2015 Schedule

DAY 1 – Thursday 30th

02:00 PM

Art Gallery Opening

Thursday pm For the duration of the festival visual art will be on display featuring our exciting Artists-in-Residence who will… Read more

02:00 PM

Open House Sessions 2-3.30pm

Thursday and Friday pm Drop in on our Open House Sessions to connect with people from a wide variety of… Read more

04:30 PM

Why doesn’t she just leave? 4.30-5.30pm

Thursday – pm Victims of domestic violence face multiple challenges to leaving abusive relationships These struggles are often misunderstood by… Read more

06:00 PM

Arts and Activism – Tackling Sexual Assault 6-7.15pm

Thursday – pm How can we use art and creativity to challenge social attitudes around rape and gender-based violence And… Read more

08:00 PM

Film Night 8-10.30pm

Thursday – pm nbsp An exclusive screening of thought-provoking documentary films including the BAFTA-nominated film The Unspeakable Crime Rape followed… Read more

DAY 2 – Friday 31st

02:00 PM

Open House Sessions 2-3.30pm

Thursday and Friday pm Drop in on our Open House Sessions to connect with people from a wide variety of… Read more

04:30 PM

Creating clear lines on harassment and revenge pornography 4.30-5.45pm

Friday – pm strong Creating clear lines on harassment and revenge pornography strong Join Georgina Calvert-Lee and Halla Gunnarsd ttir… Read more

06:00 PM

How can we improve media coverage of sexual assault and abuse? 6-7.30pm

Friday – pm The media plays an important role in perpetuating certain myths and narratives around abuse which has an… Read more

08:00 PM

Theatre Night 8-10pm

Theatre Night – pm We’re proud to announce the five plays which will be re-staged for our Theatre Night on… Read more

DAY 3 – Saturday 1st

10:30 AM

Courtyard

Creativity, Vulnerability and Resilience: Arts Therapy Workshop – 10.30-12.15pm

Saturday – pm Creativity Vulnerability and Resilience a safe open-minded and creative space for survivors of sexual abuse assault and… Read more

12:30 PM

What do we tell the kids about sexual abuse? 12.30-1.30pm

Saturday – pm Every parent needs to find a way of living with the risk of the sexual abuse of… Read more

12:30 PM

Studio annex

Pop-up photo studio with Johanna Ward

Saturday from onwards Sunday from pm onwards We re excited to be hosting a pop-up photo studio during Saturday and… Read more

02:00 PM

Visual Artist Q&A 2-2.30pm

Saturday – pm Visual Artist Q amp A Our Artists-in-Residence talk about their work currently on exhibition and the art… Read more

03:00 PM

Why do they do it? 3-4pm

Saturday – pm If there were no abusers there would be no abuse What do we know about why sex… Read more

04:30 PM

Sexual assault: The questions you’ve never had the chance to ask 4.30-6pm

Saturday – pm Join us for a live version of the online video series a href http ninaburrowes com sexual-abuse-the-questions-youve-never-had-the-chance-to-ask… Read more

06:30 PM

Where have all the good men gone? 6.30-7.30pm

Saturday – pm Most sexual abusers are men but the vast majority of men are not sexual abusers They are… Read more

08:00 PM

Comedy Night 8-10pm

Saturday – pm Curated by funnywoman Tiff Stevenson a stellar line-up of stand-up comedians tackle the issue of sexual assault… Read more

DAY 4 – Sunday 2nd

12:30 PM

Studio annex

Pop-up photo studio with Johanna Ward

Saturday from onwards Sunday from pm onwards We re excited to be hosting a pop-up photo studio during Saturday and… Read more

11:00 AM

Courtyard

Clear Lines Memoir Writing Workshop. 11am – 1pm

Sunday – pm Clear Lines Festival are pleased to offer this unique writing workshop for survivors and others deeply affected… Read more

12:00 PM

Studio annex

Poetry Workshop 12-2pm

Sunday – pm Clear Lines Festival are pleased to offer this unique workshop for survivors and others deeply affected by… Read more

01:00 PM

Storytelling Sexual Abuse through Comics. 1-2pm

Sunday – pm Laydeez do Comics is a unique graphic novel forum with a focus on comic works based on… Read more

02:30 PM

Do real men get raped? 2.30-3.30pm

Sunday – pm Men and boys are much more likely to be victims of sexual violence than perpetrators of sexual… Read more

04:00 PM

Bridget Christie: A Book for Her Edinburgh Preview. 4 – 5pm

Sunday – pm A brand new show to launch multi-award winning Bridget Christie’s literary debut i A Book for Her… Read more

05:30 PM

Sexual Violence in Popular Crime Fiction: A Conversation with Killer Women. 5.30-6.30pm 

Sunday – pm Top crime writers a href http clearlines org uk speakers kate-rhodes Kate Rhodes a and a href… Read more

06:45 PM

Finding pleasure after pain: Sex and intimacy after sexual violence. 6.45 – 7.45pm

Sunday – pm How can you build or reclaim your sex life after experiencing sexual violence Life after abuse can… Read more

08:00 PM

Spoken Word Night. 8-9.45pm

Sunday – pm Curated by Rachel Long our closing event features compere Belinda Zhawi and award-winning writers from a href… Read more