Lassies of Leith

Comedy (online performance, walk)

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  • Scottish Merchant Navy Memorial - Meeting Point
  • 15:00
  • Aug 29
  • 1 hour
  • Suitability: 18+ (Guideline)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Leith Comedy Festival and Invisible Cities
  • Warnings and additional info: Audience participation, Covid safety measures, Involves walking, Strong language/swearing
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. You'll find more information about accessibile performances and how to book tickets in the accessibility tab below.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 18 months
Tour available as a live in-person tour and as a scheduled livestream

This show has performances in multiple locations

Description

Join Invisible Cities’ award-winning tour guide Paul as he returns to tell you all about the women of Leith throughout history, from Mary of Guise to Mary Moriarty. This joyful walking tour of Leith is packed with historical curiosities and uproarious anecdotes that will make you gasp with amazement and roar with laughter. Paul is a Leith legend in his own right and you will find out why on the tour. Leith will never be the same again. Complete sell-out 2020. Book early. 'Hugely entertaining, packed full of fascinating facts and gloriously unique' (Kate Copstick, Scotsman).

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General venue access

  • Accessible entry: Information not supplied
  • Wheelchair access type: Wheelchair accessible (please contact the venue for more information)

  • Stairs: Information not supplied

Each venue can contain several space with different accessibly information. Visit the venue page for full venue accessibility info


How and when to make an access booking

Our access tickets service is available to anyone who:

  • Would like to book specific accessibility services, e.g. a hearing loop, audio description headsets, captioning units, seating in relation to the location of the BSL interpreter
  • Requires extra assistance when at a venue
  • Has specific seating requirements
  • Is a wheelchair user
  • Requires a complimentary personal assistant ticket to attend a performance

Laurence 30 days ago

We joined Paul on his Lassies of Lieth tour and enjoyed it a lot! Paul was very funny and on top of that, we learned some interesting historical facts about Lieth! We recommend!


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The Edinburgh Reporter (5/5 stars) 39 days ago

From medic and Suffragette Grace Cadell, Jacobite supporter Colonel Anne, the Queen of Leith and legendary publican Mary Moriarty to Mary Queen of Scots, Paul’s knowledge and eye for often scandalous detail is something to behold. He simply has a natural charm and gift for comedy.

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