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Corn Exchange


The main problem with this 2,500-capacity former slaughterhouse is its location out of the city centre. That said, the ambience at this oversized barn isn't...

11 New Market Road

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Dance, Music, Theatre

The EFT began life as the Empire Palace Theatre, hosting the biggest old-time variety stars. By the mid 1980s, it was another story: then the run-down...

13-29 Nicolson Street

Edinburgh Folk Club


The Pleasance's Cabaret Bar hosts the Edinburgh Folk Club's weekly sessions for 11 months in every 12; the exception is August, when the venue becomes...

Pleasance, 60 Pleasance

Henry's Cellar Bar

Clubs, Music

Situated beneath and connected by a stairwell to a Chinese restaurant, this basement bar was once a jazz joint, but has broadened its remit to encompass...

8-16 Morrison Street

HMV Picture House


For years, Edinburgh was crying out for a central, mid-sized venue that could accommodate major touring bands. The city finally got its wish with the 2008...

31 Lothian Road
Major venue

Queens Hall


Classical music makes up approximately half the programming at this 900-seat venue, a former church that retains its old pews. The Scottish Ensemble, the...

85-89 Clerk Street

Usher Hall


A great deal of time and money has been spent in recent years returning the Usher Hall to its former glory, from cosmetic refurbishments of the hall to the...

Lothian Road
FreeMajor venue