Based on the 2018 Broadway musical, Frozen Jr brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage.
Wing It Musical Theatre, by arrangement with Nick Hern Books, presents the following amateur performances: Georgia Christou’s Bright.
Madagascar Jr is the stage musical version of the 2005 children’s movie, a charmingly simple story of friendship amongst lovable animals.
Before audiences step foot into the SpaceUK’s Annexe, a tune from a nearby keyboard drifts out of the theatre and floats down the hall to greet the audience.
For the past 11 years, Asian Arts Global has been bringing young students from arts-oriented schools across China to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, to highlight the country’s bri…
The Princess Pyunggang exemplifies Korean traditional culture and history through the story of a fool, Ondal and the Princess Pyunggang.
Edinburgh Youth Theatre presents Into The Woods Jr.
Jason Slavick’s Yellow Bird Chase shows us that the best children’s shows have something for everyone, whether it is the gibberish of the language, the compelling storyline or …
A young girl wishes that people were more like animals (because they’re nicer and kinder, obviously) and wakes to find herself transformed into a rat! But it’s not just her! All of…
It’s pirate ships and salty old sea dogs in this swashbuckling adaptation.
Wallace & Gromit: In Concert.
An anti-bias family show! Wonderful, real, thoughtful, loving, respectful, kind, non-judgmental and inclusive.
Have you ever noticed how unusually loud and chatty birds are? Or ever wondered what they might say if they could speak? Meet Arthur J Peabody, a very well-spoken bird who befriend…
Perth’s Jambouree Cabaret Singers, directed by Edna Auld, have missed coming together for performances, but this has emboldened their solo voices.
Including The Wrong Trousers.
From the multi award-winning company that previously brought you shows including Elf and The Addams Family comes this imaginative retelling of the classic tale.
Danny lives happily in a gypsy caravan with his father, but his world is turned upside-down when he learns that his father poaches pheasants from the estate of the vicious, greedy …
A well-loved family favourite.
Six actors, neon tutus and the unmistakable lyrics of Agadoo.
Eliza Drake used to believe in fairies.
Critically acclaimed award-winning show returns to Edinburgh for a third year.
Prince En is bored of the royal life.
Following successful sell-out shows in previous years, Jo Jingles is back for more Fringe fun.
The Terrible Tail of Adelaide Worthing is all about a rat’s quest to be complete.
One of the most uplifting stories ever written, Michelle Magorian’s stunning Goodnight Mister Tom is brought gloriously to life in this stage adaptation by David Wood.
Eighteen children, one island.
Rats’ Tales by Carol Ann Duffy and adapted by Melly Still brings together a hugely entertaining, sinister and magical mixture of traditional and invented folk stories, richly con…
Follow Tytyl and Mytyl as they embark on an adventure in search of their grandparents and the Blue Bird of Happiness.
The Shipping Forecast has stopped ships becoming wrecks since 1911.
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown! 1946: Charlie Brown is born in the mind of his creator, Charles Schulz.
Georges Méliès is often described as the inventor of cinema.
You may think you know Thor and Loki, but take a whirlwind tour through Norse mythology and you’ll realise their adventures are even funnier and weirder than anything you’ve read o…
You know, the Brothers Grimm weren’t all fairy princesses and happy-ever-afters.
It happened so slowly, nobody notices.
A young boy with an enormous gift. Follow Ma Liang as he discovers a very special skill that could help his whole village as long as it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands…
Come along and indulge yourself in Lionel Bart’s original Oliver! This youthful cast brings his songs and dialogue to life as they sing and dance their way through Dickens’ squalid…
It’s never too soon to break out the Clash, never too late to submerge in the Beatles.
Welcome to the eye-popping drawing adventure presented on a magical whiteboard.
The tale of Jim Hawkins and his encounter with the formidable pirate Long John Silver and the hunt for treasure, featuring pirates, sea shanties, swashbuckling fights and a parrot!…
A meteorologist of the divine tells how weather came to be; meet snow foxes, crab women, beings made of light and trees, a girl trapped in a foggy globe, and more.
Come find yourself in the woods again amongst shadow puppetry, masks and magic in A Collection of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, Too.
Improvable and the Chapter of Secrets is an improvised magical story in the style of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named-For-Copyright-Reasons.
Lost Lore is a production by new company Lost Tail Theatre.
With recent workshops around the world, this delightful new musical by California composer Tim Nelson is now at the Fringe! Alice’s magical, musical journey with a true Broadway …
Fisherman’s Tail is a hearty, all age, actor-musician musical about four humble fishermen whose everyday lives are blown out of the water when they are caught up in the whirlwind o…
Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the rest of the Peanuts gang navigate the joys and pitfalls of childhood. Humorous, full of fun and fabulous musical numbers.
Carol Ann Duffy’s lyrical and heartwarming adaptations of classic tales brought magically to life by a vibrantly talented young all-female cast.
The Wardrobe is a place where children over time have felt safe to share secrets and find solace for the struggles – some different and some the same across the ages.
How to Spot an Alien might seem like an obscure skillset for 21st century children, but for Jelly and Jonjo, the two protagonists of Paines Plough’s annual offering for young aud…
Amy and Clare are joining Old Macdonald and all his friends for a boogie down on the Farm.
Arthur is on a shouty adventure! With funny songs and exciting puppetry, Arthur learns how to be himself (and find the right time for shouting!).
A truly unique exhibition inspired by the historic Silk Road connecting East and West, featuring an array of paintings by 200 talented children and young people from over 20 Chines…
Two of Shakespeare’s most famous scenes fantastically performed by the 15 to 20-year-old children from two of China’s schools, Shanghai International Studies University and For…
Be led by a gruesome character from Edinburgh’s dark past around historic closes and wynds, then take a visit down into our underground vaults.
Hip hop dance tale from the proud past of the South Wales valleys.
Kafka for kids? Karter thinks it’s a brilliant idea.
See the extraordinary world of the Fringe through the eyes of schoolchildren from across Scotland at this free exhibition of entries in the 2018 Fringe Schools Poster Competition, …
JJ dances to create illusions with magic stick levitations. Three different dancing sticks with short and long strings and lights. They rise, fall and float. Be amazed.
A soldier’s kindness wins him mysterious gifts, but he soon learns that good fortune can lead to great loss.
Grab a seat, hold on tight and have as much fun as your kids.
Forthright and sincere, Mulan is the first-born daughter to her family.
Returning for a fifth year, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment. Hosted by Bec Hill, full line up at forthone.com
Two of Shakespeare’s most famous scenes fantastically performed by the nine to 16-year-old children from two of China’s schools, Chongqing Foreign Language School and Chongqing…
Following successful sell-out shows in previous years Jo Jingles is back for more fringe fun.
Rudyard Kipling’s classic jungle tale is a blend of fear, wonderment, danger and discovery, brought to life by this talented youth group.
Magician Paul Nathan returns to Edinburgh once more with The I Hate Children Children’s Show for an hour of interactive magic, name-calling and the occasional glass of champagne.
Musical comedy versions of Macbeth, and Romeo and Juliet.
LEGO artist Warren Elsmore is based in Edinburgh but his studio isn’t open to the public – until now! Come backstage, see their special festival studio, fantastic LEGO sculptur…
Adapting well-loved source material can be a tricky art, but Shedload Theatre have managed to maintain the essence of Richmal Crompton’s Just William stories in this riotous hour…
Captivate Theatre brings Lionel Bart’s timeless musical to life.
Captivate Theatre’s cast of fresh-faced talent do not disappoint in this adaptation of Annie.
When people told themselves their past with stories, explained their present with stories, foretold their future with stories, the best place by the fire was kept for the Storytell…
From the team behind Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs comes a brand new adaptation of David Walliam’s children’s book The First Hippo on the Moon.
See the extraordinary world of the Fringe through the eyes of schoolchildren from across Scotland at this free exhibition of entries in the 2017 Fringe Schools Poster Competition.
You Wouldn’t Want to Be in the Great Fire of London is a 45 minute, 100 miles per hour show for kids! Two storytellers will transport the children back to 1666 smoggy, grotty Londo…
Would you like to get hands on with some of the latest digital technologies? From Microbit to Minecraft, Mindstorms to Makey Makey, this hour-long session will give you the opportu…
From the puppetry director of War Horse China, Liu Xiaoyi, comes an uplifting tale of one boy’s solidarity and spirit in the face of conflict.
Brundibar is an opera for children performed by children.
As You Like It is one of Shakespeare’s late plays, which celebrates love in the real world and views freedom in a vulnerable place, exposing the naked nature of desire and love a…
April and Ella’s entire world is changing and there is nothing they can do to stop it.
You Wouldn’t Want to Be in the Great Fire of London is a 45 minute, 100 miles per hour show for kids! Two storytellers will transport the children back to 1666 smoggy, grotty Londo…
Get hands on with Microsoft Blocks.
Do you have a cool idea for a new wearable device? Could you be a great inventor? Then this is a great workshop for you.
Using the Microbit device and Microsoft Blocks you will learn to code the Microbit to run a number of games and projects.
The only comedy newcomer competition for high school students at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Pioneered by Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Class Clowns lands on Scottish…
David Corkhill conducts the Edinburgh Festival Ensemble in Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and his own St Francis.
Build your dream amusement park, with games, rides and stalls.
Considering the Harry Potter phenomenon and other fantasy works, we will be mounting a defence of fantasy! It’s time to acknowledge the explosion of fantastical works in the 20th…
Do you like to design and make things? Do you have a creative imagination? Could you combine your ideas in a virtual Minecraft world? This practical session is a taster into creati…
Could you be the next big Youtuber like Stampie Cat? Do you love to vlog? Build your dream world in Minecraft and walk us through it giving us hints and tips on improving Minecraft…
South West Camerata, an outstanding youth string ensemble from the south west, return to the Fringe for their fourth visit.
Fresh out of a critically-acclaimed run in Cambridge, a highly talented troupe of student dancers and performers bring you a contemporary circus interpretation of the family classi…
Bring a 3D fish tank to life by making all of the creatures in your tank interact with each other.
Do you like computer games? Do you have a creative imagination? Then this is the workshop for you.
Do you love gaming? Here is an opportunity for you to design and build your very own game for the next generation.
Forty five minutes of fun-stuffed, giggle-riddled, family friendly silliness with Fringe veterans Ian Billings and Chris White.
Grace has a fairy tale life; she has the perfect job and the perfect house in a perfect city.
The Tempest, retold by children whose first language isn’t even English.
Milo is the newest Lego robot.
This session will guide you to use the latest Lego technology, WeDo 2.
This session is all about following a guided project where you will solve a real world science problem using Lego bricks and programming software.
The Silk Road’s most driving and haunting folk music comes from Altai, the mountain crossroad of cultures where China, Russia, Mongolia and Kazakhstan meet.
This is what happens when you ask a four-year-old to name the show while he’s busy playing with an empty yoghurt pot.
One of the primary aims of The Little Sweep by Benjamin Britten, an opera for children, is to demystify the genre to a younger generation.
This group from China’s most famous experimental school blends Chinese and European wind instruments and repertoire.
Though the second act is cut completely, half the first act also cut and music transposed into keys more accessible to younger voices, Into The Woods is still a sophisticated show …
Get involved in this creative workshop where you will create and build your own Lego Robot.
This practical workshop will see you use Lego software to programme a robot, You will use basic coding skills, write algorithms, learn how to debug, use variables and solve lots of…
In this session you will be set a Lego challenge to programme robots to complete an obstacle course.
Really? Music tricks are the only resource for this group of orphans? They’re losing hope.
Official programme commemorating the 400th year anniversary of the deaths of Tang Xianzu and William Shakespeare.
An exuberant family musical, ‘spreads infectious joy’ (Bath Chronicle) with an exceptional youth cast, including past leads from Matilda, the 2015 junior world tap dancing champi…
Two men live in a cold and barren land.
Freckleface Strawberry will do anything to get rid of her freckles – from scrubbing them with soap, to caking on makeup and even wearing a ski mask to school! Will her schoolmate…
Cinema screening of film.
Trust me, Fringe magic still happens.
Fun lyrics and great musical timing manage to bring Neverland to life with a small cast and even smaller set.
It’s pretty clear what kind of show we’re about to see when – as it becomes obvious that there isn’t actually a sufficient number of seats for all of the audience that’s …
Maurice is an amazing cat.
Two gangs comprised completely of children, square off in a 1920s rivalry of Capone-ian standards.
Fairytale Land has been disrupted by a magical spell and all of the well-known fairytale characters have disappeared.
Do you like to tell stories? Do you have a creative imagination? Do you love Lego? Then this is the workshop for you.
Could you be the director of the next Lego Movie? Bring your stories to life using our stop-motion animation software or create a Lego comic book.
Gary Dunn comes to the Fringe with his one-man (one chicken) magic show! Sixty minutes of family fun and some great magic from Scotland’s No 1 comedy magician and his trusty side…
A family show guaranteed to tickle the child in all of us.
Each of the short – but far from woeful – tales in this half-hour collection (from Bristol University and National Youth Theatre) have concepts that could be summed up in one l…
Little Red is clever, Little Red is bright, Little Red will find a way to beat you in a fight.
Ribbet Ribbet Croak is a gentle and successful piece of theatre for younger children, as well as being very suitable for PMLD and ASD family groups.
It’s the kids’ turn for some superhero fun.
Legend has it that King Arthur threw Excalibur into Duddingston Loch.
See the vibrant world of the Fringe through the eyes of schoolchildren from across Scotland at this free exhibition of entries in the 2016 Fringe Schools Poster Competition, includ…
Africa is bursting with vibrant cultures, interesting people and weird and wonderful facts.
Peter Rabbit knows very well he’s not to go into Mr McGregor’s garden, especially as it was there his father met his untimely end! But he can’t resist … and soon he and his…
Tommy Foggo and his cello are a superhero duo going on epic adventures, overcoming impossible odds – singing and sharing fun with friends along the way! Coffee/tea, fruit juice a…
Barry Bonaparte’s Travelling Circus is in trouble.
Edinburgh’s first ever Chinese Arts and Cultural Festival featuring a traditional opera, authentic singers, a spectacular troupe of young drummers and more all set alongside a thre…
The first and only stand-up comedy competition for high school students at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! Pioneered by Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Class Clowns lands o…
‘Oh the thinks you can think if you’re willing to try! Think a gink with a stink or a stair to the sky.
Nottingham Youth Theatre Inclusive Company have produced a pleasant show which is fun for all the family with Bing Bang Bong.
Returning for a third year, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents a morning of some of the best names in children’s entertainment.
Dressed in a flamboyant tamer’s costume in a one metre wide circus ring, Tony Gratofski performs his taming number with the famous Soundimals.
An hour of storytelling that will begin by transporting the audience around the British Isles through fairy stories provided by Taffy Thomas, first Laureate for Storytelling, and m…
Shipley College’s Scruffy Penguin Theatre Company provides a riotously energetic rendition of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland that has much to recommend as a theatrical exp…
The new musical based on one of the world’s favourite fairytales, Hans Christian Andersen’s The Ugly Duckling.
Not in the mood for homework? Let our narrators take you on a literary journey, and watch as Homer’s Odyssey is transformed into the style of Dr Seuss.
Stephen is leaving his little Steph, to go to university and refuses to give her any of his time.
Peter/Wendy by Jeremy Bloom takes JM Barrie’s text, Happy Thoughts, movement, instrumental music, striped pajamas, creating a performance where the entire cast dances, sings, sighs…
Roll up for the most magnifical, tremendible and fantasticulous experience in town! The caravan of curiosities and its crew of mysterious misfits have arrived to entertain, amuse a…
This ginormous spectacle transports you back to the time where the biggest excitement for children was when the travelling circus came to town.
What makes the Oxford Imps special? They stop at nothing to ensure that every audience member is having as much fun as they are.
Double act Flossy and Boo present their curiosity shop, a magical hour of stories inspired by an eclectic collection of novelty objects in their mobile cart.
Returning to the Edinburgh Fringe after a sold-out season in 2014.
Adapted from a Russian folk tale, this outdoor promenade production, with singalong music and audience participation for children of all ages, tells the eternal story of of how goo…