Assembly George Square Gardens

Fringe-fan-favourite hang out spot and show venue which serves as the home of Assembly Festival.

In summer 2021, the Garden will play host to the spectacular Palais du Variété spiegeltent, a new outdoor stage and a mouthwatering selection of local street food and drink options.

SHOWING AT Assembly George Square Gardens...

Best of Burlesque Encore

Pushing the boundaries of the artform to the max for a late night Encore like no other. This show brings even more risqué late-night entertainment with sizzling striptease and alternative variety. An offici...

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Best of Burlesque Encore

23:55

04 Aug

The Bubble Show

Join Mr Bubbles with his extraordinary soap bubbles in all shapes and sizes! Enjoy bouncy bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, smoke bubbles, square bubbles, giant bubbles and even fire bubbles! Interactive and ...

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The Bubble Show

10:30

04 Aug

The Importance of Being Earnest

Slapstick Picnic would like to cordially invite you to its summer tea party, where marvellous feats of performance and culinary capers await. Over tea and cucumber sandwiches, we ask that you prepare to witn...

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Twelfth Night

The HandleBards are a cycling theatre company who pedal Shakespeare plays to outdoor venues all across the UK. Join them for a bicycle-powered, laugh-out-loud production of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. A...

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Twelfth Night

14:00

19 Aug

An Evening Without Kate Bush

Howl with the hounds and dance on the moors! Kate's not there, but you are. Following its sold-out 2019 Fringe premiere, touring and a Soho Theatre season, this smash-hit, award-winning show returns! Sar...

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An Evening Without Kate Bush

17:55

03 Aug

Best of the Fest Daytime

Bite-size tasters of the best comedy, music, family entertainment and circus, all prepared for you in our glorious Spiegeltent. With line-ups changing daily, we have something for everyone, so let us bring y...

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Best of the Fest Daytime

12:50

06 Aug

Brotipo

Crazy Canadian circus for the young, premiering in Edinburgh after visiting 16 countries! The art of giving each other a chance and collaborating when the right time comes is what the Brotipos will have to l...

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Brotipo

11:55

04 Aug

Massaoke: Rockstar Weekend

Massaoke is back. Don't miss Edinburgh Fringe's biggest and best late-night party!Join their incredible house band, Rockstar Weekend, on a euphoric, spandex-clad journey through the greatest s...

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Massaoke: Rockstar Weekend

23:45

04 Aug

Railed

Welcome to Railed, a western-themed circus spectacular, combining the trademark physical talents, finely chiselled bodies and hilarious comic timing of the Head First Acrobats. Prepare yourself for when bare...

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Railed

18:35

03 Aug

The Greatest Magic Show

Direct from Australia! This multi award-winning family magic show is returning to Edinburgh once again with more whimsical wonders than ever before! Having garnered international acclaim with sell-out season...

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The Greatest Magic Show

14:35

03 Aug

drop dead gorgeous

The sparkling eyes. The wanting. The hunger. The intake of breath. Four breaths. And then...? What happens when we let go? Brought to you by international theatre-makers Same Same Collective, drop dead gorge...

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drop dead gorgeous

17:00

05 Aug

Briefs: Sweatshop

Show up, clock in, get in formation and be ready to claim time and a half because this entertainment will cost you – and our preferred method of payment is sweat.Sweatshop gathers a labour force...

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Briefs: Sweatshop

22:05

03 Aug

Cabaret Impedimenta

An impossible variety show hosted by John-Luke Roberts.Amazing acts try to entertain you under increasingly difficult circumstances. Spin the wheel and find out if a singer can still sing with a bubbl...

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Cabaret Impedimenta

23:55

17 Aug

George Egg: Set Menu (The Best of George Egg)

George cooks food while making you laugh. In recent years he's toured three shows and cooked over a thousand dishes, all in front of an audience, none with a kitchen. This is the best bits. Three meals, ...

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Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

Join Monski Mouse, special guest cabaret superstar Dusty Limits, and friends for a live musical cabaret of nursery classics, reworked song, puppetry and fun for 0-5s. Come ready to sing along! All the big to...

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Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

10:50

09 Aug

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance? Join DJ Monski Mouse and her dancers for an epic session of bonkers, bopping, beautiful fun. Expect high-energy smiling to retro beats and thumping nursery rhymes. Get your dis...

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The Idiot Circus: Death is Coming

An evening of original songs and existential banter from a dark cabaret band with funny hats.Songs full of horrid murders, guillotines, dark magicians, lonely princesses and drunken regrets are offere...

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Will Pickvance: Half Man Half Piano

New show from Edinburgh-based piano virtuouso Will Pickvance (Anatomy of a Piano, Pianohood, First Piano On The Moon). Directed by Olivier Award nominee, Owen Lewis.Original piano works and songs jost...

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DONUTS

Three friends are getting ready for a night out. The music is intoxicating, they start to dance. It's so good, they might stay a little longer... Inspired by classic sitcoms from the 90s and 00s, follow ...

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DONUTS

16:25

03 Aug

Al Murray: Gig for Victory

As the dust settles and we emerge blinking into the dawn of a new year, the people of this great country need answers. Answers that they know they need, answers to questions they never knew existed. When tha...

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Al Murray: Gig for Victory

20:20

22 Aug

Best of the Fest: The New Class

The best place in town to catch rising comedy stars and your Fringe favourites. A different show every night, featuring new faces and Fringe stalwarts! The perfect start (or end) to your festival evening. He...

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Chores

A comedy-circus show from Australia, Chores is the story of a brother and sister who have to clean up their messy room so they can ride their bicycles. A storyline we can all relate to, this show is jam-pack...

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Chores

13:25

03 Aug

Collision

B-boy meets Bendy boy. Hip-hop and Hula Hooper. Pop, lock and adagio. Collision is a cross-pollination of contemporary circus and street dance, teaming together two Brisbane powerhouses, Casus Creations and ...

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Collision

14:55

03 Aug

Jinkx Monsoon: She's Still Got It! (with Major Scales)

Jinkx Monsoon, fresh off RuPaul's Drag Race all-winners season, makes her Edinburgh Fringe debut with a brand-new show, all to prove: She's. Still. Got it!It's been nearly a decade since J...

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