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"Undoubtedly one of the most charming venues at the Fringe"

The Guardian

Now Hiring for Fringe 2022!

Hello there!

Welcome to Greenside Venues.

You must be here as you’re thinking about performing at the Biggest and Best Arts Festival in the world?
We really hope you find that one of our venues is the one for you! 

Here at Greenside we believe that you and everyone else just like you should have the opportunity to perform at the Fringe.  We are proud to be open programming which means everyone is welcome. We promise to make things clear and simple. This means we have an inclusive flat hire deal, you pay us one cost and keep all your box office takings that you generate from our box office. 

We also promise that you're in safe hands; last year, our wonderful programme bursting with every conceivable genre was the fifth biggest programme at the biggest Arts Festival in the World- considering there are well over 300 Venues we're pretty happy with that achievement! We think we're just the right size to care and know all our shows individually but big enough to stand out. 

Finally and importantly we promise to be friendly, approachable and fair. We do this because we want to create great venues and places that people want to be at. We do this because we love the Festival and we want you to love it too.

"Undoubtedly one of the most charming venues at the Fringe"

Lyn Gardner, The Guardian

What's On?

Download our 2022 Programme


It’s nice to hear what other people think isn’t it? It’s all very well us telling you what we offer but sometimes it’s best to hear from people who have been there and done it. Have a read of what our previous customers have had to say about us as well as the all important Press!

"I felt a part of the Greenside family and still wear my venue T-Shirt with Pride"

"Charming and Magical"

British Theatre Guide

"You really couldn't expect more from a venue! Three years on and Greenside has become our second home."

Cathy Moss - Indigo Arts

"Greenside's crew went out of their way to ensure everything went smoothly... nothing was too much trouble!"

'You haven't really done the Fringe until you've taken in shows at Greenside... you will have experienced the Fringe as God intended!'

Three Weeks

"An excellent Venue that is really attempting to triumph new writing - the spirit of the Fringe is safely out of the bubble wrap... pay attention; THIS IS WHERE ITS AT!"

Fringe Review

I cannot thank you and the Greenside team enough for making my first Edfringe such a joyful and memorable experience. The work you put in, the thought and care that shows up in every transaction, the friendly and happy energy that permeates the whole enterprise - you guys totally rock. You make a massive contribution by showing what great venue management looks like and the standard that can be achieved

Thank you so much for having us! We have been truly inspired, and our lives are so much richer, as a result of our two weeks in Edinburgh -and I don't mean just the kids. You do a brilliant job.

We had an amazing time this summer at Greenside. Everyone there was so good to work with! Missing Edinburgh already

You really do have the most friendly and helpful staff. Right from booking the venue all those months ago to our final performance, Greenside has been so easy to work with!

Everyone was extremely professional and created such an inviting and warm atmosphere for our first ever Fringe show.

We have been coming to Greenside for 15 years now and been with them from the first days all the way to their expansion and current success. The excellent support from technical and House staff has been terrific - friendly, professional, and the whole thing has a "family" feel - which is why we keep coming back. 

The whole week was extremely well organised, and I never felt I was alone - there was always someone at the end of the phone or replying promptly to emails. The space was incredible, and extremely easy to adapt shows in, and as for the management team, well you were all fantastic. For most of us, this was our first time bringing or performing a show at the fringe, and I am so pleased we chose to come to Greenside.

The fact that we are able to deal directly with Tara and Darren and others, rather than some faceless corporate outfit, means that we get a personal service if and when things are tricky or we have a special request. Tara and Darren have their staff really well trained and presented. We highly recommend Greenside and the whole team.

We loved being in partnership with Greenside. We felt looked after. We felt guided through the process of bringing a show to the Fringe. We loved your professionalism. We liked the friendliness and helpfulness of the Greenside team. We thought the venues were well equipped.

"An amazingly eclectic programme"


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