Page M Edinburgh Fringe Children's Shows



Aug 1-5, 7-12, 14-17    12:00pm

Pleasance at EICC, 150 Morrison Street, EH3 8EE

MamaBabaMe is a beautiful dance, physical theatre and live music experience created especially for babies and children aged 0-3 and their grown-ups. Our audience sits within the set around a mini arena with soft boundary edges from which to enjoy the performance. With the soothing sounds of live cello and intimate lighting and set design, MamaBabaMe explores the profound connection between parent and child and how this eternal bond evolves and grows.

Box office: 0131 556 6550


Mark Thompson’s Spectacular Science Show 


Aug 3-12, 14-26     4.30pm 

Gilded Balloon at the Museum, EH1 1HB

The 'science guy' returns. Explore the strange and magical properties of matter with fireballs, fire tornadoes and amazing chemical reactions. A show for all the family, children and grown-ups alike. 

Suitability: 3+ (3 and older)

Box office: 0131 622 6552

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Michael Morpurgo's Kensuke's Kingdom 


Aug 1-12, 14-27     12.30pm 

Pleasance Courtyard, 60 Pleasance, EH8 9TJ

A captivating adaptation with enchanting storytelling, puppetry, music and a voiceover kindly recorded by Jenny Agutter! Join Michael, Stella, a buffoonery of orangutans and Japanese war survivor Kensuke in their fight to protect the Kingdom.

Suitability: 8+ (7 and older)

Box office: 0131 556 6550


Monsky Mouse's Baby Dance Disco Hall


Aug 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 24-26     11.00am​​​​

Assembly George Square Gardens, George Square, EH8 9LH

Why toddle when you can dance!? Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the festival, the Spiegeltent gets bopping with Monski Mouse and her dancers. Expect to do some high-energy smiling to retro hits, pop favourites and funky nursery rhymes as heads and shoulders, knees and toes bop till they drop. Specially designed as a super fun session of music and dance for adults and children to share together.

Suitability: 0+ (0-5)

Box Office: 0131 623 3030

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Mr Fizzywigg's Story factory


Jul 30-31, Aug 1-26      Times vary​​​​

Laughing Horse @ The Free Sisters, 139 Cowgate, EH1 1JS

Come help jolly Mr Fizzywigg create a new story before his beloved factory is shut forever! Using all the tools of the trade, including the giant wheel of silly voices and the massive box of zany hats, Mr Fizzywigg leads his team of intrepid Fizzywiggers to create a new theatrical masterpiece! Your kids provide the plot, characters, dialogue and sound effects in this interactive workshop. Watch as your kids write and star in the show!

Suitability: 3+ (3 and older)

Box Office: 0131 622 6801


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