Opening Lines

Events and projects part of Opening Lines

Grist to the Mill

Poorboy Theatre return for a two week residency to further explore and develop access creatively within performance.

Calton Hill Constellations

A twilight performance responding to the historic and evocative site of Calton Hill.

The Angel’s Share

Using climate, sounds, smells and tastes Poorboy Theatre present a short, immersive work for sighted, partially sighted and blind participants.


Artist Juliana Capes and writer Laura Cameron Lewis create interweaving narratives from generations of women with connections to Portobello Prom across their lives.

A Tour Guided by Fiction

Poet Ken Cockburn explores the National Library of Scotland as a building and a collection. A performance weaving fictional texts and descriptive passages opening up innumerable ways to understand the library building.