The Traverse has an international reputation for its curated season during the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in August, but festivals are also a strong strand of the theatre's work all-year round. 

We host an amazing array of arts events, from dance, puppetry and animation to the largest performing arts festival for children and young people in the UK. 

Traverse Festival at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
The Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world, taking place every August for three weeks. Our programme of work during August has built a reputation for presenting and producing the best new writing - in all its forms - on the Fringe. The Traverse was, in fact, founded to keep the spirit of the festivals in August alive year round.

manipulate Visual Theatre Festival 
Each year, Puppet Animation Scotland's manipulate Visual Theatre Festival brings powerful pieces of visual theatre and animation from around the world to Scotland. 

Imaginate Festival
Imaginate is the largest and most successful performing arts festival for children and young people in the UK. The Traverse is one of the main venues for this week-long festival. 


Traverse Theatre (Scotland) Ltd: Registered in Scotland SC076037. A charity registered in Scotland No SC002368
Registered office: Traverse Theatre, 10 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh EH1 2ED.

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