar & Music by DECAGRAM
Food & Coffee by BARNACLES & BONES

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