What is the Gilded Balloon and what do you do?

Gilded Balloon is a year-round producer of comedy and events, but most renowned as one of top venues of the annual Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Gilded Balloon operates venues across the city and host over 200 shows per day from the pick of local and international performers. Visit the About Us page for more information about Gilded Balloon and our history.

What is the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and when is it?

The Edinburgh Fringe is the largest International Arts Festival on Earth! Established in 1947, this open-access festival takes place over three and a half weeks every August, saturating the capital city of Scotland with a flurry of talent from all realms of the performing arts world, from comedy to theatre, dance to music and much more. With well over 3200 shows at the 2019 Fringe, this is a festival that truly caters for every entertainment need or desire! For this year’s Fringe dates or to find out more about the festival itself, visit www.edfringe.com


How do I perform with Gilded Balloon?

We start programming for Fringe in the winter time each year and continue until just prior to the Festival. If you are interested in performing with us keep an eye on the Perform With Us pages and apply using our application form.

I’m hosting an event and I’m looking for a performer, can you help?

Visit our Book a Performer page for info on how we can help you with your event.


Safe Spaces & Code of Conduct

We ask that anyone attending our shows and events acknowledges our Code of Conduct. You can read our Safe Spaces Policy & Code of Conduct here.

Where can I send feedback?

We are always open to receiving feedback. Please send feedback to admin@gildedballoon.co.uk

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