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Edinburgh Theatres, Concert Halls & Cinemas

Theatres, concert halls, operas, ballet, cinemas and music venues in Edinburgh...

Theatres, concert halls, opera halls, venues for live music including seasonal open-air events, jazz clubs, orchestras and orchestral concerts together with cinemas are listed in this section.

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Edinburgh Cinemas, Theatres, Concert venues, Ballet, Opera, Outdoor Music events etc...

blank tabTHE STAND COMEDY CLUBTheatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
5 York Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 3EB
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Welcome to The Stand Comedy Club. Established in 1995, the club runs three premier purpose built venues in Edinburgh ,Glasgow and Newcastle. Value and variety are guaranteed with five acts on most bills and prices from £13-£17.50. Stand up shows feature our resident team of ace compares, a beginner's spot and featured acts selected from the best Scottish and international comedians on the contemporary live circuit. Sunday’s also host Whose Lunch is it Anyway? The famous FREE Sunday lunchtime show with improv duo Stu and Garry. The ultimate hangover cure with fabulous home-cooked food. Doors open 12.30pm with no need to book in advance.
Tel: 0131 558 7272 
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blank tabTHE QUEENS HALL LTDTheatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH8 9JG

The Queen's Hall is Edinburgh's liveliest and most diverse music venue hosting around 220 events a year the Hall prides itself on the diversity of its programme, its acoustic and its great atmosphere. In any given week you'll find great artists and ensembles from the worlds of classical music, jazz, folk, world music and rock and pop rubbing shoulders with each other. Each summer the Hall is a major venue for the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival, hosts a morning concert series for the Edinburgh International Festival and presents its own programme as part of the Edinburgh Fringe festival. Details of what's on can always be found on our website. With an excellent cafe/bar the queen's Hall has the right ingredients for a great night out in Edinburgh!
Tel: 0131 668 3456 or 0131 668 2019See our website

blank tabBEDLAM THEATRETheatres, Cinemas & Concert Venues
11b Bristo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 1EZ

The Bedlam is the oldest student run theatre in the UK, hosting around 30 student productions each year, as well as several workshops and a youth theatre project to get local children interested in theatre. During the summer it opens up as a high profile Edinburgh Fringe venue, during which time it is available for external companies to hire.
Tel: 0131 225 9893
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Edinburgh Festival Theatre

13/29 Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9FT
Tel: 0131 529 6000

The Edinburgh Festival Theatre is an international lyric theatre presenting a broad range of opera, ballet, drama variety and dance all year round. Its outstanding facilities include one of the largest stages in the UK.

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Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

18-21 Greenside Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3AA
Enquiries: 0844 871 7627    Box Office: 0844 871 3014

The Edinburgh Playhouse has established itself as Scotland's host to large scale West End Musicals. Our programme also covers a broad range of performance including Opera, Ballet, Rock, Pop and Comedy.

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Traverse Theatre

Cambridge Street, off Lothian Rd, Edinburgh, EH1 2ED
Tel: 0131 228 1404

The Traverse Theatre, Scotland's famous new Writing theatre and home of the legendry Traverse Bar Cafe, produces and hosts the best contemporary plays from Scotland and overseas and is a leading venue for the Edinburgh Fringe.

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Kings Theatre

2 Leven Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9LQ
Tel: 0131 529 6000

The Kings Theatre presents high quality drama, alongside dance, comedy and musical theatre, with continued commitment to local amateur companies. The King's annual Pantomime is an established tradition within the city.

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Usher Hall

Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EA
Box Office: 0131 228 1155

The Usher Hall is one of the most outstanding concert halls in the world. A landmark in the heart of Scotland's capital, it stands for the highest level of musical and civic participation, and for the best part of a century it has hosted some of the greatest concerts and events in the city.

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38 Home Street, Edinburgh
Tel: 0871 704 2068

Independent arts' cinema, screening the best in world cinema.

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The Filmhouse

88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh
Tel: 0131 2282688     E-mail:

Edinburgh's publicly-funded "Arthouse" cinema, the location of the Central Box Office for the annual Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Dead by Dawn film festival and a host of other specialist events.

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Kinnaird Park, Newcraighall Road, Edinburgh, EH15 3RD
Tel: 08712 244007

Multiplex cinema, now part of the Odeon chain, screens the latest blockbuster movies.

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118 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH3 8BG
Tel: 08705 050007

Mainstream cinema, screening the latest Hollywood blockbusters.

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Vue Cinema

Omni, Greenside, Edinburgh
Tel: 0871 2240240

12 screen multiplex, screening all the latest Hollywood blockbusters.

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18 Newbattle Terrace, Edinburgh
Box Office: 0131 447 4771    Information: 0131 447 2660

Traditional, family run cinema with four screens, showing the latest movies from Hollywood.

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Westerside Plaza, 120 Wester Hailes Road, Edinburgh
Tel: 0871 22 44 007

Mainstream multiplex cinema, formerly the ABC, screening the latest Hollywood blockbusters.

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Vue Cinema

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh EH6 7DZ
Tel: 08712 240 240

Formerly the Ster Century cinema, this multiplex screens all the latest Hollywood blockbusters.

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