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The Pear Tree

Fringe Venue 257 - Click here for map

38 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9DD  / 0131 667 7533

Food  Accessible  Wifi  Licensed
Open from 11:30 to 02:00
18+ only

The Pear Tree and sister venues The Counting House and Blind Poet form a complex featuring four public bars, six performance spaces, plus a huge outdoor courtyard and barbecue area. The Pear Tree is located right in the heart of the area most associated with the Fringe, within seconds of Fringe Central, Assembly at George Square, The Udderbelly, Gilded Balloon and Pleasance Dome venues.


Shows at The Pear Tree
List Shows: By Room and Name | By Start Time
Shows sorted by Venue Room
Main Room 

2 Religions - 1 Comedy Show with Henry Churniavsky & Joe Bains COMEDY 
AUG 14-16 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
What do you get if you mix a Jewish Comic and a Sikh Comic? ONE great show! Henry Churniavsky and Joe Bains join forces for a fantastic show...we will let you guess which one is which! Henry Churniavs...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Chris Martin: The One And Only Chris Martin COMEDY 
AUG 3-18, 20-27 at 14:45 (60 min) - Free 
‘One of the UK’s Best Young Observationalists’ (The Guardian), went viral in India this year: not in a good way. Chris explores his new found ‘fame’, and why it means so much to him to be loved. Who w...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Coming of Age MUSIC 
AUG 20-27 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
"Coming of Age" with The Professors of Logic, showcases the songwriting talents of Anna Durkacz Ryan, on the subject of embracing age, with all its fantasies and frustrations. A late developer, Anna s...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Full International Brexit COMEDY 
AUG 3-14, 16-27 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free 
Full menu of different international acts every day hosted by Canadian comedian Katharine Ferns. "Salty-sweet, savagely honest, brutally funny." - The Scene Magazine ****The Wee Review  ...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Jacob Hawley: Fruit Machine COMEDY 
AUG 3-15, 17-27 at 12:15 (60 min) - Free 
In this first solo show, Jacob Hawley (Comedy Store King Gong Winner, Amused Moose Laugh Off Wildcard and Fresh Comedian of the year finalist, 4* Brighton Fringe 2016) brings tales of patriotism, wast...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Jimmy McGhie COMEDY 
AUG 3-6, 8-13, 15-20, 22-27 at 16:00 (60 min) - Free 
McGhie is back for solo show number seven. He has finally checked in his ego and will be appearing as part of the socialist utopia of the Free Festival. A proper pro for no dough! ‘McGhie reminds you ...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Mind Your Head COMEDY 
AUG 3-13 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Mental sees Marc Burrows return to the Fringe for the first time in 2 years, following his successful 2014 show 'The Ten Best Songs Of All Time'. The show is a very personal trek through Marc's menta...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 3-27 at 20:00 (60 min) - Free 
Live music across the Festival, every day at a selection of Free Festival Venues. Enjoy The best in music for free at our indoor and outdoor stages, with an ever-changing variety of performers showc...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

Too Soon: Jokes From the Future COMEDY 
AUG 3-13, 15-19 at 11:00 (60 min) - Free 
The hottest comedy act of 2047 comes back from the future to prove that "que sera, sera very funny." Featuring a soon-to-be illegal impersonation of Scottish President JoJo Siwa. James Nokise’s debut ...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 

TROLLEY GIRLS THEATRE 
AUG 17-27 at 13:30 (60 min) - Free 
Attention all shoppers! Make your way down to The Pear Tree at 13:30pm to see best friends in the whole wide world EVER in this show stopping coming of age story. Who’d have thought you’d bump into Bo...
The Pear Tree / Main Room 
The Courtyard Stage 

The Free Fringe Festival Music Stages MUSIC 
AUG 3-27 at 12:00 (420 min) - Free 
Live music across the Festival, every day at a selection of Free Festival Venues. Enjoy The best in music for free at our indoor and outdoor stages, with an ever-changing variety of performers showc...
The Pear Tree / The Courtyard Stage 

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