Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

Peter Barratt gives a stirring and passionate account of his great-grandmother’s hard-fought campaign for the right to vote over 100 years ago. 

Tales from the City Below

Tales from the City Below

There have always been legends of a city below the pavements of Edinburgh. 

A Tribute to Arthur Conan Doyle, the Man Behind and Beyond Sherlock Holmes

A Tribute to Arthur Conan Doyle, the Man Behind and Beyond Sherlock Holmes

A Tribute to Arthur Conan Doyle, the Man Behind and Beyond Sherlock Holmes with a discussion by New York author, Elizabeth Crowens and Tania Henzell, a relation of the Doyle family… 

The Community Centre!

The Community Centre!

The Community Centre! is a comedy show written, acted and directed by multi-ethnic artists. 

Pianist Tim Barton: Rhapsody in Chicago Blues

Pianist Tim Barton: Rhapsody in Chicago Blues

Learning from the Chicago Symphony, the home of the blues, Chi-Town’s singular jazz scene, folk, roots-rock and life in the 60s-70s, Tim’s wondrous musical immersion allowed him to… 

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

Amazing Summer! Classical Fusion Hits

Award-winning PipaRimba is an innovative and masterful pipa/marimba duo. 

Birdsong and Folk Song

Birdsong and Folk Song

A blend of original solo acoustic guitar pieces and songs, Birdsong and Folk Song reflects two sides of the nylon string guitar. 

Arthur Conan Doyle – The Spiritualist

Arthur Conan Doyle – The Spiritualist

Whilst Arthur Conan Doyle is arguably most well known for bringing the legendary Sherlock Holmes to life through his novels, it is less well known that he was a devout spiritualist… 

Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

Peter Barratt gives a stirring and passionate account of his great-grandmother’s hard-fought campaign for the right to vote over a 100 years ago. 

Alastair Savage, History and Tradition

Alastair Savage, History and Tradition

A series of informal afternoon performances by one of Scotland’s leading fiddle exponents. 

Edinburgh's Pandas Are Just Weegies in Disguise!

Edinburgh's Pandas Are Just Weegies in Disguise!

When Edinburgh’s pandas disappear suspicion falls on gangsters from Glasgow. 

NatyaKatha

NatyaKatha

Natya Katha: a play of rhythmic beats, expressive music and stylised hand gestures that bring to life different stories that connect the mundane to the celestial. 

The Shakuhachi Experience

The Shakuhachi Experience

Licensed master shakuhachi performer Markus Guhe takes Japan’s oldest and quintessential bamboo flute on a journey from its mythical beginnings through its long and fascinating his… 

Big Tam's Kilted Shindig

Big Tam's Kilted Shindig

Scotch pie push-ups, cludgie clenches, haggis swings anybody? You know you want to gie ‘em a go. 

(L)awfully Wedded

(L)awfully Wedded

It’s a Belgian treat: sweeter than chocolates. 

Tales of the Condemned

Tales of the Condemned

Take a look back at Scotland’s darker history as we delve into the lives of a few Scottish folk whose fates were sealed by being accused of witchcraft. 

Edinburgh's Pandas Are Just Weegies in Disguise!

Edinburgh's Pandas Are Just Weegies in Disguise!

When Edinburgh’s pandas disappear suspicion falls on gangsters from Glasgow. 

To Butterfly

To Butterfly

To Butterfly follows the journey of two character’s lives in the build-up to a fateful meeting of finality. 

News@1066

[email protected]

Set in a TV studio, [email protected] puts history straight! Roving reporters get to the bottom of history’s biggest stories. 

Thomas Cameron Live

Thomas Cameron Live

Thomas Cameron is an English tenor whose voice has been described as having velvet-like qualities and performs classics such as Bring Him Home. 

Cosmic Waltz

Cosmic Waltz

Original music inspired by Alice Coltrane, Delia Derbyshire and Kate Bush. 

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

An afternoon concert series by one of Scotland’s leading fiddle exponents. 

Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

With a statue of Alice unveiled earlier this centenary year and her very own suffragette memorabilia currently on loan to the UK Parliament as a star feature in the summer Voice an… 

Arthur Conan Doyle – The Spiritualist

Arthur Conan Doyle – The Spiritualist

With five years of sell-out shows behind her Ann Treherne, Chair of the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, talks about Edinburgh’s famous son, a man of literature and world spokesman o… 

The Snake Oil Art Show

The Snake Oil Art Show

This show is an interactive science show, involving members of the public as audience, in the apparently controversial science of homeopathy. 

The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini

The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini

Arthur Conan Doyle investigated psychic phenomena objectively as a member of the Society for Psychical Research for years, before becoming convinced of their reality and following … 

Alex O'Donnell

Alex O'Donnell

A 45-minute showcase of happiness, heartbreak and adventure as told by songwriter Alex. 

If Only: An Audience With Rudyard Kipling

If Only: An Audience With Rudyard Kipling

An exciting new play about Jungle Book author Rudyard Kipling, exploring his extraordinary life and the devastating personal consequences of WWI. 

Michele Durante

Michele Durante

Michele Durante has been leaving them laughing in the aisles from coast to coast! She’s cutting-edge, tackling subjects such as her own sexuality and her time as one of New York’s… 

Freshlings

Freshlings

Whet your appetite and delve into the seductive minds of the new generation in an honest portrayal of all that goes on in the first year of university – the good the bad and the … 

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

A series of solo concerts celebrating the magical Scots fiddle tradition by one of the country’s leading exponents. 

Wéko Tsai

Wéko Tsai

Wéko is a Taiwanese-born singer-songwriter inspired by her multicultural upbringing in Scotland, Taiwan, Scandinavia and California. 

Parable of Lysistrata

Parable of Lysistrata

A modern adaptation of the Ancient Greek comedy Lysistrata. 

The D-Day Dodgers. An Attempt to Right a Wrong.

The D-Day Dodgers. An Attempt to Right a Wrong.

One million people on all sides were killed in Italy in WW2. 

Vote 100 – Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

Vote 100 – Alice Hawkins – Suffragette

With the UK centenary of women first gaining the vote just months away, great-grandson Peter Barratt gives a stirring and passionate account of Alice’s hard fought campaign for wom… 

Arthur Conan Doyle – The Spiritualist

Arthur Conan Doyle – The Spiritualist

With four sell-out shows behind her, Ann Treherne, Chair of The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre talks about Edinburgh’s famous son and man of literature who became the world spokesma… 

Unquiet Spirits – Whisky, Ghosts and Sherlock Holmes

Unquiet Spirits – Whisky, Ghosts and Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes, whisky lore, and a wee dram in a haunted venue! Join Scots whisky expert Charles MacLean and Sherlockian author/expert Bonnie MacBird as they talk history, murder … 

Migrant Sisters

Migrant Sisters

Two Irish and eastern European women talk about immigration. 

I Am What I Eat

I Am What I Eat

Mr. 

You Wouldn't Want to Be in the Great Fire of London!

You Wouldn't Want to Be in the Great Fire of London!

You Wouldn’t Want to Be in the Great Fire of London is a 45 minute, 100 miles per hour show for kids! Two storytellers will transport the children back to 1666 smoggy, grotty Londo… 

You Wouldn't Want to Be in the Great Fire of London!

You Wouldn't Want to Be in the Great Fire of London!

You Wouldn’t Want to Be in the Great Fire of London is a 45 minute, 100 miles per hour show for kids! Two storytellers will transport the children back to 1666 smoggy, grotty Londo… 

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

Alastair Savage, Alone With History

2016 sees the release of Alastair’s long-awaited fourth album and his first completely unaccompanied fiddle recording. 

The Game's Afoot

The Game's Afoot

David Stuart Davies presents the story of the great detective Sherlock Holmes along with his creator Arthur Conan Doyle. 

Arthur Conan Doyle, an Edinburgh Man

Arthur Conan Doyle, an Edinburgh Man

Following her third year of successful, sell-out shows, Ann Treherne, Chairman of The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, talks about this famous man of literature – and spiritualism!… 

Scarlet Letters

Scarlet Letters

On the breast of her gown, in fine red cloth, appeared the letter A. 

The Genius of Charles Dickens

The Genius of Charles Dickens

Victoria Wood’s brother Chris Foote Wood brings Dickens characters to life with animated readings in the style of Dickens himself who did not just read but acted out the parts. 

The Allergic Audience

The Allergic Audience

By Joan Greening (ITV’s The Cabbage Patch) from five-star-rated adrunkensailor. 

Early Grave, Fashionably Late

Early Grave, Fashionably Late

Come and join Mr Cooper Sullivan as he tells the tale of how he became embroiled in a murder which takes him on a wild adventure that will have you giggling the whole way though. 

The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini

The Strange Friendship of Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini

Unlike an average Fringe activity, The Strange Friendship between Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini does not seek out to advert, entertain or mystify its audience. 

Alastair Savage, Scottish Fiddle Journey

Alastair Savage, Scottish Fiddle Journey

The upstairs room in the historic Arthur Conan Doyle building offers the perfect setting for a relaxed evening of fiddle melodies by one of the country’s leading exponents. 

The Game's Afoot. An Encounter With Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle

The Game's Afoot. An Encounter With Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle

With tremendous flair and dramatised extracts, David Stuart Davies presents the story of the genesis, career, influence and fame of the Great Detective, along with that of his crea… 

Arthur Conan Doyle Experience

Arthur Conan Doyle Experience

Arthur Conan Doyle Experience is a talk about Edinburgh’s famous son, delivered in a magnificent example of an original Victorian town house which commemorates this great man of li… 

James Van Praagh

James Van Praagh

New York Times best-selling author and subject of a major Hollywood film starring Ted Danson, James Van Praagh demonstrates his unique talent and psychic abilities in a demonstrati… 

The A to Zed Of Loving A Ned

The A to Zed Of Loving A Ned

Robin Cairns is famous across Scotland for his riotous band of characters. 

The More the Merrier - Free

The More the Merrier - Free

A young woman sits on the floor in a bright upper room in the Arthur Conan Doyle Centre, a large rucksack with a sleeping roll dumped by her side. 

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Journey

Alastair Savage, Scots Fiddle Journey

Alastair Savage has performed traditional and classical music throughout his life and is one of the country’s leading fiddle exponents. 

Arthur Conan Doyle Experience

Arthur Conan Doyle Experience

Arthur Conan Doyle Experience is a talk about Edinburgh’s famous son, delivered in a magnificent example of an original Victorian town house which commemorates this great man of li… 

Ten Zebras

Ten Zebras

A celebration of 10 years of the Dupliquick Zebra Awards for Best Poster Design at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Boundaries

Boundaries

Boundaries is an original play that follows two women, sister wives, in a fundamentalist polygamist marriage.