A Walk Through EIF's Outdoor Pavilions

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The 2021 Edinburgh International Festival is using bespoke, temporary outdoor pavilions in three iconic, easily accessible spaces throughout the city to safely reunite artists and audiences to rediscover the magic of live performance. The temporary outdoor pavilions feature covered concert stages and socially distanced seating to create a beautiful setting for audiences to safely enjoy live music, opera and theatre once more.

Edinburgh Park

First up, lets take a a look at the custom built outdoor venue at Edinburgh Park which hosts this year's contemporary music programme. The outdoor venues are covered, but you should come dressed appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear. The venue is accessible by tram and bus, and free parking is available at The Younger Building. The Festival will be operating an at-seat bar service- drinks can be ordered using the QR code on your seat. There will also be toilet facilities at the venue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Sdutzia9U4

Old College Quad

Next up is the custom built outdoor venue at the University of Edinburgh's Old College Quad. The Old College Quad outdoor venue is home to the afternoon chamber music series, a session of traditional Scottish music, five nights of inspirational spoken word and unmissable late night cabaret. This outdoor venue are covered, but you should come dressed appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear. There will also be toilet facilities at the venue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YNafBBzaiI

Edinburgh Academy Junior School

A look at our custom built outdoor venue at Edinburgh Academy Junior School. Our outdoor venues are covered, but you should come dressed appropriately for the weather, including suitable footwear for walking across grass. There is step-free access from the Inverleith Place entrance. There will also be toilet facilities at the venue. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbguKup6Mvo

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