Lighting up the shore!

We are delighted that the Edinburgh Festivals Expo Fund is to put in £190,000 to enable a music programme to take place in Leith Theatre as part of the Edinburgh International Festival (EIF).  It is 30 years since EIF last put on performances in the theatre, so this is a very welcome return.

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Susie Gray
Choose Leith Theatre for £10,000 of local funding!

Here at Leith Theatre we have been working hard to save this beautiful building and now we want people to use it.  With £10,000 from £eith Chooses we would purchase audio-visual equipment for the Thomas Morton Hall, our wonderful smaller hall, including a permanent PA system, projector and screen. 

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Susie Gray
Leith Theatre campaign receives welcome capital boost

Our campaign to revive the Leith Theatre has received a welcome boost with £1m of funding confirmed in the City of Edinburgh Council’s capital budget for 2018-2023. 

The Council agreed the capital budget for the next five years at a meeting held on 22 February. Leith Theatre was one of a number of recipients to share in £10m provision for cultural infrastructure projects in the city. 

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Susie Gray
Michael Sheen wishes a Happy Birthday to Leith theatre.

85 years ago this week Leith Theatre, or Leith town Hall as it was then called and the adjoining Library opened their doors with an official opening from the then Lord Provost Rt. Hon. Sir Thomas B Whitson. The art deco space was for its time state of the art.

Leith Theatre has suffered many indignities since 20th July 1932.

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Susie Gray
Getting set for Hidden Door Festival

Leith Theatre is transformed!

The team of volunteers at Hidden Door Festival with some support of Leith Theatre's volunteers have spent days and even months transforming the main theatre space, dressing rooms, corridors and the Thomas Morton Hall to get us to the point where we are set to open Hidden Door Festival tomorrow night!

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Susie Gray