The Queen's Hall

The Queen's Hall
85–89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG
  • Box office 0131 668 2019
  • General enquiries 0131 668 3456
  • Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–5.15pm.
  • Seasonal times Opening hours vary when events are taking place.
  • Email
  • Website www.thequeenshall.net
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The Queen's Hall

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A former Georgian church (1823), The Queen's Hall is a mid-sized live music venue hosting musicians from across all genres: rock 'n' pop, classical, jazz, blues and folk, as well as comedy and spoken word acts in over 200 events per year. Current home to the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, QH hosts the Edinburgh International Festival Morning Recitals throughout August. Standing capacity is 900, with slightly lower numbers for seated gigs, whether this be in rows or at cabaret tables. Fully accessible for wheelchair users – both audience members and performers. Fully licensed bar open for ticket holders serving hot and cold drinks.

Located in Edinburgh’s Southside, a 20 min walk from Waverley Station, 10 mins from the Royal Mile and 5 mins from the University. Served by buses 2, 3, 5, 8, 29, 30, 33, 49.

  • Provides: Free wi-fi

Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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Anais Mitchell

Brooklyn-based singer-songwriter from the world of narrative folk song, poetry and balladry. Recorded works include Child Ballads, Young Man in America, and Hadestown, the latter of which she expanded into a musical. Hadestown opened at London’s National Theatre in November 2018 and transferred to Broadway in 2019. She…

Tue 20 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Blazin' Fiddles with Emily Smith

Scotland’s most celebrated fiddle band Blazin’ Fiddles will be joined by the twice-voted Scots Singer of the Year and two-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nominee Emily Smith for a special one-off Scottish tour. Each member of Blazin’ Fiddles draws upon the distinct flavour of music from their part of the Highlands and…

Wed 14 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Henning Wehn: Get On With It

Observations from the German comedian.

Thu 1 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 25 Aug

Phamie Gow and Phriends

Phamie Gow Phamie Gow, one of Scotland's most gifted and versatile composers/performers has played in venues around the world, including New York's Carnegie Hall, with Ray Davies, Philip Glass, Marisa Monte, Band of Horses, Patti Smith's backing band and others. This special one night only performance will feature…

Wed 7 Aug

Queen's Hall

Free / 0131 668 2019

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Reviews & features

Remember when: David Lynch and Donovan took the stage at The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

8 May 2018

The List's Murray Robertson fondly reminisces about the night he met his hero

Anyone who knows me will tell you I'm a big fan of David Lynch. In fact, so out of hand is my idolatry that some people who've no idea who I am would probably concur. It's not just his astonishing work in film (Eraserhead, Blue Velvet, Mulholland Drive…

Perfect pitch - Classical venue guide

15 Sep 2008

For those looking for something a little more civilised, Edinburgh and Glasgow have a host of classical venues on offer.

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