Ten children's shows to see on the Fringe

If you’re looking for something to entertain the children this summer check out EdFest’s Edinburgh Fringe events – there’s everything from Peppa Pig to Basil Brush, and Les Enfants Terribles!

Catch Cat in the Hat at the Pleasance
Catch Cat in the Hat at the Pleasance

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is famous as a showcase for performing arts for all ages – with plenty to entertain younger members of the audience.

But if you just don’t know what to book, help is at hand! Eight Edinburgh Festival Fringe venues have come together for the first time on an updated show ticketing and reviews platform, EdFest.com - providing audiences with a central hub for easy booking, information and offers. And here, EdFest has picked some highlight children’s shows to be seen at the Fringe.

Comprising Assembly, Dance Base, Gilded Balloon, Just the Tonic, Pleasance, Summerhall, Underbelly and ZOO, EdFest.com provides a centralised booking and reviews hub providing access to 1,159 shows across comedy, dance, theatre, music and more at 140 venues, featuring performers from 32 different countries.

Want to entertain the kids at Edinburgh Fringe this August? Try 'Don't Say MacBeth' at ZOO

Pick of the Children’s shows at the top venues

Assembly: Peppa Pig: My First Concert; Shark In The Park; Brotipo; Arty’s Ani-Magination

Dancebase: WhirlyGig

Gilded balloon: A Ladder To The Stars; Funbox Presents… Funny Farm!; Marcel Lucont: Les Enfants Terribles - A Game Show For Awful Children; Basil Brush’s Family Fun Show

Family favourite Basil Brush will be at Guilded Balloon

Just The Tonic: Lee Kyle: An Actual Giant

The Pleasance: Magic Gareth’s Magic Eye; Doctor Kaboom and The Wheel of Science!; Cat in The Hat; Shlomo’s Beatbox Adventure For Kids

Summerhall: Boy; Mary, Chris, Mars; A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings; Receptionists

Underbelly: Splash Test Dummies; Manual Cinema Presents: Leonardo! A Wonderful Show About a Terrible Monster; Dragons & Mythical Beasts; The Gruffalo, The Giant and The Mermaid with Julia Donaldson

You can see Whirlygig at Dancebase

ZOO: Don’t Say MacBeth; Runners; Saved; Heroes

For more information and to book the best curated shows at the Fringe visit the website here

Assembly will be hosting Peppa Pig: My First Concert