The Pleasance Edinburgh

The Pleasance Edinburgh

About The Pleasance Edinburgh

60 Pleasance, Edinburgh South EH8 9TJ
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Pleasance Edinburgh opened as part of the 1985 Festival Fringe with two theatres facing onto a deserted courtyard-come-car-park at an unfashionable eastern end of Edinburgh’s Old Town.

Thirty seasons later the Pleasance has become one of the biggest and most highly respected venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with an international profile and a network of alumni that reads like a Who’s Who of contemporary comedy, drama and entertainment. It a theatre, bar, sports and recreation complex.

Upcoming Events at The Pleasance Edinburgh

Edinburgh Folk Club

Edinburgh Folk Club

25th April 2018
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar!
Soundhouse: Rant

Soundhouse: Rant

27th April 2018
Rant, four of Scotland’s finest fiddle players, play the Pleasance Theatre as part of Tradfest and the evening will be opened by The Young Tradition Touring Group from Vermont, USA.
Soundhouse: Shooglenifty

Soundhouse: Shooglenifty

28th April 2018
Shooglenifty are delighted to be returning to TradFest with some new tunes to sample and plenty of the old favourites too.
Tradfest: Single Life

Tradfest: Single Life

29th April 2018
Join in the journey through the universal problem that is being single, with Pirita Tuisku and Amy Robertson at Pleasance Cabaret Bar on 29th April.
Tradfest: Edinburgh Folk Club - Gnoss

Tradfest: Edinburgh Folk Club - Gnoss

2nd May 2018
Edinburgh Folk Club present Gnoss, a dynamic Glasgow based folk band, at Pleasance Cabaret Bar on 2nd May as part of Tradfest.
Battle of the Folk Bands

Battle of the Folk Bands

6th May 2018
Battle of the Folk Bands returns for its second exciting year. Five bands – Balter, Eabhal, Eriska, Joseph Armstrong Band and SKNT GOAT compete for the title.

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