Variety of music including musical theatre, movie themes, swing, and popular songs for all the family.
Join our budding protagonist Pinocchio as he learns some hard lessons about what it takes to be a real boy.
Siegfried and Joy are the new masters of magic.
Do you like to argue? Well, I disagree to whatever you just said.
This interactive, nail-biting tail about bravery, curiosity and familial love is created by teachers to inspire young minds in creative writing.
Love, heartbreak, comedy… and music to accompany these feelings: something all relationships see.
An exceptionally enthusiastic and talented youth theatre put on a revival of the 2013 version of Pippin.
Celebrating 100 years since the iconic Disney title sequence first graced our screens, award-winning international vocal ensemble Octavoce present a whirlwind a cappella trip throu…
Featuring West End performers, this family-friendly musical concert will take you on a journey through some of the most iconic songs from films like Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Toy Stor…
The Chinese Culture Week is a week-long programme showcasing the best of Chinese theatre and traditional culture co-organized by the Art Development Center of the Ministry of Cultu…
Based on the 2018 Broadway musical, Frozen Jr brings Elsa, Anna, and the magical land of Arendelle to life onstage.
Grown-ups are confusing, as are the rules of their world! In this family-friendly reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s enduring tale Alice navigates the topsy-turvy world of wonderland…
A new take on the ancient Border ballad of Thomas the Rhymer with specially composed music performed by well-known instrumentalist and composer John Sampson and multi-talented musi…
Thirteen-year-old Chrissie is a budding climate-change campaigner, but her family just don’t get it! When a huge storm hits her seaside town of Skiddle, Chrissie reluctantly gets…
Exeter’s award-winning all-female a cappella group take to the stage with sensational singing, dancing and an enticing murder mystery.
This show is light-speed FAST.
Join historian, broadcaster and writer, Alice Loxton, as she delves into the delights of her new history book, UPROAR!: Satire, Scandal and Printmakers in Georgian London – a bri…
This one-act educational outreach play for 5-10 year olds and their families follows Bumble, a honeybee, on an adventure to find a bee balm flower.
The Talentz Musical Theatre Company are bringing all the sparklejinglejolly magic of Elf The Musical.
Gallus Stooshie is a modern Scottish dance troupe here to make ceilidhs cool again.
From the pen of one of Britain’s leading playwrights, Dreams of Anne Frank by Bernard Kops is a poignant and highly charged drama that retells the story of Anne Frank.
Roald Dahl’s famous tale of the egregious and revolting Mr and Mrs Twit.
Do you want to build a snowman? You’ll love this heartwarming stage adaptation of the top-grossing animated film of all time! Join Anna, Elsa and all of your favourite characters…
From musical theatre greats, Stephen Schwartz and John Caird, comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith.
Kids are experts.
Presenting your favourite fairy tales – the obnoxious bullying of Ashputtel (the first Cinderella) by her stepsisters, the vanity of a fashion-conscious (and strangely familiar!)…
Join us in a fabulous retelling of Roald Dahl’s classic peachy tale. Join James as he ventures into the wonderful world of whimsy and see if you can catch the ladybird.
Lewis Carroll is turning in his grave at Tim Nelson’s Alice in Wonderland.
24 Solar Terms – an immersive theatre production, created based on the 24 solar terms, condensing the time of each season into a performance.
Explore making rubbings, printing, collage and fun with circles and squares, and mixed-media collage.
It’s bingo with loads and loads of prizes.
Step straight into the magic kingdom in this interactive character brunch experience the whole family will enjoy! Join your favourite fairy tale heroes, heroines (and the occasiona…
The National Theatre’s adaptation comes to life in Dr Seuss’ classic story.
Funny, horrible and a little bit naughty, this poetry show is perfect for children no matter how old.
Ancient coins are an amazing window into history – rare, valuable and often beautiful.
Aloft Circus Arts of Chicago (USA) burst onto the Fringe scene with their hit Brave Space last year.
You’re welcome to join the Tofgam Team for our first event at the Fringe. A card game championship fit for everyone with superb prizes for the winner at the end of the event.
In this steampunk fantasy adventure, the hapless history teacher who fell from our universe into Arnica has survived banshees, elves, and a giant ruhk to join the eccentric crew of…
Join our Imaginary Friend on the adventure of a lifetime, as they go on an adventure to find their missing friend.
BasketballMan is a world-renowned freestyler but now he is out to prove he is a real superhero.
Set in a mythical once-upon-a-time sort of land, Shrek the Musical Jr is the story of a hulking green ogre who, after being mocked and feared his entire life by anything that cross…
For over 10 years, Absolute Improv! has entertained sell-out audiences with off-the-cuff comedy performances from Scotland’s top improvisational comedy actors.
Award-winning entertainer Kyle D Evans leads a frantic hour of mind-blowing maths for children and their families.
The little iceberg holds a secret.
You’re invited! Renowned for their slick choreography, tight harmonies and unique arrangements, Durham University’s top a cappella group is back at the Edinburgh Fringe to celebr…
Come and join us for a wonderful adventure in Neverland and see how Peter, Wendy, John and Michael battle the Pirates, Mermaids and Native Indians with help from the Lost Boys and …
‘Some children are misunderstood; Fran is MissRed.
This unique (probably) show allows mere mortals like us to experience the world of the TV actor.
Society has collapsed and the Ravens rule.
Interactive storytelling with audience participation and improvisation about loss, community, our human need for connection, and the pain and humour of the journey.
The story of a girl dreaming of a better life and the children she inspires will have audiences rooting for the “revolting children” who are out to teach the grown-ups a lesson.
How to build a story – for everyone! Want to be the best storyteller you know? Come and join the Story Builders! You’ll learn the secrets of every great story and together we’ll …
Join Talia in a family-friendly venue for an interactive musical journey to some major European cities.
A commedia twist on a Grimm’s classic, this high-energy, PG-ish show features traditional commedia characters and masks in a fractured fairy tale that’s fun for the whole family! A…
The Pick of the Fringe has been a hit show at the Fringe for 19 years, an annual selection of the best in stand-up comedy in Edinburgh.
A comedy show where your little one won’t derail everything, in fact, you’ll be hoping they’ll do all the things that normally embarrass you, loudly and proudly.
Behind the scenes, things aren’t always as they appear! The story of a great moment in movie making history.
Are you fascinated with Edinburgh’s history? Do you want to have a blast while learning about the Scottish Enlightenment and its leading figures? You may even meet a special guest!…
Join the adventure as we bring to life the classic, Journey to the West, in an interactive children’s show which is a part of Chinese Culture and Art Festival! With amazing visual …
The Addams Family, a comical feast that embraces the wackiness in every family, features an original story and it’s every father’s nightmare: Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princes…
Have you ever wanted to know every book ever? Well if Leo doesn’t read all the books in one night (entirely in song) the demon will burn everything.
‘He was a traitor boy, he killed a dictator boy.
‘The best job in life is to be the father of a daughter.
Join us in an exploration of love, loss and learning, seen through the lens of an old woman leaving her wisdom with a younger woman.
Guilty or innocent? You decide.
Hey kids and kidults, cool cats and dancing dogs, Jarred and Hobbit are back with an all-new action-packed hoopla! Guaranteed LOLs and interactive fun for the entire family (OK, ma…
Wakey wakey, eggs and Shakey!Or rather, a free croissant with Shakespeare.
Sold out on Broadway! Sold out at the Sydney Opera House! Seen by over one-million people worldwide! BMX, basketball, breakdancing, beatboxing, acrobatics, drumming and more, 360 A…
The world’s only theatrical escape room! You are the crew of a robot and everything has gone wrong! Help! The stunning visual effects and immersive interactive technology mean kids…
All the way from Northern Ireland, Martin and Logy take the traditional circus double act and give it a unique and modern twist.
Three top stand-ups perform their very best routines just as they do in comedy clubs up and down the country and abroad, just without the swearing! PG Hits is a professional stand-…
In a kingdom where it is always night, the Owl had declared himself king and made sleeping forbidden.
From Australia to London’s West End, this high-energy fusion of commercial dance entertainment intertwines ballet and street dance, along with contemporary and breaking to deliver …
An irresistibly charming homage to the magnificent circus horses and the silent movie era.
An 11th year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high energy hijinks from three of the comedy circuit’s funniest performers.
High on my list of must-see Fringe shows for this year’s festival, Tutu is an explosion of colour, grace, and humour.
‘Down the hatch!’ yells our vicious Queen as yet another storyteller disappoints her.
Join Mr Toad, Ratty, Badger and friends in a new family musical by Roger McGough, inspired by The Wind in the Willows.
After a three year hiatus, Tom Skelton, Daniel Roberts, Chris Turner and Dougie Walker return to the Edinburgh Fringe with their critically-acclaimed improv show, Aaaand Now For So…
A new stand-up show about the joys of raising children with special needs.
The Improv Musical returns to Fringe as strong as ever with a silly, fun, toe-tapping show.
The Oxford Imps are what you might expect from your standard university improv show.
Clownfish Theatre’s Jonathon Tilley and Jess Clough-Macrae overact the premise of this kid-friendly show, to the delight of kids and grown-ups alike.
Actress-comedian Lubna Kerr explores her family’s journey, sharing the challenges encountered with humour and emotion.
Spirit of the Fringe Award winner Släpstick is back.
Sitting at the front of the queue, an hour before the show started, I was stung by a bee.
The improvised parody returns! Go on an adventure through time and space with a live radiophonic workshop and a hilarious improv cast in this loving parody of the sci-fi classic Do…
Primary Times Children’s Choice Award Winner! Musical-comedy versions of Shakespeare’s greatest works, Brave Macbeth and Juliet & Her Romeo.
The Early Word.
The gallery is housed in a 19th-century bakehouse in the heart of the artistic village of Stockbridge.
Galerie Mirages is situated in the heart of the artistic village quartier of Stockbridge.
Aberdeen Chorus proudly presents this re-imagined tale for all to enjoy! Having pulled the sword from the stone, King Arthur must assemble his knights and find the legendary Camelo…
Experience a joyful adaptation of this classic, in a show for the whole family.
11 generations, 11 songs, but only one winner in The 11th Hour.
Fiction’s greatest villains, from Hannibal Lecter to Cruella de Vil, are in court for their crimes in a rip-roaring musical comedy that will challenge everything you know about l…
Exploring the intricacies of family dynamics, Pulse, a new short play, invites the audience into the parent/child experience we’ve all found ourselves in.
William’s dream comes true, chosen to play at Mozart’s birthday celebrations.
A wonderful immersive and sensory experience for all ages.
Aspiring supervillain Ice Cold stumbles across a prophecy that reveals a top-secret mind control signal.
Follow our adventurous, modern-day Alice through the looking glass to a wonderful, upside-down world of kings, queens, knights and other strange and comical characters who challeng…
After two sell-out runs at the Fringe in 2019 and 2021, The Songsmiths are back for a third year with their new show, Behind Closed Doors! Combining songs from their upcoming EP of…
Based on Roald Dahl’s beloved children’s novel, Matilda tells the story of a precocious five-year-old girl who loves books, hates bullies, and is revealed to have telekinetic p…
Escape on a fantastic adventure this summer with Rapunzel – an exhilarating, heart-warming production about one girl’s longing to break free from her imposed lockdown and final…
Following on from the sell-out production of Our Teacher’s a Troll at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2019, Stage Door Enigma Theatre Company presents Game On! Join 14-year-old Ben on …
The Riverside Theatre company are back, after sell-out-shows in 2019, with another exciting adventure for children and families.
Cinema’s greatest hits performed by an award-winning a cappella group! From international competitions to sell-out shows, singing powerhouses Sweet Nothings have done it all.
Award-winning musical theatre company The Talentz are bringing festive sparkle to you for our eighth year at the Fringe.
Aca-Pocalypse: Diamond in the Riff.
NYT return with a magical portmanteau production of love, friendship and forgotten messages that connect people across warzones and Christmas wish lists in a collection of heart-wa…
Stop horsing around, grab your wellies and get moo-vin’ and groovin’ as Funbox welcome you to their Funky Farm! Join Anya and Kevin as they escape to the countryside for songs, sil…
The Beacon Boys return to the Sanctuary to stage Guys and Dolls Jr – an adaptation of the show considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy! Set in New York City, Guys and…
Start the day with a riot of cray kid-friendly laughter for the whole family. Zany sketches, acrobatics, cirque skills and mayhem.
An irresistibly colourful, loud and fun show for all the family by Lost in Translation, one of the UK’s leading contemporary circus companies and Guinness World Record holders.
Stepsisters have never been portrayed well in fairy tales, so how can real-life stepsisters be expected to get along? Robin and Jessie suddenly find themselves sharing a new home a…
Award-winning entertainer Kyle D Evans returns with another fast-paced hour of inclusive maths-based family fun.
Everything is awesome in Dill’s life.
The Polar Bears are off on their holidays – what could go wrong? Join the lovable but hapless duo as they set off on their holiday adventures.
A princess and a dragon make for unlikely companions but together they learn about themselves, each other and earning their happy ending in this brand-new, music-full, modern fairy…
The Saga of the Norse Gods.
From the brilliant minds behind SiriusXM – Kids, Harry’s Wand (Steve Goodie) and best-selling author of Don’t Feed the Bully (Brad Tassell), comes the Halloween show that every…
After sell-out performances and five-star reviews from 2016-2019, our performers are excited to return to Edinburgh for their fifth year with a new line-up of songs! Featuring worl…
This cast of professional performers is excited to return for their fifth year with the Best of Broadway! After sell-out performances and rave reviews, this show is sure to be a ho…
London’s longest-running theatre magic show, direct from the Leicester Square Theatre.
Canada’s award-winning clown band sparks the imagination with… clowns in space! Join Patty as she ventures to Clowntown Colony on the mysterious Planet X to bring her clown frien…
For over 10 years Absolute Improv! has entertained sell-out audiences with off-the-cuff comedy performances from Scotland’s top improvisational comedy actors.
Is this a real knife? Is this just fantasy? Enjoy Shakespeare’s spooky tragedy like never before, as six actors deploy wittily rewritten pop classics, uproariously silly comedy and…
Join us on this wonderful, well-known tale of greed and humility as the Beast learns what it is to love and be loved.
Every child goes inside their own bubble! Seen on China, Romania and Bulgaria’s Got Talent.
For the past 11 years, Asian Arts Global has been bringing young students from arts-oriented schools across China to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, to highlight the country’s bri…
Between Good and Evil is a play that uses superheroes and aliens to comedically tell us the truth about ourselves.
Did you know the Brothers Grimm collected 209 stories? From your princess favourites, like Cinderella and Snow White, to the strange ones like The Devil’s Grandmother.
The Orphan Train tells the story of children on an orphan train that left New York City on May 28, 1914.
When the three little wolves go out into the world and build themselves a house, their mother warns them to beware the Big Bad Pig.
The One Between, formed from the leaders of both sides of the struggle, is the last hope of restoring balance to the world through a show of strength, spirit, essence and loyalty.
When Rob got on his ship, he didn’t know he would never reach his destination.
The international smash hit returns! Sold out on Broadway! Sold out at the Sydney Opera House! Seen by over one million people worldwide! A phenomenal physical performance explorin…
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…
Timothy Pope is looking through his telescope – but wait, is that a Shark, in the Park!? From the creative team behind the Hairy Maclary show – see all three of Nick Sharratt’s…
Improvised Harry Potter parody from Chortle Award-winning Jericho Comedy.
A tenth year at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe! An hour of sharp gags, quick wit and high energy hijinks from three of the comedy circuit’s funniest performers.
On your marks, get set, science! Join popular YouTubers and children’s TV presenters Maddie Moate and Greg Foot (as seen on Cbeebies’ Maddie’s Do You Know? and CBBC’s Blue Peter) f…
Circus Sonas are Northern Irish father and son Martin and Logy.
Straight from selling out London venues and her national tour, Bo Peep is bringing her flock to the Edinburgh Fringe! Counting sheep always sends Bo Peep off to sleep by bedtime, b…
Watch in amazement as Finlay and Joe shovel comedy coal into the furnace of their patented content generation device: the Perpetual Hype Machine.
Inspired by tales of Sir Lancelot and Robin Hood, plucky heroine Will Tell disguises herself as a knight and rides off on a chivalric quest to rescue her freedom-fighting dad from …
Direct from Australia, this is a non-stop, fun-filled show for everyone, bringing you an exciting commercial blend of electric entertainment fusing modern and old-school street-dan…
Unassuming at the start, A V Brodrenkova and Aimee Dickinson’s Foundations quickly breaks all boundaries and assumptions.
Award-winning Polish performer Piotr Sikora has created a beautiful hour of family storytelling which uses clowning, mime, ukulele and audience participation to paint the journey o…
A sample show of different acts from within Just the Tonic venues, and maybe some guests.
I have a soft spot for classic, big top style circus even if it is being presented in a conference centre by a company that are famed for bringing this genre to West End stages.
A worldwide sensation from Montreal to Beijing, Fills Monkey return with an exhilarating new show.
Way up in the deep blue night sky, a twinkling star hears a little girl’s birthday wish.
Picture the scene: Fashion week.
It’s a sticky situation.
Captain Zak Space Pirate needs your help! He’s lost in a broken-down spaceship and only with your help answering questions, solving puzzles and singing songs can we survive the bub…
Join the Superhero Academy to be part of the greatest quest of all: to save the world.
From Gigglemug comedy duo Sam Cochrane and Alex Prescot, Runesical is an amusing, action packed quest based on the role-palying game Runescape.
After far too long, Magic Roman is finally off on the trip of a lifetime and he couldn’t be more excited! He’s packed the essentials: a toothbrush, a camera and plenty of magic tri…
Filled with the charm of a children’s cartoon, The Song of Fergus and Kate is a quaint story about friendship and embracing differences that any child would find fascinating.
Oxford’s wittiest minds return with their spectacular smorgasbord of devastatingly funny improvised comedy! Attacking the stage with made-up-on-the-spot games, stories and songs, c…
The hit Canadian production from one of the world’s most acclaimed contemporary playwrights, Wajdi Mouawad, and performed by Gabe Maharjan – ‘a gifted, multi-faceted actor’ ***…
B-boy meets Bendy boy.
A comedy-circus show from Australia, Chores is the story of a brother and sister who have to clean up their messy room so they can ride their bicycles.
“Eagles! The eagles are coming” says Pippin Took in Lord of the Rings.
The Bardic Breakfasters are back! C’s sensational Shakespearience returns for our 31st Fringe, with free coffee and croissants! A pleasing plethora of pentameter, puns and pastry.
An absurd comedy sketch show about a sailor with a beard made of bread, and his sidekick, Davy Scones.
Two chefs stir up a lot of chaos in this silly, physical comedy.
An immersive field trip; a quest to find the true unicorn! You will be spotting what’s often overlooked, reading maps, solving little riddles and hopefully getting access to the pr…
Farmers-turned-entertainers David & Sam are ploughing up to George Square with their rambunctious family comedy, littered with the absolute best showmanship they can muster.
Two chefs are making a soup.
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.
An insect joke? Tick.
An acclaimed adaptation of one of Tolkien’s Tales from the Perilous Realm.
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.
A charming, funny and touching interactive video installation, Family Portrait by Natasha Gilmore’s Barrowland Ballet features Natasha herself as mother and single parent and her…
Nine-year-old Pippi Longstocking is strong, brave and fearless.
2020 was quite the year… Join magician Tom Brace as he shows you exactly how he passed time stuck at home during a global pandemic! Featuring magic inspired by classic board game…
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.
The word that most immediately springs to mind is 'joy'.
Funbox are back at the Fringe.
Including The Wrong Trousers.
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.
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…
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…
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.
‘Wonderful silliness’ ***** (GlamAdelaide.
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…
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.
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.
Hoist the mainsails and prepare for a thoroughly ridiculous adventure.
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.
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.
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.
This comedy is about the crazy antics of an American cast bringing their show Tea for Three to a theatre in Ireland.
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.
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…
Come and enjoy our music.
Vikings, giants and magic await you in this fun-packed historical adventure.
Welcome to Bert and Horace’s junkyard.
This year’s hottest product has just hit the city.
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…
Triple Buse is slapstick, light-hearted and bracing in equal measure.
‘Your children are not your children.
Kimjang is a Korean foodie tradition, where families and friends come together to make kimchi.
Fringe sell-out ten years running! The original family dance party is back, bigger and better than ever.
CapeAbility centres around super powers – from X-Men to The Avengers, every superhero has a unique power.
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.
Grief is a tricky business and can make you do irrational things.
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.
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…
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…
Social media, tech addiction, online gaming and its impact on mental health is the focus of this new, visceral and provocative piece.
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…
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.
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.
Returning for 2019, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment.
The National Theatre’s adaptation comes to life in Dr.
Sven Verelst is an independent physical actor from Belgium making his first international solo performance for all the family to enjoy.
The magical tail of Ned and the Whale begins a little like this.
In this adrenaline-fuelled explosion of extreme urban sports, breakdance, music and theatre, ISH Dance Collective create breathtaking poetry in every single moment.
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…
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 …
Early Mornings – The Musical is a show about writing a show.
An original play inspired by a child’s love of Christmas; with song, dance and traditional Christmas offerings.
The Youth Choir of Shanghai Grand Theatre present a delightful programme of classical and popular material.
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…
Nav Chima grew up so poor she lived in a discarded soda can.
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…
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…
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.
If you walk into a production of The Last Five Years without any previous knowledge of the show things can get a little confusing.
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…
‘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…
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.
You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown! 1946: Charlie Brown is born in the mind of his creator, Charles Schulz.
Join Captain Jake’s Crew as he takes you on a journey to the high seas in this historic adventure.
Match Girl is a musical re-imagination of the Hans Christian Andersen classic tale The Little Match Girl.
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…
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.
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…
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!
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.
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 …
I didn’t know what to expect walking into Chalk.
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…
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…
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 Fantastic Magic Show is a special and unique experience for the children and their parents.
Tom Short travels all the way from glamorous Salford with his Wheel of Misfortune to the Edinburgh Fringe.
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.
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.
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.
Puppet State Theatre Company’s acclaimed adaptation of JRR Tolkien’s miniature masterpiece – enchanting storytelling for fantasy fans and phobics alike.
This award-winning show offers a first trip for wee ones into the magic of the big top with thrills, spills, oohs and ahhs.
Join your favourite Mr.
Hoichi lives in a temple and plays the lute.
On his way home through the forest, Beauty’s father picks her a rose from the enchanted palace gardens.
Ever poured gravy into your hat? Eaten next to a Sultan? Had a dinner party with the devil? Well now’s your chance.
Martin and Logy are back in Edinburgh and ready to have some fun.
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…
“Nothing makes a woman feel more like a girl than a man who sings like a boy.
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…
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…
Olivier Award-nominated Wizard Presents brings Morpurgo’s treasured story to life, sparking imagination in both young and old.
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, …
Join the quickest wits in comedy for a side-splitting, jaw-dropping, time-travelling adventure that’s fun for literally everyone.
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.
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…
Meddlin’ Kids, the beloved kids show about four mystery-solving teens and their infamous dog, has run for 26 seasons.
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…
It’s 1981 and ska music pulses.
Daily diet of live highlights from across the festivals.
Musical inventors S!nk designed the Pianodrome – an amphitheatre made from upcycled pianos – as a dream performance space.
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…
‘He doesn’t listen for his name’ said a father (who happened to be a king.
Enjoy alfresco Shakespeare in the C south gardens.
One island, split in two with a thundering crack: half for the fishermen and half for the farmers.
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…
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 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…
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…
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…
By the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes.
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.
An interactive, multisensory, Makaton-signed experience featuring many of the much-loved songs from the Singing Hands DVDs and CDs.
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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.
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.
Returning for 2018, Kids Do Forth on the Fringe presents some of the best names in children’s entertainment.
American Performing Arts International is thrilled to bring their newest musical revue to Edinburgh.
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 …
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.
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 …
The talented vocalists of Edinburgh Music Theatre return with another fantastic musical extravaganza for all the family this August.
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…
DNA’s incredible feats of mind reading and telepathic thought transference have amazed audiences worldwide.
Start the day with the passion of Ludwig van Beethoven and his contemporaries, performed by the world’s most talented young musicians.
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.
Experience some of the most virtuosic classical music ever written by Rachmaninov and his contemporaries.
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…
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…
Toby Jenkins hates boarding school.
Little Shakespeare Company returns once again to the Fringe with a talented group of Scottish young actors.
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.
A musical comedy adventure, told in tongue-in-cheek style by old Moses himself.
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.
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…
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 …
Sell-out nine years running! The original family dance party is back, bigger and better than ever, celebrating our tenth anniversary on the Fringe.
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…
A vibrant and joyous performance showcasing the best of young talent from China and featuring over 15 unique Chinese folk dances.
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…
After electrifying US audiences for 25 years, America’s ‘coolest show on earth’ (Newsweek) comes to the UK for the first time.
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.
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…
Edinburgh’s own improv comedy theatre company returns for more five-star improv comedy fun! Five-time Edinburgh Fringe sell-out (2013-17).
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…
Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular makes its eagerly anticipated Fringe debut! Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! celebrate…
‘Mr Twit was a twit.
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.
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…
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…
A fast-paced, hilarious, coming of age musical by Tony award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown with book by Dan Elish and Robert Horne.
Swallow finds a man hiding in the barn, when she asks who he is his words are ‘Jesus Christ’.
There are times when a particular title will jump out at you and niggle in the back of your brain.
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…
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 …
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…
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.
Mark Thompson is quite clear about what his (modestly) titled Spectacular Show isn't: "It's not a science lecture," he insists.
After last year’s Fringe success with sell-out audiences and great reviews, Captivate is bringing back this much-loved family favourite.
A modern take on the classic tale.
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…
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.
Bubbles, bubbles everywhere in this family-friendly story.
Meet William Shakespeare and some of his fabulous friends on a mission to change the world! Adventure, suspense and lots of laughs.
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 …
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…
The vividly stunning screen show of BRUSH Theatre.
Funny Happy Stuff presents: Circus Sonas Family Show! A brand-new show from father and son circus performers Martin and Logy.
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…
Andy Quirk presents his pick of the finest Fringe comedians performing ten-minute tasters of their full-length shows.
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…
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 10-time sell-out comedy sensation returns to Edinburgh with an epic new show for just about everyone.
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.
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.
The latest Edinburgh Fringe fun from the award-winning and best-selling author Stuart Reid.
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.
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.
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…
The secret life of man’s best friend is pondered in BARK: The Musical.
The Bear by Raymond Briggs, adapted by Pins and Needles Productions.
The Fun Kids Radio presenters need your help to keep the station on-air and to make the best radio roadshow ever.
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.
Are you ready?! The multi BAFTA-winning legends Dick and Dom are coming to Edinburgh for the first time in 2018.
Returning to Edinburgh for their eighth year, All the King’s Men are the voices that are defining a genre.
High-energy actors, colourful puppets, amazing characters and fantastic songs combine to create AnimAlphabet: The Musical.
‘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…
Lizzie, her mother and an elephant from the zoo flee the Dresden firebombing in the Second World War.
Join the three delightful clowns who make waiting for a bus a tragically complicated affair.
Forget Pitch Perfect.
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.
Gamarjobat shows that comedy is truly without language barriers.
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.
A 45-minute showcase of happiness, heartbreak and adventure as told by songwriter Alex.
Physical, visual and comedic styles of performance combine together in this family-friendly retelling of the classic Greek myth.
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…
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.
René knows how to keep kids entertained whilst giving adults a good laugh too.
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…
‘The vocals are fantastic’ (Palatinate.
A unique take on Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream from a Russian company dedicated to the Bard.
Powerful one-man show based on the much-loved WWI novel by Michael Morpurgo (War Horse).
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…
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.
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…
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
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.
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…
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.
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.
New City, New Sound is an ensemble piece to highlight the musical and cultural talents emanating from the Chinese city of Shenzhen.
Wealth and poverty, opportunity or not, Treasure and India.
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.
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.
Pinecone Penguin Theatrical’s Heartwood has all the makings of an enchanting production, but the slow and insipid script just does not deliver.
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.
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.
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.
Absolute Improv is on the whole a light-hearted and enjoyable experience without a bad bone in its body.
‘A big hit’ (STV).
Youth theatre is a weird thing to critique.
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.
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 …
In any amateur production, the most significant moments are those where one forgets that the performers are not professional.
After last year’s successful fringe event, celebrity chef, Tommy Miah is running another Street Food Festival experience.
Godspell is a very strange show.
Poppy and Will love to play in their garden and observe the fascinating wildlife.
American Performing Arts International return to Edinburgh with their musical theatre revue American Broadway Hits.
This accomplished piece of theatre from Bristol Old Vic’s Theatre School is beautifully acted, wonderfully imaginative and excellently produced.
Stampin’, stompen’ coming through the trees, shuffling through the swamp grass, blowing in the breeze.
An adventurous spin on the classic tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes and above all, honor.
Watch spectacular street entertainment on the doorstep of the National Galleries of Scotland.
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…
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 …
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.
Watch free previews of hundreds of Fringe shows.
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…
Bringing the best of the festivals to audiences, with live and recorded BBC broadcasts and activities.
theSpace at Symposium Hall is an ideal setting for music appreciation.
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 …
I remember when Doctor Who was a practically forgotten, long cancelled show that was only the domain of nerds (like me).
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 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…
The Science Guy is back.
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 …
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…
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.
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.
‘The best magic show in 2016 Edinburgh Fringe’ (BroadwayWorld.
Nonsense Room Productions are no strangers to the Edinburgh Festival, having first debuted Hairy Maclary all the way back in 2010.
The traditional Korean tale of Princess Bari comes to life in this touching and inspiring production.
Meet William Shakespeare, and some of his fabulous friends for a truly magical experience.
Of all Shakespeare’s plays, The Tempest demands the most obvious and taxing effort of imagination from the audience.
Captain Zarg and Williamina Foxx are Guardians of the Universe.
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…
Explore an interactive playground, where art meets tech.
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…
‘A mother’s love never hurt so good as in this razor-sharp, magnificently over-the-top explosion of ethnic humour’ ****½ (Herald Sun).
The hottest comedy act of 2047 comes back from the future to prove that que sera, sera very funny.
Gentle and well-meaning, The Wonderful World of Lapin is a good attempt to introduce young children to the French language.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
The heart-warming tale of Ingo the dog and his journey of bravery, hope and finding courage where you thought you had none.
Climate change is massive.
One hot summer’s day, four million wasps invade the quiet village of Itching Down.
Upsala Circus have been doing incredible work in St.
With breathtaking magic, effortless circus and formidable beatboxing skills, Ongals will have you laughing your hat off.
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…
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+.
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 …
Back after last year’s fantastic show, the Listies are just as wonderfully ridiculous as ever.
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…
Resting from the outdoor evening plays this utterly charming take on the Three Kings is indoors mid-afternoon.
There’s something charming about a fairy tale told in a fundamentally unique manner.
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…
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 …
‘Who thinks they are perfect?’ Is the question Danyah Miller poses to the audience at the onset of the performance.
Jihan is an ordinary child who woke up one day to discover that she had lost her smile.
Every child goes inside a bubble! Award-nominated (Fringe World Perth) Dr Bubble and Milkshake present a new bubble story about sharing.
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…
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.
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…
A lonely scientist clones a perfect army of women, until something goes horribly wrong.
Apples and Snakes and New Writing South present a spoken word poetry show for ages 6 years and up.
The very funny tale of a small dog with big dreams!
Biff is not like other dogs.
‘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.
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.
Pets come in many forms.
This is an exciting journey through some great tales.
Working in collaboration with Philip Pullman (creator of His Dark Materials), the bestselling novel comes to life on stage for the first time.
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…
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…
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.
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” (…
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
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.
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.
Taking a much loved pop culture reference point is always a sure fire way to fill seats.
Florence and Watson are honey badgers of a very rare sort.
The sun has set and across the shimmery water two majestic figures serenely move.
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.
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…
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…
Swim swim swim - we get around.
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.
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…
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 …
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…
Geoffrey Mead will be conducting a special tour dating back over 90 years of cafe and family history.
Gentleman juggler and unwitting clown Tim Bat performs his impressive repertoire of amazing tricks with aplomb.
“Tick, tock, tick.
Awarm-heartedadaptation of the
well-known children’s book about a plucky guinea pig – Christopher Nibble.
Come and sing along to this Disney blockbuster at our big screen, child-friendly auditorium in the heart of Brighton.
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…
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…
Louis Pearl has been thrilling audiences worldwide for over 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles.
Mr Danger is a damaged former daredevil who learnt his lesson the hard way.
Introduced in last year’s Brighton Fringe, Rory and Simon are back, still struggling with the age-old problem of family communications.
Twig the Pixie has lost his marbles! Help him find them in this hit stand-up comedy spectacular for all generations of the family.
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…
PQA is a weekend Performing Arts Academy providing tuition for children and young people from 4-18 years.
A new inclusive urban sports show including parkour runners, skateboarders, BMX riders, acrobats and dancers.
A strange and amazing masked music group are bringing their unique party to Brighton.
Embarking on a tale of ambition, blood and murder of their own, Mac and Lady Mac build a fast food empire.
Fringe City is a free outdoor event in the centre of Brighton taking place every weekend of Brighton Fringe 2017.
Why toddle when you can dance! Parents and under-5s are let loose on the dance floor in this friendliest of discos.
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!
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.
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…
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 …
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…
The Handlebards are a unique group, reinventing the concept of the company of travelling players.
This is a fresh, charming abridged version of the award-winning 1964 musical, Fiddler on the Roof.
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.
Sell-out Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015! Live concerts for babies and toddlers delivered by a professional violinist and cellist.
Following various elements from the classic book by C.
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…
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.
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’ …
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…
Live concerts for babies and toddlers delivered by a professional violinist and cellist.
In true Terry Pratchett style, this rendition of Terry Pratchett’s Mort brings along a sly mixture of complex fantasy and comedy.
Shlomo is a world record-breaking beatboxer who makes all kinds of music using just his mouth and a mic.
A sculptor is awaiting the arrival of an art dealer when the power fails.
The Academy of Arts 2016 Scotland team presents CS Lewis’s classic tale The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.
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.
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.
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.
Every loch in Scotland, however beautiful, has its cold, dark depths.
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.
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’…
UCLU Runaground’s James and the Giant Peach is a fresh, fun and frantic adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic.
It is a story well-known to millions, made all the more poignant and absorbing for its absolute authenticity.
Real DJs, in real clubs playing real music, free glow sticks and transfer tattoos.
Always a sell-out, the original family dance party returns to Edinburgh’s funkiest nightclub for its eighth Fringe run.
‘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…
Grapple Theatre have been inspired by Kneehigh; think Into the Woods meets Brothers Grimm, a combination of live music, physical theatre and puppetry.
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…
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…
Godspell is one of composer Stephen Schwartz’s lesser known musicals.
The UK’s most famous vintage fair! Over 35 stalls packed with affordable vintage fashion, accessories and collectables.
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.
This production of Mary Poppins draws heavily from Disney’s 1964 film, but fails to conjure the same magic.
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.
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.
Forever Plaid is one of the most popular musicals in recent history.
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…
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.
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.
Fiesta in sunshine.
Bringing the best of the festivals to audiences at home and in Edinburgh with live and recorded broadcasts.
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…
An episode of Doctor Who improvised before your eyes! From a fantastic team, including five-star directors, producers, actors and comedians, (Nouse, 2015).
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…
Fresh from their hit Australian tour, UK silent comedy duo, The Kagools, return to Edinburgh Fringe.
Science like you have never seen before.
After a blockbuster 2015, Alexander Fox and Dom O’Keefe are back with a bang.
Brand new show for 2016! She’s a Princess who farts.
Doris Day is one of the most loved singers and actresses of the 1950s and 60s.
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…
When Bex is told she has to visit her uncle Angus in Edinburgh, she is not best pleased.
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…
If you’re looking for cool at this year’s Fringe, look no further.
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…
The Hogwallops are back by popular demand.
Snap is an incredible display of the very best magic performance that South Korea has to offer.
A surprise invitation for all adventure seekers! Let’s follow this whimsical crew for the ultimate experience of space.
Will poor Viola ever find her twin brother Sebastian? Expect adventure, suspense and lots of laughs.
Creative reimagining of Kipling’s The Jungle Book using the expressive colour of circus.
Christine Khandjian presents a Celtic musical inspired by Irish migration.
The eight time sell-out comedy sensation returns to Edinburgh with an anarchic afternoon show for just about everyone.
Joyous in every way, The Snail and the Whale by Tall Stories is a textbook example of how to do theatre for children right.
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 …
The Oxford Imps’ technologically-heavy Fringe show, Hyperdrive, perform a mixture of long and short form improvisation, using technology as stimulus.
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…
Reprint Productions present The Ruby in the Smoke, a detective story that delights in its Victorian setting, following the adventures of resourceful Sally Lockhart.
Story Pocket Theatre bring Michael Morpurgo’s novel about King Arthur to life with a solid and enjoyable production.
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…
It’s not every day that you stumble across a play that is as enchanting as The Bookbinder.
I can count on one hand the number of plays that have sent shivers down my spine: Us/Them is one such show.
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.
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…
The story of young Aussie Elizabeth Moncello, the unofficial inventor of the famous butterfly stroke.
Comedy! Circus! Cabaret! At our five venues across the city: C, our powerhouse of performance on Chambers Street.
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.
Victorian gentleman magician, John Henry Blackwood, returns with a series of magical experiments to explore the potential of time travel.
Matchgirl is a refugee in Calais’ Jungle.
The comedy soap that you control.
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…
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.
Let the magical storyteller whisk you away to a land of fables and wonder to explore some of the favourite fairy tales ever told.
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…
Clowning, slapstick and magical, non-verbal storytelling create a feast of laughter as two storytellers go head to head.
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.
Winner, Best Children’s Show - Ireland’s most lovable idiots bring their mischief and mayhem to a show for the whole family.
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…
Ahmed, a poor orphan, escapes his war torn homeland and joins the circus.
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…
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.
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.
Actors play back audience stories.
‘Boipuso and the Grumpy Green Giant’, a folk tale from Botswana and other stories with puppets and percussion.
Time travelling Victorian magic duo Morgan & West unload another boxful of bafflement and impossibility.
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.