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Starting at 10:00 in Outside City Chambers / Outside

Walking Tours of the Historic Royal Mile

Walking Tours of the Historic Royal Mile

Events and Tours

Walking Tours of the Historic Royal Mile

Events and Tours

AUG 2-25 at 10:00 (120 min) - Free
Outside City Chambers / Outside

Welcome to Edinburgh in August.Time to spare? At a loose end? There is always room for you on our walking tours around the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. We'll show you the hidden corners of this fascinating district: the closes and courtyards, nooks and crannies – places you might never discover on your own. We'll tell you about the city's rich history, the colourful characters and personalities who have made Edinburgh what it is. Our guides are all local people who love our city and are only too pleased to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with you. Our tours are genuinely fr...


Starting at 10:00 in The City Café / Las Vegas

Snack Chat

Snack Chat

Comedy

Snack Chat

Comedy

AUG 1-12, 14-25 at 10:00 (60 min) - Free
The City Café / Las Vegas

Snack Chat – Start your day with a taste of the Fringe's finest comedians and a free yummy snack bar. Many acts will have their own full show later in the day. Stand-up comedians perform their sets and the audience is welcomed to join in with some interactive games (participation by choice): self-help exercises with a prize for best helper, heckling games, welcome an outsider, reject a local and more games for a chatty morning audience. Mobile phones are left off: get off social media and enjoy the moment. Playtime for adults. Come for the craic....


Starting at 10:20 in The City Café / Hollywood

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

Comedy

Freshly Squeezed Comedy

Comedy

AUG 1-25 at 10:20 (60 min) - Free
The City Café / Hollywood

This is your first stand-up show of the day, serendipitously happening within the best breakfast joint in Edinburgh! Grab a coffee and join a rotating cast of BBC New Comedian of the year 2018 finalist Isa Bonachera, 2019 Max Turner semi-finalist Miztli Rose, 'bitingly funny' (LondonPubTheatres.com) Alexandria Macleod and Abigail Weinstock. Wake up with a shot of the day's funniest headlines and a healthy portion of their very best material. It's a Buzzfeed quiz/Vice doc/Guardian editorial sort of a show complete with zeitgeist cultural references and factually incorrect observations....


Starting at 10:20 in The Counting House / The Attic

Trans*Atlantic

Trans*Atlantic

Comedy

Trans*Atlantic

Comedy

AUG 11-25 at 10:20 (55 min) - Free
The Counting House / The Attic

Has this whole Transgender thing got you confused? Great! Come learn a thing or two at Trans-Atlantic. Why are we mad at Scarlet Johansen? Why are we suddenly everywhere? Why are there so many letters? You'll learn all this and more from a witty American who managed to escape their home country, which is now on fire. 'Honestly, the most harassment I’ve gotten while living here is not for being Queer. It’s for being a fucking Yank.' ...


Starting at 10:30 in Bar 50 / The Alcove

Scottie Dog & Friends!

Scottie Dog & Friends!

Childrens

Scottie Dog & Friends!

Childrens

AUG 1-11, 14-18, 20-25 at 10:30 (60 min) - Free
Bar 50 / The Alcove

A children and family show for dog lovers and all the best things about growing up with 'mans best friend'. I'll be doing a family friendly stand up show where I talk about my love for dogs and how they shaped my upbringing....