Friendliest Venue in Edinburgh
40 Quaker Meeting House
Venue 40, the Quaker Meeting House, welcomes you
to the Fringe. Our venue is in the heart of the historic
city centre, and our events run throughout the Fringe from 10:00
to 22:00. The Quaker Festival Committee and Venue 40 staff
endeavour to provide a friendly and welcoming venue for our
visiting companies, audiences and café customers.
Our values of equality, peace, integrity and simplicity
influence our theatre programme selection and the way we run the
Events on during the Fringe
We have a full range of performances to suit all ages—see
what’s on week by week or look at the timetable for all
three weeks together (see on the left). Our café serves
delicious vegetarian and vegan food and reasonable prices. Our
menus are changed every day and have interesting and tasty food
(see the Quaker Parrot Café link at the left). Look at
our sample menus.
Meetings for Worship
The venue returns to its normal use as a place of worship on
Sundays during the festival. Worship begins at 11:00.
We also hold a mid-week worship service on Wednesdays from 12:30
to 13:00. We always welcome visitors.
Location and Access
Find us on Victoria Terrace, a short stroll from The Hub.
We are accessible from the Lawnmarket roundabout via Upper Bow.
You can also take the Victoria steps up from Victoria Street,
or reach us by walking along the terrace from George IV Bridge.
Look for our blue wall banners. We are fully wheelchair
which stop on George IV Bridge near Venue 40 are:
Nos. 23, 27, 35, 41, 42 and 45
Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh
Box Office Phone: (0131)