Gilded Balloon Basement

Gilded Balloon Basement

About Gilded Balloon Basement

204 Rose Street, Edinburgh New Town EH2 4AZ
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Gilded Balloon's Basement specialises in curated seasonal programmes with a focus on Comedy and Theatre. Nestled in between the bars and restaurants of Edinburgh's beautiful Rose Street, this is a cultural hub situated in the heart of the west end.

Our intimate, underground venue is a favourite with performers and audience alike with a fully stocked bar and candle lit cabaret seating.

Upcoming Events at Gilded Balloon Basement

Scott Gibson: Battlefield

Scott Gibson: Battlefield

18th October 2018
Multi Award Winning Comedian Scott Gibson, returns from his UK wide Tour to give you a chance to spend 90 minutes in the company of the greatest storyteller to come out of the West Coast.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

19th October 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

20th October 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Sixties on a Sunday

Sixties on a Sunday

21st October 2018
Come on down to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre on a Sunday afternoon to drink, dance and sing along to Fayne and the Cruisers, simply the most authentic 60's band you will ever hear!
Jay Lafferty: Besoms

Jay Lafferty: Besoms

25th October 2018
Hosted by self confessed cheeky besom Jay Lafferty this is a comedy night with a whole line up of difference... see it at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

26th October 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Jarlath Regan: Irishman Abroad Podcast

Jarlath Regan: Irishman Abroad Podcast

27th October 2018
Award winning comedian, writer and broadcaster, Jarlath Regan brings his critically acclaimed podcast to The Gilded Balloon on Saturday 27th October.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

27th October 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Roast Battle Edinburgh

Roast Battle Edinburgh

31st October 2018
Fresh from a total sell out Ed Fringe run and 5 star reviews, Roast Battle Edinburgh comes to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre!
New Sh*t

New Sh*t

1st November 2018
New Sh*t is a pay what you want event so throw a couple of pounds in the bucket and come nurture new talent - you never know, you might be seeing the next big thing.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

2nd November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Rob Kemp: Elvis Dead

Rob Kemp: Elvis Dead

3rd November 2018
The multi-award-winning EdFringe cult hit is back! Catch The Elvis Dead, a musical comedy stage show created by the English comedian Rob Kemp on November 3rd at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

3rd November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Loud Comedy

Loud Comedy

7th November 2018
Loud Comedy at the Gilded Balloon is about bringing you the best and brightest of the comedy scene, playing crazy games, having fun and getting Loud!
Sofie Hagen: Work In Progress

Sofie Hagen: Work In Progress

8th November 2018
Catch the new 'Work in Progress' show from stand-up comedian Sofie Hagen at the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre on 8th November!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

9th November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Scott Gibson: Anywhere But Here

Scott Gibson: Anywhere But Here

10th November 2018
Award-winning comedian Scott Gibson is back on the road with his eagerly anticipated third solo tour, Anywhere But Here. Catch him at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre on Saturday 10th November!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

10th November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Mum’s the Word

Mum’s the Word

16th November 2018
Mum's the word is a comedy gig at the Gilded Balloon, designed for parents with babies, hosted by comedian and Mum, Katie Mulgrew.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

16th November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

17th November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Ray Bradshaw: Deaf Comedy Fam

Ray Bradshaw: Deaf Comedy Fam

17th November 2018
Full of hilarious, eye-opening tales about growing up with deaf parents, Deaf Comedy Fam is a first for comedy as Ray Bradshaw simultaneously performs in spoken English and British Sign Language.
Sixties on a Sunday

Sixties on a Sunday

18th November 2018
Come on down to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre on a Sunday afternoon to drink, dance and sing along to Fayne and the Cruisers, simply the most authentic 60's band you will ever hear!
Scott Gibson: Battlefield

Scott Gibson: Battlefield

22nd November 2018
Multi Award Winning Comedian Scott Gibson, returns from his UK wide Tour to give you a chance to spend 90 minutes in the company of the greatest storyteller to come out of the West Coast.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

23rd November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Chris Betts vs The Audience

Chris Betts vs The Audience

24th November 2018
The cult hit returns! Comedian and contrarian Chris Betts will argue the opposite of anything. The topics are chosen by the audience so every show is completely new and different.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

24th November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Jay Lafferty: Besoms

Jay Lafferty: Besoms

29th November 2018
Hosted by self confessed cheeky besom Jay Lafferty this is a comedy night with a whole line up of difference... see it at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

30th November 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

1st December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Roast Battle Edinburgh

Roast Battle Edinburgh

5th December 2018
Fresh from a total sell out Ed Fringe run and 5 star reviews, Roast Battle Edinburgh comes to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre!
New Sh*t

New Sh*t

6th December 2018
New Sh*t is a pay what you want event so throw a couple of pounds in the bucket and come nurture new talent - you never know, you might be seeing the next big thing.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

7th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Mum’s the Word

Mum’s the Word

7th December 2018
Mum's the word is a comedy gig at the Gilded Balloon, designed for parents with babies, hosted by comedian and Mum, Katie Mulgrew.
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

8th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Loud Comedy

Loud Comedy

13th December 2018
Loud Comedy at the Gilded Balloon is about bringing you the best and brightest of the comedy scene, playing crazy games, having fun and getting Loud!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

14th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

15th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

21st December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

22nd December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Jay Lafferty: Besoms

Jay Lafferty: Besoms

27th December 2018
Hosted by self confessed cheeky besom Jay Lafferty this is a comedy night with a whole line up of difference... see it at Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

28th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
The Comedy Show

The Comedy Show

29th December 2018
Every Friday and Saturday night, Basement Theatre becomes Edinburgh’s comedy hub and with a different line-up and headliner each week this is the comedy injection your weekend is craving!
Sixties on a Sunday

Sixties on a Sunday

30th December 2018
Come on down to the Gilded Balloon Basement Theatre on a Sunday afternoon to drink, dance and sing along to Fayne and the Cruisers, simply the most authentic 60's band you will ever hear!

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Popular Events

A Play, A Pie and A Pint
A popular feature of the Traverse programme, A Play, A Pie and A Pint, Òran Mór returns with six new plays to light up your lunchtime. Ticket includes a pie and a drink.
Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series
BBC3 are filming in Edinburgh in the next few weeks and looking for people to feature in an episode of 'Eating With My Ex'.
Little Terrors Candy Apple Making
Bring along your mini monsters and let them create and decorate their very own spooky candy apple completely free of charge at The Granary Leith.
Halloween Trail
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
Enjoy Half-Term Fun at Dalkeith Country Park
Keep the kids out of the house over the half-term holidays! From zip-lines to big slides, fun will be at full throttle throughout Fort Douglas all month.

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