Enjoy a unique flavour of the Fringe and explore our galleries after hours across three exhilarating nights, each with handpicked performers, comedy, music, bars and entry to our summer exhibition, Rip It Up.

Join us for three eclectic nights of Fringe performances with 13 staged performances per night over 3 different stages in the magnificent surroundings of the National Museum of Scotland.

In between shows treat yourself to some street food, get a temporary tattoo, make your own 80s pop badge or dress up and pose for a classic album cover photo.

All tickets include entry to our special exhibition Rip It Up: The Story Of Scottish Pop, usually £10.

Friday 17 August  

Friday 24 August  

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    © Ruth Armstrong Photography


Main Stage:
watch music, dance and physical theatre in the stunning setting of the Grand Gallery (standing only)

Hawthornden Stage: watch comedy, theatre and magic in the lofty surrounds of Hawthornden Court (seated)

Space Stage: an intimate stage for spoken word, theatre and comedy in our Earth in Space gallery (limited spaces, some seating)

Please note filming and photography will take place at this event. 

The programme and activities this year will vary to what is shown in this video.

Rip It Up 

Discover the story of Scottish pop music in our Rip It Up exhibition, as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day.  

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    © Chris Scott
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    © Neil Hanna
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    © Neil Hanna
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    © Chris Scott
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    © Chris Scott

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Event information

When

10 Aug - 24 Aug 2018
19:30-22:30

Where

National Museum of Scotland

How much

£18, £16 Members and concessions*

Price includes admission to Rip It Up exhibition

* Concession prices apply to 60+, students and unemployed with ID, disabled people. Carers of disabled people free. A valid NUS or Young Scot card must be shown.

Booking information

Strictly over 18s only. 
Please note that our licensing does not allow us to admit any under 18s to these events. Photo ID may be requested as proof of age.

Book Friday 17 August  

Book Friday 24 August  

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Discover the story of Scottish pop music as we take you on a musical journey from the 1950s to the present day in our new exhibition.

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