Forth on The Fringe

Forth on the Fringe is our annual one stop shop for all the essential acts you need to see at this year’s Edinburgh Festival. Catch it at Edinburgh Playhouse on 5th and 6th August 2022!

Forth on The Fringe

About Forth on The Fringe

5th Aug 2022 to 6th Aug 2022
Fri at 8pm / Sat at 1:30pm and 8pm
Edinburgh Playhouse
18 - 22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh New Town EH1 3AA
From £25.40 plus bf
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Come along for what promises to be the 'must see' shows of this year's Edinburgh Festival!

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