Doors Open Day tours at the Traverse Theatre

As part of this year’s Doors Open Day, the Traverse will provide guided tours of our theatre, offering a behind-the-scenes insight into the history and workings of Scotland’s new writing theatre.

Doors Open Day tours at the Traverse Theatre

About Doors Open Day tours at the Traverse Theatre

As part of this year’s Doors Open Day, the Traverse will provide guided tours of our theatre building, offering a behind-the-scenes insight into the history and workings of Scotland’s new writing theatre.

As part of the Traverse’s and Doors Open Day’s celebration of the Year of Young People 2018, members of our Traverse Young Writers group will act as tour guides and stewards throughout the day, sharing the history of the Traverse as well nas their own experiences.

Tours will start at 3pm, 4pm and 5pm, and will last approximately 40 minutes.

Dates & times
Sat 29 Sep, 3-6pm

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Doors Open Day tours at the Traverse Theatre are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Traverse Theatre

Soundhouse: Talisk

Soundhouse: Talisk

22nd October 2018
The Soundhouse Organisation is delighted to present award winning folk band Talisk at Traverse Bar Café on 22nd October.
The Unreturning

The Unreturning

24th October 2018 - 27th October 2018
A Frantic Assembly and Theatre Royal Plymouth production present the Scottish Premiere of The Unreturning, a compelling new play by Anna Jordan, at Traverse Theatre in October.
First Look Readings

First Look Readings

25th October 2018 - 27th October 2018
Join us in a celebration of brand new writing, as we present three Traverse commissioned plays in front of an audience for the very first time.
Soundhouse: Cua

Soundhouse: Cua

29th October 2018
Soundhouse is delighted to present Irish trio Cua. Catch the band in action at their first ever Scottish tour on October 29th at Traverse Bar Café!
Scratch That

Scratch That

30th October 2018
Come and join Imaginate for Scratch That!, an evening of new ideas for work for young audiences, presented in partnership with the Traverse.
Soundhouse: The Dine Notes + Viper Swing

Soundhouse: The Dine Notes + Viper Swing

5th November 2018
Soundhouse presents a great double bill of jazz from the 20s, 30s and 40s featuring Edinburgh's premier swing band Viper Swing and London's New Orleans combo The Dime Notes.
Stuff

Stuff

6th November 2018 - 7th November 2018
Told with humour and tenderness 'Stuff' will resonate in its view of our attachment to things, and our need for attachment to each other.
The Last Witch

The Last Witch

7th November 2018 - 10th November 2018
A rich, poetic tale full of ambiguity and suspense, The Last Witch reimagines the true story of the alleged Witch of Dornoch.
Soundhouse: Sheelanagig

Soundhouse: Sheelanagig

11th November 2018
Sheelanagig for over a decade have brought their array of foot-stomping folk tunes to audiences across the globe and you can catch them on 11th November at Traverse Bar Café.
Soundhouse: Chris Wood

Soundhouse: Chris Wood

12th November 2018
Catch musician, composer and song writer Chris Wood, whose music reveals his love for the un-official history of the English speaking people, at the Traverse Bar Café on November 12th!
Chrysalis: There is a Globe Stuck in My Throat

Chrysalis: There is a Globe Stuck in My Throat

15th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
This production focuses on the inner turmoil experienced by carefree and fun-loving youth in a world that can no longer tolerate looking the other way.
Chrysalis: Noise

Chrysalis: Noise

15th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
Camden Youth Theatre pull us into a world inside their headphones, sharing their inner thoughts, rebellions and the playlists they use to escape from the everyday Noise.
Chrysalis: 147Hz Can’t Pass

Chrysalis: 147Hz Can’t Pass

16th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
147Hz Can’t Pass is a celebration of queer experience, an honest, unapologetic and relatable introduction to a trans non-binary experience in 2018.
Chrysalis: Shaking the Habitual

Chrysalis: Shaking the Habitual

16th November 2018 - 17th November 2018
This ambitious, brand-new devised performance from Platform Young Company, uses movement, text and sound to interrogate and interpret our current political and social climate.
Chrysalis: Emergence

Chrysalis: Emergence

17th November 2018
Emergence is an opportunity to experience three exciting new performances by emerging theatre makers from across Scotland in the first stages of development.
Soundhouse: Alison Rayner Quintet

Soundhouse: Alison Rayner Quintet

19th November 2018
Catch the vital and creative Alison Rayner Quintet when they play Traverse Theatre Bar Café on Monday 19th November!
Class Act

Class Act

21st November 2018 - 22nd November 2018
See exciting new work from the Traverse’s next generation of playwrights – the Class Act 2018 graduates!
Schooled

Schooled

23rd November 2018 - 24th November 2018
A daring verbatim work in progress using individual experiences of pupils and teachers, past and present, to shine a spotlight on Scotland’s education system.
Spinback

Spinback

25th November 2018
Groove to the golden sounds of the 60s, 70s, 80s and beyond at Spinback, a fun new shakedown at the Traverse Bar.
Soundhouse: Cam Penner and Jon Wood

Soundhouse: Cam Penner and Jon Wood

26th November 2018
Enjoy an evening with Cam Penner and Jon Wood, renowned for both their powerful live shows, at the Traverse Bar Café on 26th November!
Black Beauty

Black Beauty

29th November 2018 - 30th November 2018
From the cosy horsebox they call home, the McCuddy Brothers take the bit firmly between their teeth and tell the classic tale of Black Beauty as you’ve never seen it before.
Soundhouse: Martin Kershaw Octet – In Memory of David Foster Wallace

Soundhouse: Martin Kershaw Octet – In Memory of David Foster Wallace

3rd December 2018
Special concert as saxophonist & composer Martin Kershaw marks the 10th anniversary of US author David Foster Wallace's passing with a major new work featuring a stellar line-up of Scottish musicians.
McGonagall’s Chronicles

McGonagall’s Chronicles

5th December 2018 - 12th December 2018
It's back by popular demand! McGonagall’s Chronicles, performed by Gary McNair, returns to Traverse Theatre in December.
Mouthpiece

Mouthpiece

5th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Traverse Theatre Company in association with HighTide present Mouthpiece, a frank and unflinching look at the different Edinburghs which often exist in ignorance of one another.
Soundhouse: Dean Owens and The Felsons

Soundhouse: Dean Owens and The Felsons

10th December 2018
For one night only, especially for Soundhouse, acclaimed singer songwriter Dean Owens is reuniting with his old Felsons (and Smile) bandmates – Kevin McGuire, Calais Brown and Dave Stewart.
The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven

The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven

13th December 2018 - 22nd December 2018
Almost ten years on from her controversial premiere, Jo Clifford and company bring their legendary production of 'The Gospel According to Jesus Queen of Heaven' to the Traverse for the first time.
MagicFest Christmas Special: The Miracle of Christmas Future

MagicFest Christmas Special: The Miracle of Christmas Future

27th December 2018 - 30th December 2018
The MagicFest Christmas show is back at the Traverse theatre from 27th to 30th December with 'The Miracle of Christmas Future'.
Ulster American

Ulster American

20th February 2019 - 2nd March 2019
Following a sold-out world premiere run as part of Traverse Festival 2018, Ulster American returns to the Traverse for a strictly limited run.

Days Out Events you might like...

Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
23rd October 2018
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
24th October 2018
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Queen Margaret’s Castle
Queen Margaret’s Castle
25th Oct 2018 - 26th Oct 2018
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Listen at Lady Edmund, who served at Queen Margaret's Court in Edinburgh Castle, tells her story.
Find Days Out events in Edinburgh

Family and Kids Events you might like...

Hula Hooping For Beginners - Drop In
Hula Hooping For Beginners - Drop In
22nd October 2018
Southside Community Centre, Edinburgh Old Town
Learn how to hula hoop, while getting a great core workout, at these fun classes with AniDanceHoop at Southside Community Centre on Monday mornings!
Self-defence Classes for Teens!
Self-defence Classes for Teens!
23rd October 2018
North Merchiston Club, Edinburgh South
Help your teenager be happy, healthy, and prepared for life’s challenges with fun self-defence classes run by Rencounter Krav Maga!
Self-defence Classes for Kids
Self-defence Classes for Kids
23rd October 2018
North Merchiston Club, Edinburgh South
Rencounter Krav Maga is holding self-defence classes for kids (8-12yrs) on Tuesdays at the North Merchiston Club.
Find Family and Kids events in Edinburgh

History Events you might like...

‘For you the war is over’: Scottish POWs 1914 - 1918
‘For you the war is over’: Scottish POWs 1914 - 1918
22nd Oct 2018 - 23rd Nov 2018
Edinburgh New Town
‘For you the war is over’ is a new National Records of Scotland exhibition telling the remarkable stories of Scottish Prisoners of War held in Germany between 1914-1918.
Bolts and Bodkins
Bolts and Bodkins
23rd October 2018
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Join castle archer Rusty Bodkins for an explanation of how the Scots used the medieval longbow and crossbow.
Landing in Paradise: The Vikings in Scotland
Landing in Paradise: The Vikings in Scotland
24th October 2018
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Archaeological consultant Olwyn Owen will explore what happened when the Vikings came to Scotland and also the rich cultural legacy they left behind.
Find History events in Edinburgh

Tour Events you might like...

Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour
Evil Deeds: Burke and Hare Walking Tour
25th Oct 2018 - 25th Nov 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Delve into 1820s Edinburgh and the cadaver trade that shocked the city on a Burke and Hare Walking Tour this Autumn!
The Linlithgow ExFEARience
The Linlithgow ExFEARience
26th Oct 2018 - 28th Oct 2018
Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow
Are you brave enough to to face what the archaeologists have uncovered at Linlithgow Palace? All is not what is seems!
Haunted Halloween (over 18s only)
Haunted Halloween (over 18s only)
26th Oct 2018 - 31st Oct 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Delve into the murky depths of Edinburgh’s most unsettling past. This Halloween tour is strictly adults-only, exploring sinister misdeeds and their terrible consequences.
Find Tour events in Edinburgh

Find other events in Edinburgh

Sponsored Links

Popular Events

Fireworks and Bonfire Night 2018
Saturday 3rd November sees Hopetoun House host ‘The Greatest Fireworks Show on Earth’ and it’s bound to be another sell out event.
Halloween Trail
Bring the children along to the Royal Botanic Gardens this October for a special Halloween Trail through the Garden.
Edinburgh Diwali - 2018
The City of Edinburgh presents the 2018 Diwali on 3rd November with music, dances, food, drink and fireworks!
Samhuinn Fire Festival 2018
Edinburgh’s most unique Hallowe’en event returns to the capital this October with one of their biggest Winter festivals yet.
Casting for a BBC3 Reality Series
BBC3 are filming in Edinburgh in the next few weeks and looking for people to feature in an episode of 'Eating With My Ex'.

Advertise With Us

Advertise With Us

Looking to reach new customers? We offer a variety of advertising options with prices starting from just £30 per month!

Click here to find out more »