What to expect at the Festival this year

The Listening Tree c. Christine Urquhart

This year’s hybrid Festival consists of a digital programme available to watch between 25 May and 6 June, and a mostly outdoor programme presented over the Festival's first (29-30 May) and last (5-6 June) weekends. 

For help with accessibility, please contact Julian Almeida on 0131 225 8050 or email: julian@imaginate.org.uk

Digital Programme

All of the productions have been created specifically for a digital environment with a mixture of streamed performances and innovative digital interactions presented live over Zoom.

These streamed performances can be watched at any time between 25 May-6 June:

These interactive performances are happening at specific times and you must book a time slot to attend/watch them:

Performances have been priced per family (or screen). In recognition of the impact this year has had on everyone, we have introduced a price sliding scale between £5-£20 per family and trust that you will select the price that best matches your circumstances.

Family Encounters Programme

The Family Encounters programme presents exciting and innovative performances from artists based in Scotland, delivered mostly outdoor. The programme is free to enable as wide access as possible, but some events are ticketed and require advance booking.
The majority of the programme will take place in the stunning Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, as well as in site-specific venues and is being supported by EventScotland.

The Family Encounters programme include:

Find out more how to book tickets here.