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Accessible Performances at Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival brings audiences together with the world’s leading artists for 3 weeks of exhilarating live music, theatre, opera and dance. The programme offers audio description, touch tours, captioning and BSL interpretation for a range of productions as well as relaxed performances. Access discounts available.

Captioned, Audio Described and BSL interpreted events available. Accessible programme formats, an Access Guide, contact information for an Access Contact and information on how to book an Access Discount, all available visual guide will also be available at the EIF Access Page – found here.

2nd – 29th August
Prices vary
Book here

For 2021, the Fringe is operating a hyrbid of in-person and online events. There are not as many accessible events as there have been in previous years but there a few, you can use the links below to find out directly about all of the shows that have the specific access type:

Click here for a list of Captioned events
Click here for a list of Audio Described events
Click here for a list of BSL Interpreted events
Click here for a list of Relaxed events

Some events will also available through the Fringe’s new digital service, Fringe Player. Captioning can be switched on for every show on the Fringe Player. Some shows will also offer BSL interpretation as part of the performance, or the option to switch on audio description. Find out more by clicking here

More information about other ways the Fringe is being made accessible can be found on the Fringe’s Access Page.

6th – 30th August
Prices vary

Access tickets service contact details:
Phone: +44 (0) 131 226 0002
Email: [email protected]
Textphone: +44(0) 7860 018 299

If you have any questions, please email  [email protected].