Call for Graphic Designers

Would you like to join Hidden Door’s dynamic team of volunteers who are going to bring about the next spectacular Hidden Door Festival, proposed to take place in the abandoned site of Edinburgh’s Old Streetlighting Depot on Kings Stables Road on 22 – 30 May 2015? We are looking to […]

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Video Clip 2 – The White Vaulted Spaces

Video Clip 2 – The White Vaulted Spaces

A short clip showing how the white vaulted spaces are connected. There are three distinct spaces which lie along the north side of the courtyard.

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Video Clip 1 – Blue Corridor to Pink Corridor

Video Clip 1 – Blue Corridor to Pink Corridor

This is just a clip walking you through part of the space of the Kings Stables Road depot. The blue Corridor and Pink Corridor are on the 1st floor and run all the way along the south side of the site. There are about 20 small rooms rooms of varying […]

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The Proposed Next Venue

The Proposed Next Venue

We are excited to announce that we have found the perfect venue for Hidden Door 2015 – The old streetlighting depot on Kings Stables Road, right in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town, just off the Grassmarket. Invisible to passers-by, this intriguing complex of buildings centres around a large overgrown […]

The Next Event

The Next Event

Hidden Door has chosen a site for its next festival, which will be in May 2015. We will shortly be putting out a Call for Submissions and Proposals so expect to see that appear here soon. The deadline for that will likely be mid-late November. Watch this space for updates.

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Call for Contributors 2015

Call for Contributors Now Live!

Call for Contributors Now Live!

UPDATE – the deadline for contributions was November 30. Stay tuned for more updates coming soon. If you want to take part in the next Hidden Door the process is simple. Just download the Proposal Form from the Call for Contributors page on the Menu above, fill it in and […]

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BLINK AND YOU’LL MISS IT!

BLINK AND YOU’LL MISS IT!

As troops of volunteers emerged through the early morning mist of Friday 28 March, Market Street became a blur of activity throughout the day to secure the final details in time to LAUNCH A FESTIVAL IN 24 VAULTS. By 5.30pm we opened the previously hidden doors to press and public […]

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Artist of the Week –  Rachel McBrinn and Alison Piper

Artist of the Week – Rachel McBrinn and Alison Piper

Hidden Door 2014 has certainly kicked off with a bang this weekend, seeing over 2000 people traipse through the Vaults on their free afternoons to take in the hidden delights promised behind each door, curtain, corner and crevice of our incredible venue. Hidden behind the curtain of Vault 3 is […]

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Project Unlock the Vaults – COUNTDOWN 2 DAYS!!

Project Unlock the Vaults – COUNTDOWN 2 DAYS!!

Holy… ?! TWO DAYS TO GO until the 24 forgotten vaults along Market Street are unlocked to the public, unleashing the rising flood of creative potential that has been swelling behind closed doors this past week. Get your tickets to the coolest party in town this Friday and tip the […]

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Project Unlock the Vaults – The Last Weekend

Project Unlock the Vaults – The Last Weekend

As the sun sets over Waverley Bridge, the dying embers of daylight can’t extinguish the fire spreading across the Market Street Vaults. This past weekend saw volunteers work well into the night to transform these spaces into the most exciting party venue of Edinburgh 2014. It’s the final weekend before Hidden […]

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Project #UnlocktheVaults ! Day1-3

Project #UnlocktheVaults ! Day1-3

DAY 1 The clean up begins as an incredible group of volunteers tackle the dust, rubble, weeds, bike frames and other long-lost treasures that for so long have rested undisturbed behind locked doors. Within a couple of hours the layers of dust begin to wipe clean and  reveal the amazing […]

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Artist of the Week – Alicja & Kim from Hidden Cinema

Artist of the Week – Alicja & Kim from Hidden Cinema

As Hidden Door 2014 draws excitingly and terrifyingly closer and closer to it’s opening night party, we decided to delve into an up until now rather mysterious addition to the festival programme – that of the Hidden Cinema. Vault 17 will be transformed into a dedicated cinema space for the […]

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Out Doors

Out Doors

Project Space Out Doors by GS Smith and Martin Belk 12-6pm FREE “the true tragedy of human life is when one plans one’s life as tragedy” – Róbert Gál Out Doors is a multimedia installation and performance programme created by GS Smith, based on his short story of the same name, […]

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Vault 7

Vault 7

Vault 7 Henry Martin & Paul Martin 12-6pm FREE Through various practical, optical, musical and experimental means, I hope to take one of the vault spaces and try to affect its dissolution. Painting onto the unprepared brick surface with an array of mediums, carefully controlling perspective lines, focus and illusion […]

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Fuora Dance project

Fuora Dance project

Project Space Fuora Dance project by Federica Esposito & Giulia Montalbano Sunday 30 March times to be announced Le donne di Fuora A dance piece approached from a physical theatre perspective and Contemporary style. The scenography will be made up of pictures depicting one of the maidens. The piece takes […]

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mutate

mutate

Project Space mutate by Creative Electric Young Company Saturday 05 April 3.30pm mutate recreate reverbate A durational piece that explores assumptions of gender and perceptions of place. Feel free to pop in and out or stay and observe the performers development as they dissemble themselves. Supported by Young Scot and […]

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