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Edinburgh Greyfriars - Meeting Room

March Madness: Wimbledon & Euro Final Showdown

July 14th | Greyfriars Hall

Get ready for the ultimate sports extravaganza! Join us for a day of adrenaline-pumping action as we screen the Wimbledon Final and the Final of the EUFA Euro’s tournament back-to-back on our big screen. Cheer you favourite athletes, share the thrill with fellow fans, and enjoy and unforgettable day of sportsmanship and camaraderie. Delicious pub grub and drinks available all day.

No bookings necessary, free entry, all walk-ins welcome. First come first served.

Pre- Theatre Menu at Commons Club

Daily 17:00 till 19:00 | July & August 

An exquisite culinary experience design to set the stage for an unforgettable night of culture and cuisine in Edinburgh. Our carefully curated 2 to 3 course pre-theatre menu, has been meticulously crafted to delight the senses and tantalise the palate.

Priced at £30

 

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

August 2 - 24th 

Immerse yourself in the whirlwind of creativity, laughter and inspiration that is the Edinburgh Festival. With the hotel playing venue to a few shows this year, you won’t have far to go to soak up endless entertainment. Guests, visitors and Edinburgh locals all welcome as together we enjoy the cultural event of the year.

Brunch with Eve

Daily | August 1-31st 

What better way to fuel yourself for a busy day of Festival fever than a delicious brunch at Eve. Available every day in August, from fluffy pancakes to a wide variety of savoury dishes, and a range of signature cocktails, there is a treat for everyone. 

Edinburgh Eve Restaurant

BAD CLOWNS & GOOD FRIENDS

Aug 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 | Eve

The award-winning comedy trio Bad Clowns are putting on a night of the best comedy acts from this year's festival every Friday and Saturday of the Fringe, and you're invited!

Edinburgh Funny Library

PASSING LIKENESS 

Aug 2-3, 5-9, 12, 14-16 | 19.30 | Roof Terrace

Step back into the Edinburgh of the eighteenth century! Passing likeness is a new verse historical satire drama by local writer Ash Caton. It tells the story of the life and times of John Kay: a self-taught caricaturist living and working in the heart of Edinburgh. This is a play off grotesque caricatures and still more grotesque originals.

Brian Kennedy - A Love Letter to Joni Volume 2

Aug 8, 10 & 11 | Greyfriars Hall 

Legendary artist and composer Joni Mitchell turned 80 on 7 November 2023, and Brian marked her milestone birthday by recording his second love letter volume of his favourite songs in tribute to her. How many artists can say they toured with her, Bob Dylan and Van Morrison in the same bill across the USA in 1998? Brian says 'getting to talk to Joni most days was just unbelievable, it only made me a bigger fan'.

Please join Brian celebrating this Canadian icon of song as she enters her 80th decade.

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