Venue Information

TRAVERSE THEATRE, MAGICFEST XMAS VENUE

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

10 Cambridge St, Edinburgh EH1 2ED

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The Traverse Theatre was originally founded to extend the spirit of the Edinburgh festivals throughout the year. Today, the Traverse is proud to deliver its year-round mission of championing creative talent by placing powerful and contemporary theatre at the heart of cultural life – producing and programming urgent and diverse work spanning theatre, dance, performance, music and spoken word.

Facilities:

  • Street Level Access
  • Wheelchair spaces in Auditoriums (please reserve when booking)
  • Full info on accessibility is available here
  • Accessible toilet
  • Cafe and bars will open till late
  • Confectionary

www.traverse.co.uk

THE FESTIVAL THEATRE

MAgicfest Festival theatre

Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

13-29 Nicholson Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9FT

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The impressive Festival Theatre was refurbished in 1994 and is located on Edinburgh’s longest continuous theatre site. An impressive and traditional venue, it has a strong magic and variety heritage and is perfect for large, grand illusions.

Facilities:

  • Wheelchair spaces in Auditorium
  • Street Level Access
  • Accessible toilet
  • Lift access to all levels of the theatre
  • Cafe and bar will be open 30 min before the show and during the interval

www.edtheatres.com/magic

LAURISTON CASTLE

Lauriston Castle

Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh


2a Cramond Rd South, Davidson’s Mains, EH4 5QD 

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Click here for detailed directions

When you step inside Lauriston Castle, you see it just as it was in 1926, when it was left to the nation by the last private owner, Mrs Reid. The Castle and the collections it contains is one of Scotland’s greatest gifts. Collections include, Italian Furniture, Sheffield Plate, Crossley Wool Mosaics and Blue John ornaments. As any castle Lauriston has a few secrets to share which creates a perfect setting for the art of magic.

Facilities:

  • Please note, the Castle is not currently accessible by wheelchair users. Access is by stairs only because of the historic nature of the building.

www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

WRITERS’ MUSEUM

Writer’s Museum

Lawnmarket, Lady Stair’s Close, Edinburgh EH1 2PA

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The Writers’ Museum occupies historic Lady Stair’s House, built in 1622 by an Edinburgh merchant burgess. Its name remains associated with Elizabeth, Dowager Countess of Stair, an early 18th century owner. The building was gifted to the City of Edinburgh in 1907.

Facilities:

  • Please note, the Writer’s Museum is not currently accessible by wheelchair users. Access is by stairs only because of the historic nature of the building.

www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

RIDDLE’S COURT

 Riddles’ Court

Riddles Court, 322 Lawnmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2PG

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Riddle’s Court is a unique survival: an A-listed 16th Century courtyard house set behind the Royal Mile close to Edinburgh Castle.  The property contains significant architectural features documenting its 400 year history including a rare late 16th Century painted beam ceiling, an early 17th Century plaster ceiling and a late 19th Century ceiling by TK Bonnar.

Facilities:

  • Please note, the Riddle’s Court is not currently accessible by wheelchair users. Access is by stairs only because of the historic nature of the building.

www.shbt.org.uk

QUAKER MEETING HOUSE


Quaker Meeting HallGoogle map (link)

Located centrally in Edinburgh’s old town, Edinburgh Quaker Meeting House in Victoria Terrace is a listed building with meeting rooms which can accommodate up to 80 participants. And we think from the right angle it also looks a bit like Hogwarts!

Facilities:

  • Fully Accessible
  • accessible toilets
  • free Wifi
  • Induction Loop

http://www.equaker.org.uk/

ASSEMBLY ROXY

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Facilities:

  • Fully Accessible
  • accessible toilets