The Virgin Money Street Events take place each and every day of the festival with hundreds of free, family-friendly shows each and every day.

Whats on today?

Most of the Street Events acts are scheduled by a daily draw at 10:00 each morning. We do our best to share the full schedule here before 11:00 each morning.
 

Not sure where to start?

Get a taste of Virgin Money Street Events with these regular showcases:

  • West Parliament Square Spectacular (daily at 13:15 and 20:15)
  • Fringe Sunday Comedy on the Mercat Stage (every Sunday at 13:00)

Find out more about visiting Virgin Money Street Events


 

Wednesday 22nd August

Type of performer

Locations

Royal Mile

Upper Stage

11:30

Deadline

Fringe Group

20 mins

11:50

Armour: A Herstory of the Scottish Bard

Fringe Group

20 mins

12:10

Losing My Mindfulness

Fringe Group

20 mins

12:30

Out of the Blue

Fringe Group

20 mins

12:50

Gibbon

Fringe Group

20 mins

13:10

The Laramie Project

Fringe Group

20 mins

13:30

Transforum Theatre

Fringe Group

20 mins

13:50

The Great Baldini - A Magician's Journey

Fringe Group

20 mins

14:10

Nowt As Queer As Folk

Fringe Group

20 mins

14:30

Pity Laughs: A Tale of Two Gays

Fringe Group

20 mins

14:50

GUTTED

Fringe Group

20 mins

15:10

Addiction: The Untold Story

Fringe Group

20 mins

15:30

SEX SHELLS

Fringe Group

20 mins

15:50

The Amours of Lillie Langtry

Fringe Group

20 mins

16:10

Darlings

Fringe Group

20 mins

16:30

Pippin

Fringe Group

20 mins

16:50

Heather and Harry

Fringe Group

20 mins

17:10

Please Stop

Fringe Group

20 mins

17:30

Henry Box Brown - A Musical Journey

Fringe Group

20 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to Upper Stage

Second of two Fringe Stages, closest to the Fringe Shop. Movable, and for the purpose of showcasing Fringe performances from around the city.

Lower Stage

11:40

Whilst We Were There

Fringe Group

20 mins

12:00

Hymns for Robots

Fringe Group

20 mins

12:20

Rainforest Dreams

Fringe Group

20 mins

12:40

Timpson: The Musical

Fringe Group

20 mins

13:00

The Improv Musical

Fringe Group

20 mins

13:20

A Very Brexit Musical

Fringe Group

20 mins

13:40

I love you mum - I promise I won't die!

Fringe Group

20 mins

14:00

The Other Guys: Reigning Men

Fringe Group

20 mins

14:20

Romeo and Juliet

Fringe Group

20 mins

14:40

The Bristol Suspensions present: Love Aca-tually

Fringe Group

20 mins

15:00

Space Doctor

Fringe Group

20 mins

15:40

Sister Act

Fringe Group

20 mins

16:00

Valerie

Fringe Group

20 mins

16:20

A Life on the Silk Road

Fringe Group

20 mins

16:40

Two Dames, a Piano and a Whole Lot of Giggle Water

Fringe Group

20 mins

17:40

Happy Lucky Golden Tofu Panda Dragon Good Time Fun Fun Show

Fringe Group

20 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to Lower Stage

Fringe Stage at lower end of the High Street. This stage is for louder Fringe Groups using amplification, the stage is positioned facing slightly downwards of the High Street to distribute sound away from other performances.

The Mercat Stage

11:15

A Show About Shows About Show Biz!

Fringe Group

30 mins

13:00

Lok Chhanda

Fringe Group

30 mins

13:30

Sushi Tap Show

Fringe Group

30 mins

15:15

Korean love holic

Busker

30 mins

16:30

Spotlights - A Night at the Musicals

Fringe Group

30 mins

17:00

Sweet Tango

Fringe Group

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to The Mercat Stage

This stage is situated by the Mercat Cross, it is for our louder acts in larger groups of both Fringe Groups promoting Fringe Shows and Buskers. This stage also is also accessible.

West Parliament Square Circle Pitch

13:15

Tabarnak

Finale Show

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to West Parliament Square Circle Pitch

Street Performer Circle Pitch situated in West Parliament Square, large cobbled area in between St Giles' Cathedral and Lothian Chambers. This pitch also hosts our Finale Shows at 13:15 and 20:15 every day (excluding Sunday and Wednesday evenings).

Music Busker

11:15

Vintage Covergirl

Busker

30 mins

12:15

Mitch McGugan

Busker

30 mins

13:15

Roelle Blue - busker

Busker

30 mins

18:15

The Fed Sisters

Busker

30 mins

19:15

Josh Johnstone (Duo)

Busker

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to Music Busker

St Giles Busker 2 Pitch is for Buskers using vocal amplification as well as instrumental, this pitch is positioned at the side of St Giles Cathedral, closest to the Mercat Cross. This pitch is ideal for musicians and louder acts.

West Parliament Busker 1

11:45

Crown Haetae synchro dance

Busker

30 mins

16:15

Emanuel & Risa

Busker

30 mins

18:45

Busker Boys

Busker

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to West Parliament Busker 1

West Parliament Square Busker 1 is positioned towards the top of the High Street, with quieter performances taking place with no amplification.

West Parliament Busker 2

12:00

Fiddling

Busker

30 mins

16:30

Chris Grindley

Busker

30 mins

19:00

DivertCity

Busker

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to West Parliament Busker 2

West Parliament Square Busker 2 is positioned closer to St Giles Cathedral , with quieter performances taking place with minimal amplification.

St Giles Busker 1

11:15

Unicorn Dance Party

Busker

30 mins

13:15

Andrei Hippix

Busker

30 mins

19:45

My Own Mars

Busker

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to St Giles Busker 1

St Giles Busker 1 Pitch is for buskers with instrumental amplification positioned at the side of St Giles Cathedral. This pitch is ideal for a variety of acts.

The Mound

Princes Busker

11:30

NĂ lina

Busker

30 mins

13:30

Samuel Escher

Busker

30 mins

15:00

The Spinning Blowfish

Finale Show

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to Princes Busker

Busker pitch located on the Mound, closest to Princes Street. This pitch is ideal for performers needing vocal amplification.

Gardens Busker

12:45

Jessi Bee Busking

Busker

30 mins

17:15

Salon Mika on Bare Feet Street

Busker

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to Gardens Busker

Busker pitch located on the Mound. Closest to Princes Gardens, offering a flat, open space for Buskers to perform on.

Mound Circle 1

20:15

The Spinning Blowfish

Finale Show

30 mins

Your search returned no performances today.

Directions to Mound Circle 1

Mound Circle 1 Pitch is a Street Performer pitch, offering a variety of shows throughout the day. This pitch also hosts our Finale Shows at 20:15 each day.