What's On In and Around Musselburgh

Today to Thu 15 Sep, by distance closest first.

Funbox - How to be a Superhero

After seven years of putting smiles on the faces of adults and children alike, family entertainment favourites Funbox have announced their final show at The Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh on Saturday
Brunton Theatre Ladywell Way Musselburgh EH21 6AA Details >
Sat 3 Sep

Big Band Bublé on Tour at the Edinburgh Fringe 2022

Big Band Bublé on Tour at the Edinburgh Fringe 2022 Scotland’s number 1 Michael Bublé tribute act , Michael Hastie and Jon Ritchie and That Swing Sensation invite you to a fabulous tribute to the world’s favourite Canadian crooner and the
The Brunton, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AF Details >
Fri 26 Aug

DogFest at Dalkeith Country Park

DogFest 2022, in partnership with ManyPets, returns bigger and better than ever and we want you to join us for our first ever Scottish event at Dalkeith Country Park, Edinburgh, on 3rd and 4th
Via King’s Gate, Dalkeith EH22 1ST Details >
Sat 3 Sep and Sun 4 Sep

Rapsody

2022 recipient of the Pleasance’s Charlie Hartill Theatre Reserve, Vision Production Company take a raw look at inner-city life in Britain today in their debut show Rapsody.
Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Made In India/ Britain

Supported by the Pleasance’s Generate Fund for UK-based Black, Asian and Global Majority Artists, Rinkoo Barpaga sets out to tell the story of South Asian Deaf people living in Britain.
Pleasance Courtyard (Two), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Mon 22 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Block'd Off

Recipient of the Pleasance Theatre’s Generate Fund for UK-based Black, Asian and Global Majority Artists, Block’d Off is a hard-hitting one-woman play that follows five characters living in the cycle
Pleasance Courtyard (Upstairs), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Mon 22 Aug, Wed 24 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Let's Talk About Philip About Philip

Many of us can relate to the concept of families not talking about things – but Helen Wood (The Usherettes,) shows us the extreme in Let’s Talk About Philip, a fast-paced, candid, darkly comic and
Pleasance Courtyard (Beneath), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Sun 28 Aug

Madam Good Tit

Helen Bauer is basic, well, basic-plus, because she is aware of it. 2019’s Best Newcomer nominee has announced her first UK tour starting on Wednesday 28th September at the Edinburgh Stand...
Pleasance Courtyard Bunker Two Edinburgh Fringe: 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Sun 28 Aug

Oedipus Electronica

An electrifying reimagining of the ultimate love triangle – mother, father, son – Oedipus Electronica is the eagerly awaited new show from Pecho Mama.
Pleasance Courtyard (Forth), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Fri 26 Aug

PUSH

Award-winning Popelei celebrates their 10th anniversary by returning to Edinburgh with the world premiere of PUSH – a darkly comic and provocative show performed by one increasingly knocked-up
Pleasance Courtyard (Baby Grand), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Tiger Lady

Welcome to a tale of love, excitement, danger and very sharp claws. Mabel Stark, the queen of the circus, was one of the first ever female tiger tamers, and the only woman to step into the ring with...
Pleasance Courtyard (Above), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Mon 29 Aug

Please, Feel Free To Share

Please, Feel Free to Share is a dynamic, darkly comic, one-woman show about our personal addictions, the never-ending pursuit of likes, and our growing desire to share all.
Pleasance Courtyard (The Attic), 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Today I Killed My Very First Bird

Pacey, powerful, and heartbreakingly authentic, Today I Killed My Very First Bird explores hope and despair, combining immersive sound and bold storytelling to create a vivid and visceral theatrical
Pleasance Courtyard (Beside), 60 Pleasance EH8 9TJ Details >
Today to Mon 29 Aug

Mervyn Stutter's 'Pick of the Fringe'

Mervyn Stutter’s ’Pick of the Fringe’ WHAT IS THIS SHOW? The Edinburgh Fringe can be a daunting place. So many shows available but how do you know which ones are good and which ones are bad?
60 The Pleasance EH8 9TJ Details >
Fri 19 Aug to Wed 24 Aug, Fri 26 Aug to Sun 28 Aug
Premium

SAP

Award-winning Atticist and Ellie Keel Productions return with a new play based on an old myth, about passion, power, and photosynthesis.
Paines Plough’s Roundabout @ Summerhall, Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL Details >
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Something in the Water

Stunning video projections, puppetry and physical comedy combine in this absurd exploration of identity, gender and growing up ‘normal’. Inspired by performer/creator S.E.
Summerhall (Cairns Lecture Theatre), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL EH9 1PL Details >
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Dreams of The Small Gods

Dreams of the Small Gods is an intoxicating one-woman performance telling the story of the awakening of Wild Woman, blending aerial circus, masked ritual and performance art.
Summerhall (Demonstration Room), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL EH9 1PL Details >
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

Age is a Feeling

From Haley McGee, the defiantly distinctive (The Scotsman) creator of sell-out The Ex-Boyfriend Yard Sale (now also a memoir published by Penguin Random House) comes a brand-new show inspired by
Summerhall (Anatomy Lecture Theatre), Summerhall Place, Edinburgh EH9 1PL Details >
Today to Sun 28 Aug

Runners

Award-winning contemporary circus company, Cirk La Putyka, returns to Edinburgh Fringe with an extraordinary show looking at the hectic pace of today’s world.
ZOO Southside 117 Nicolson Street EH8 9ER Details >
Today to Sun 21 Aug, Tue 23 Aug to Sun 28 Aug

(le) Pain

As the smell of baking bread wafts around the audience, Jean-Daniel (JD) Broussé’s first solo show offers a similar tantalising temptation.
Assembly Roxy (Upstairs), 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh EH8 9SU Details >
Today to Sun 28 Aug

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