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August 2016 : Results 1 - 15 of 38 : sorted by date.

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Electric Eden is a brand new site-specific production from award-winning company Not Too Tame (Early Doors). It sees a group of misfits take over a disused building – think raves, glow sticks and UV war paint rather than hippies, hoodies and...
View more details - Electric Eden
Electric Circus, 36-39 Market Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DF
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Fresh from the world premiere of Closer in London, internationally acclaimed, multi-award winning circus company Circa (The Return, Barbican) return to Edinburgh’s George Square to dazzle and amaze. Join five astounding performers in Closer as they...
View more details - Closer by Circa
Underbelly George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LD
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Are you crippled by student debt? Working an unpaid internship? Trying to find Prince Charming on Tinder and spending the majority of your time watching Netflix? Welcome to the life of a modern day twentysomething! Join actress and blogger Katie...
View more details - Katie Brennan's Quarter Life Crisis
Underbelly George Square Edinburgh EH8 9LD
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Following on from Smoke & Oakum’s 2015 hit show Cornermen comes Happy Dave, also by Oli Forsyth – a show questioning what youth culture today really means and the ethos of Generation Y. David Blessed spent the 90s DJ-ing in fields during the rave...
View more details - Happy Dave
Pleasance Courtyard (Beneath), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TL
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Flinn is back! Les Petits Theatre Company (Adventures in Wonderland) return to the high seas after their hugely successful and award-winning Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs rollicked the rigging and spliced the mainbrace! The Magic Cutlass is...
View more details - Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaur 2: The Magic Cutlass
Pleasance Courtyard (One), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Jonny Labey (EastEnders, In the Heights) leads this poetic and spirited ensemble production, based on the life and works of WWI poet, Rupert Brooke. A man who exploited and despaired at his ability to play the parts required of him is put centre...
View more details - Verge of Strife
Assembly George Square (Studio Two) Edinburgh EH8 9LH
Today to Mon 29 Aug

This internationally acclaimed show returns to Edinburgh Fringe for its ninth consecutive year with a fresh format. Basil, Sybil and Manuel are heading back to Edinburgh, ready to serve a 3-course meal, Faulty style. In time-honoured tradition, the...
View more details - Faulty Towers The Dining Experience
B’est Restaurant, 16 Drummond Street, Edinburgh EH8 9TX
Thu 4 Aug to Mon 8 Aug, Wed 10 Aug to Mon 15 Aug, Wed 17 Aug to Mon 22 Aug, Today to Mon 29 Aug

In their UK debut, presented with Underbelly Productions, Chicago-based Manual Cinema uses overhead projectors, actors, live music and hundreds of shadow puppets to tell a story of the fantastic and supernatural, exploring mourning, melancholy and...
View more details - Ada/Ava
Underbelly Potterow (Topside), 22 Potterow, Edinburgh EH8 9BL
Wed 3 Aug to Mon 15 Aug, Wed 17 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Described by Chris Evans (Radio 2, BBC’s The One Show) as Yorkshire’s Les Mis, No Horizon tells the true, long forgotten story of sacrifice and an impossible dream. Blind Yorkshireman Nicholas Saunderson was an 18th century visionary. Despite...
View more details - No Horizon
Underbelly Med Quad (Cow Barn), Teviot Place, Edinburgh EH8 9AG
Today to Sat 27 Aug

Battle the English with real claymores! Pelt rocks at soldiers with Mirren! Fight for freedom with William Wallace! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don’t just want to sit still and watch! Unjustly imprisoned by the Sheriff...
View more details - Braveheart
Spotlites @ The Royal Society of Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
Today to Sun 28 Aug

Dale vN Marshall’s latest exhibition aims to help to raise awareness of mental health in the young, drawing inspiration from the time he spent painting and talking with teenagers in Edinburgh who live with conditions such as anxiety, ADHD, autism...
View more details - Dale vN Marshall: I am not a child
Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1SR
Today to Sat 3 Sep

Create your own stories and plays with costumes, face-painting, scriptwriting, puppetry, stage combat or song-and-dance! DBS-checked staff. Drop and collect: children only, parents don’t stay! ’Wow-tastic’ *****...
View more details - Drama Workshops for 5-12s
Spotlites @ The Royal Society of Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
Today to Sun 28 Aug

Battle the Sith Pirates with real lightsabers! Blast the Dark Side’s droids! Master the Force with Jedi Knight Crusoe! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don’t just want to sit still and watch! Critically hit, Jedi...
View more details - Robinson Crusoe the Lost Jedi Knight
Spotlites @ The Royal Society of Edinburgh EH2 2PQ
Today to Sun 28 Aug

If you knew you had a finite number of heartbeats, how would you make each beat count? Gavin feels a flutter in his heart and is given a life-changing diagnosis. In the time between the beat before this revelation and the beat after, he assesses...
View more details - The Inevitable Heartbreak of Gavin Plimsole
Pleasance Dome (10 Dome), 1 Bristo Square, Edinburgh EH8 9AL
Today to Mon 29 Aug

C.S. Lewis’s dedication to his goddaughter, Lucy Barfield, in The Lion, the Witch and The Wardrobe is often acknowledged as one of the most poignant ever written yet we know nothing about the little girl it is meant for, the same little girl who...
View more details - Lucy, Lucy and Lucy Barfield
Pleasance Courtyard (Below), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ
Today to Mon 29 Aug


 
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