What is Fringe Central?
If you are a Fringe participant, a member of the press or media, or an arts
industry professional, then Fringe Central, our centrally-located Participants’
Centre is your home away from home, a hub created exclusively for you.
Entry to Fringe Central is free for all registered Fringe companies as well as media
and arts industry. Passes can be collected at the centre from Monday 2nd August.
Where is Fringe Central?
Fringe Central, Appleton Tower
11 Crichton Street
Edinburgh EH8 9LE
When will Fringe Central be open?
Opening Hours: 2 – 30 August, every day, 10:00 – 20:00
What’s available in Fringe Central?
Fringe Central Spaces available for hire:
Rehearsal Room (carpeted): Capacity 35 – 50 m2 – £20/hour
Meeting Room: Capacity 35 – 35 m2 – £23/hour
Balcony Area: Capacity 150 – 144 m2 – £25/hour or £150/day
Concourse Area: Capacity 150 – 180 m2 – £45/hour or £275/day
Lecture Theatre 1: Capacity 150 – 160 m2 – £45/hour or £275/day
Lecture Theatre 2: Capacity 150 – 160 m2 – £45/hour or £275/day
Lecture Theatre 3: Capacity 150 – 160 m2 – £45/hour or £275/day
Lecture Theatre 4: Capacity 300 – 240 m2 – £55/hour or £325/day
NOTE: There is a 2-hour minimum booking for each Fringe Central space.
Other Fringe Central Resources:
Support and advice on all issues including marketing and media campaigns
and how to make best use of the development opportunities on the Fringe
Networking opportunities, workshops, talks and events
Café and bar
Internet access (there is a £2 charge for log-in which lasts the month)
Photocopying and Printing (nominal fee applies)
Participants’ Discount Scheme – Fringe Central passes entitle you to
access our Participants Discount Scheme including offers from various
businesses around Edinburgh.
Who do I contact about Fringe Central?
Sandra Garner, Fringe Central & Events Manager
0131 226 0026 (tel)
How do I book my event in Fringe Central?
Send an enquiry to email@example.com with your requested date(s),
hour(s), capacity requirements and contact details (email/phone). We will
respond to your email as quickly as possible to discuss and confirm availability.
NOTE: it may also be possible to book events outwith Fringe Central’s opening
hours subject to negotiation. Please send details to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Why should I book my event in Fringe Central?
As the Participants’ Centre during the festival, Fringe Central will be buzzing with
activity through August and with up to 20,000 performers, press and promoters
coming through the door – it will be the perfect place to get people to your event.
Fringe Central Photos
Fringe Central Concourse Area
Fringe Central Rehearsal Room