139 Cowgate. Phone: 0131 622 6802
All ages until 8pm, then 18+ only
Described as “The Free Festival’s version of the Pleasance Courtyard”, the Free Sisters is located on the Cowgate, right in the middle of town. Usually a multi-room venue located around the courtyard, this year there are shows in one room next to the courtyard, which is now an outdoor drinking area full of tables for before and after shows.
Performance Genres possible at The Free Sisters:
Performance Spaces available in The Free Sisters:
Maggie's Chamber: Upstairs 140 capacity (100 seats) venue, with raised stage, full PA system and lighting, and small backstage. Ideal for cabaret shows and the room can be set with small tables or theatre style. Projector and Screen available.
Maggie's Front Room : A smaller room adjacent to Maggies chamber, with a 70 seat capacity cabaret style, small stage on the flat and full PA system.
The Courtyard: A flexible outdoor stage, suitable for music, busking and street performance
The Gothic Room: Located at the back of the main downstairs bar, with raised stage, lighting, PA and a capacity of 80
The Wee Room: A small and intimate 25 capacity room ideal for comedy shows and intimate solo theatre or music
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