An absurd two-hander comedy sketch show about a sailor with a beard made of bread and his sidekick, Davy Scones.
An outdoor, bicycle-powered, eco-musical for children and their families.
Experience all the drama and wonder of grand opera on a miniature scale, with open-air performances brought to life by a storyteller, two singers and instrumentalists.
Immerse yourself in a pint-sized version of HMS Pinafore, with an unforgettable journey through the opera’s musical and dramatic highlights – in just 30 minutes.
It’s pirate ships and salty old sea dogs in this swashbuckling adaptation.
Buff and Sheen is a roaming comedic dance-clown performance featuring two joyful, if somewhat inept, window cleaners.
Since 2005, the Comedy Club 4 Kids has been getting the best stand-ups and sketch acts from the international circuit to dazzle children (aged 6+) and their families.
Family Portrait: an interactive video installation, projected across four screens with accompanying soundscape.
Nine-year-old Pippi Longstocking is strong, brave and fearless.
Wallace & Gromit: In Concert.
Enter the beautiful and magical world of Duddingston Kirk Gardens and join in with a fantastical journey of adventure and intrigue.
This tale of Eastern promise is adapted from a traditional story for a modern audience with original songs and new characters.
Funbox are back at the Fringe.
Based on the brilliant book by Pippa Goodhart and Nick Sharratt, Nonsense Room Productions (Shark in the Park and Hairy Maclary Shows) bring you a brand-new interactive musical sho…
They’re stopping off at the Fringe in the middle of their 1500 mile cycle route from London to Inverness, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes the…
FTLO Theater Troupe Presents; Alice and Wonderland – highlighting themes of maintaining identity in the face of adversity.
IKP present a bonkers theatre adventure in this brand-new comedy adaptation of L Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.
After a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 and 2019, The Last Five Years returns! Written by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown, this two-character musical tracks the emot…
Will Toad learn how to drive? Will Badger get some peace and quiet? Will Mole not step on any sandwiches? What will happen when the Weasels take over Toad Hall? Follow Mole, Ratty,…
Philomusica of Edinburgh presents a programme of classic theme music and signature tunes from the golden age of radio.
All your favourite Dr Seuss characters are lovingly brought to life, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Mayzie and more.
The year is 1906 and a London family’s world is torn apart when their father is arrested for spying and they are sent to live in the country.
Music; it surrounds us and invades us, our homes, cars and work.
They’ve cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand new show.
‘Wonderful silliness’ ***** (GlamAdelaide.
Come into the scariest house in town! Where ghosts and monsters are ready to make it all about you.
Come along to this fun, fast-moving, creative and joyous production of an original take on the story of Blackbeard.
It’s bingo with loads and loads of prizes.
American Performing Arts International is excited to return for the fifth year with the Best of Broadway! After sold-out performances and rave reviews, this show is sure to be a ho…
Celebrating Assembly’s 40th year, we bring you bite-size tasters of the very best comedy, cabaret, music and circus from around the Fringe.
After sold-out performances and five-star reviews the past four years, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh for their fifth year with a new line-up of songs! Featuring…
Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fir…
Are you a kid? Do you like music, laughing and whack-a-doodle-noodle craziness? Grab your pet adult and join us! Direct from a UK tour and last year’s sell-out run; we’re back …
Improvised Harry Potter from Chortle Award-winning Jericho Comedy.
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular and sell-out Festival smash-hit returns.
A tenth consecutive year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high-energy hijinks from three of the circuit’s funniest performers.
Are you sitting comfortably kids? It’s time for Drag Queen Story Hour – an interactive storytime like no other! Join in on the interactive fun with sing songs, stories and lots a…
Morgan and West present captivating chemistry, phenomenal physics, and bonkers biology in this fun-for-all-the-family science extravaganza! Expect explosive thrills, chemical spill…
After an outstanding premiere at VAULT 2020, farmers-turned-entertainers David and Sam are ploughing up to Bristo Square with their rambunctious comedy spectacular decorated with t…
Billed as Britain’s biggest theatre spectacular, Cirque Berserk! returns to Edinburgh following their hit Fringe debut in 2018, this time with even more acts and spectacular upda…
Led by soul powerhouse Maryam Ghaffari, Scotland’s funkiest choir will kickstart the final weekend of this year’s Fringe with their patented brand of uplifting, foot-stomping soul …
The award-winning Lucky Dog have been playing their successful biopic Hats Off To Laurel and Hardy since 2013.
They’ve cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand-new show.
One island, split in two with a thundering crack: half for the fishermen and half for the farmers.
I didn’t know what to expect walking into Chalk.
After a showstopping visit in 2017, The Knitted Bible Stories Exhibition returns with extra stories, all beautifully handcrafted from wool by members of the knitting group at the S…
Come and join Toad, Badger, Ratty and Mole in their adventures down the riverbank as they try to save Toad Hall from the evil stoats and weasels.
After sell-out shows in 2017 and 2018, Durham University’s award-winning Northern Lights return with their most ambitious and best show yet.
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.
A rollicking band of pirates abandon their life on the high seas in an to attempt to capture Major General Stanley’s (adult) daughters.
What is anything really worth? Tony Law (Chief Auctioneer) and his team of “experts”, Ed Aczel, Thom Tuck, Ben VanDerVelde and Katy Schutte plan to find out.
Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure.
Come and join Bessy and friends in their new lunchtime chamber music concerts for children! Bring along your own picnic and munch your lunch as Bessy and friends serenade you in ou…
Bicycle Boy: an interactive, bike-powered eco-musical for children aged five to ten and their families.
Shakespeare for Breakfast is a great show to start your day… and that’s not just because of the complimentary coffee and pastries!It’s the 28th year C theatre have put on a S…
Join everyone’s favourite dynamic duo as Wallace prepares to perform his musical masterpiece My Concerto in Ee Lad with help from his faithful canine companion Gromit.
Traditional Chinese myths and legends are brought to life with music and spectacular modern sand painting, bringing audiences an exceptional and exotic visual spectacle.
Why does your shadow keep following you? Does it really have to? And what is it up to while you are asleep? Sina finds a way to get rid of her shadow.
Two terrible twins with a talent for turmoil rule their school with terror and tyranny – until the arrival of a new head teacher with green scaly skin, sharp gnarly fangs and a l…
Prepare to be dazzled by the magical adventures of 12 masked dancers as they step into a mystical world where colour means power and sparkle means everything.
Festival Strings is a unique collaboration between two outstanding youth music string organisations.
Irresistibly colourful, loud and fun show for all the family.
If you walk into a production of The Last Five Years without any previous knowledge of the show things can get a little confusing.
Triple Buse is slapstick, light-hearted and bracing in equal measure.
Welcome to Bert and Horace’s junkyard.
A highland cow, a crab apple dance audition and a royal wedding – what could possibly go wrong? Move over Darcy Bussell, this hilarious heifer’s got contacts, pink horns, a crown…
This year’s hottest product has just hit the city.
Vikings, giants and magic await you in this fun-packed historical adventure.
Don’t be late for a very important date! We invite you to follow us down the rabbit hole to the weird and wonderful world of Wonderland, where things will get curiouser and curio…
Red Riding Hood may be little but she’s about to embark on a big adventure! Deep in the Enchanted Forest, the Big Bad Wolf roams with one thing on his mind.
This comedy is about the crazy antics of an American cast bringing their show Tea for Three to a theatre in Ireland.
Come and enjoy our music.
‘Your children are not your children.
Kimjang is a Korean foodie tradition, where families and friends come together to make kimchi.
CapeAbility centres around super powers – from X-Men to The Avengers, every superhero has a unique power.
Fringe sell-out ten years running! The original family dance party is back, bigger and better than ever.
A spoiled boy, Chao, decides to run away from the world of chocolates, ice cream, fries and decayed teeth to a new healthy world.
Question: what does a recalcitrant crow, an irascible mouse, a Shakespeare loving scarecrow and an impressionable young girl have in common? Answer: they’re all in this story.
The hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod.
Lionel Bart’s Oliver! remains one of the most-loved British musicals ever, combining Dickens’ classic story and characters with a sensational and unforgettable score.
Grief is a tricky business and can make you do irrational things.
The Terrible Tail of Adelaide Worthing is all about a rat’s quest to be complete.
Lost in a Book! Too much of a good thing is still too much! When Melissa keeps re-reading her favourite fairy tales at the expense of family and friends, she goes from turning page…
“Nothing makes a woman feel more like a girl than a man who sings like a boy.
Last seen on the Fringe with their 2017 adaptation of Cymbeline, Shakespeare on a Shoestring is the next generation of the Fringe First Award-winning Shoestring Players.
It’s time to pull on your spandex, dive into your capes and head up, up and away with Funbox! Join Gary, Kevin and Anya (formerly of The Singing Kettle) for some singalong sillines…
Social media, tech addiction, online gaming and its impact on mental health is the focus of this new, visceral and provocative piece.
In this side-splitting, screwball comedy, inspired by actual events at the Bremerhaven, Brooklyn, and Central Park Zoos, a community of penguins is hilariously turned upside down b…
A unique gala of traditional Chinese folk dances, classical dance genres as well as a taste of Chinese opera.
This story is based on Chinese traditional myth, Zhong Kui.
The Youth Choir of Shanghai Grand Theatre present a delightful programme of classical and popular material.
Nav Chima grew up so poor she lived in a discarded soda can.
Witness a magical extravaganza where you will marvel at The Biggest Balloon in the World and risk your dryness at the ultimate game of Water Pistol Roulette! All live on stage in f…
An original play inspired by a child’s love of Christmas; with song, dance and traditional Christmas offerings.
Returning for 2019, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment.
Early Mornings – The Musical is a show about writing a show.
Sven Verelst is an independent physical actor from Belgium making his first international solo performance for all the family to enjoy.
In this adrenaline-fuelled explosion of extreme urban sports, breakdance, music and theatre, ISH Dance Collective create breathtaking poetry in every single moment.
The National Theatre’s adaptation comes to life in Dr.
Take a peek into the amusing world of ants.
Monster School Jurassic! The kids in Ms Bagatha’s first grade class at Monster School are at it again! Join them on their adventures through time as they learn about dinosaurs, his…
The magical tail of Ned and the Whale begins a little like this.
Visit the Union Canal to experience an array of inspiring and breathtaking images showcasing the best rural, urban and wildlife photography captured on the National Cycle Network i…
When a package bound for Good Good Island is mistakenly delivered to Bad Bad Island, the Bad Bads find something frighteningly horrible inside: a little girl named Rosa! Unable to …
Catch some world-class street performers, bag a bargain at the Half Price Hut or browse through the arts and crafts markets – all against the stunning backdrop of the National Ga…
Join Captain Jake’s Crew as he takes you on a journey to the high seas in this historic adventure.
Your Fringe adventure starts here! Now in its 21st year, Edinburgh’s historic High Street is transformed into a huge open-air performance playground featuring thousands of shows of…
A marvellous mishmash of well-known and lesser-known musical songs and dances, presented with original artwork to convey themes of love, childhood, the jungle and musical men.
Annie Jr, the musical performed by the outstanding Edinburgh Youth Theatre. Musical fun for all the family to enjoy. Experience the joy that is Annie!
See the very best comedians selected from around the Fringe, with different line-ups every day in this brand-new family friendly lunchtime stand-up showcase, from the people behind…
Kay is playing with Gerda when a tear from the Snow Queen’s mirror becomes lodged in his eye, forcing all the thoughts that make him sad to become magnified.
In a story of damsels, dragons and danger, the legendary Fablesmiths take you on a spectacular journey into a mystical universe of forgotten fairy tales ranging from Polish folklor…
Match Girl is a musical re-imagination of the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale The Little Match Girl.
This stage adaptation of Kathryn Clare Glen’s novel begins as a hapless, young history teacher on the verge of major life changes falls through space and time to land on Airship …
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown! 1946: Charlie Brown is born in the mind of his creator, Charles Schulz.
‘All children, except one, grow up’ – but how did one child named Peter escape his fate to become ‘the boy who would not grow up’? Betwixt-and-Between explore the question behind…
TBC Improv welcome each and everyone of you to an hour of improvised comedy variety fun! Come and join top Scottish improv comedy talent as they take your ideas to create comedy sk…
After sold-out performances and rave reviews at Fringe 2016, 2017, and 2018 we’re excited to return to Edinburgh with this new revue of Broadway hits! Join us as we bring the Best …
After sold-out performances and five-star reviews at Fringe 2016, 2017 and 2018, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh with a new line-up of songs! Featuring world-clas…
Based on Robert Fulghum’s best-selling books, this musical takes a funny, insightful, heart-warming look at what is profound in everyday life.
A brand-new show for 2019! Can Princess Pumpalot (The Farting Princess) and her best friend Guffy locate the Ghostly Farting Monk and save the Kingdom of Wiffyville from Prince Nas…
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…
Fancy a trip to Venice in Edinburgh? Join Arlecchino as he takes on two jobs and two masters.
Grey Dog Theatre follow the triumphant Beasts and Beauties, ‘a perfectly synchronised swarm of young talent’ **** (Young Perspective) with more of Carol Ann Duffy’s magical f…
Have you ever closed your eyes and tried to imagine a new colour? Lucy is a little grey girl in a little grey world who escapes to a land of colour through her stories.
Five storytellers open a treasure chest.
This is a new, colourful, lively adaptation of a well-known, heart-warming, aspirational story which follows Dorothy and her friends as they embark on their journey to find the Wiz…
Trips and Falls follows two sisters on a mission to scatter their grandmother’s ashes in the perfect place.
Join your favourite Mr.
Martin and Logy are back in Edinburgh and ready to have some fun.
Ever poured gravy into your hat? Eaten next to a Sultan? Had a dinner party with the devil? Well now’s your chance.
On his way home through the forest, Beauty’s father picks her a rose from the enchanted palace gardens.
Hoichi lives in a temple and plays the lute.
This award-winning show offers a first trip for wee ones into the magic of the big top with thrills, spills, oohs and ahhs.
Puppet State Theatre Company’s acclaimed adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s miniature masterpiece – enchanting storytelling for fantasy fans and phobics alike.
Poppy Bubbles is loving her new job as Head Chief Senior Bubbleologist and now she’s back to her old lab to check up on her nephew Bert.
A ninth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high energy hijinks from three of the circuit’s funniest performers.
Calling kids aged 5 to 100, join our mighty gang! A sensational interactive show, where the worlds of comedy and beatboxing collide with electrifying results.
Tom Short travels all the way from glamorous Salford with his Wheel of Misfortune to the Edinburgh Fringe.
The Fantastic Magic Show is a special and unique experience for the children and their parents.
Award-winning Scottish author Stuart Reid launches his eighth book at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2019 with an exploration of eggy explosions, big bottom burps and his fear of…
The three-time National Champions of A Cappella are back! After a sell-out 2018 UK tour and winning their third consecutive UK championship, Aquapella are fresh from representing t…
Join young Jim Hawkins as he embarks onto the Hispaniola, setting sail across the salty seas with its crew of ruthless buccaneers in search of Captain Flint’s mysterious bounty.
The cast of Fringe favourite Shakespeare for Breakfast invite you for dinner with a Dickensian twist! Dickens for Dinner returns to Edinburgh for the third year to take on the Vict…
Enjoy alfresco Shakespeare in the C south gardens.
‘He doesn’t listen for his name’ said a father (who happened to be a king.
Daily diet of live highlights from across the festivals.
Join the Superhero Academy to be part of the greatest quest of all: to save the world… quite literally! The planet needs all the help it can get and we can’t rely on David Attenb…
Musical inventors S!nk designed the Pianodrome – an amphitheatre made from upcycled pianos – as a dream performance space.
Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents brings Morpurgo’s treasured story to life, sparking imagination in both young and old.
It’s 1981 and ska music pulses.
Brunch Bunch Theatre Company presents Tappuccino! A brand-new interactive, playful and joyous show that follows a tap-dancing coffee bean on her adventures across the world! From b…
Meddlin’ Kids, the beloved kids show about four mystery-solving teens and their infamous dog, has run for 26 seasons.
The international smash hit returns! A phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation, 360 Allstars connects street with elite in a supercharged urban circus.
Join the quickest wits in comedy for a side-splitting, jaw-dropping, time-travelling adventure that’s fun for literally everyone.
Improv powerhouse The Oxford Imps present an hour of ‘the best improvised comedy I have ever had the pleasure to witness’ ***** (ThreeWeeks) and ‘comedic genius on the spot’ (Cue, …
Five-star smash-hit Shakespearience returns! The Bard’s best-loved works burst into life in this high-octane, whistle-stop tour of three of Shakespeare’s plays, the perfect introd…
Following a sold-out run at last years Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Tom Brace returns with a brand-new magic show for the whole family! Featuring Tom’s unique blend of comedy and mag…
Unbelievable Science is an interactive science show for the whole family, where experiments take place right before your eyes! Captivating chemistry! Phenomenal physics! Bonkers bi…
By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.
The HandleBards have cycled 1,500 miles from London to Edinburgh, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes necessary to perform Shakespeare’s most fam…
Attention passengers! We are sorry to announce that all services out of Gigglesworth Station are delayed! Gather around Bobbie, Peter and Phyllis on platform one as they pass the t…
A play about women who take to the skies.
Come and hear some of our most talented young players perform traditional and contemporary music in a relaxed, informal atmosphere. Refreshments included.
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!…
Nutty Noah, recently crowned UK Family Entertainer of the Year 2018, invites you to join him in poking his tongue out at death and stamping on the foot of St Peter.
From the company that previously brought you Peter Pan and Elf the Musical comes this spooktacular new musical comedy.
Following his sell-out Fringe debut last year, Tomfoolery returns with his action-packed show that’s fun for all the family.
Hear your favourite songs performed live from some of the most popular family films of all time – including hits made famous by Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews and many others.
‘Laughs, heartbreak, war, regeneration, scented breezes, sparkling wit and the best dog puppet ever.
Deep in the heart of a medieval dungeon, two strangers dwell.
Could there be a more relevant show for our society? A shocking 50 years after the workers’ strike at the Ford Dagenham plant, women are still fighting for equal pay and conditio…
When a dragon is discovered up on the Downs, the boy is not in the least surprised.
Auld Reekie Roller Girls are back once again for 2018! Watch full-contact rollerskating in an incredible showcase of one of the world’s fastest-growing sports.
A humble deck of cards, a ninja (well, a likeable Kiwi), a lofty-heighted venue and audience participation, all added up to an hour well spent at the Gilded Balloon today.
An interactive, multisensory, Makaton-signed experience featuring many of the much-loved songs from the Singing Hands DVDs and CDs.
Edinburgh International Marketing Festival.
The secret life of man’s best friend is pondered in BARK: The Musical.
The HandleBards are the world’s first cycling theatre company.
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 …
This story talks about a boy’s growth experience, as he understands the Chinese myth of Shan Hai Jing.
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…
Vocal Force returns to the Fringe with an all-new line-up of songs! These young, enthusiastic performers from the USA harmonise their way through beloved hits that will inspire and…
Join the (dis)Order of Improvised Comedy in their quest to wondrous realms of hilarity.
Multi award-winning MATE Productions (Best of Liverpool Theatres 2012 and 2014, ***** (MadeUp.
Join us in the depths of the Indian Jungle for an imaginative adventure, with a family-friendly adaptation of Rudyard Kipling’s classic story The Jungle Book.
The status quo at Grovewood School for Young Ladies is disrupted when scholarship girl Maisy Martin arrives, much to the disgust of her snooty classmates.
Gamarjobat shows that comedy is truly without language barriers.
Returning for 2018, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment.
For the 27th run of this Edinburgh Fringe staple, C Theatre have utilised a cast of four to present this contemporary pidgin adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew.
Let loose your inner child as the ultimate bouncy castle experience heads to the Edinburgh Fringe! At over 300 metres long, The Monster is the world’s largest inflatable obstacle …
Enjoy an hour of relaxing and evocative music from one of the greatest jazz composers and his contemporaries.
A teatime concert of the poignant and passionate composer Brahms and his contemporaries.
After sold-out performances and rave reviews at Fringe 2017, we’re excited to return to Edinburgh with this revue of Broadway hits! Join us as we bring the best of Broadway to the …
American Performing Arts International is thrilled to bring their newest musical revue to Edinburgh.
Le Gateau Chocolat has brought his background in drag to this kids show, which is a solo act loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen's The Ugly Duckling.
There are times when a particular title will jump out at you and niggle in the back of your brain.
The talented vocalists of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with another fantastic musical extravaganza for all the family this August.
DNA’s incredible feats of mind reading and telepathic thought transference have amazed audiences worldwide.
An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years, the show's unconventional structure…
From the team behind the hugely successful Bongo Club Cabaret and the UK’s premier free variety night franchise, comes this epic family-friendly variety show, a generation in the m…
In this mystical Latin-American adventure, in a computer-dominated future, a machine creates two scientists in order to find ‘it’, plunging them into mythical lands to face fantast…
Experience some of the most virtuosic classical music ever written by Rachmaninov and his contemporaries.
Enjoy the enchanting sound world of Debussy and his contemporaries in this relaxing concert of music, performed by some of the world’s finest young professional musicians.
Start the day with the passion of Ludwig van Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by the world’s most talented young musicians.
Mark Thompson is quite clear about what his (modestly) titled Spectacular Show isn't: "It's not a science lecture," he insists.
Bach for Breakfast features some of the finest young musicians performing some of the greatest works in the classical repertoire.
This is the loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little grey spider named Charlotte.
The beauty of Mozart’s incredible music comes to life in this teatime concert, performed by some of the finest international professional young musicians.
Little Shakespeare Company returns once again to the Fringe with a talented group of Scottish young actors.
The Battle of Boat is a new musical set in a seaside town on the English coast.
The story follows Jim Hawkins on her journey to find adventure away from her mundane existence.
Meet the Tibetan monks from Tashi Lhunpo who are making a Peace Mandala in the Tantric tradition.
A post-lunch interlude with one of the greatest composers for piano, exploring the fire and gentility of Chopin and his contemporaries.
Toby Jenkins hates boarding school.
A musical comedy adventure, told in tongue-in-cheek style by old Moses himself.
Sell-out nine years running! The original family dance party is back, bigger and better than ever, celebrating our tenth anniversary on the Fringe.
Beacon Boy Players return to The Sanctuary to stage Bugsy Malone – a knockout show full of slapstick comedy and catchy, swinging tunes! Expect plenty of panache and pizzazz from …
Join Edinburgh’s secular congregation to celebrate life with pop songs to sing with the house band, talks, poems, reflections, coffee and cake! Special guest speaker and Fringe com…
Straight from the score and onto the stage, the man known as Mozart appears amidst a puff of powder, wigged and ready to throw musical madness into a crescendo of dives, swoops and…
Twelve-year-old Elsa and her cat Igor set off to the shops and discover a small hole in the pavement that is sucking in the air around it.
After electrifying US audiences for 25 years, America’s ‘coolest show on earth’ (Newsweek) comes to the UK for the first time.
A vibrant and joyous performance showcasing the best of young talent from China and featuring over 15 unique Chinese folk dances.
The smash hit of 2017 returns! An unashamedly joyful mix of astonishing stunts and enchanted adventure, Circus Abyssinia follows the journey of two Ethiopian brothers whose dream o…
Fringe sensations Racing Minds are back after five sell-out years! A doddery grandfather can’t quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery stuffed with hilarious …
A modern take on the classic tale.
After last year’s Fringe success with sell-out audiences and great reviews, Captivate is bringing back this much-loved family favourite.
All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten shows you don’t have to use a chalkboard to teach what we’ve known all along.
Adapted by Interplay, the National Sensory Theatre, from the play by Greg Cullen, this multi-sensory theatre piece beautifully illuminates the story of a girl lost in a jungle at t…
After sold-out performances and five-star reviews at Fringe 2016 and 2017, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh with a new line-up of songs! Featuring world-class voic…
Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved.
Swallow finds a man hiding in the barn, when she asks who he is his words are ‘Jesus Christ’.
A fast-paced, hilarious, coming of age musical by Tony award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown with book by Dan Elish and Robert Horne.
Your Fringe adventure starts here! For the 20th year, Edinburgh’s historic High Street is transformed into a huge open-air performance playground featuring thousands of shows of al…
Can Princess Pumpalot (The Farting Princess) and her best friend, Guffy, find the purple super-farting bean and save Wiffyville from Prince Nastavia and the low-flying gnomes? Aide…
He’s the bravest of the Anglo-Saxon heroes, fighting flesh-eating monsters and fire-breathing dragons in the defence of Hrothgar, King of the Danes.
‘Mr Twit was a twit.
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular makes its eagerly anticipated Fringe debut! Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrate…
Catch some world-class street performances, bag a bargain at the Half Price Hut or browse the arts and craft markets – all against the stunning backdrop of the National Galleries…
Edinburgh’s own improv comedy theatre company returns for more five-star improv comedy fun! Five-time Edinburgh Fringe sell-out (2013-17).
An eighth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s funniest perform…
Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows.
Funny Happy Stuff presents: Circus Sonas Family Show! A brand-new show from father and son circus performers Martin and Logy.
Balloonatics is the award-nominated, world-travelled family comedy show for anyone crazy about balloons! Scottish comedian Chris Henry guarantees a chaos-filled, fun-packed hour of…
‘I will return sunshine to the dark cold world!’ In a world full of darkness, the warmth and light of the sun has gone missing.
A brand new wacky comedy musical for all ages! How do you keep life exciting when you live forever? Dracula needs to find something to do now that his arch nemesis has been defeate…
The family-friendly version of the UK’s only comedy court returns with a new venue! An improvised show where Steve Bennett invites top comedians to be lawyers, prosecuting and defe…
Meet William Shakespeare and some of his fabulous friends on a mission to change the world! Adventure, suspense and lots of laughs.
The vividly stunning screen show of BRUSH Theatre.
Is it your kid’s birthday? Well it is today! Sit in on a 40-minute birthday party for all the kids in the room! Kids get to play games, win prizes and they even get to blow out the…
Following a sell-out season in 2015, the UK’s best-selling author Julia Donaldson returns to Edinburgh with a brand-new show featuring Room on the Broom, The Magic Paintbrush, The …
Bubbles, bubbles everywhere in this family-friendly story.
A phenomenal physical performance exploring all forms of rotation, 360 Allstars connects street with elite to deliver a radical urban circus.
It’s 2025 - a world of mystery, spies and secret missions.
World premiere of this fresh, funny, fantastical story starring award-winning comedian, singer and dancer Charlie Baker (Harry Hill’s Tea Time, Dog Ate My Homework, Doctor Who) and…
Growing up is hard.
In Grandma’s creepy house, deep in the creepy woods, there is a book that’s, well.
Enjoy al fresco Shakespeare in the C south gardens.
What if your food started talking back? Meet Lionel the lion.
The invincible William Brown considers he is ‘jolly well equal’ to solving most of life’s trickier problems, although devising a plan to get the elder brothers of the Outlaws marri…
Join Julian, Dick, Anne, George and Timmy for lashings of ginger beer and some of the most memorable moments of Enid Blyton’s beloved stories.
Forget Pitch Perfect.
Join the three delightful clowns who make waiting for a bus a tragically complicated affair.
Lizzie, her mother and an elephant from the zoo flee the Dresden firebombing in the Second World War.
‘Private Peaceful at the theatre is a moving experience that not only tells the story of a young soldier’s final day in World War One, but perhaps more importantly conveys the stre…
High-energy actors, colourful puppets, amazing characters and fantastic songs combine to create AnimAlphabet: The Musical.
Returning to Edinburgh for their eighth year, All the King’s Men are the voices that are defining a genre.
Are you ready?! The multi BAFTA-winning legends Dick and Dom are coming to Edinburgh for the first time in 2018.
The Fun Kids Radio presenters need your help to keep the station on-air and to make the best radio roadshow ever.
The Bear by Raymond Briggs, adapted by Pins and Needles Productions.
The 10-time sell-out comedy sensation returns to Edinburgh with an epic new show for just about everyone.
The cast of Fringe favourite Shakespeare for Breakfast invite you for dinner with a Dickensian twist! Dickens for Dinner returns to Edinburgh after last year’s debut to take on t…
Hold on to your raincoats! Tom Brace brings a jam-packed hour of laughs and magic that you simply won’t believe! Expect the unexpected in this mind-boggling variety show.
The latest Edinburgh Fringe fun from the award-winning and best-selling author Stuart Reid.
Kika, a little French mouse, is going to be five years old! Her family has planned a birthday surprise, with friends, songs and a grasshopper band.
We have a simple environmental message: look after our world before people destroy it forever.
Superheroes for Kids 3 is the newest version of the hit show.
A terrifying encounter with an escaped convict on the wild Kent marshes; a summons to meet the decaying Miss Havisham; the sudden appearance of a mystery benefactor – this series…
Follow Alice’s fantastical adventures in the strange world she enters through the mirror above her drawing-room fireplace.
Absolute Improv is on the whole a light-hearted and enjoyable experience without a bad bone in its body.
A 45-minute showcase of happiness, heartbreak and adventure as told by songwriter Alex.
I remember when Doctor Who was a practically forgotten, long cancelled show that was only the domain of nerds (like me).
Detailed, charismatic and humorous, State High Thespian Troupe’s take on the classic Grimm’s fairy tale is an accessible musical for all the family.
Of all Shakespeare’s plays, The Tempest demands the most obvious and taxing effort of imagination from the audience.
A topical and popular theme for this year’s Fringe – mental health – is explored and fleshed out in this beautiful, bittersweet tale of two childhood friends that battle to f…
There’s something charming about a fairy tale told in a fundamentally unique manner.
Gentle and well-meaning, The Wonderful World of Lapin is a good attempt to introduce young children to the French language.
From the Bronze Age to Brexit, get ready to laugh and learn with More or Less Theatre as they present to you a whistle-stop tour through European history that can be enjoyed by bot…
Blind Spots, an Indian Kaleidoscope, is a devised production staged by the students of Delhi University and depicts the life of a people, narrates different aspects of a history an…
Physical, visual and comedic styles of performance combine together in this family-friendly retelling of the classic Greek myth.
An Eric Liddell inspired fundraising event encompassing a legends vs celebrities football match with family-friendly athletics activities for all age groups.
Two DJs live on stage and on the mics.
This family-friendly piece of outdoor aerial theatre is open to all but created for visually impaired and disabled audiences.
Join Suzanne and Tracy on a magical, musical journey around the world.
Bringing a playful twist and jazz treatment to classic movie songs from Breakfast at Tiffany’s to Star Wars, Jungle Book to La La Land, let Airlie Scott’s Pronto Swing get your…
René knows how to keep kids entertained whilst giving adults a good laugh too.
Massimilliano Rosetti and Manu Tiger are like a live action cartoon or perhaps a 1930’s Laurel and Hardy short where the boys have joined a circus.
theSpace at Symposium Hall is an ideal setting for music appreciation.
Powerful one-man show based on the much-loved WWI novel by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse).
Shoestring returns! The next generation of the Fringe First Award-winning Shoestring Players bring their trademark fast-paced and irreverent take on Shakespeare’s most troubled p…
This is My Life is a witty, engaging and entertaining theatre show commissioned by RCET, which has been a huge hit in schools throughout Scotland.
‘The vocals are fantastic’ (Palatinate.
A unique take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream from a Russian company dedicated to the Bard.
This accomplished piece of theatre from Bristol Old Vic’s Theatre School is beautifully acted, wonderfully imaginative and excellently produced.
The Backyard Story, directed by Chen-Chieh Sun with lively music composed by Chien-Hsun Chen, is a charming black-light theatre show for children aged 5+.
The Stars of Racing Mind bring a fast paced, immensely funny and completely bonkers improvised Sherlock Holmes spectacular to the Fringe this year with this brilliant off the wall …
Colin the Country Cockatoo is on a mission to reunite all the notes of the stave and save his friends from the dastardly plans of Calando the duck who wants to bring eternal silenc…
This slick performance of Robin Hood by Manhattan Children’s Theatre (Edinburgh) will leave you laughing, humming the songs, and with a strange desire to shout ‘Hail King Richa…
Auld Reekie Roller Girls are back once again for 2017! Showcasing a Triple Header for the Roller Derby British Championships Tier 3 North.
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
Godspell is a very strange show.
Where there is Fringe, there is Shakespeare, and Rolling In The Aisle Productions have returned to Edinburgh with a fresh faced, family friendly adaptation of Shakespeare’s Twelf…
Have you ever dreamt of flying to the moon? Meeting an alien? Becoming an astronaut? Join star seekers Alph, Betty and Gammo on a journey through space where you take the steering …
The Polar Bears are moving up in the world.
Pinecone Penguin Theatrical’s Heartwood has all the makings of an enchanting production, but the slow and insipid script just does not deliver.
The truth about fairy tales, all too often forgotten by us grown-ups, is that the best ones are meant to be scary, albeit in an ultimately reassuring context.
Upsala Circus have been doing incredible work in St.
Youth theatre is a weird thing to critique.
‘Who thinks they are perfect?’ Is the question Danyah Miller poses to the audience at the onset of the performance.
Back after last year’s fantastic show, the Listies are just as wonderfully ridiculous as ever.
Barry Hines’ iconic novel was turned into one of the greatest British films of all time.
Join the storytellers on this absurd, family-friendly, theatrical adventure.
American Performing Arts International return to Edinburgh with their musical theatre revue American Broadway Hits.
In any amateur production, the most significant moments are those where one forgets that the performers are not professional.
A morning staple of the festival Fringe, Shakespeare for Breakfast (with its customary coffee and croissant) has provided a fun twist on the Bard’s classics at C venues for over …
Nonsense Room Productions are no strangers to the Edinburgh Festival, having first debuted Hairy Maclary all the way back in 2010.
New City, New Sound is an ensemble piece to highlight the musical and cultural talents emanating from the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
A group of boys crash-landed on a deserted Pacific Island begins this dark and disturbing tale of savagery, bullying and the breakdown of civilised society.
Songs you know and love presented by cabaret specialists Patrice and Richard, who have performed on the east coast in the US, Hawaii, Ireland and on cruise ships.
Through refreshing and unexpected comedy, Museum by Tina Howe explores the humanity that connects each of us as we journey through our vastly different and unpredictable lives.
Wealth and poverty, opportunity or not, Treasure and India.
A rip-roaring and swashbuckling adventure in which three sailors hit the high seas in search of treasure! A scallywag pirate, a muscular sailor and a chef with a seafood allergy ma…
The Groove Band return to the Fringe after their successful 2016 debut, with a set showcasing the work of the multi award-winning duo of Burt Bacharach and Hal David.
2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Sell-Out Laurel holder I Am Rhythm takes you on an unforgettable dance and music journey all the way from South Africa.
They say all the best stories contain pirates or dragons.
Don’t just watch Fringe shows, BE in one! Whales gives you the opportunity to participate in this interactive performance either as a whale rescuer or as a whale.
A fantastic story of a girl overcoming her fears and the monsters that live under her bed.
Korean children’s classical music club Arisol present a variety of traditional performances, held along with the accompaniment of Samulnori and Korean classic music for free.
Watch spectacular street entertainment on the doorstep of the National Galleries of Scotland.
Join us as we present to you the untold story of Snow White’s forgotten sister, Rose Red, and her attempts to escape her happily ever after as mistakenly predicted by the Brothers …
After last year’s successful fringe event, celebrity chef, Tommy Miah is running another Street Food Festival experience.
From our metaphorical island on the landlocked, rolling plains of Montana, our players transport you to Shakespeare’s Elizabethan shore! Spirited, fun, and physical; this engagin…
An adventurous spin on the classic tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes and above all, honor.
Stampin’, stompen’ coming through the trees, shuffling through the swamp grass, blowing in the breeze.
Poppy and Will love to play in their garden and observe the fascinating wildlife.
Watch free previews of hundreds of Fringe shows.
Can Princess Pumpalot (The Farting Princess) and her best friend Guffy find the purple super-farting bean and save Wiffyville from Prince Nastavia and the Low-flying Gnomes? Aided …
Following on from his hugely successful tour in the south of England, Tomfoolery has revamped and re-toasted his action-packed Beans on Toast show for his Edinburgh Fringe debut! B…
Award-winning company from Hawaii presents the inspiring, true story of Sadako Sasaki who folded over 1000 paper cranes from her hospital bed in Hiroshima, Japan.
Bringing the best of the festivals to audiences, with live and recorded BBC broadcasts and activities.
Join Robin Hood on his thrilling quest to outwit the evil Sheriff of Nottingham and win the hand of the beautiful Maid Marian; all with a bit of help from his trusty band of merry …
‘A big hit’ (STV).
Join us on this wonderful rags-to-riches story as Aladdin journeys from the street markets to the Sultan’s palace having retrieved a magical lamp with the power to grant the owner …
A theatrical concert for the whole family – a combination of classical music, humorous mime and audience participation with a soundtrack consisting of well-known pieces from reno…
Family physical theatre.
A seventh year at the Edinburgh Festival! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s funniest performers, ho…
Named after a brand of gumboot, this terrific show is loosely linked by an old man’s memories of his days in the mines, where many men were drawn from the townships.
The Science Guy is back.
The hottest comedy act of 2047 comes back from the future to prove that que sera, sera very funny.
‘A mother’s love never hurt so good as in this razor-sharp, magnificently over-the-top explosion of ethnic humour’ ****½ (Herald Sun).
A musical fable of how the Giant’s Causeway came to be built, when the Irish giant Finn McCool, with the help of his clever wife Oona, battled wits with the mighty Scottish giant…
Explore an interactive playground, where art meets tech.
Kidocracy is an interactive comedy show for children aged 6+, presented by Brehon, an ancient Irish know-it-all who’s in charge of an island where children get to rule because th…
Captain Zarg and Williamina Foxx are Guardians of the Universe.
Meet William Shakespeare, and some of his fabulous friends for a truly magical experience.
The traditional Korean tale of Princess Bari comes to life in this touching and inspiring production.
‘The best magic show in 2016 Edinburgh Fringe’ (BroadwayWorld.
When the headline act fails to show up, Jango, a bumbling theatre caretaker, is suddenly thrust into the limelight and embarks on a hilarious journey of highly crafted and heartfel…
Every child goes inside a bubble! Award-nominated (Fringe World Perth) Dr Bubble and Milkshake present a new bubble story about sharing.
Jihan is an ordinary child who woke up one day to discover that she had lost her smile.
What does Happy Hour mean to you? To us it only means one thing: karaoke! But there’s been a catastrophe, the karaoke machine is broken! But don’t worry, Aquapella is here to save …
Ever wondered what your favourite pantomime characters did before they became famous? Or what they did after their tale ended? Join the irrepressible Dame Dolly and her lovable son…
The cast of the sell-out Shakespeare for Breakfast are inviting you back for dinner with a Dickensian twist! Join us for a deliciously daring look at this classic British author, w…
Resting from the outdoor evening plays this utterly charming take on the Three Kings is indoors mid-afternoon.
The heart-warming tale of Ingo the dog and his journey of bravery, hope and finding courage where you thought you had none.
The fantastically fun family quiz hosted by one of the UK’s favourite stand-ups is back after last year’s triumphant silliness and mayhem.
When famous author/pilot Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who lived many different lives, meets The Little Prince, two adventurous explorers discover the world and what is important in l…
Climate change is massive.
One hot summer’s day, four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down.
With breathtaking magic, effortless circus and formidable beatboxing skills, Ongals will have you laughing your hat off.
This interactive show has dance, hip hop, rhythms, spoken word and poetry with a mixture of the old and the new woven together for fun, family entertainment.
The children’s play this year is based on a compilation of the many folk tales from around the world that were the origins of the tale of Cinderella.
Africa is an explosion of music, dance and stories all captured in one show. It’s fun for all the family.
Poor Lewis just wanted to enjoy a happy birthday, but things just went from bad to worse.
A stunning, unique experience from the heart of China, performed by award-winning Tai Chi instructors and talented young people aged 7 and up.
Pets come in many forms.
From the peaceful pleasure of Ratty’s beloved riverbank, to the fearful frights and wicked weasels of the Wild Wood, join Mole and Ratty on their marvellous adventures, along wit…
umbrella for a sword, a lamp as a tree and a wooden spoon as a nun, are just a
few examples for the smart and innovative use of objects in The Tale of the
The very funny tale of a small dog with big dreams!
Biff is not like other dogs.
Apples and Snakes and New Writing South present a spoken word poetry show for ages 6 years and up.
A lonely scientist clones a perfect army of women, until something goes horribly wrong.
What better recipe for bleary-eyed parents early on a Sunday morning, than a timeless tale of a happy couple saving their food from pesky seagulls?Young children were especially en…
‘Elliot and the Enormous Sneeze’ follows the story of the old man who never (hardly ever) sneezed.
Junior Jungle Party is the antidote to ‘baby raves’.
Go on an award-winning, magical, musical, multi-sensory adventure in the Kalahari desert with Little Meekat and her friends Elephant and Wise Monkey to find out all about Calm and …
Join our students for a fantastical cabaret showcase from High Top Circus workshops and our special guests.
Taking a much loved pop culture reference point is always a sure fire way to fill seats.
On a lake somewhere not far away, a mother duck is sitting on her eggs.
Even before she came to Belton, Minty had known she was a witch, or something very much like it.
Join us in our make-believe restaurant! Grab a table, order your black and white ‘plate of food’ and get colouring! Ready Steady Colour is an interactive theatre experience for all…
This is an exciting journey through some great tales.
Join the Meebles on their madcap adventures in a circus van, racing against time to save the children from all being made the same by Von Zalatan and his virtual o…
Working in collaboration with Philip Pullman (creator of His Dark Materials), the bestselling novel comes to life on stage for the first time.
Love that frosty film or hate it, you’ll laugh your stripy socks off at lovable clowns Cat & Nicko and their puppet rock band, “Funny from the moment they strut onto the stage” (…
Who doesn’t want to make their kids really happy? Come and join us for a great day out.
Brighton Fringe free mindful Ki and Aikido taster sessions, everyone welcome!
Brighton Ki Society.
We are back to lead you in a sing-a-long of hits from all the best musical shows, with a live band of West End theatre musicians backing you.
Did you know the Brothers Grimm collected together over 200 different stories? Why do we only ever hear about Cinders and Snow White? Were the others too scary? Too gruesome? Or a …
Friendship is a loving, colourful, and magical mess! ‘Better Together’ follows three clowns – Tropizo, Squiggle and Doa – on an energetic and imaginative ride towards becom…
Award-winning children’s theatre company brings you a collection of short stories that will entertain and delight young audiences.
Doktor James is sick of living at home and not being taken seriously as a supervillain.
Talking about Birth Matters.
The sun has set and across the shimmery water two majestic figures serenely move.
Florence and Watson are honey badgers of a very rare sort.
Harun Musho’d’s stand-up comedy explores his own identity, weaving politics and history into the story of his family and their antics.
Starring Ethiopian jugglers Bibi and Bichu, the inimitable Konjowoch Troupe, ‘Circus Abyssinia’ is circus at its most enchanting and surreal: as seen through the eyes of a child.
Revered in India for centuries, known as the Lord of beginnings, the remover of obstacles and the one who is worshipped first.
The Super Sheep are back in a new adventure! Shadwell must help three friends (a brave fairy, a reluctant sheep and a bonkers pig) save a Sleeping Beauty.
Music of the 19th century: the Laplace String Trio: Andrew Biggs - Violin, Beatrice Sales - Viola, NickCooper - Cello, with Sue Mileham - Soprano, Jane Money - Mezzo-Soprano, Tim W…
The Moon has got a story to tell about a tippetty-top tap dancer who he has been watching at night.
Chaos ensues as soon as you arrive at this fully immersive show where you dine, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel.
This spectacular cluster of dance pieces not only astounded through the sheer physicality of their presentation, but to produce piece after piece of originally choreographed narrat…
Apparently, one of the men involved in the Great Train Robbery of 1963 resides in Hove - but this story isn’t about him, instead it’s about the women behind the heist, the ones…
The award-winning true story of the lives of the best-loved comedy duo of all-time.
Come and sing your heart out in this special viewing of the west-end hit turn
film. Greek style mezze included in the ticket price. Prizes for fancy
dress. Rating PG.
Little Wing finds herself alone in the forest with a trio of warring dragons.
Swim swim swim - we get around.
Inspired by Tim Burton’s poem, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy, Haste Theatre transport us to Coney Island where Mr Gelati (Valeria Compagnoni) and the future Mrs Gelati (Lexi…
45-minute concerts in Brighton’s beautiful Mother Church.
The well-known children’s entertainer and TV presenter Dave Benson Phillips (‘Playdays’, ‘Playhouse Disney’, ‘Fun Song Factory’, ‘Boj!’) performs popular children’s songs on his …
Awarm-heartedadaptation of the
well-known children’s book about a plucky guinea pig – Christopher Nibble.
Celebrate the arrival of the Brighton & Hove Property Consortium’s Charity Cycle Ride with the Mayor of Brighton & Hove as they cross the finish line in New Road to mark the end of…
Following our legendary Brighton Fringe 2016 appearance, the original family dance party returns for more day-clubbing, this time at the funkiest bar on the beachfront with the bes…
Gentleman juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb.
Come and sing along to this Disney blockbuster at our big screen, child-friendly auditorium in the heart of Brighton.
“Tick, tock, tick.
Geoffrey Mead will be conducting a special tour dating back over 90 years of cafe and family history.
PQA is a weekend Performing Arts Academy providing tuition for children and young people from 4-18 years.
Fringe City is a free outdoor event in the centre of Brighton taking place every weekend of Brighton Fringe 2017.
A strange and amazing masked music group are bringing their unique party to Brighton.
A new inclusive urban sports show including parkour runners, skateboarders, BMX riders, acrobats and dancers.
Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under-5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos.
Come along and learn to throw your own pot on the potters wheel at the Painting Pottery Cafe! Learn a new skill alongside other beginners with one of our fabulous potters in this s…
Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
Twig the Pixie has lost his marbles! Help him find them in this hit stand-up comedy spectacular for all generations of the family.
Embarking on a tale of ambition, blood and murder of their own, Mac and Lady Mac build a fast food empire.
Introduced in last year’s Brighton Fringe, Rory and Simon are back, still struggling with the age-old problem of family communications.
Mr Danger is a damaged former daredevil who learnt his lesson the hard way.
Calling all hippo expert enthusiasts!
Award-winning family comedy that will have kids storming the stage.
Help create a unique adventure playground! Over the course of Brighton Fringe, children and adults of all ages can use hammers, nails, saws, rope and a huge quantity of wood to co-…
The Den is a new, purpose-built family-friendly area at The Warren.
A collective of ‘French’ street theatre face painters! Make sure you look the part and come visit us before a show! Look for the berets!
We are a group of young people concerned about our future in the UK, with such dramatic changes happening all around us.
Come and celebrate the launch of Brighton Fringe at The Warren. Help us start the 2017 Festival with a bang!
I you are looking for a bombastically visual hip hop dance show, and you don’t mind a nonsensical and cliché plot, this is the show for you.
The Handlebards are a unique group, reinventing the concept of the company of travelling players.
Like many of the other spontaneous improvisation shows here at the Fringe, Absolute Improv! offers non stop comedy through a variety of funny and fresh games that are inspired by s…
On a remote island, Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion, magical spirits and skilful manipulation.
What if punctuation marks were superheroes? During this show, we follow Question Mark Man as he tries to rescue his love interest Becky from the evil Captain Conundrum.
After cycling 1,500 miles from London to Edinburgh, the four-strong all-male HandleBards present Shakespeare’s play as you’ve never seen it before – fast-paced, irreverent and bi…
The HandleBards are proud to present their first ever all-female troupe! After cycling 1,000 miles from London to Edinburgh, the four-strong troupe present Shakespeare’s play as yo…
This is a fresh, charming abridged version of the award-winning 1964 musical, Fiddler on the Roof.
Did you know, the Brothers Grimm collected together over 200 different stories? Why do we only ever hear about Cinders and Snow White? Were the others too scary? Too gruesome? Or a…
Fancy a bit of festive sparkle? Then join Buddy and our cast as we whisk you away to Christmas in New York! Featuring a live band, this promises to be a Sparklejollytwinklejingley …
The HandleBards are proud to present their first ever all-female troupe! After cycling 1,000 miles from London to Edinburgh, the four-strong all-female HandleBards present Shakespe…
BE United’s Discovery! is a musical celebration of culture, diversity, creativity and harmony.
Kirk Smith is the author of Rice Krispies with Ketchup, and his podcast Autastic is ranked number four on the iTunes self-help charts.
The Oxford Imps’ technologically-heavy Fringe show, Hyperdrive, perform a mixture of long and short form improvisation, using technology as stimulus.
I can count on one hand the number of plays that have sent shivers down my spine: Us/Them is one such show.
In true Terry Pratchett style, this rendition of Terry Pratchett’s Mort brings along a sly mixture of complex fantasy and comedy.
Following various elements from the classic book by C.
Casting one’s mind over the great theatrical titles of our time, there are very few which can compete with the concept suggested by the name of this play by Tale Gate Theatre.
Steele Edge: Martial Arts Illusion Show bills itself as “a dynamic fusion of physical excitement and visual wonder” but it’s more of a bizarre fusion of vague ‘oriental’ …
Based on audience suggestions, the hour’s traffic of the stage is an improvised case which promises to be ‘the greatest Sherlock Holmes story ever’, The Case of the Lemon Pos…
Sell-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015! Live concerts for babies and toddlers delivered by a professional violinist and cellist.
A thrilling new family musical, telling of young Arthur’s rise from homeless orphan to King of all England under the guidance of the legendary magician, Merlin! But to keep the t…
Live concerts for babies and toddlers delivered by a professional violinist and cellist.
The Academy of Arts 2016 Scotland team presents CS Lewis’s classic tale The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
The Doctor’s back and combating rogue aliens at the Fringe! Directed by one of the makers of Adventures of the Improvised Sherlock Holmes, we take you on a transcendental journey…
A sculptor is awaiting the arrival of an art dealer when the power fails.
Shlomo is a world record-breaking beatboxer who makes all kinds of music using just his mouth and a mic.
Snap is an incredible display of the very best magic performance that South Korea has to offer.
Dance, paint, build and design at our fun-filled family day.
The Ups & Downs Theatre Group was formed in 1995 by three school teachers and no one could have anticipated what an impact the group would have.
Ever wanted to sing along with a professional band and 60 world-class performers? Sing your favourite pop songs alongside the international award-winning Barnsley Youth Choir.
It’s not every day that you stumble across a play that is as enchanting as The Bookbinder.
If you’re looking for cool at this year’s Fringe, look no further.
UCLU Runaground’s James and the Giant Peach is a fresh, fun and frantic adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic.
Father Christmas is back on his rounds… And he still needs a wee! At every house Father Christmas eats and drinks the tasty treats that have been left for him.
Godspell is one of composer Stephen Schwartz’s lesser known musicals.
What Edinburgh Fringe would be complete without a trip to Shakespeare for Breakfast? Now in its 25th year at the festival, the group have not lost their touch.
There are many children’s shows at the Fringe that seem to follow the formula of throwing a couple of popular franchises together with whatever kids currently like, before adding…
It is a story well-known to millions, made all the more poignant and absorbing for its absolute authenticity.
Underbelly’s largest venue is the huge tent – shaped like an purple cow tipped onto its back – that this year has been transplanted into the western half of George Square Gar…
This production of Mary Poppins draws heavily from Disney’s 1964 film, but fails to conjure the same magic.
Story Pocket Theatre bring Michael Morpurgo’s novel about King Arthur to life with a solid and enjoyable production.
Every loch in Scotland, however beautiful, has its cold, dark depths.
Reprint Productions present The Ruby in the Smoke, a detective story that delights in its Victorian setting, following the adventures of resourceful Sally Lockhart.
A world within a world, a tale within a tale; A Story of Stories is the visually stunning and innovative production that will capture a parent’s imagination as much as a child’…
What’s a boy to do? Puddlescombe Prep, the poshest school in Britain (and therefore, or course, the world), is going to the dogs.
Elizabeth has Downs.
When someone has nowhere to go, a fairytale can take them home.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s wisdom-packed novella is brought to Edinburgh by the Waldorf Wayfarers – 18 multi-faceted performers, both students and teachers, from Waldorf or Stei…
Durham University’s Northern Lights return to the Fringe, ready to electrify audiences with an attack of dulcet tones, smooth harmonies and slick choreography.
Intergalactic Nemesis was like being trapped in a lift that wouldn’t stop going up or down, it made me angry on so many levels.
Do you remember the warmth and magic you felt being told stories before bed as a kid? That elation you feel when you’re totally engrossed in a book? A Pocketful of Grimms brings …
Real DJs, in real clubs playing real music, free glow sticks and transfer tattoos.
Joyous in every way, The Snail and the Whale by Tall Stories is a textbook example of how to do theatre for children right.
Like a family-friendly version of Sin City with hand puppets, The Toyland Murders follows the adventures of Inspector McGraw (Becca Jones) and her deputy as they attempt to track d…
Always a sell-out, the original family dance party returns to Edinburgh’s funkiest nightclub for its eighth Fringe run.
The UK’s most famous vintage fair! Over 35 stalls packed with affordable vintage fashion, accessories and collectables.
‘If you look the right way, you can see that the whole world is a garden.
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…
Jason and the Argonauts is a no-scenery, no-prop, chorus driven piece of singing and silliness that charts the rise and history of the most famous group of strapping young men to t…
A warm welcome awaits you at the Listen Inn as part of PBH Free Fringe, so Pop Inn, Join Inn and Believe Inn! 45-minute storytelling sessions that are packed with fun, music, poetr…
Grapple Theatre have been inspired by Kneehigh; think Into the Woods meets Brothers Grimm, a combination of live music, physical theatre and puppetry.
Don’t miss this new musical review! Featuring world class voices and breathtaking harmonies, these professional performers showcase the very best songs from the West End.
Five-star, three-time Edinburgh Fringe sell-out improv comedy show! Edinburgh’s improv theatre company presents a fast-paced, hilarious improv show that will have you coming back f…
This multi award-winning company are proud to announce their 2016 festival production Jesus Christ Superstar.
Jacqueline Wilson’s bestseller is brought to life with puppetry and song by a large cast.
Join us for this interactive tale about a brave girl and her cat.
Fiesta in sunshine.
Forever Plaid is one of the most popular musicals in recent history.
Ethan, William and Fiona are about as different as three almost-teens can be.
A fresh, upbeat dance show that tells the story of the evolution of rhythm and dance in South Africa.
Bringing the best of the festivals to audiences at home and in Edinburgh with live and recorded broadcasts.
Christine Khandjian presents a Celtic musical inspired by Irish migration.
Brand new show for 2016! She’s a Princess who farts.
Creative reimagining of Kipling’s The Jungle Book using the expressive colour of circus.
Will poor Viola ever find her twin brother Sebastian? Expect adventure, suspense and lots of laughs.
An episode of Doctor Who improvised before your eyes! From a fantastic team, including five-star directors, producers, actors and comedians, (Nouse, 2015).
A surprise invitation for all adventure seekers! Let’s follow this whimsical crew for the ultimate experience of space.
The Hogwallops are back by popular demand.
Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, what’s this he spies – is that a shark, in the park!? From the producers of The Hairy Maclary and Friends Show – see…
When Bex is told she has to visit her uncle Angus in Edinburgh, she is not best pleased.
A sixth family-friendly year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s fu…
Doris Day is one of the most loved singers and actresses of the 1950s and 60s.
After a blockbuster 2015, Alexander Fox and Dom O’Keefe are back with a bang.
Science like you have never seen before.
Fresh from their hit Australian tour, UK silent comedy duo, The Kagools, return to Edinburgh Fringe.
The comedy soap that you control.
Matchgirl is a refugee in Calais’ Jungle.
Victorian gentleman magician, John Henry Blackwood, returns with a series of magical experiments to explore the potential of time travel.
Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! At our five venues across the city: C, our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street.
The story of young Aussie Elizabeth Moncello, the unofficial inventor of the famous butterfly stroke.
This child-friendly adaptation is a very funny, high energy, big, bold and bright show that features colourful costumes, crazy characters and a large interactive screen so that nob…
Be Prepared for a Disney-style musical like you’ve never seen before! We’ll take you to A Whole New World full of princesses, witches, and talking animals, starring in an improvise…
The eight time sell-out comedy sensation returns to Edinburgh with an anarchic afternoon show for just about everyone.
Fringe sensations Racing Minds are back after three sell-out years! A doddery grandfather can’t quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery stuffed with hilarious…
What is a map? The National Library of Scotland’s free exhibition You Are Here asks that question, taking you on a cartographic journey from Edinburgh to the ends of the earth.
The Clan Mucmor Family Fun Show is family fun for all the family. This show is suitable for people of all ages and abilities.
Meet many cutting-edge local and national artists and buy incredible art direct at the artrepublic Art Yard Sale! Head to Jubilee Square for this spectacular Brighton Fringe climax…
An unique opportunity to hear some of the best young musicians from the Gaza Music School, part of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music.
Sophie Bucket lives on a farm with her dad.
Clowning, slapstick and magical, non-verbal storytelling create a feast of laughter as two storytellers go head to head.
Stars of CBeebies’ ‘SpotBots’, The Three Half Pints ***** (ThreeWeeks), present a slapstick misadventure for the whole family! “Your cheeks will hurt from smiling so much” **** (Br…
Let the magical storyteller whisk you away to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the favourite fairy tales ever told.
Welcome to Hatchling College, an eggciting place to learn all about native birds and how to be a good birder.
Presenting the best in art, sculpture, debate and creative workshops, Cultureground is the interactive gallery that showcases young people’s work from across the city.
A tenacious young boy from the docks idolises Houdini and commits himself to a life of magic.
Hove Carnival, Hove’s free fun family event is back on Bank Holiday Monday 30th May 2016.
High Top Circus half-term kids workshops! Come learn circus skills such as trapeze, tightwire, hula hoop and juggling in our High Top in a fun and friendly Spiegel session.
This award-winning theatre company returns with its hilarious, heart-warming adaptation of the Beatrix Potter tale of a poor tailor, who falls foul of his cat when he rescues the m…
Ahmed, a poor orphan, escapes his war torn homeland and joins the circus.
Gepetto, the old carpenter, makes toys all day - but when a mischevious puppet called Pinocchio comes to life, adventure and wonder are not far behind! In this loving recreation of…
Winner, Best Children’s Show - Ireland’s most lovable idiots bring their mischief and mayhem to a show for the whole family.
A spectacular, psychedelic and sparkly daytime disco with Brighton’s queen of themes.
A UFO has crashed over Brighton and your help is needed to save them from the Agents In Black.
Calling all hippo expert enthusiasts! This weird and wonderful family show for all ages will have kids storming the stage.
Two English gentlemen (or are they?) pull surprises out of the hat (and the audience).
Funk The Family returns for another magical instalment of fantastical fun for all the family.
The 2nd year of BIF: The Brighton Illustration Fair.
A rib-tickling, inclusive dance theatre experience complete with moving lab tables, fart jars, cows and test tubes.
Winner: Most Outstanding Comedy (Melbourne Fringe), Winner: Best Comedy Weekly Award (Adelaide Fringe).
Professional percussion duo ‘Bang On!’ show you how to make music with anything from a plastic bottle to a garden rake.
Arrive 14:15 wearing loose, comfortable clothing for the start of the Shin Shin Toitsu Do (Japanese yoga) session at 14:30, where you’ll learn unification of mind and body and natu…
Well-loved street performers, Edinburgh Fringe sell-outs, and ‘Britain’s Got Talent’ semi-finalists, Bang On!, create captivating rhythms using anything from plastic bags and wat…
Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West unload another boxful of bafflement and impossibility.
‘Boipuso and the Grumpy Green Giant’, a folk tale from Botswana and other stories with puppets and percussion.
Actors play back audience stories.
Preston Manor opens its doors and gardens for a pick-and-mix day showcasing the wider attractions of one of Brighton’s uniquely historic and picturesque city villages.
Pianist, rapper and producer Mrisi has performed at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games and all over the UK, supporting the likes of Omar, Prince Fatty and Rizzle Kicks.
is Trick of the Light’s enchanting fairy tale of a young apprentice
bookbinder’s encounter with an old woman and her mysterious book.
Basil, Sybil and Manuel are back to serve a 3-course meal in this “authentic, chaotic, eccentric and hilarious experience” (The Sussex Newspaper).
Tommy Cooper, with his impeccable timing, love of slapstick and one-liners was a true comic genius.
Republic is home to Michael Jordan’s ‘High Jinx’ magic and illusion show during this year’s Brighton Fringe.
A riotously funny show revealing just what happens when a glamorous French actress and her hapless assistant stage their version of Hollywood blockbuster ‘Gladiator’.
Life-sized animal puppets with fully articulated limbs come to life in front of your eyes in a cacophony of singing, dancing and plenty of audience participation.
From Trick of the Light Theatre comes the tale of a girl’s inventive efforts to grow the world’s most magnificent beard.
A fast-paced, high-octane sport played on roller skates.
Using puppets, comedy, slapstick and live music, plus lots of amazing natural history facts, Squashbox Theatre will uncover the mysteries of the Animal Kingdom.
Did you know a silent revolution is happening in medicine? Join us for a fun day of games and activities with Same Sky to explore how genes work.
With a name like Confessions Of A Red-Headed Coffeeshop Girl you might expect a raw, bittersweet expose of the disappointments of a young dreamer, crushed by the tsunami of Post-Re…
The Dharma Primary School has successfully integrated mindfulness into its curriculum for the past 20 years.
Time changes everything.
An aeroplane crashes in the Sahara Desert.
The Moscow State Circus returns to the UK with its latest, greatest production ‘The Flower with Seven Colours’.
“Comedy Club 4 Kids has stand-up sets from grown-up, high-quality acts who perform their usual sets, just without the swearing or rude bits,” says The Independent.
Acclaimed violin and piano duo Sophia Bartlette and Amoret Abis return for their third Brighton Fringe recital to celebrate women composers.
Sit back, relax and enjoy Aqua TV, brought to you by the synchronised swimmers of Brighton.
Following the success of their TV show ‘Little Howard’s Big Question’ (CBBC), real human Big Howard and animated six-year-old Little Howard are bringing their unique family comed…
An interactive performance exploring our death rituals in the gorgeous Extra-Mural Chapel.
Communication? Between a father and a child? How difficult can that be?
Communication? Between a father and a transgender child? How much of a nightmare can that be?
After 400 ye…
A family clown theatre show.
Brighton-based percussion and dance group, Maracatu Cruzeiro do Sul, brings you a colourful and exciting array of dances and sounds from the North East of Brazil with a British tou…
A day offering people the opportunity to consider living with loss and bereavement.
Ceyda Tanc Dance, with three different programmes of cutting edge and dynamic contemporary dance, works with influences of Ceyda’s traditional Turkish folk dance heritage.
Set in a cafe, this helping from Octopus Soup Theatre initially provides nothing that an audience wouldn’t have seen before.
A vibrant re-imagining of Burnett’s classic story with an inclusive cast of young actors, bringing the garden to life through music, dance and umbrellas.
The original family dance party returns for more afternoon dayclubbing fun.
Join David, Keith, Hans and Romano on a quest to tell their individual stories and impose their so-called cultural offerings onto an audience.
Crazier than finding a poodle in your fridge – yes it’s SESKA! SOLD OUT Brighton Fringe 2014 & 2015.
An innovative digital oral history project from Little Green Pig and the heritage strand of the Brighton Homeless Trust .
The SMASH HIT family musical returns to Brighton.
Inspired by a phrase from Virginia Woolf to describe dusk, Owl Time is a gentle production that provides political punch.
Orion is scared of more or less everything.
Work-in-progress from multi-award-winner celebrating the kick-ass women in our families who stood the test of time despite obstacles via faith, family, culture or the time they liv…
Love that frosty film or hate it, you’ll laugh your stripy socks off at lovable clowns Cat & Nicko and their puppet rock band.
Bring your picnic blankets and hamper down to Brighton’s biggest family picnic with free family friendly performances, games, crafts and activities galore.
WANTED: Small minions to join Doktor James’ army of evil.
Get a taste for Brighton Fringe 2016 at our outdoor showcase.
This brand new show from the creators of ‘Aliens Love Underpants’ is monster-ously good! Follow young inventor Monty as he creates a whole world of wacky inventions and incredible …
Join us on a journey through the magical forest where three fairy tales are imaginatively brought to life.
After standing room only at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, comedian Javier Jarquin brings his comedy show ‘Card Ninja’ to Brighton! A riotous display of upbeat humour and card stun…
Ecological art weekend, raising awareness of plastic pollution, toxics in our seas and our bodies, women in science, art and exploration.
Sparkleshark is a play for young people about the power of imagination to soften the harsh realities of life.
What happens to unfinished sentences? Join the deliciously devious Sentence Snatchers as we trip, tangle and tongue-twist our way through the fantastical town of Loose End, where t…
Louis thrills audiences with bubble art, magic and science.
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a dog in a cape and red pants.
A pixie-fuelled comedy riot packed with adventure, mischief, stand-up comedy and storytelling to warm your heart and tickle your toes.
With a revolving line-up of magicians, comedians, street performers, musical theatre and variety acts, this internationally popular show is great for all the family to enjoy togeth…
The trumpet in the history of jazz featuring compositions and arrangements by the kings of jazz as well as new works.
The Den is a purpose-built family-friendly area at The Warren, encompassing a beautiful covered play area and a spacious, colourful outdoor space.
Have a go on the potter’s wheel.
Enjoy a taste-bud-tickling day out at the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink.
Weave up, down and around our imaginary menagerie with the Bom-Bane Family Players as you’ve never seen or heard them before.
From the Royal Botanic Gardens you can see (when it isn’t raining) almost all of central Edinburgh, the Athens of the north.
The iconic animated clay character Morph made his TV debut in 1977 and entertained an entire generation with his slapstick antics.
‘If we shadows have offended, think but this, and all is mended… That you have but slumbered here while these visions did appear…’ With a quarrel raging between Oberon, Kin…
The live rhythm action bonanza Siro-A is quite simply multi-layered hyperactivity for the stage.
Iconic animated clay character Morph made his TV debut in 1977 and entertained an entire generation with his slapstick antics.
“Maltese Falcon; no - Falcon’s Maltese,” one parent suggests as the title to the show outside the theatre doors.
Lancaster Offshoots have created an enjoyable and surprisingly funny offering with their take on Beatrix Potter’s Peter Rabbit and Other Tales.
Geometric City – The world sneezed and everything fell to pieces, revealing an exciting, mysterious and undiscovered landscape.
Direct from the West End of Kent, The Talentz Musical Theatre Company brings this fresh interpretation of Sondheim’s spellbinding musical.
The Adventures of Isabel is a critically acclaimed, immersive dance theatre production for children aged between 2-7 years, inspired by 19th and 20th century poetry about childhood…
This fun and friendly show from Hello Theatre explores the idea of what would happen if you swapped places with the person in the mirror.
It is not often that a show has me grinning even before it has begun.
Guided by the contours and movements of squash and the confining size and layout of a squash court, Squish Squared is a unique and searching dance sequence that invites some fascin…
Wonderland is the story of Alice’s encounters in the tale of the Red Queen.
This is a sweet and imaginative show that really draws you into the story that the delightful characters wish to tell.
The Comedy of Errors is a challenging Shakespeare play to stage – it requires a deft touch whether you play it for laughs or more seriously.
Sebastian was born in Paris, but raised by his adopted parents in the mountains of Tennessee.
Something is rotten in the state of Russia.
This play tells the story of Benji and Alf, next-door neighbours becoming best friends, bonded by their love of the titular ‘Fairly Tales’.
Touring the UK, carrying all set, props and costumes on just four bicycles, the HandleBards play all 23 characters in their all-male production of Shakespeare’s legendary epic.
Fraxi Queen of the Forest is a pageant for children about ash dieback.
Join the HandleBards on their bikes and cycle to a secret location in Edinburgh for a Fringe experience unlike any other.
Just when you thought Disney’s Frozen couldn’t be any more ubiquitous than it already is.
Science and panto combine in this energetic family romp that means well, but ultimately fails to stick together as a whole.
If you give a quick ﬂick through the Fringe programme, it will be fairly obvious that puppetry is on the rise in the theatre section this year.
Patrick Monahan likes to boogie.
Edinburgh Fringe is often filled with adaptations and remixes of classics, so it is very refreshing to see Tread the Boards Theatre Company bring J.
Follow the fortunes of lovable bumpkins Billy and Eileen as they travel to Shmokey City to audition for the dastardly Pete Popalypse on his new TV talent show Xposure.
Mrs Mash loves food and she loves stories! Join her for a feast of stories, songs and joining in fun about all kinds of fabulous food.
Lillian, vibrant, funny, wise, and recently deceased, discovers she cannot move on until rifts with her estranged family are mended.
In this world premiere, Don Zolidis provides glimpses into the sometimes confrontational, sometimes poignant relationship between siblings in a series of vignettes.
A madcap vaudeville style comedy set during the Alaskan gold rush of 1896.
Afternoons are dead boring now, everyone knows that, even proper stupid idiots.
Today is the day Mrs McMoon is having her tea party, featuring several fresh batches of her legendary biscuits, and we’re all invited.
Free morning films for the whole family.
Amiable hosts Dingo (Joshan Chana) and Dog (Thomas Fraser) present surreal sketches and storytelling in this enjoyable and inventive show that will sometimes be lost on younger aud…
Kurage Theatre’s innovative theatre show is a song, dance and drama spectacular.
There’s nothing complicated about The Ghost of Sadie Kimber - and there doesn’t need to be.
Written by Avital Lvova and George Vere, Rebounding Hail is set in a 13 year old girl’s room surrounded by her books.
Shakespeare’s body of work is well-traveled by theatrical patrons – some might say imposingly so.
A family magic show accessible for even the youngest of children, Edward Hilsum: Genie is a charming magical experience.
Edinburgh Youth Orchestra is forming a Chamber Orchestra to return to Greyfriars Kirk on Friday 14th August.
Perhaps Shakespeare’s most famous comedy, A Midsummer Night’s Dream has the potential to either be comedic gold or irritating lip-service, depending on the quality of the cast …
Loranga, Masarin and Dartanjang could perhaps be best described as the illegitimate love child of CBeebies and Michael Gondry, conceived in a fever dream.
In theory, Eejit of Love is a fun concept: two Irish country bumpkins find themselves swept up in the allure of reality TV, testing their relationship and their own willpower.
The Metaphysical Caravan is an extraordinary mobile stage curated presenting the work of Pinocchio Theatre from Poland.
We all know the story of Jack and the Beanstalk – or at least, think we do.
Tilly Mouse lives under an opera house, and she just loves to sing! Her dream is to perform on stage.
In their Fringe debut, Music Box Theatre present an intimate and impressive production of The Sound of Musicals, a compilation show featuring a smattering of musical theatre favour…
As theatrical metaphors go, the equating of psychological ‘baggage’ to physical suitcases is one of the more straight-forward examples, yet that is not to decry the effectivene…
A cabaret full of birds falling in love with each other? Embrace the madness if you will, and your heart will certainly be warmed by Robert J.
From the frosted Northern landscape of County Durham come the Northern Lights.
Foodies Festival attendees are welcomed with some free cider, ice-cream, and a range of other delicious freebies to try.
Shakespeare for Breakfast is to Fringe as dawn is to day: whilst you could technically have one without it, it really wouldn’t feel very right.
A thrilling adventure set in an alternative history of England, The Wolves of Willoughby Chase tells the story of two brave, determined girls as they fight against ferocious wolves…
There’s trouble afoot, all the Dragons have been quashed, and what’s a young knight to do? Especially, when there’s the trouble-making Oblong with nothing to occupy him.
Flash, bang, wallop – what a show! Kipps and Ann were childhood friends.
Aaaand Now for Something Completely Improvised spins out a fully-fledged, one hour show, firmly founded on nothing more than the performers’ wit, charm, comedic reflexes and audi…
Not the End of the World is based on the novel by Geraldine McCaughrean which reimagines the story of Noah’s Ark from the point of view of Noah’s daughter, Timna, as she grappl…
Napier University Drama Society presents a musical retelling of the Trojan War as their offering to the gods this festival.
Four fairy tales from Europe, reimagined by the Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, are brought to life at Greenside by the talented young cast of 1541.
AFIC is a multi-faceted charity using innovative and imaginative ways to inspire, challenge and unlock individual potential.
Adapting Romeo and Juliet for a younger audience is by no means an easy feat.
It’s amazing how much you can get out of the word ‘Ak’ – the only word in the troll language.
The Princess and the Pea follows the story of the lonely Prince Jethro.
‘One-man Titus Andronicus for Kids’ sounds like one of those joke titles you suggest to late-night improv troupes.
Edinburgh’s favourite vintage fair returns for a Fringe festival special! With over 35 stalls packed with vintage fashion, accessories, homewares and collectables from the 1920s-80…
Macbeth’s afraid of his missus, the witches think they’re on Masterchef and a pair of murderers want Banquo’s head on a platter.
Join West Country comedian Cerys Nelmes as she entertains you and your children for 45 minutes of onesie fun! Wear your onesie, and have some funsie! There will be music, dancing, …
Fringe sell-out 2009-2014.
Fancy Dress Fun – the brand new family sing-a-long show from Anya, Gary, Kevin and Bonzo (formerly of The Singing Kettle).
Bringing the best of the Festivals to audiences at home and in Edinburgh, with live shows and broadcasts.
A tale of gold, ghosts and Gary! When you’re as poor as Ali Baba, a cave full of gold can change your life.
A fantastically funny show for all the family.
Roll up! Roll up! Come and see The Stuffed Crocodile Story Wagon.
Mark Thompson, well known as a TV astronomer and author, has joined the ranks of Space Command to help recruit some new space cadets.
Fast-paced, hilarious improv show that will have you coming back for more.
California to Scotland.
Kids! Do you need somewhere to take your adults without them getting bored and going in a huff? Bring them to Funny Stuff for Happy People, where the adults can have just as good a…
Tommy hates his life of poverty and grime.
In an attempt to prove that Aesop was history’s greatest fabulist, a group of storytellers crack the spine of a massive edition of Aesop’s Fables, releasing the old man’s most memo…
Shakespeare’s classic comedy, as you’ve never seen it before.
Join Udrich, The Ugly Duckling, on his journey to learn that beauty is in the acceptance and knowledge of self.
‘Don’t judge a man until you’ve walked two moons in his moccasins.
Based on the American Emmy Award-winning children’s series, School House uses a wide array of musical styles to teach grammar, math, science and American history while telling the …
Annabelle is the world’s smallest elephant, and her friend Icarus is a moth who loves bright lights and woolly jumpers.
Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay invite you to… ‘The best wedding ever, the best wedding yet, the wedding that no one will ever forget.
Mick is a good bloke.
‘The damn sea rolls on as it always has.
The breakdancing robots (B-bots) have landed in Edinburgh and they’re being chased all over town! Can the B-boys and B-girls of Edinburgh use their breakdancing skills to help the …
Physical comedy, sketch and film combine to transport you into the weird and weatherproofed world of The Kagools.
What’s living in the garden, among the grass and in the trees? Is it a bird, or is it a bee? Maybe it’s the Garden Man? Come along today and see! The Garden Man is a story insp…
Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences around the world for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
She’s a princess and she farts.
No script Sherlock! The stars of Fringe sensations Racing Minds and Impromptu Shakespeare take you on a thrilling new adventure each day through the underworld of Victorian Britain…
A fifth family friendly year at the Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, intelligent observations and blisteringly quick improvised raps from three of the circuit’s funniest comedians, h…
Get ready for a perfect afternoon of musical fun! Johnny and the Raindrops are a sensational family friendly live band who play jump up and down, rocking and rolling, can’t sit d…
Fresh from his European Tour with the Festival International de Magie and his sell-out UK theatre tour the unique creativity, passion and talent of Michael Jordan brings together a…
Once upon a time there was a beautiful princess.
“Good girls should be seen and not heard”.
Celebrate Shakespeare’s Globe’s Fringe debut by seeing both Shakespeare Untold shows (The Party Planner’s Tale based on Romeo and Juliet and The Pie Maker’s Tale based on Titus And…
Why do adults lose the power to imagine? A tender tale of imagination, friendship and loss, as a little prince who has travelled the universe just wants to return to his asteroid, …
Making a return in C theatre’s 24th year – the comedy soap that you control.
Let the storyteller take you to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the best fairy tales ever told.
Mr Tiger was perfectly fine in the city – until he had a wonderfully wild idea! A show for ages 3+ that’s a bit rock’n’roll, adapted from the book by Peter Brown.
Once there was a Grandfather who was left holding a rather leaky baby.
Winner of the 2014 Primary Times Children’s Choice Award.
Little Swiss cat Pitschi doesn’t like the rough and tumble and mischievous fun of kitten play.