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St Andrew Square, Spiegeltent

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A Spiegeltent (Dutch for "Mirror Tent", from spiegel+tent) is a large travelling tent, constructed in wood and canvas and decorated with mirrors and stained glass, intended as an entertainment venue. Originally built in Belgium during the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, only a handful of these Spiegeltents remain in existence today, and these survivors continue to travel around Europe and beyond, often as a feature attraction at various international arts festivals

GETTING THERE

By bike

Edinburgh is a cycle-friendly city. At peak times, cyclists can share the buses' green lanes and many junctions have advance cycle stop lines. Racks are available around St Andrews Square to park your bike.

By bus

A number of buses go via the city centre and stop on N St David Street, Princess Street and George Street. Single and day tickets are available. Lothian Buses’ family DAYticket allows two adults and up to three children unlimited travel together on day services. During the summer there is a special weekend bus, Service 9, which runs between the National Museum of Scotland and the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Visit the Lothian Buses website for further information. 

By tram

The Edinburgh Tram Service stops just outside St Andrew Square. There are frequent connections with the Edinburgh Airport via city centre. Visit the Lothian Buses website for further information. 

By train

The nearest train station is Edinburgh Waverley. St Andrews Square is a 10-15 minute walk away.

Visit www.travelinescotland.com for further details and to plan your journey.

Many of our venues in and around the city centre are easily accessible on foot and by public transport so please consider the environment when planning your travel to and from our events. Public transport information is available from Traveline Scotland - travelinescotland.com and 0871 200 22 33 - 24 hours a day.

2017 festival programme coming soon. Meanwhile, you can browse previous years' programmes as downloadable PDFs.

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