One of Edinburgh Fringe’s longest-running and most iconic venues, Teviot is our flagship performance hub based in the heart of the festival in Bristo Square. Its neo-gothic architecture and castle-like features have established it as one of the most recognisable venues at the Fringe. Launched in 2001, Teviot boasts 9 world-class performance spaces that host hundreds of artists from a variety of genres each year. Teviot also has 4 public bars, 2 box offices, food stalls, a cafe and our exclusive VIP and performer space, The Loft Bar.
The largest and most grand of the Teviot venues. The venue is based in the Debating Chamber with the stage area being 11m x 5m, height 1m and a grid height of approximately 6m. The Debating Hall has a full moving lighting rig, full PA system with at least 4 ways monitoring and a large storage and dressing room area. The seating is on the flat with the back rows raked. There are approximately 10 seats on the upstairs balcony.
The Turret is on the top floor of Teviot. The stage dimensions are approx 4m x 2m, in a formal black box format and the lighting rig has a warm and cold wash with a down stage centre special and LED colour changers. It has a small vocal PA, complete with microphones and CD Player. Dressing area and storage space is available. The Turret is perfect for stand-up comedy and small theatre productions with minimal set and props.
Our most popular performance space at Teviot. The stage area is 6m x 4m and flat on the floor, the height from the stage to the lighting grid is 4m. The Dining Room lighting rig has a warm and cold wash and a down stage centre special, some moving lights and LED colour changers, vocal PA, complete with microphones and CD player. The Dining Room also has the luxury of a dressing room and storage area. 110 seats are on a rake with 10 seats on the floor. The Dining Room is wheelchair accessible.
The stage area is approximately 5m x 3.75m, 0.6m high, the lighting rig has a warm and cold wash and a a down stage centre special, some moving lights and LED colour changers. This room has a more substantial PA system with a base bin and three way monitor mix, making it suitable to music as well as comedy and theatre. There is a small amount of storage space available. Seating is on the ground floor and upstairs balcony is on the flat.
The Wee Room is an intimate performance space with flat seating. The stage dimensions are approximately 4m x 2m, in a formal black box format and the lighting rig has a warm and cold wash with a down stage centre special and LED colour changers. It has a small vocal PA, complete with microphones and CD Player.
The Billiard Room stage is 6m x 3m, height approximately 100mm, in a formal black box. The lighting rig in The Billiard Room is made up entirely of colour changing LEDs from the front, sides and template wash from a 3/4 back position. The sound system is complete with vocal PA, microphones, and a CD Player. There is a small amount of storage and dressing space back stage in this venue. There is a crossover backstage. Seating is on the flat, apart from the back rows, which are on a small rake.
The Balcony stage height is 100mm with an area of 4.8m x 2.4m, in a formal black box. The lighting rig in the Balcony is made up entirely of LED lighting fixtures; front and side lights as a 3/4 back template. The sound system is complete with a vocal PA, microphones, and a CD Player. Seating is on the flat and raked at the back. There is a small amount of storage space stage left of the venue.
This venue space has raked seating and a raised stage. The stage height is 450mm approximately with an area of 5m x 2m. The lighting rig has a warm and cold wash, a down stage centre special and LED colour changers. It has a vocal PA, complete with microphones and CD player. Small dressing area and storage space is available. The Sportsmans has hosted small theatre productions, spoken word and comedy.
The Nightclub, has an irregular shaped stage, is approximately 3.6m x 3m, 0.4m high with a stage to lighting grid height of 5m. This venue has both moving light profiles and LED colour changing wash light fixtures, as well as a warm and cold wash and downstage centre special. There is a vocal PA complete with microphones and a CD Player. A small storage and dressing area is available. There is seating on the flat at both ground and balcony levels. This venue also has standing as part of the capacity for late night gigs.