Big Tops & Pop-up venues

Tents, marquees, yurts and other temporary structures

The Greenhouse

Made completely of found and recycled materials down to the bolts in the metal truss supporting the main structure, the Greenhouse is a pop-up, wooden venue located on the grass near the entrance to Our Dynamic Earth.

Boxed-in Theatre, formed by a group of friends who met at University of St Andrews, have a daily programme of drama and music from noon to night with an environmental theme.


One of several marquees that pop up at festival time in George Square Gardens - hosting shows by Assembly Festival at the Fringe and the Edinburgh Jazz Festival.