Raise the Curtain

Discover it. Create it. Perform it.

Current Projects

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Together In Song Afternoon Concerts

A series of dementia friendly performances, live streamed from the iconic King’s Theatre

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Zoom With A View

Zoom With A View is a 12-week creative project for people living with dementia and their loved ones.

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The Satellites

The Satellites is a performance company for people living with dementia, their loved ones and their carers.

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Contactless Afternoon Tea Parties

The perfect online treat for persons living with dementia, their families and carers.

Panto Presents

Capital Theatres brings a dash of festive sparkle to the wards of Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children with Panto Presents.

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Wee Creatives

Ignite the creativity of your wee ones with weekly craft activities for 2 to 5 y.o.

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Tea & Jam

An uplifting 45-minute session of singing and dancing in your living room.

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A Brew and a Blether

A great way to connect with our dementia friendly communities.

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Virtual Backstage Tours

A great chance to learn about the inner workings and heritage of our theatres.

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Shall We Dance

Learn Ballroom dancing from your living room.

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Behind-the-Scenes series

Learn the tricks of the trade and the secrets behind the magic of theatre.

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Play Days

There's plenty of ways to play and discover different theatre stage productions.

Past Projects

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Joy to the Moment

Bringing 'joy to the moment' for residents isolating in care homes.

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Storytelling

Help us create a story and turn it into a short film!

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QOTA Film for LGBTQ Youth

We’re proud to celebrate LGBTQ History Month with the digital release of QOTA - our partnership with LGBT Youth Scotland.

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Hanging By A Million Threads

Hanging By A Million Threads is an art installation in the Festival Theatre.

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Sundown Stories

Calming stories for persons living with dementia

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When The Sun Meets The Sky

'When The Sun Meets The Sky' is co-created by Robbie Gordon and Jack Nurse with experts from the Capital Theatres dementia friendly community.

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Join our groups

Even though our theatres are closed, our team have continued to engage with participants and partners to inspire a lifelong love of theatre.

Support our work

Over 25,000 people of all ages each year participate in our learning and participation projects. Help us continue to do so by donating today.