Venue Information

THE ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE

LyceumGrindlay Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9AX

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The Royal Lyceum Theatre is a beautiful Victorian building which was built in 1883 and is located next door to the Usher Hall. An impressive and traditional venue, perfect for magical experience.

Facilities:

  • Wheelchair spaces in Auditorium
  • Street Level Access
  • Accessible toilet
  • Lift access to all levels of the theatre
  • Cafe and bar will be open 30 min before the show and during the interval

www.lyceum.org.uk

SCOTTISH STORYTELLING CENTRE

SSC43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

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The Scottish Storytelling Centre will host MagicFest shows in 99-seat Netherbow Theatre. The Centre is an award-winning public building designed by Malcolm Fraser Architects, halfway along Edinburgh’s Royal Mile which includes the historic John Knox House.

This venue, with its friendly and welcoming atmosphere and a small café for meeting friends is a great place for experiencing the art of magic.

Facilities:

  • Wheelchair spaces in Auditorium
  • Street Level Access through John Knox House
  • Accessible toilets on all floors
  • Cafe open daily 10am-6pm

www.scottishstorytellingcentre.co.uk

ROYAL SCOTS CLUB

scotsclub29-31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6QE

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The Royal Scots Club is a lavish Georgian building situated in the heart of Edinburgh’s new town.

Facilities:

  • Street Level Access
  • Lifts
  • Accessible toilets on all floors

www.royalscotsclub.com

CITY ART CENTRE

cac22 Market Street, EH1 1DE

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The City Art Centre is an impressive nine storey former warehouse in the centre of Edinburgh. Originally constructed between 1899 and 1902, as part of the Scotsman newspaper buildings, it was converted to gallery use in 1980 and houses light and airy exhibition galleries over six floors. The City Art Centre has a busy programme of exhibitions which change regularly to suit the interests of the visitors. We are delighted that this year City Art Centre hosts our popular Street Magic Master Class

Facilities:

  • Opening hours: Monday – Saturday 10am – 5pm; Sunday 12pm – 5pm
  • Fully accessible to wheelchair users
  • Guide dogs are welcome
  • Cafe on the ground floor open from 8.30am – 4.30pm

www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

LAURISTON CASTLE


Lauriston Castle2a Cramond Rd South, Davidson’s Mains, EH4 5QD 

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When you step inside Lauriston Castle, you see it just as it was in 1926, when it was left to the nation by the last private owner, Mrs Reid. The Castle and the collections it contains is one of Scotland’s greatest gifts. Collections include, Italian Furniture, Sheffield Plate, Crossley Wool Mosaics and Blue John ornaments. As any castle Lauriston has a few secrets to share which creates a perfect setting for the art of magic.

Facilities:

  • Please note, the Castle is not currently accessible by wheelchair users. Access is by stairs only because of the historic nature of the building.

www.edinburghmuseums.org.uk

PENTHOUSE

PenthouseDoubleTree by Hilton, 34 Bread St, EH3 9AF

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Penthouse is Edinburgh’s most exclusive Penthouse Suite which is situated on the top floor of the Doubletree by Hilton hotel. It has stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and city skyline. Penthouse opens to the public on the last Thursday of every month and offers some of the best cocktails in the City. We are delighted to have an opportunity to use this exclusive venue for MagicFest Special Guest event.

Facilities:

  • Street Level Access
  • Lift
  • Accessible toilets on the ground floor
  • Bar will be open during the show

http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/united-kingdom/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-edinburgh-city-centre-EDICCDI/index.html

ASSEMBLY ROXY

Lauriston Castle2 Roxburgh Pl, Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh EH8 9SU

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For one hundred years Lady Glenorchy’s Church has graced Edinburgh with its beautiful spaces, great location and stylish attributes. Now run by Assembly Roxy it has become a multi-functional arts centre.

Roxy Central retains many of its original features from its days as a Church. It is now a large open space with a stage/altar at one end and a bar at the other.

Facilities:

  • Street Level Access
  • Wheelchair spaces in auditorium
  • Accessible toilets on the ground floor
  • Bar will be open during the show

ADAM HOUSE THEATRE

Lauriston Castle3 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1HR

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Adam House Theatre is situated in the Basement of Adam House, an Edinburgh University Building in the heart of the Old Town.

The theaetre seats about 160 and has a proscenium-arch stage with extensive wings. It’s a comfortable and well-proportioned theatre offering audiences good acoustics and excellent sightlines.

Facilities:

  • Wheelchair spaces in Auditorium
  • Lift
  • Accessible toilet

CAMERA OBSCURA

Camera ObscuraCamera Obscura & World of Illusions, 549 Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2ND

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Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, formally know as the Outlook Tower, is a popular tourist attraction on the Castlehill section of the Royal Mile next to Edinburgh Castle.

The tower, with its six floors of hands-on exhibitions, is open to the public, and is the oldest purpose built attraction in the city. We have the place all to ourselves for Tower of Illusion! A perfect place for stalking dragons.
Facilities

  • Please note, the Castle is not currently accessible by wheelchair users. Access is by stairs only because of the historic nature of the building.

The Vault

The Vault11 Merchant Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2QD (entrance off Candlemaker Row)

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The Vault is a brand new purpose built venue, converted in 2007 from an old storage area at the bottom of the building containing the Augustine United Church. The Vault has its own entrance in Merchant Street

It is a small-scale theatre space with unreserved, raked seating. The conversion into a theatre uses the original features of the building to provide an atmospheric and truly magical venue where you will be just inches away from the action and get the most unique entertainment.

Facilities:

  • Wheelchair spaces in Auditorium
  • Street Level Access
  • Lift
  • Accessible toilet