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CHILDRENS

Childrens Shows

Have a look through our selection of Childrens Shows! We are sure To have something you'll want to see in Edinburgh this August - from children's shows to cabaret; standup comedy to tragic drama. There's something for everyone at the Free Festival!


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Cecily Donkey's Belly Laugh Picnic

Cecily Donkey's Belly Laugh Picnic

Childrens

Cecily Donkey's Belly Laugh Picnic

Childrens

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 26-29 at 11:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Buy Tickets from £2.50

Book a PWYW Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

Hop, shake, jump, wave and sing! Actions, percussion, music and laughter plus BALLOONS with Verona's Musical Balloon Band. Cecily 'the Balloon' animal Donkey goes on Safari to find her friend Lesula the blue bottomed Monkey. Buzz with love for Betty Bee and flex with Flo the Flamingo in this interactive, energetic show for all!. Latin, swing, classical and global music arrangements of original songs and popular children's tunes. Why not bring your cuddly toy to meet Cecily? Home made shakers and toy cupboard instruments are welcome too. Helps with co-ordination, sounds, words, colours an...


CeilidhKids at the Fringe - FREE!

CeilidhKids at the Fringe - FREE!

Childrens

CeilidhKids at the Fringe - FREE!

Childrens

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 15, 21 at 11:45 (60 min) - Free - Email ceilidhkids@ceilidhkids.com to reserve a place

Family workshop suitable for children aged 3-7 years with parents or carers, but everyone welcome. We involve everyone: skip, clap and march together to traditional Scottish music. Enjoy discovering very simple (often simplified) dances that you might find at a ceilidh or Scottish country dance, celebrating the social aspects of dancing with a partner. CeilidhKids is all about fun for all generations. Hugely popular with local families, now it's your turn. Bring Mum or Dad along to partner you under the chandeliers! One adult can dance with two children. Back in 2021 for two sessio...


Circus SONAS Family show

Circus SONAS Family show

Childrens

Circus SONAS Family show

Childrens

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 22-24 at 10:30 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book tickets for £5

Book a PWYW Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

AUG 22-24 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book tickets for £5

Book a PWYW Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

The Irish father and son double act are back! A family friendly show from Edinburgh favourites Martin and Logy. Juggling, circus tricks, audience participation and lots of laughing. Suitable for all ages, this is a great show for all the family....


The Anterbury Tales

The Anterbury Tales

Childrens

The Anterbury Tales

Childrens

The Counting House / The Ballroom
AUG 7-8 at 12:00 (60 min) - Pay What You Want Tickets - Book tickets from £2.50

Book a PWYW Ticket in advance for this show to guarantee entry, or turn up at the venue for free with the option of donating at the end of the show

Chaucer, but with insects. Join the Earwig as he battles fearsome creatures in his quest for a fabulous treasure. Meanwhile the Ladybird community build a Golem for protection – but who will protect them from their own creation? Storytelling and performance. Ages 7+. “I loved it!” – Geoffrey Chaucer ...