performances and more


We are back for 2020

We’re back for Edinburgh Fringe 2020. We’re excited to be part of the city’s biggest event of the calendar once more. This year we are proud to host some of the most talented performers in the world. It’s an honour to once again host returning acts and we’re also excited to present some brand new ones. Have a look at our booked acts below and find out how you can buy tickets.


Are you a performer? Book a Space for £75 per hour
Our venue is ideally suited in the West End of Edinburgh. We are a 5 minute walk from Haymarket station. A great posistion to capture the tourists as they get off the train. Scroll down below for more information to see how we can provide you with a space and even help with marketing.

Confirmed acts

Alice Hawkins: Suffragette

Performance which details an enthusiastic and inspiring account of Alice Hawkins years as a suffragette and the driving forces that lead to her first imprisonment in 1907. Plus songs too!

Starring: Peter Barratt and Ruth Pownall

Dates: August 8th-12th

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Robin Cairns

Edinburgh funnyman returns to deliver another hilarious one-man show. This year we see the return of some familiar faces in some unfamiliar circumstances.

Starring: Robin Cairns

Dates: August 7th-29th

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Tales of the Condemned

A no-holds barred account of Scotland’s darker history. Tales of the Condemned covers some of Scotland’s lesser known figures who were accused and condemned of witchcraft. Often resulting in torture and being burned at the stake.

 Starring: Ewan Irvine

Dates: 6th, 10th, 12th, 17th & 19th

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The Fiddle and Robert Burns

A collaboration with actor John Shedden to present ‘The Fiddle and Robert Burns’ celebrating the fiddle tunes that Burns used. The concerts will also feature Alice Allen on cello. 

Starring: Alastair Savage, John Snedden and Alice Allen

Dates: August 11th, 12th, 18th and 19th

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Arthur Conan Doyle

A detailed account of the man whose name we honour. This talk covers the action-packed life of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle with a focus on his later years as an avid supporter of Spiritualism.

Starring: Ann Treherne

Dates: August 10th, 11th, 18th, 20th and 26th  

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Tim Barton Piano

Classical Piano and Blues-Boogie. Chicago man, Tim Barton returns to perform another medley influenced by Jazz, Classical and Blues. A real sellout show. 

Starring: Tim Barton

Dates: August 15th-16th

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Alice’s Quest for Wonderland: Down the Rabbit Hole with Lewis Carroll

A delightful play which only gets curiouser and curiouser! Dive down the rabbit hole into the wonderous world of Lewis Carroll

Starring: Lynn Peglar, Matt and James

Dates: August 20th-24th

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Elspeth McVeigh

Hauntingly beautiful renditions of Baroque and Renaissance ballads. Elspeth lives now in Canada, but often returns home to share her beautiful voice and perform songs from past generations.

Starring: Elspeth McVeigh

Dates: August 20th-21st

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Past Performances

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Contact for Bookings

We offer our beautiful spaces to you for your Fringe performance. The Fringe festival can be hectic. Booking one of our spaces guarantees you responsive customer service and organisation. We have been a Fringe venue for over half a decade. We appreciate the need for organisation and adaptability when there is so much going on. Besides room hire, we have a full range of technical options for you to choose from. We are fully equipped to host almost any performance.
Attracting an audience when there is so much competition can be a worry. We offer comprehensive marketing packages to get the word out about your show. From design to flyering to social media advertising – our in-house team will take care of you. Check out the videos above to see some of the interviews we did with performers last year.
If you would like a Space for You, please get in touch by email or call us during opening hours (Mon – Fri 10am-9pm) on 0131 625 0700.

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