Our award winning Edinburgh Festival theatres have become widely established as one of the festivals best known destination venues for audiences and the media alike. We continue to host some of the Festival's most talked about shows.


theSpace @ Surgeons Hall

We are again proud to present one of the Fringe's most diverse and successful performance programmes at theSpace @ Surgeons Hall. The bustling courtyard bar has became well known for it's unique festival buzz and hosts tens of thousands of theatregoes during every Fringe.

  • Venue 53
  • Nicolson St, Edinburgh, H8 9DW

  • 119 seats (Grand Theatre)

  • 55 seats (Theatre 1)

  • 49 seats (Theatre 2)

  • 42 seats (Theatre 3)

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theSpace on Niddry St

theSpace on Niddry St proudly boasts a pair of large distinctive yet intimate performance spaces. The lower theatre has been extremely popular and we have added a new in-the-round space in 2015. We encourage companies wanting to perform in this venue to apply early for these exceptionally popular theatres.

  • Venue 9
  • Niddry St, Edinburgh, EH1 1TH

  • 102 seats (Lower)

  • 73 (thrust) or 92 (in the round) seats (Upper)

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theSpace on North Bridge

Launched in 2011, theSpace on North Bridge has become well known for high calibre performance and have enjoyed an array of highly acclaimed reviews. The unrivalled location where the Royal Mile meets North Bridge makes this a wonderful festival hub right in the middle of it all.

  • Venue 36
  • Hilton Hotel, North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD

  • 50 seats (The Argyll Theatre)

  • 50 seats (The Perth Theatre)

  • 40 seats (The Fife Theatre)

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theSpace @ Venue 45

theSpace @ Venue 45, tucked away just beneath the Royal Mile, is one of the Fringe's oldest venues. It has developed into a central venue for theatre of originality and excellence from across the globe, with its distinctive thrust space having a unique ambiance all of its own.

  • Venue 45
  • 63 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DH

  • 89 seats

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theSpace @ Symposium Hall

Another high calibre venue. This wonderful space in a converted church is located between the Pleasance and Bristo Square and right next door to theSpace Triplex. It offers a fantastic custom built 158 seat amphitheatre.

  • Venue 43
  • Hill Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9DW

  • 156 seats

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theSpace on the Mile

A venue since 2002, theSpace on the Mile boasts the Festival's most central location. Situated right at the heart of the Fringe on the bustling Royal Mile, the venue offers performing companies immediate access to a ready-made Fringe crowd, seconds from their performance space.

  • Venue 39
  • Radisson Hotel, 80 High St, Edinburgh, EH1 1TH

  • 52 seats (Space One)

  • 55 seats (Space Two)

  • 59 seats (Space Three)

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theSpace Triplex

theSpace Triplex is a unique venue split over three floors, unique performance spaces and a social hub offering daily events and a late night music/cabaret showcases.

  • Venue 38
  • The Prince Philip Building, 19 Hill Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9DP

  • 130 seats (Big)

  • 63 seats (Studio)

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theSpace @ Jurys

theSpace @ Jurys has been a Fringe venue since 2002 and is located in an ideal central position (seconds from the Royal Mile) and right next door to theSpace @ Venue 45 – one of the Festival's most established venues.

Here we programme an array of new and developing work. We invite you to come and see some of the newest and original work on show at the Festival.

  • Venue 260
  • Jurys Inn, 43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DH

  • 31 seats (Studio)

  • 39 seats (Main)

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