Assembly George Square Gardens

George Square is Assembly’s main hub, made up of three mini hubs if you will; the Gardens, the Studios and Gordon Aikman Theatre. Assembly George Square Gardens house our Spiegeltent Palais du Variété, the Piccolo Tent, The Treehouse and a selection of street food vendors and bars. 

SHOWING AT Assembly George Square Gardens...

Back of the Bus

Come ride on a bus through the streets of Edinburgh as dancers propel themselves along the aisles and hang from the roof. Physical comedy, kinetic energy and outrageous scenarios combine to create a magical ...

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Back of the Bus

17:30

02 Aug

Atomic Saloon Show

The wildest drinking hole in town. Madam Natty Rich has been collecting the prettiest, sexiest, dumbest, drunkest troupe of entertainers and acrobats on earth, and is determined to create the greatest saloon...

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Atomic Saloon Show

22:00

01 Aug

The HandleBards: The Tempest

They've cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand-new show. Join the four-strong, all-female troupe at the T...

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The HandleBards: The Tempest

14:00

14 Aug

Monski Mouse's Baby Disco Dance Hall

Why toddle when you can dance?! Selling out shows around the world; come find out why. DJ Monski Mouse is a hit with the under fives and their parents/carers. Expect to do some high-energy smiling to retro h...

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Jekyll and Hyde

Meet the most delightfully evil man alive, Mr Hyde. A man so evil he punches the cleaner, drop-kicks a precious puffin, and yells 'shark' at the beach. From the creators of 2018's hit Don Juan, t...

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Jekyll and Hyde

15:00

01 Aug

Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

Join Monski Mouse and friends: Richard Crawley, Amy Gwilliam and cabaret superstar Dusty Limits for a live musical cabaret of nursery classics, reworked song, puppetry and fun for 0-5s and parents/carers. Co...

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Monski Mouse's Baby Cabaret

11:00

05 Aug

George Egg: Movable Feast

Brand-new comedy from the stand-up who cooks on stage. In this show he's on the road! It's time for planes, trains and automob-meals (sorry). George demonstrates how to cook with an engine, procure i...

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George Egg: Movable Feast

16:30

01 Aug

Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

Citizens of Hope and Glory! A new tomorrow beckons. One that smells reassuringly of yesterday, but with Wi-Fi. One last heave and we will be there. And when the going gets tough, the tough get going. Althoug...

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The HandleBards: Much Ado About Nothing

They've cycled 1500 miles to get to the Fringe, carrying on the back of their bikes all of the set, props and costumes they need for their brand-new show. Join the four-strong, all-male troupe at the Tre...

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Best of Burlesque

Fringe late-night favourite Best of Burlesque returns with a new all-star extravaganza! An international round-up of the absolute finest in sultry striptease, curvaceous cabaret and vaudeville variety from t...

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Best of Burlesque

23:55

01 Aug

Best of the Fest Daytime

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

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Best of the Fest Daytime

13:00

02 Aug

Children are Stinky

***** (FamiliesOnline.co.uk). ***** (EdinburghFestivalsforKids.com). ***** (PlanetArts.org).A super five-star total sell-out Edinburgh Fringe sensation, you'd better book your tickets in advance! ...

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Children are Stinky

13:30

01 Aug

Chores

Chores is the story of two typical young rascal boys playing in their messy bedroom. Suddenly, Mother's alarming screams rattle the boys into acrobatic action. A generous serve of comedy and chaotic acro...

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Chores

12:00

01 Aug

Frisky & Mannish's PopLab

Ten years since they burst onto the scene with their wildly popular brand of musical infotainment, Frisky & Mannish are officially Pop PhDs, fully qualified to conduct scientific analyses of the molecula...

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Frisky & Mannish's PopLab

19:00

01 Aug

Massaoke Mixtape

The Fringe's No.1 late night party is back! A huge singalong show with giant video lyrics and a live band smashing out solid gold classic anthems from the last 40 years of music. Help the Massaoke Band c...

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Massaoke Mixtape

23:30

01 Aug

Hey Diddle Diddle

When the full moon shines bright there's magic in the air, and all the animals come out to play. Stay up late with flying cows, jazzy cats, laughing dogs, runaway crockery, farting sandwiches and dancing...

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Hey Diddle Diddle

10:45

01 Aug

The Bubble Show - Piccolo Tent

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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Cruel Intentions: The '90s Musical

Enter the manipulative world of Manhattan's most dangerous liaisons: Sebastian Valmont and Kathryn Merteuil. Seduced by revenge and fuelled by passion, the step-siblings bet on destroying an innocent gir...

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Flo & Joan: Before the Screaming Starts

In January, musical comedy sisters Flo & Joan watched the Bros documentary and saw a glimpse into their future; a lot of dog portraits and male pattern baldness. Anyway, following a sell-out run in 2018,...

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Tilda Swinton Answers an Ad on Craigslist

With sold-out shows at Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Vault Festival London, and across America, Buffy and Instagram star Tom Lenk portrays actress Tilda Swinton as a modern Mary Poppins who finds a depressed gay ma...

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DNA

Casus Circus bring you their biggest show yet! An enthralling ballet of acrobatics from the team that brought you Knee Deep, Driftwood and You & I. Through the language of physical theatre the acrobats t...

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DNA

15:15

01 Aug

Fat Cops

Fat Cops invite you to join them in their hot tub for a frothy night of hip-shakin', garage-groovin', punk-glam chaos. Come see Bobby Bluebell, Al Murray and their disreputable cohorts in a not-to-be...

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Fat Cops

23:55

07 Aug

Jack Rooke: Love Letters

Dear reader, you may know me from such tragedies as Dead Dad (Radio 4's Good Grief) and Dead Friend (BBC Three's Happy Man) but this year I'm dead chuffed to perform comedy about shagging blokes!...

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Jack Rooke: Love Letters

19:30

01 Aug

Laser Kiwi

New Zealand's favourite surreal sketch circus troupe bring their smash hit to Edinburgh. A wonderfully bizarre and thoroughly entertaining masterpiece, you will never predict what's coming next! Afte...

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Laser Kiwi

22:30

01 Aug

The Magnets: Naked 90s

The Magnets are back and in full force! The a cappella all-stars return to Edinburgh with a brand-new show – The Ultimate 90s Party Night! Get ready for jaw-dropping harmonies and beatboxing like never...

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The Magnets: Naked 90s

17:30

12 Aug