Top 5 interactive children’s shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2013

This article is from 2013

Top 5 interactive children’s shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2013

Drum Struck

Featuring Adventure, Drum Struck, Alchemy Menagerie, Head in the Clouds and Magic Porridge Pot


Get your children ready to solve a mystery in this unique adventure play. They’ll have to discover clues and crack codes to help find a famous scientist who has been abducted.
Pleasance Courtyard, 556 6550, 3–25 August (not Fri), 11am, 2pm, 5pm, £12 (£9–£10). Preview 2 Aug, 11am, 5pm, £6.

Alchemy Menagerie

From the little artists to the inquisitive child, this co-production by Alchemy Arts and Hua Dan will allow the chance for children to create beautiful original artworks and learn about something new.
Summerhall, 0845 874 3001, 10, 17, 24 August, 1pm, £5 (£3.50).

Drum Struck

Drum Struck encourages even the least musical of us to reach for a drum and join in. Play along with the world’s finest musicians and even learn to play an African drum.
Assembly Hall, 623 3030, 3–26 August (not 12), 6pm, £14–£16 (£12–£14). Previews 1 & 2 Aug, £10.

Head in the Clouds

Help Cirrus the dog get his sheep back in this interactive story that will delight 0–3-year-olds with sounds and visual treats.
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 246 2909, 2–11 Aug, 11am, 1.30pm, 3pm, £5.

Magic Porridge Pot

Under sixes will love the chance to get a little bit messy in this interactive drama, as they help Boy cook magic porridge and deliver it to his family!
Spotlites @ The Merchants’ Hall, 220 5911, 21 & 26 Aug, 1pm, £7 (£6).