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Have a look through our selection of Shows! We are sure To have something you'll want to see in Edinburgh this August - from children's shows to cabaret; standup comedy to tragic drama. There's something for everyone at the Free Festival!


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Fragile

Fragile

Spoken Word

Fragile

Spoken Word

The Caroline of Brunswick / Upstairs
JUN 12-13 at 15:30 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)
JUN 5-6 at 17:15 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

Lost in the middle of the mountains, a self assured, powerful, "I don´t need anyone" woman realises that she got it all wrong. In order to survive she has to go back, get rid of all the layers that she is unnecessarily wearing, and admit that asking for help is her way out. Breakthroughs, vulnerability, empowerment and new beginnings....


Greenfinch

Greenfinch

Spoken Word

Greenfinch

Spoken Word

The Quadrant / Upstairs
MAY 31, JUN 1, 19-20 at 19:00 (60 min) - Free (Ticketed)

In his next life, Pete wants to be a greenfinch. Failing that he just wants to be happy. But can he be happy? Of course he can. Join poet and performance artist Pete Strong as he tries to make sense of life and the past, and how we can be shaped as people by the lands and hills we walk across. “His laconic and often surreal poetry was a treat, delivered in a calculated deadpan that highlighted its contemplative nature. An act well worth seeing.” Broadway Baby “Well-judged, walking a fine emotional line with an assured step...cathartically funny.” Chortle “Warped charm” The Argus "Gen...