Old College Quad is home to our afternoon chamber music series, a session of traditional Scottish music, five nights of inspirational spoken word and unmissable late night cabaret. Our pavilions, although covered, are outdoors and you should come dressed appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear for walking across grass.


University of Edinburgh, South Bridge


Parking information
Pay and display parking on Chamber Street. NCP: Edinburgh Holyrood Road (four disabled bays).
Taxi information
Taxi rank on Nicolson Square.
Bus/Tram information
Bus stop (South Bridge): 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 33, 35, 37, 49. Bus stop (Victoria Street): 23, 27, 41, 42.
Waverley Station 0.4 miles

Venue map

Events at Old College Quad - International Festival Stage

  • A Toast to the People

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    Monday 23rd Aug, 8.00pm
    Vanessa Kisuule, Safiya Sinclair, Wana Udobang, Saul Williams and Rafeef Ziadah impart their wide-ranging experiences for an unforgettable A Toast to the People performance.
    Price(s): £14 (concessions available)
    BSL interpretation information
    BSL Interpreter(s): TBA - visit eif.co.uk/access