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Potted Sherlock

All 60 Sherlock stories in 70 elementary minutes. New show from creators of Potted Potter and Potted Panto, double Olivier nominees Dan and Jeff.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£12 / 0131 556 6550

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Boxsmall and Airpuddle

Taste, discover, bounce! A revolutionary, interactive play experience for children has bounced into Edinburgh! This magical giant airshell is a main feature at BOXSMALL, an innovative architecturally designed family market and street food destination at Festival Square this summer. The market aims to showcase the very…

Festival Square, Edinburgh

Mon 28 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 29 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 30 Jul

Square

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 32 more dates until 31 Aug

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Grand

£7 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Spatula

Sketches, games, and music designed to entertain both kids and adults. An hour of fun where the kids, not only get to see a show, but get to be part of the fun.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Mon 4 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4224

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Tue 5 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4224

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Wed 6 Aug

Free, with a collection afterwards / 0131 226 4224

Part of PBH's Free Fringe.

  • 11:30 – 12:30
…and 2 more dates until 8 Aug

The Magic Egg

New Celts Productions & Activi-Tales Children's Theatre Company A magic egg has been stolen and we need your help to get it back! Come meet exciting characters from witches to squirrels, help solve puzzles and to find the magic egg, as one little girl ventures forth on an exciting journey. This new tale by…

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£4) / 0845 557 6308

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Theatre 1

£8 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 1

£8 (£5) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 16 Aug back to top

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Music Hall

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Music Hall

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Freedom Family Circus

Circus Emporium Roadshow ‘Amazingly jaw dropping, extraordinarily brilliant’ (Fest Magazine). ‘These performers have a charm and enthusiasm about them and talent that is worth the very reasonable ticket price’ (BroadwayBaby.com). Hilarious antics and madcap adventures explode in a cornucopia of visual delights!

Gryphon Venues at the Point Hotel, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Gryphon 1

£5 (£3) / 07531 392 327

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The classic tale of young Alice and her magical wonderland adventures, brought to life with puppets and exciting characters.

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

Russell Grant: Strictly Edinburgh

MMM Ltd Reach for the stars as the nation's darling rockets into town with a showbiz extravaganza that'll have you dancing in the aisles. Filled with magic and sparkle, get ready for a barn-storming, foot-tapping, feel good hour to lift your spirits and have you wreathed in smiles. This is the ultimate happy hour! It's…

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Wine Bar

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Wine Bar

£5 / 0131 622 6552

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wine Bar

£13 (£11) / 0131 622 6552

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug

The Festival Wheel

Underbelly Located in the heart of the city centre at East Princes Street Gardens, the newest addition to Edinburgh's Festival season provides unrivalled views of Edinburgh's Old and New Towns from the comfort of a fully enclosed pod. Take a ride on the Festival Wheel and you'll also hear extracts of shows from…

The Festival Wheel, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Jul

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 24 Jul

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 25 Jul

£8 (£6)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 37 more dates until 31 Aug back to top

Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£4 / 0131 556 9579

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 17 Aug

Emily Brown and the Thing

Tall Stories In this brand-new show from Tall Stories (creators of the Gruffalo stage show), Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit Stanley hear a Thing crying outside their window. He just can't get to sleep. Emily Brown and Stanley set off on incredible adventures to find the Thing's cuddly… his bedtime milk… his…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Two

£10 / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

Jacqueline Wilson

Jacqueline Wilson’s gift for writing has won her legions of fans. This year she introduces Paws and Whiskers, a special collection of stories about cats and dogs. It includes Leonie's Pet Cat, a brand new story by Jacqueline, plus extracts from treasured classics and personal pieces from well known writers about their own…

Charlotte Square Gardens, Edinburgh

Sun 10 Aug

£4.50 / 0845 373 5888

Part of Edinburgh International Book Festival.

Magic Porridge Pot

Spotlites Theatre Productions Help Boy cook magic porridge! Splat porridge in a magic food fight! Jump in the huge sea of porridge! Professional interactive theatre for kids who don't just want to sit still and watch! Little 'uns come onstage throughout! Join Boy as he ventures into the woods to find food for his sick…

Spotlites @ The Merchant's Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Workshop

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Workshop

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Workshop

£7 (£6) / 0131 220 5911

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Cat in the Hat

Cat In The Hat UK Ltd From the moment his tall, red and white striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and craziest of ideas, he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

The Reluctant Dragon

Not Cricket Productions A child, a poetry loving dragon and Saint George form an unlikely friendship in a tale of wit, courage and compassion. An enchanting story from the author of The Wind in the Willows performed using puppetry, music and traditional storytelling. ‘Good old-fashioned storytelling’ (ThreeWeeks).

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£7 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£8 (£6.50) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

The Worm – An Underground Adventure

An adventure with Wilma and William as they journey to find the elusive worm species. For ages 3 –7.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Cairns Lecture Theatre

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Cairns Lecture Theatre

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 11 Aug

Cairns Lecture Theatre

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug

A Sunday in the Park

Albert & Friends Instant Circus This year's Albert & Friends Instant Circus troupe of highly skilled young performers (aged 11-18 years), bring to life a day in the park with the story unfolding in a delightful array of short montages. Performing at the Fringe since 1994, London’s Premier Youth Circus offers a…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

Inverleith House Lawn

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

Inverleith House Lawn

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Inverleith House Lawn

Free / 0131 248 2971

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 24 Aug

Albee Vector the Sound Collector

Greenlight Theatre An interactive and enchanting family show bursting with all sorts of noises! Albee’s sound collection is running out. He’s already used up his last bits of thunder-crash, sword-clang and horse’s clip-clop. But the King must have his story and Albee needs his sounds to tell it. Join the hapless…

The Hispaniola Restaurant, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Free / 0131 557 3777

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 23 Aug

Billy, the Monster and Me!

Colour The Clouds Colour The Clouds present Billy, The Monster and Me! Join Billy on his adventure of a lifetime! Find out what happens when a Monster appears in Billy’s bedroom on the very day that his family are just too busy to play. Are you ready to be part of Team Billy and help him to save his family from meeting…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

The Ballroom

£10 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Ballroom

£11 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 12 Aug back to top

Billy Waggledagger's Shorts!

Footprints Theatre Fast moving, family-friendly Shakespeare from a company first seen on the 1981 Fringe. Comedy and tragedy bursting with outrageous characters, jokes, live music and fun. A wonderful way to meet the Bard – without the boring bits. Hold onto your seats as the shortened stories of McBroth and Romijoe…

Edinburgh Elim

Mon 4 Aug

Mainstage

£7.50 (£4) / 0131 447 5086

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Mainstage

£7.50 (£4) / 0131 447 5086

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

Mainstage

£7.50 (£4) / 0131 447 5086

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 20 Aug

Billy's Birthday Bash: Let's Party Like It's 1564!

The Playground Theatre Company It's William Shakespeare's 450th birthday and everyone's invited! But will the celebrations go to plan…? Take your seats for fun, laughter and mayhem as your two hapless hosts struggle to keep the show on the road. The Playground presents a ridiculously entertaining show for everyone over…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£6 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£9 (£7) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Breaking Down Barriers: Early Years Arts @ the Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and Starcatchers Presenting work specifically for early years audiences isn’t that commonplace in the Fringe. What’s stopping companies/artists and is there a way to overcome these obstacles? Join us for a conversation on why early years arts are important and how we make the Fringe…

Fringe Central, Edinburgh

Sat 16 Aug

Lecture Theatre 1

Free / 0131 226 0000

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Children's Haunted Underground Tour

Auld Reekie Tours Ltd Our costumed guide will take you into our paranormally active and haunted underground vaults dating back to the 1700s. During the 2013 Fringe we had to add as many as three extra tours daily due to the demand. Your guide will take you to a candlelit vault where stories of old Edinburgh's dark…

Auld Reekie Tours Meeting Point, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Auld Reekie's Haunted Underground

£10 (£8) / 0131 557 4700

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Comedy Allsorts: Variety for Kids

Laughter House Productions The best of family Fringe fun is delivered in an hour of madcap antics in this exceptional, something for everyone variety show. Enter a world of wonder and surprise, laugh and groan at the jokes, clap and gasp at the unbelievable feats and if you're lucky, you may become a guest in the show.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Kazador

£10 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Kazador

£10 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Kazador

£10 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug back to top