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Festival Theatre

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This red-carpeted plush Victorian auditorium has sumptuous decor, lavish fittings and presents a modernistic face to the world with a glassed in foyer and bars on three levels.

Seating: Reserved seating across three levels – stalls, dress circle and upper circle.

Venue Box-Office
In Person: Mon to Sat 10am-6pm, or until curtain-up.
Telephone: 0131 529 6000, Mon to Sat 11am – 6pm.

Doors Opening Times: 30 minutes before the concert starts.

Accessibility: Festival Theatre provides a range of facilities for patrons requiring assistance. Full information on accessibility at the Festival theatre can be found here or contact 0131 662 1112 for any further queries. To book a wheelchair space, please call the Box Office on 0131 529 6000; this will help them prepare for your visit. A Sennheiser personal loop system is available for hearing aid users.

Age Restrictions: This venue is available to all ages.
Babes in Arms: Babies do not require a ticket - policy applies to children under 2 years.
Food/Drink: There is an onsite café as well as three foyer bars.
Lost Property: Please visit the venue directly or contact 0131 662 1112.

Getting There

Bus: Lothian Buses operate the following services close to the venue: 3, 3A, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, 47, 49.
Plan your journey here >

Train: The closest station to the venue is Waverly station. Plan your journey here >

Car: There are limited car parking spaces in the streets surrounding the venue. We recommend taking public transport or taxi to avoid disappointment.

For all travel planning check out Traveline Scotland


13-29 Nicholson Street, Edinburgh

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