City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh Only at the Fringe


Find Edinburgh venues by type (e.g. Cinemas).

Photo Edinburgh Venue Venue Description Venue type Edinburgh Fringe Venue
Roundabout @Summerhall Paines Plough’s pop-up in-the-round theatre offers a unique 360 degree theatre experience with 168-seats wrapped around the stage, state-of-the-art LED lighting and surround sound. Only at the Fringe 26
Underbelly Cowgate Underbelly's original Fringe venue down in the Cowgate, still going strong since directors Ed Bartlam and Charlie Wood started it in 2000. Only at the Fringe 61
Gilded Balloon at the Museum The Gilded Balloon takes over a 210 seat venue in the National Museum complex for comedy, theatre, music and children's shows in the month of August. Only at the Fringe 64
Howe Street Arts Pop up Fringe art gallery filled with textures, shapes and colour at the top of Howe Street in the heart of Edinburgh's New Town. Open daily from 10am – 7pm during Fringe 2016. Only at the Fringe
Vintage mobile cinema
Vintage Mobile Cinema The Vintage Mobile Cinema debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 and returns to Edinburgh in 2017. She was one of seven mobile cinemas made in 1967 and is now the only one remaining. Only at the Fringe
Ruby Rouge Hair salon that was part of the Fringe 2016 with free, hairstyling comedy show Foiled. Only at the Fringe
Heroes @ Bob's BlundaBus Bob's BlundaBus is Double Decka bar & venue that can pop-up anywhere... Parked on South College St throughout the Fringe with a venue full of clowns, storytellers and comedians. Only at the Fringe 212
Underbelly Med Quad Between George Square and Teviot Place, site of Underbelly's Cow Barn, Ermintrude, Buttercup, Daisy and Clover. Theatre, musicals, comedy, cabaret and family shows early til late. Only at the Fringe 302
Pleasance Pop-Up: The Club Vibrant club and party venue by Waverley Station specialising in live music, gig nights, karaoke and cabaret. Only at the Fringe 320
Acheson House Meeting Point – Calton Hill Steps Only at the Fringe 350
Underbelly @ Potterrow Potterrow is the location of Topside, Underbelly's studio theatre presenting fringe theatre, comedy and cabaret. Located behind the studio theatre on Potterrow. Only at the Fringe 358
Stand in the Square The Stand comedy club spreads out from its York Place home with a camp in August in St Andrew Square for the duration of the Fringe. Only at the Fringe
Ravenscroft Studio A private artist studio - venue open during the Fringe 2015 so people can meet and talk with the artist (Ruth Addinall) in person. Only at the Fringe 390
Cowshed Bar Temporary live music venue at the Fringe with stacks of hay bales, giving it something of a rustic theme. Only at the Fringe
C Venues - C Royale Housed in the ancient Royal Society Building on central George Street is C Venues new multiplex New Town hub venue. The venue has cabaret, circus, and comedy from international companies. Only at the Fringe 6
Assembly George Square Studios Five modern studios at the entrance to George Square Garden with bar, sofas and piano-accompanied meals. Comedy, music, and cabaret. Open from 10am to late. Only at the Fringe 17
Rose Theatre A new addition to Edinburgh's Fringe, based in the old Charlotte Chapel, run by comedy outfit the Gilded Balloon during the Fringe. Only at the Fringe 76
Sweet Holyrood Sweet Venues latest fringe venue hosts a variety of shows in Macdonald Holyrood hotel at the foot of the Royal Mile, and near Holyrood Park. Only at the Fringe
Leith Volcano Venue in a former gothic church, St James Church, situated in the heart of Leith on Constitution Street. At Fringe 2017, it hosts a water-bound version of Chekhov's Seagulls. Only at the Fringe 183
Black City of the Dead Signs Not a venue as such, but a starting point for a spooky tour. The Black City of the Dead signs are besides St Giles cathedral on the Royal Mile. Only at the Fringe 213