The Brunton in Musselburgh has launched its October to January season, offering a line up of theatre, music, dance film and more to end 2021 and ring in the New Year - with the first event of the season taking place tomorrow! 

What Moves You? features a solo performance from dance artist Niamh O’Loughlin. An outdoor performance, heralded The Brunton’s return to live performances in June. Now indoors, this performance mixes live dance and music with film.

In partnership with the Edinburgh Book Festival, Citizen Winter Warmer is a day of events with authors and artists, celebrating local community voices.

National treasure Su Pollard gives a one-woman tour-de-force performance in Harpy. This razor-sharp and bittersweet dark drama from Fringe First award winner Philip Meeks (Kiss Me Honey, Honey!) debuted at Edinburgh Fringe in 2018. A funny and tragic story about one woman’s lifelong battle to find a treasured possession she once lost.

Lunchtime theatre returns with a classic short play and the option of a light lunch of soup and a sandwich. Written by John Mortimer (Rumpole of the Bailey), The Dock Brief is a comedy about the law, life and love, brought alive on stage by Rapture Theatre.

The popular Lunchtime Classical Concert series, where audiences can enjoy lunch in the upstairs lounge followed by an hour of classical music in Venue 2, continues with Tim Beattie’s guitar recital, in November and Ariel Lanyi, on piano, in December.

The theatre's well loved professional pantomime, will return live to the stage with Hansel & Gretel. Produced in house by The Brunton, written and directed by award winning writer and theatre maker John Binnie.

There's lots of family entertainment this autumn and winter with October half term fun with Starcatchers’ Spike: A Dinosaur Tale and How The Koala Learnt To Hug. December sees the return of the ever popular Funbox with Santa’s Pyjama Party.

In association with Lammermuir Festival, festive programming also includes a Candlelight Concert with Royal Northern Sinfonia, at North Esk Parish Church, Musselburgh.

This November the Saltire Festival is celebrated with Scottish folk from multi award-winning Kris Drever, whilst Keith Jack and the MacDonald Bros guarantee a "braw night" celebrating all things Scotland covering the music of The Proclaimers, Lewis Capaldi and Dougie Maclean amongst other stars.

The charming and heart-warming classic film Local Hero is on The Brunton big screen.

The popular Midweek Movies continue with new release such as No Time to Die and The Last Duel and there is a concert screening of Cliff Richard live from the Royal Albert Hall.

Music tributes fill the venue this winter, paying homage to The Rat Pack and Kate Bush.

Full information about all these events and Returning to The Brunton FAQs can be found at

Tickets can be purchased directly through The Brunton’s website or via the new box office telephone number 0131 653 5245, open from Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm, until further notice.

Tickets are not available to purchase in the venue at this time.