Gilded Balloon at the Museum

Fringe favourites Gilded Balloon present 27 days of inspiring and diverse programming at the National Museum of Scotland.

Gilded Balloon at the Museum

About Gilded Balloon at the Museum

Fringe favourites Gilded Balloon present 27 days of inspiring and diverse programming at the museum.

Showcasing the very best in comedy, theatre, children's shows, music and spoken word.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Gilded Balloon at the Museum are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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