Your Festival starts here!

Dive into a packed programme of theatre, circus, cabaret, musicals, dance, comedy and children's shows at C. With over 100 hand-picked shows and events, C is the place to find the most extraordinary shows from around the world and around the corner.
Dive into a packed programme of theatre, circus, cabaret, musicals, dance, comedy and children's shows at C. With over 100 hand-picked shows and events, C is the place to find the most extraordinary shows from around the world and around the corner.
The acknowledged launchpad for new musical talent, and the home of the largest new writing programme on the Fringe, C showcases the best and the brightest work from up-and-coming companies every August.
The 2019 Edinburgh Festival Fringe is now over. Details of our 2020 programme will be announced in May 2020, but you can browse our 2019 programme of shows and events here.
With over half our shows originating from outside the UK in 2019, we offer our pick of worldwide physical, musical and family theatre alongside some of the hottest work from the UK and Europe.
With multiple venues at the heart of the city and the Fringe, you're never far from the friendliest, funkiest Festival experience. Soak up the atmosphere in our bars and cafés, indoors and outdoors, through the day and into the night. And book for just five shows to discover great savings and on-the-spot discounts with our iCmore card.
From Bardic breakfasts to midnight cabaret, C is the centre of your Festival. Everything for everyone, every day. Make sure you see it all.
Our website also contains information on bringing a show or event to join our programme, and on joining our Festival team. For more information and resources, please see the links at C venues above.