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31 July - 26 August, 11am

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Bristo Square

Tappuccino is an interactive, playful and joyous production that tells the story of a tap-dancing coffee bean on her quest to befriend a barista and save the rainforests! An adventure told through song, dance, puppetry and circus. Suitable for 3+.

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The Noise Next Door's Really Really Good Afternoon Show Through Time


July 31- Aug 25 (not 14th), 3pm

Gilded Balloon Debating Hall, Teviot Row House, EH8 9AJ

Join the quickest wits in comedy for a side-splitting, jaw-dropping, time-travelling adventure that's fun for literally everyone. Dinosaurs? Egyptians? Robots? When do we go next? It's up to you! Your suggestions are transformed, in the blink of an eye, into ferociously funny scenes and songs on a journey through history, to the future, and back again. For 8+ years.

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Tom Brace: Brace of Spades


July 31- Aug 26 (not 22), 1.20pm

Pleasance Dome - AceDome, 1 Bristo Square, EH8 9AL

Following a sold-out run at last year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Tom Brace returns with a brand-new magic show for the whole family! Featuring Tom's unique blend of comedy and magic, the show promises to have a little something for everybody. For 8+ years.

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Topsy and Turvy's Twisty Turney Journey


2 - 10 August, 10.30am

@ Nicolson Square, 25 Nicolson Square, EH8 9BX

Joey is trapped in a magical maze! Topsy and Turvy need your help to sing and dance crazily past kooky kookaburras, giant seagulls and talking rocket ships to help find their Aussie friend! For 4-9 years.

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Read the review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Awards


Treasure Island


31 July - 18 August, 11am

Gilded Balloon Teviot, Teviot Row House, 13 Bristo Square

Join Jim Hawkins and a ruthless buccaneer crew aboard the Hispaniola as they search for Captain Flint's hidden bounty. Will he outsmart the dastardly Long John Silver and avoid the curse of the black spot? For ages 5+. Tickets £6- £9.50.

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Read the review for Primary Times' Children's Choice Awards




2 - 11 August, 12.05pm

Summerhall Demonstration Hall, 1 Summerhall EH9 1PL

It's 1998. Otto is 12 but online he's 13 and he's pretty sure he gets away with it. He lives with his mum, dad, and sister, a chain-smoking Icelandic granny, and an ancient malevolent troll that's living in the wall... From Trick of the Light Theatre (The Bookbinder, The Road That Wasn't There) comes a lo-fi wi-fi fable in the vein of Stranger Things, combining storytelling, projection, and puppetry. Recommended for ages 10+.

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