£5 tickets - Welcome back to the Fringe!

1 July 2022

We’re incredibly excited for the return to a full-fledged Fringe so are extending our local offer further afield!

Live in an EH, KY, G and FK postcode? If so, you can now bag £5 tickets over the opening weekend of the festival (3-7 August inclusive) and start your Fringe off with a bang.

Tickets can be purchased online on our website and will be available on a first-come-first-served basis for more than 200 shows in our 2022 programme.

The offer is available while stocks last so make sure to explore the world-class shows included in our 40th-anniversary line-up and pop your favourites in your basket.

After a mini Festival in 2021 we can’t wait to welcome you back to a bumper 40th anniversary Assembly Festival which kicks off on Wednesday 3 August. This year we’re welcoming the world to Edinburgh with a programming hailing from Japan, Australia, Canada, Finland, South Africa and beyond.

How to bag £5 tickets

  • Sign up or login to your account
  • Head to what’s on
  • Choose the show you want to watch
  • Pop up to six tickets in your basket (maximum of two per performance)
  • Get tickets for just a fiver  
Remember – this offer is subject to availability so book quickly to snap up the offer.


Can I buy £5 tickets now?

Yes! The Welcome Back offer tickets are only available for performances from 3-7 August. Tickets are limited and must be purchased online on our website or over the phone.  

How does the discount apply? 

Add up to 6 tickets of participating shows in your basket. At the checkout point, apply promo code WELCOMEBACK. Make sure your account is registered with one of the qualifying postcodes and that postcode also matches with your billing postcode.  

Does my postcode qualify for the discount? 

As long as your postcode begins with EH, KY, G or FK, you qualify for the Welcome Back offer. 

Are any shows excluded? 

Participating shows are subject to availability. Once all £5 tickets have been grabbed only full priced tickets are available. See the full list of participating shows below. This list is subject to change.

How many tickets can I buy? 

You can buy up to 2 tickets per performance using the WELCOMEBACK offer code and 6 tickets per transaction, subject to availability. 

What shows can I get a £5 ticket for?

Here is a list of all participating shows. This list is subject to change.

There are a limited number of £5 tickets per performance so if the offer does not apply all tickets have been snapped up.

  1. 360 ALLSTARS
  2. 9 Circles
  3. Aboriginal Comedy Allstars
  4. Adults Only Magic Show
  5. Agent November: Outdoor Escape Game - "Major X Ploe-Shun"
  6. Agent November: Outdoor Escape Game - "Robyn Yew"
  7. Aidan Sadler: Tropicana
  8. Al Murray: Gig for Victory
  9. Alison Jackson’s Celebrity Fake Takes
  10. Americana: A Murder Ballad
  11. An Evening Without Kate Bush
  12. Andy Field: Ideas (,) Man
  13. angel-monster
  14. Appraisal
  15. ARIGATO by JalJal
  16. Arty's Ani-Magination
  17. Assembly Gala Launch
  18. Assume People Like You
  19. August Wilson's How I Learned What I Learned
  20. Baby Wants Candy
  21. Beats On Pointe
  22. Best of Burlesque
  23. Best of Burlesque Encore
  24. Best of the Fest
  25. Best of the Fest Daytime
  26. Best of the Fest: The New Class
  27. Black Sheep
  28. Bloke and his American Bantu
  29. Bloody Difficult Women
  30. Boorish Trumpson
  31. Briefs: Sweatshop
  32. BriTANicK
  33. Brotipo
  34. Brown Sauce
  35. Cabaret Impedimenta
  36. Casting Off
  37. Changing the Sheets
  38. Chores
  39. Chris Dugdale: Ethermind
  40. Christopher Titus: Carrying Monsters
  41. Clive Anderson’s My Seven Wonders
  42. Collision
  43. Comedy Club 4 Kids
  44. Concept for a Film
  45. Confetti
  46. Crizards: Cowboys
  47. Dan Rath: Cockroach Party
  48. Dan Wye Am I Sam Smith
  49. Danielle Walker: Nostalgia
  50. Debra Stephenson: The Many Voices Of Debra Stephenson
  51. Des Bishop: Mia Mamma
  52. Diane Chorley: Down The Flick
  53. Diane Chorley: Modern Love
  54. Diane Chorley's Chatting with Chorley: The Podcast
  55. Dinosaurs and All That Rubbish
  56. Dixie Longate's Happy Hour
  57. Dom Chambers: Fake Wizard
  58. DONUTS
  59. Drop Dead Gorgeous
  60. Earwig
  61. Emmy Blotnick: The 30 Fragrances of Jennifer Lopez: A Show About Death, Betrayal and Financial Ruin
  62. Famous Puppet Death Scenes
  63. Fascinating Aïda
  64. Fashion Spies
  65. Final Baby Girl!
  66. Flo & Joan: Sweet Release
  67. Folksville at the Fringe
  68. Fool Muun Komming! [BeBgWunderful/YEsyes/ Hi5.4sure.TruLuv;Spank Spank:SOfun_Grate_Times]
  69. Frank Skinner: 30 Years of Dirt
  70. Frankie Boyle *ALL TICKETS CLAIMED*
  71. Friendsical
  72. Gash Theatre Needs Some Space
  73. George Egg: Set Menu (the Best of George Egg)
  74. Godspell
  75. Grace Petrie: Butch Ado About Nothing
  76. Grubby Little Mitts
  77. Helter Skelter
  78. Horse Country
  79. How to Build a Wax Figure
  80. I Feel the Need
  81. In The Interests Of Health And Safety Can Patrons Kindly Supervise Their Children At All Times
  82. In The Name of the Son
  83. In-Ward
  84. InChorus: Still Standing
  85. Intelligence
  86. Isabelle Farah: irresponsabelle
  87. It All
  88. Jake Cornell & Marcia Belsky: Man & Woman
  89. Jeremy Sassoon's MOJO
  90. Jew Talkin' To Me?
  91. Jinkx Monsoon: She’s Still Got It! (with Major Scales)
  92. Jo Griffin: People Person
  93. Jody Kamali: Ironing Board Man
  94. John-Luke Roberts: Terrible Wonderful Adaptations
  95. Jonny & The Baptists: Dance Like It Never Happened
  96. Jordan Gray: Is It A Bird?
  97. Julia Masli: CHOOSH!
  98. Kate Butch: Wuthering Shites
  99. KIN
  100. Les Dawson: Flying High
  101. Liars and Clowns: A Late Night Comedy Show
  102. Lion
  103. Little Women
  104. Liza Pulman: The Heart of It
  105. Looking For Me Friend: The Music of Victoria Wood
  106. Lottie Platchett Took a Hatchet
  107. Love, Loss & Chianti
  108. Müller's Last Tape
  109. Magical Bones: Soulful Magic
  110. Marrow
  111. Massaoke: Rockstar Weekend
  112. Matt Winning: Hot Mess
  113. Melissa Stephens: HOT DOGS & TEARS
  114. Menkind LIVE
  115. Michelle Brasier: Average Bear
  116. Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret
  117. Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall
  118. Mrs Roosevelt Flies to London
  119. Musclebound
  120. Muse
  121. My Leonard Cohen: Up Close and Personal
  122. Myra's Story *ALL TICKETS CLAIMED*
  123. Neil Delamere: Liminal
  124. Never Let Go: An Unauthorised Retelling of James Cameron's Titanic
  125. Nikki Britton: One Small Step
  126. Nish Kumar: Your Power, Your Control
  127. One-Man Lord of the Rings
  128. One-Man Star Wars Trilogy
  129. Out of the Blue
  130. Party: All-Stars
  131. Paul Williams: In The Moonlight
  132. Peppa Pig My First Concert
  133. Police Cops: The Musical
  134. Prehysterical
  135. Queenz - The Show With BALLS!
  136. Rachel Bradley: Beauty For Ashes
  137. Railed
  138. Ram of God
  139. Randy Feltface: Alien of Extraordinary Ability
  140. Reginald D. Hunter: Bombe Shuffleur
  141. Reuben Kaye: The Butch is Back
  143. Richard Herring: RHLSTP
  144. Rob Auton: The Crowd Show
  145. Rouge
  146. Ryan Lane Will Be There Now in A Minute
  147. S.O.E.
  148. Sëayoncë: Res-Erection
  149. Sam Taunton: Yoho Diabolo
  150. Sandcastles
  151. Sean Choolburra: Didj and Dance!
  152. Shamilton
  153. Shark in the Park
  154. She Wolf
  155. She/Her
  156. Silkworm
  157. Simon Evans and his Big Ideas
  158. Simon Fanshawe: The Power of Difference
  159. Sirqus Alfon: PLAY 3.0
  160. Something About George
  161. Something About Simon
  162. Soweto Gospel Choir
  163. Space Hippo
  164. Stand Up For Your Planet
  165. Stephen Mullan: Ouch!
  166. Strictly Come Barking
  167. Susie McCabe: Born Believer
  168. Taiwan Season: Light of Life
  169. The Adventures of Bo Peep
  170. The Adventures of Sleepyhead
  171. The Black Blues Brothers
  172. The Bubble Show
  173. The Choir of Man
  174. The David Johnson Emerging Talent Award
  175. The Elephant in the Room
  176. The Gods The Gods The Gods
  177. The Golfer
  178. The Great Almighty Gill
  179. The Greatest Magic Show
  180. The Idiot Circus: Death is Coming
  181. The Importance of Being Earnest
  182. The Kaye Hole Hosted by Reuben Kaye
  183. The Oxford Revue and Other Farmyard Animals
  184. The Queen's Cartoonists
  185. The Return of the Mighty Kids Beatbox Comedy Show
  186. The Stones
  187. The Three Seas
  188. The Tragedy of Macbeth
  189. Tina del Twist: Caravan in the Sky
  190. Tom
  191. Tom DeTrinis: I HATE NEW YORK
  192. Tom Seals Presents...
  193. Tom Walker: Javelin
  194. Twelfth Night
  195. Two Hearts: We’re Pregnant And The Baby is Music
  196. Wanderlust
  197. Watson: The Final Problem
  198. We Are Traffic: An Uber Adventure
  199. We Should Definitely Have More Dancing
  200. Who Murdered My Cat?
  202. Will Pickvance: Half Man Half Piano
  203. Yellow Bird Chase
  204. Your Aunt Fanny: Muff Said
  205. Zimbabwe Sculpture
  206. Zoë

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