Edinburgh is home to a diverse range of theatres and music halls, offering a wide range of events to suit all tastes throughout the year.
The widest selection being on offer during Augusts Edinburgh Fringe Festival when over 1,000 shows give some 9,000 performances.
Comedies, drama, dance, and music of all styles are on offer including Scotland’s world class Chamber Orchestra principally conducted by rising star Joseph Swenson.
0131 228 1155 (Box Office)
0131 220 4349 (Ticket's)
0131 221 0277
Built in 1914 with money gifted to the people of Edinburgh by Andrew Usher. The result is a magnificent turn of the century music venue that boasts a grand yet intimate auditorium. Corridors of Sienna Marble are backed up by wonderful acoustics and an elegant bar.
Types of music on offer include classical, rock & pop, jazz, soul, blues, folk & country and comedy.
Wheelcair accommodation, Induction Loop for the hard of hearing, car park at Castle Terrace multi-storey car park two minutes walk.
Scotland’s radiant new Opera House, Dance House and Grand Palace of Varieties - the Biggest Stage in Britain. A glamorous bar exists as well as Cafe Lucia open from 10am for fine coffees and delectable tarts. MAP
THE KING’S THEATRE
This centrally situated theatre is housed in its fine original Victorian building. The theatre provides a quality and varied year-round programme of touring theatre. The various styles on offer include musicals, comedy, drama, opera, dance, children’s theatre and pantomime. Concessions, group concessions and subscriptions available, phone for details.
Wheelcair accommodation, Induction Loop for the hard of hearing. MAP
Described as “Scotland’s Liveliest Concert Hall”. Previously a Georgian Church in the year 1823, the building has now been transformed into a world class concert hall hosting a variety of musical performances. The hall being popular with both artists and audiences alike.
Also home of the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, who have celebrated their 21st anniversary by building a reputation as one of the worlds finest Chamber Orchestras. Currently conducted by Joseph Swenson who has been described as "one of the most exiting talents for years" as well as "an orchestral conductor destined to become great".
Wheelcair accommodation, Induction Loop for the hard of hearing, Car park at corner of St. Leonard's Street and Dalkeith Road. MAP
Edinburgh, EH1 2ED
Tel : 0131 228 1404
Riding High on the crest of a wave, the Traverse is at the forefront of Scottish and International Theatre. Commited to new writing as well as established work.
The Traverse is also home to a fine theatre bar offering a cosmopolitan range of drinks and vegetarian food.
Disabled Access, braille signed lift, wheelchair spaces and Induction loop. Car park at Castle Terrace multi-storey car park two minutes walk. MAP
The best professional drama, thrillers, and comedies are shown within this theatre.
Disabled Access, Limited Audio performances. Car park at Castle Terrace multi-storey car park two minutes walk. MAP
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