The Lyceum is home to one of Scotland's largest and most successful producing companies. During August it plays host to Edinburgh International Festival productions.

Address

Grindlay Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9AX

Location

Venue location
Next to the Usher Hall, right off Lothian Road. Back to back with the Traverse Theatre.

Transport

Parking information
Disabled spaces immediately outside theatre. Pay and display on surrounding streets. NCP Car Park on Castle Street.
Taxi information
Lothian Road across road from Usher Hall.
Bus/Tram information
1,2,10,11,15,16, 24 stops outside Filmhouse and the Usher Hall. Nearest Tram stop is on Shandwick place.
Train
Haymarket Station 947 yards to West / Waverley Station 1 mile East.

Venue map

Venue access information

Entrance doors quite heavy. Lift to all areas – access to main bar for wheelchair users is via a platform lift that needs to be operated by a member of staff. Accessible toilets on foyer level. Hearing loops and Audio Description headsets can be collected from the Shop in the foyer before a performance.

Lower light levels in bar area and routes to auditorium.

Six seats in Stalls with moveable arms for transfer. Wheelchair spaces at rear of Stalls. One wheelchair to borrow.

Low Box Office counter with loop and amplification mic. Infra-red system in auditorium. Collect neck loops from shop.

Meet in foyer for touch tour. Collect headsets from shop. Audio and large print brochure available on request. Braille brochure at box office. Email newsletter available.


Access service information

Audio Description information
Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
BSL Interpretation information
Optimum seating position: Front Stalls
Captioning information
Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle

Events at Edinburgh International Festival @ The Lyceum

  • You Bury Me

    BSL Interpreted iconCaptioned icon
    Saturday 14th Aug, 7.30pm
    Writer Ahlam and director Katie Posner present the award-winning You Bury Me as a poignant snapshot of post-Arab-Spring Cairo.
    Price(s): £11 (concessions available)
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Nicolle Murdoch & David Allan
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle
  • Lament for Sheku Bayoh

    BSL Interpreted icon
    Wednesday 25th Aug, 7.30pm
    Writer and director Hannah Lavery leads an artistic yet grief-filled response to the 2015 death in Scottish police custody of Sheku Bayoh.
    Price(s): £22 (concessions available)
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): Jacqui Beckford
    Optimum seating position: Front Stalls
  • Lament for Sheku Bayoh

    Audio Described iconCaptioned icon
    Saturday 28th Aug, 2.30pm
    Writer and director Hannah Lavery leads an artistic yet grief-filled response to the 2015 death in Scottish police custody of Sheku Bayoh.
    Price(s): £22 (concessions available)
    Audio Description information
    Audio Describer(s): Emma-Jane McHenry
    Optimum seating position: Centre Stalls & Grand Circle
    Captioning information
    Optimum seating position: Mid-Stalls or Grand Circle