Page C (1 of 2 pages) Edinburgh Fringe Children's Shows


Card Ninja  

Gilded Balloon Treviot, EH8 9AJ

Aug 2 – 13, 15 – 27 17:30

Warning: this show contains ninjas, not magic. Back by popular demand, Card Ninja is an award winning, riotous display of comedy and card stunts using playing cards as ninja weapons.

Box office 0131 622 6552





CeilidhKids at the Fringe 

03/08/2017-27/08/2017 10:15am, 11:15am

Laughing Horse @ The Counting House, 38 West Nicholson Street, EH8 9DD

Not 17, 22, 24 August. CeilidhKids is all about fun for all generations. Enjoy discovering very simple (often simplified) dances that you might find at a ceilidh or Scottish country dance. Everyone gets involved - skip, clap and march together to traditional Scottish music.

Box Office 0131 226 0000



Children Are Stinky 

Assembly George Square Gardens (Venue 3) 12:15 pm

Aug 3-8, 10-15, 17-22, 24-28

Winners of Primary Times Children’s Choice Award 2016, this high calibre circus, a rocking soundtrack and genuine belly laughs have propelled this Australian acrobatic duo to a non stop multi award winning world tour.

Box Office 0131 623 3030



5 Children and It  

13/08/2017-19/08/2017  11:55am

C Royal, Royal Society of Edinburgh, 22 George Street, EH2 2PQ

Story of five siblings who meet a magical sand fairy, the Psamiad. The Psamiad grants the children a wish a day and chaos ensues. With puppetry, physical performance and the timeless words of E Nesbit.

Box Office 0845 260 1234.




China Goes Pop!  

Assembly Hall, EH1 2LU

Aug 3–8, 10–15, 17–22, 24-27 1  6:20

An eye popping entertaining show direct from China, starring brilliant world- class acrobats, including Cirque du Soleil alumni.

Box office 0131 623 3030




Cinders: The Folk Tale   

Duddingston Kirk Manse Gardens, EH15 3PX

Aug 1 -15  13:00

The children’s play this year is based on a compilation of the many folk tales from around the world that were the origins of the tale of Cinderella. These tales were told to children around the camp fire in countries such as Ireland, Scotland and Germany and by travelling folk.






Pleasance at EICC, EH3 8EE

Aug 4 – 8, 10 – 15, 17 – 22, 24 – 28 14:30, 19:30

A staggering blend of circus, theatre and dance, Quebec’s Cirque Eloize transform classic film Metropolis into a virtuosic spectacle for the whole family.

Box office: 0131 556 6550





Clan Mucmor Family Circus Show  

Laughing Horse @ The Free Sisters, EH1 1JS

Aug 3 – 27 14:30 pm

Martin and Logy are a father and son circus act from Ireland, see the feats of skill and dexterity that will thrill and entertain you. Suitable for the whole family.

Box office: 0131 622 6801





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