Church Hill Theatre

Church Hill Theatre

About Church Hill Theatre

Church Hill Theatre Morningside Road, Edinburgh South EH10 4DR
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The Church Hill Theatre is a former church in the Morningside area of Edinburgh, designed in the late 1800s by Scottish architect Hippolyte Blanc, renowned for his Gothic revival style. Blanc was a prolific architect and antiquarian, who was involved in some high profile restoration projects, including Edinburgh Castle and John Knox House on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile.

This striking Category B listed pink sandstone church was converted into a theatre in the 1960s and over nearly 50 years has gained an established reputation as one of Scotland’s leading non-professional theatres. As well as being home to many of Edinburgh’s amateur theatrical companies, it is a popular venue for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Church Hill Theatre is owned by the City of Edinburgh Council and managed by the Assembly Rooms team. Full of character and history, the venue has been refurbished and is available for event hire where performance programming allows. The traditional auditorium seats 353 and is ideal for Theatre performances, concerts, demonstrations, talks and small conferences.

Upcoming Events at Church Hill Theatre

Little Red Riding Hood

Little Red Riding Hood

14th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Join us at Church Hill Theatre as Edinburgh People's Theatre present Little Red Riding Hood, a traditional family pantomime with just a little twist in its tail!
Dear Brutus

Dear Brutus

7th February 2019 - 9th February 2019
Threepenny Theatricals bring their magical new 2019 production 'Dear Brutus', from J.M. Barrie, Scotland's very own master of fairytale and author of 'Peter Pan, to Church Hill Theatre in February.

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