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Sawney Ha'peth's Free Cringe Festival

04.08.2018 – 23.08.2018 (excluding 17.08.2018)

Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Fringe Venue 171, CC Blooms, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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SAWNEY HA'PETH returns in a self-funded run at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The show was subsequently shutdown over complaints of "cultural desecration" and "acting against the spirit of the festival".



Sawney Ha’peth takes you on a magickal journey through

the inner and outer worlds of Skótos σκότος

5 stars ★★★★★  5 stars ★★★★★  5 stars ★★★★★


"Sawney Ha'peth's Free Cringe Festival - 45 minutes of our lives, in which we had little or no idea as to what was happening all around (literally) us. Whatever it was - and there are many possibilities - it was utterly compelling; even if it was, at the same time, unsettling, unnerving, disconcerting, and sonically uncomfortable. This is either performance art at its best, or, a lot of nonsense that's presented as art - you decide! If you do go and see this - and please do, if you're of an adventurous nature - please tell us what you think it's about. Perhaps then, it'll all become clearer to us. We loved this. We stood, applauding wildly, at the end. Worth a visit, if you dare."


- The Write Angle, 07.08.2018

Stills taken from video by Oliver Benton and illustrations featured in film.

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