Underbelly News

Underbelly to produce Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay

23rd Mar 2017

Ed Bartlam and Charlie Wood have released the following statement:  “We’re absolutely delighted to have been given the opportunity to produce Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay. We’ve hugely enjoyed helping to develop Edinburgh’s Christmas for the last four years and we
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The 12 facts of Edinburgh’s Christmas…

10th Jan 2017

The 12 Facts of Edinburgh’s Christmas…. The 12 Facts of Edinburgh’s Christmas…. We've had a record-breaking Edinburgh’s Christmas, and it's all thanks to you, our visitors! We're delighted to have put Edinburgh on the map for another festive season. Here
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Edinburgh’s Christmas busier than ever before!

30th Nov 2016

Two weeks into Edinburgh’s Christmas, the city’s 6 week long winter festival, figures demonstrate the event is even more popular than ever!  485,000 people have already been welcomed to our East Princes St Gardens site which includes Santa Land, the
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Underbelly receives six nominations at the Scottish Event Awards 2016

5th Oct 2016

We're delighted to have been nominated for six awards at the Scottish Event Awards: Virgin Money Street of Light    Cultural Event of the Year Underbelly's Circus Hub    Cultural Event of the Year Virgin Money Street of Light    Large Event of
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Virgin Money Street of Light 2015: Scottish Thistle Awards Nomination

5th Oct 2016

We're delighted that the Virgin Money Street of Light 2015 has reached the regional finals at this year’s Scottish Thistle Awards. The Virgin Money Street of Light is nominated in the Best Cultural Event or Festival category for the Lothian
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Udderbelly Festival wins Live Event of the Year at the London Lifestyle Awards!

3rd Oct 2016

We're thrilled to have won the London Lifestyle Award for Live Event of the Year for Udderbelly Festival 2016, which ran from 7 April - 17 July on London's Southbank and featured the best of comedy, music, circus, family shows
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Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe enjoys another outstanding year!

29th Aug 2016

August 2016 marks the end of another outstanding year for Underbelly at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, both critically and at the box office, bringing to an end a number of award-winning shows, five-star reviews and a dazzling programme enjoyed by
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Underbelly announces new festival for 2016: Christmas in Leicester Square

14th Jul 2016

We're delighted to announce a brand new festival for 2016 in the heart of London's West End, celebrating the most wonderful time of the year!  Christmas in Leicester Square will transform the centre of bustling London into a wonderland including
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The Austentatious Guide to Udderbelly Festival

14th Jun 2016

A pamphlet recently discovered by improvised comedy troupe, Austentatious: An Improvised Jane Austen Novel, has revealed that the Udderbelly has in fact been resident on London’s South Bank since 1814! The pamphlet was a guide to the forthcoming Udderbelly Festival, immensely
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Underbelly’s Circus Hub Event Report 2015

18th Jan 2016

You've probably heard all about Underbelly's brand new Circus Hub on The Meadows that premiered in 2015 as part of our Edinburgh Festival Fringe offering, and we hope you got to enjoy the spectacular array of international shows! For the
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