Rebustours – Hidden Edinburgh

Rebustours – Hidden Edinburgh

Experience the dark and hidden atmosphere of the Detective Inspector John Rebus books, which are written by bestselling crime writer Ian Rankin. Discover some of the fascinating real locations and feel the history, mystery and humour of this most ancient and modern European capital city... 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Two native singer/songwriters return to the Fringe for the sixth consecutive year. Their five-star, sell-out show features original and traditional songs of Edinburgh and Scotland. ‘Quality voice!’ (Edinburgh Evening News)... 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Following previous five-star reviews, this unique talent returns to perform thought-provoking, evocative, original songs in a wonderfully intimate setting. His beautifully crafted folk-tinged material showcases his incredible, distinctive and intricate fingerstyle guitar work – an exciting blend of the folk-baroque, blues and classical styles, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals... 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

Thirty nights of the best local and international folk music showcasing a different artist each night. There's only 30 seats, so book early to save disappointment. 

Rebustours – Hidden Edinburgh

Rebustours – Hidden Edinburgh

Experience the dark, hidden world of the best-selling Detective Rebus books. Discover the history and mystery of Edinburgh's unexplored areas, with relevant readings. It is not necessary to have read a Rebus book as the tour features Edinburgh and Scottish history... 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Two of Edinburgh’s finest resident songwriters Nicholson and Gore perform songs of freedom and social justice. 'Bobby is a very fine songwriter possessed of an acerbic wit' (thelisteningroom... 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Following 2016 five-star reviews, this unique talent returns to perform thought-provoking, evocative original songs in a wonderfully intimate setting. His beautifully crafted, folk-tinged material showcases his incredible, distinctive and intricate fingerstyle guitar work, an exciting blend of the folk-baroque, blues and classical styles, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals... 

Rebustours: Hidden Edinburgh

Rebustours: Hidden Edinburgh

You’d be forgiven for thinking this was a generic literary tour, because of the way it had been marketed in the Fringe programme. Instead, it turned out to be a two-hour tour of crime writer Ian Rankin’s Edinburgh, following in the footsteps of the eponymous character from the bestselling Rebus novels, presented by the jovial and amiable Colin Brown... 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Gone Native is made up of two Scottish musicians, Kevin Gore and Bobby Nicholson, who decided that there wasn’t enough of a local presence at the Fringe. Their songs are angry, passionate, and decidedly political... 

Folk at the Fringe

Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons presents some of the finest folk and acoustic music from across the UK. 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Rare chance to enjoy this unique talent performing thought-provoking, evocative original songs in one of Scotland's most intimate music venues. His beautifully crafted folk-tinged material showcases his incredible, distinctive and intricate fingerstyle guitar work, an exciting blend of the folk-baroque, blues and classical styles, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals... 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

The Royal Oak, an all year round folk music venue, again hosts Festival Folk at the Oak during August, when the Downstairs Lounge becomes the intimate Fringe hub for folk, acoustic and traditional music – Edinburgh's folk living room, with a bar! A different act every night – from well-known names to up-and-coming artists, covering folk and traditional music from these isles (and beyond) as well as the work of contemporary singer/songwriters, all in a welcoming, acoustic setting... 

Rebustours - Hidden Edinburgh

Rebustours - Hidden Edinburgh

Explore the dark, hidden side of best-selling author Ian Rankin's Edinburgh. Discover the real locations that are examined in the books and feel the history and mystery of this unique European capital city... 

Lost Horizons Presents Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons Presents Folk at the Fringe

Lost Horizons returns with the finest folk/acoustic music from across the UK. Amazing talent from singer/songwriters to full bands, traditional to contemporary. Two venues to choose – The Royal Oak from 2... 

Gone Native

Gone Native

Two of Edinburgh’s finest resident songwriters perform a showcase of original and traditional Celtic music. Songs of love, travelling, pandas and trams. Nicholson and Gore have performed to audiences in Europe, Australia and the USA... 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

Rare chance to enjoy this unique, individual talent performing his thought-provoking, evocative original songs in one of Scotland's most intimate music venues. His beautifully crafted folk-tinged material showcases his incredible, distinctive and intricate fingerstyle guitar work, an exciting blend of the folk-baroque, blues and classical styles, and his gently nuanced, compelling tenor vocals... 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

The Royal Oak is one of the most famous hubs of folk music in Edinburgh; the 30-seater downstairs lounge has been dubbed the ‘folk living room’ of Scotland's capital. During the Fringe, the Wee Folk Club presents 30 nights of acoustic folk and traditional music, featuring a different singer, musician or group every night, including some of the most well known names in Scottish folk music, as well as up-and-coming artistes... 

Hidden Edinburgh

Hidden Edinburgh

Explore the dark, hidden side of best-selling author Ian Rankin's Edinburgh. Discover the real locations that are examined in the books and feel the history and mystery of this unique European capital city... 

The Good Delusion

The Good Delusion

Tina’s always wanted to be top of the class. She’s lusted after gold stars, gold medals and filmstar boyfriends. She worked hard, followed the rules, tried to be a poster girl for success... 

Festival Folk at the Oak

Festival Folk at the Oak

The Royal Oak is one of the most famous hubs of folk music in Edinburgh. The 30-seater downstairs lounge has been dubbed the Folk Living Room of Scotland's capital. During the Fringe, the Wee Folk Club presents 31 nights of acoustic folk and traditional music, featuring a different singer, musician or group every night, including some of the most well known names in Scottish folk music, as well as up-and-coming artistes... 

Simon Kempston

Simon Kempston

A rare chance to see award-winning Scottish songwriter and leading fingerstyle guitarist in one of Scotland's most intimate music venues. An inspiring, poetic lyricist, his distinctive guitar playing is steeped in the history of the folk, blues and Celtic traditions and is complemented by a rich, powerful and compelling vocal... 

Gone Native

Gone Native

These two accomplished singer/songwriters return after last years’ four star sell-out Fringe debut with a showcase of original and traditional Celtic music. Songs of love, politics, pandas and trams...