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Gilded Balloon

Gilded Balloon

The Gilded Balloon was established in 1986 and is now one of the largest and well known venues at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The Gilded Balloon has experienced a dramatic evolution from its modest origins of one studio theatre with seven shows per day in 1986, to operating nine venues, presenting over 130 shows to audiences of over 150,000 in  2015!

The Gilded Balloon’s position as a premier venue is based on intriguing, imaginative, adventurous and international programming covering exciting dance and physical theatre, spine chilling plays, challenging drama, children’s shows and comedy from around the globe!