A provocative brew of physical comedy, absurdism and American naivety.
Visit our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments from the Nuremberg and Bamberg Castles in Germany.
Drop in daily to enjoy emerging and established artists playing for free at our specially curated lunchtime concerts.
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in these former slums.
Burials have been taking place in Greyfriars Kirkyard since the mid-16th century, situated at the southern edge of the Old Town.
A guided walking tour that will take you to Greyfriars Graveyard, home of the famous Greyfriars Bobby and the final resting place for many of Edinburgh’s most notorious characters.
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in these former slums, explore the dimly lit vaults once the haunt of criminals, body-snatchers and witches alike! Each vault tells…
Trees talk! In a landmark study, a scientist learned everything about how trees communicate… Or did she? One tree tells the story of what really happened, reminding us that human…
Acclaimed immersive adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s classic, staged in a bespoke venue unique to the show.
Think you know your Shakespeare? Think again! This is Shakespeare as you’ve never seen him before – ‘trippingly on the tongue’… Migrant actors take on the Bard, reinterpr…
A precious and unique sari awaits the presence of a boy to pull it out of the wardrobe.
Join Gorgie’s first Street Art Sculpture Trail Walking Tour, hosted by contributing artist Mario A Gonzalez Robert.
Dandelion, by Creative Electric, takes place in the garden opposite the [email protected] building.
Join us on a guided tour of the legendary and eerily macabre Greyfriars Graveyard, a picturesque burial ground full of beautifully carved gothic monuments.
‘I am a man of my time.
A chilling and memorable experience awaits all who delve into our 1700s Old Town underground vaults.
Visit the largest network of 1700s Old Town underground vaults and hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in these former slums.
Sylvain Émard’s Rhapsodie is a performance event for 20 dancers inspired by the ritual of dance.
First came Rhapsodie by Sylvain Émard, a performance event for 20 dancers inspired by the ritual of dance.
Think you know your Shakespeare? Think again! This is Shakespeare as you’ve never seen him before.
Candlelit and dark as the Devil’s heart, the largest part of the Old Town’s infamous underground vaults dates back to the 1700s.
World-famous Greyfriars Graveyard awaits for you to discover its relation to Harry Potter, Greyfriars Bobby, unique historical characters and the infamous Covenanters’ Prison.
First on your journey shall be a visit to our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments of torture and execution from Nuremberg and Bamburg castles in Germany, dating back to …
Take a journey into the paranormally active 18th-century South Bridge Vaults.
Dare you visit the world’s most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by hellfire clubs, witches, body snatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequente…
An atmospheric storytelling experience in Edinburgh’s largest network of 1700s Old Town underground vaults where the poor and destitute lived.
This tour takes you to Edinburgh Old Town’s two most bone-chilling locations.
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions where disease and death were commonplace.
Dark as the devil’s heart, our haunted underground network of vaults from the 1700s will stimulate and excite your senses as the sinister history of these former slum dwellings, on…
A guided walking tour that will visit our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments from the Nuremberg and Bamberg Castles in Germany dating back to the late 1500s and early 1…
A funny, moving real-time live audio drama by award-winning writer, Ming Ho.
2018 Fringe sell-out.
Delicious full afternoon tea hosted by Scotland’s oldest department store shopkeeper.
A show about knitting.
Scotland’s most progressive orchestra take on the Pianodrome – an extraordinary amphitheatre made entirely of upcycled pianos.
An atmospheric storytelling experience in Edinburgh’s largest network of 1700s Old Town underground vaults where the poor and destitute lived, and see if you can smell our reside…
Come ride on a bus through the streets of Edinburgh as dancers propel themselves along the aisles and hang from the roof.
Rebel, geek, emo, which were you? Or were you the popular one? Scotland’s brightest new talents, The Network, take on the cliques in a homage to classic coming-of-age movies.
One man, ten seasons, one hour! The entirety of Friends as seen through the eyes of Gunther and reimagined by acclaimed comic Brendan Murphy.
Meet characters including a publican, an investor and a spy who’ll share details with you from Edinburgh’s colourful past as you journey through Gladstone’s Land.
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions, where disease and death were commonplace.
A bone-chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town’s cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why thei…
First you’ll be taken to our medieval torture exhibition to see instruments from the Nuremberg and Bamberg Castles in Germany, dating back to the late 1500s and early 1600s.
‘A total highlight’ (Audience review, HighTide Festival 2018).
Take a gin jolly with Pickering’s Gin in their home at Summerhall Distillery.
Wild and wonderful #Pianodrome house band S!nk bring you to life with a full spectrum of new music and movement in their traveling 100-seat amphitheatre made entirely from upcycled…
Timmy plays hurling, the fastest field sport in the world.
Bunk beds line the walls, a sterile cream colour melting into plastic mattresses.
How does it feel to be loved? A lonely office worker reflects on a past life in an idyllic countryside with his university friends.
Delicious full afternoon tea hosted by the shopkeeper of Scotland’s oldest department store.
Dare you visit the world’s most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by Hellfire clubs, witches, body snatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequente…
Part-play, part-floristry masterclass, Funeral Flowers takes you inside the world of Angelique, a young black woman caught within the foster care system who dreams of becoming a fl…
Amid the hubbub of cafe chatter and the hiss of milk steaming a mobile phone vibrates with messages of condolences.
What makes a woman? Facing motherhood and marriage, Girl is on the edge of womanhood.
Operating out of Summerhall since 2012, Barney’s Beer invites visitors to get a behind-the-scenes look at how our brewery runs on a day-to-day basis.
A bench in a public space, and a plaque saying ‘sit with us for a moment and remember’.
On average, victims of domestic violence experience 35 assaults before calling the police.
After an award-winning London run, The Empty Chair comes to Edinburgh.
Witness the Cowgate’s famed flatulating resident let rip. Four times daily this boffing bovine releases its spectacular gaseous emissions. Just a load of hot air? You be the judge.
There is only one football champion in Scotland, and its colours are maroon and khaki.
Brilliant multi-instrumentalists S!nk host a nightly cornucopia of new music, movement and more in the world’s first ever #Pianodrome.
As an aficionado of all things Olde Edinburgh, there are a few basics I've come to expect from an underground tour.
Join Lyra’s Artist-in-residence, Lou Brodie, at the top of Arthur’s Seat from dawn till dusk as she offers a letter to the city from the other side of the hill.
The latest performance project from leading site-specific dance theatre company Oceanallover.
Brodsky Station is a watery, imaginative space where Joseph Brodsky’s poetry helps characters to tell a story of the struggle against circumstance, finding one’s place in the world…
Part of the Fringe Central Events Programme, for Fringe participants.
Join some of the funniest comedians at the festival as they hit the golf course. Balls and banter will be flying as they battle to be crowned champion and earn a cash prize.
They are on the move.
In Seagulls, visuals are everything.
Dare you visit the world’s most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by Hellfire Clubs, witches, body snatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequente…
Following our sell-out 2016 with Head in the Clouds, Ipdip are bringing back our marvellous outdoor play for babies, toddlers and their families.
Our costumed guide will take you into our paranormally active and haunted underground vaults dating back to the 1700s.
This isn’t an eccentric metaphor or a pseudonym for a filthy cabaret, it is exactly what it says.
Tripadvisor meets Pokemon Go in this absurd, fantastical tour that proves how liable we are to being led.
The beginning of Last Resort definitely hooks you in.
As an appetiser, we take you around some of the Old Town’s cobbled streets, giving you some very dark historical facts about some of the infamous characters that used to roam Edinb…
A mermaid play with a pizza-delivery-guy, songs, romance and an adult-sized-tricycle ride to the pub, with pug (in a basket), though the mermaid can’t pedal because she’s got flipp…
Embassy Court’s time-travelling cocktail bar is visiting the future.
An unbeatable theatrical dining experience where you become guests at a wedding reception to remember.
The sun has set and across the shimmery water two majestic figures serenely move.
It’s a new term and welcome to the Claremont School of Life where many a member of staff has plenty to say about their working day.
Chaos ensues as soon as you arrive at this fully immersive show where you dine, served by Basil, Sybil and Manuel.
Come experience ‘La Llorona, The Weeping Woman’, a modern ghost story set in and around the grounds of Preston Manor and associate church.
This acclaimed production recaptures the passion and controversy of the famous novel and hit film, repackaging it into an immersive show.
How many times can you fall in love? How many people can you love at the same time? These questions arise when certain uninvited guests call, disrupting the comfortable lives of an…
A new inclusive urban sports show including parkour runners, skateboarders, BMX riders, acrobats and dancers.
Your home is the venue when DOG, former graffiti legend, comes to your house for a consultation in this darkly comic grown-up reworking of Pinocchio.
In the era of Serial, Making a Murderer and Casting JonBenet, it can be easy to forget that the public’s taste for true crime is not a particularly modern phenomenon.
This is Richard II as you’ve never seen him before, in a purple shell-suit wielding power over his puppet kingdom with subjects that range from beautiful two foot high hand carve…
Inspired by the age-old legend ‘The Faerie Boy of Leith’, ‘Fallen Angel’ is a disturbing new supernatural thriller.
Brighton Dance Network is excited to present its third site-specific promenade piece.
Co-commissioned by Live Theatre/The Marlowe Theatre.
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-…
Award-nominated sell-out hit HIP returns as an immersive journey through the streets of 1970s Brighton.
In a garden far away, in a world a lot like this one, in a conversation that has already happened, Eddie asks Garland: “What’s it all about?” And Garland answers, “I don’t know.
Dare you visit the world’s most haunted and paranormally active location? Once used by Hellfire clubs, witches, bodysnatchers, prostitutes, criminals, plague victims and frequented…
Your primal fear and horror will surface as this is our most bone-chilling tour of our haunted underground vaults.
Not Too Tame return to Edinburgh with an award-winning immersive theatrical experience in a real pub.
There’s a certain size and scale that one gets used to at the Fringe.
Staged in a crashed car, Wrecked is a compelling piece of immersive theatre that brings an audience of six face-to-face with a young woman piecing together the narrative that broug…
As you enter the white clinical looking surroundings of a backroom in the medical quad of the Underbelly you are greeted by a Stepford smiling woman who calmly leads you to your se…
Yinka Kuitenbrouwer welcomes you into her shed, pours you a cup of tea, gives you a house-shaped biscuit, and the words come out in a torrent.
Come for an immersive ‘clubbing’ atmosphere and free face paint; stay for perceptive political dilemmas and great naturalistic performances.
Bob Slayer’s infamous late night lock-in and happenings: Storytelling and take-overs on a multiple award-winning double-decker bus.
As an appetiser, we first of all take you around some of the Old Town’s cobbled streets, giving you some very dark historical facts about some of the infamous characters that used …
Dark as the devil’s heart, our haunted underground network of vaults from the 1700s will stimulate and excite your senses as the sinister history of these former slum dwellings onc…
A UFO has crashed over Brighton and your help is needed to save them from the Agents In Black.
Join Doris La Trine and Lotta Quizeen on their first day out of rehab.
The 2nd year of BIF: The Brighton Illustration Fair.
Basil, Sybil and Manuel are back to serve a 3-course meal in this “authentic, chaotic, eccentric and hilarious experience” (The Sussex Newspaper).
A promenade performance by in situ: Following the sell-out success of Canterbury Tales in 2015, in situ:’s storytellers return with another medieval masterpiece – Boccaccio’s m…
Embassy Court’s time-travelling cocktail bar returns to celebrate this modernist building’s 80th birthday.
Welcome to The Claremont Hotel, where strangers come and strangers go and some may stay for longer.
A choir meets to rehearse a song to make things better.
An inconspicuous townhouse in
Fiveways plays host to the promenade performance Dancing in the Dark.
Numbers, symbols, synchronicity, a key, a door, dimensions, sentient life - what is reality? A glimpse into space/time and my perception of the Universe.
‘Brighton looks like
a town helping the police with their enquiries’ quotes our white-coated guide
at the top of the stairs in Brighton Town hall and raises a laugh as she
There can’t be a more perfect setting for In Conversation With An Acid Bath Murderer than the bowels of Brighton’s Town
Hall, where 368 Theatre Company takes full advantage …
Weave up, down and around our imaginary menagerie with the Bom-Bane Family Players as you’ve never seen or heard them before.
The Money is deceptively simple: there is cash on the table and players must unanimously decide how to spend it.
We are on the border between England and Scotland, life and death, fluid and solid.
Back to the National Galleries, iPad in hand, and ready to sketch, legendary stand-up, punk poet and sketchsmith Phill Jupitus invites you to join him each morning as he sketches a…
Join the HandleBards on their bikes and cycle to a secret location in Edinburgh for a Fringe experience unlike any other.
Relax after a busy day at the Fringe with live acoustic music from local artists, a complimentary cuppa and free hand and arm or head massage treatment in the tranquil environment …
Site specific theatre is a great way to immerse an audience into the world that the piece creates.
Guided by the contours and movements of squash and the confining size and layout of a squash court, Squish Squared is a unique and searching dance sequence that invites some fascin…
Outdoor cinema returns to the Fringe with a season of classic films in the iconic Old College Quad.
First and last Fringe Wednesdays: Get aboard the BlundaBus Roadshow.
Hula House, created by Permanently Visible Productions, is an immersive, semi-interactive look at the life of sex workers.
As you walked by that parked car, have you ever wondered just what were the two people inside talking about? What do you imagine they might be telling each other? Random Acts bring…
Poor Boy Theatre’s latest offering, Pirates and Mermaids, is everything one hopes to find at the Fringe.
Medea, spurned foreign lover of Greek hero Jason, exacts terrible, poetic revenge in a local laundrette.
Watch free previews of hundreds of Fringe shows.
Watch spectacular street entertainment on the doorstep of the National Galleries of Scotland.
Hear tales of how the poor and unfortunate lived in terrible slum conditions, and disease and death were commonplace.
You ring the doorbell and walk in.
Passage Tells Project is a series of site-specific audio-guided walks focusing on one passage in a city.
There is a room in C Nova that you have never seen before: up endless winding staircases and through many closed doors, a small attic store has been meticulously transformed into t…
Like every other animal on the planet, humans need to eat in order to survive, but arguably no other species has developed such complicated social etiquettes around the consumption…
A bone chilling tour as our costumed guide takes you around some of the Old Town’s cobbled streets dispensing the history of the dark characters that used to roam them and why thei…
As an appetizer, we first of all take you around some of the old town’s cobbled streets giving you some very dark historical facts about some of the infamous characters that used t…
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