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2018 International Festival venues

The Hub


T: +44(0)131 473 2056

A striking, gothic tower at the top of the Royal Mile, The Hub is the home of the Edinburgh International Festival. The Hub is a key venue for music and other events during August, and the hosts the Hub Tickets box office and the Hub Café year round.

Getting there

Edinburgh is very compact, which makes it ideal to explore on foot or by bicycle. See below for information about getting to the venue. If you are looking for general advice on travelling within and to Edinburgh, visit our dedicated page packed with useful tips and information.

Venue accessibility

  • Level access to ground floor and bar
  • Platform lift to Sculpture Hall; please ask staff for assistance
  • Lift from Sculpture Hall to auditorium
  • Wheelchair spaces are available
  • Accessible toilets on ground floor and auditorium level
  • Induction loop in auditorium, set hearing aid to the T position
  • Box Office has low counter and loop system
  • Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff
Safety & Security

Make sure you arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the upmost importance to us. Please note that bags may be subject to security searches and you should not bring bags larger than 30cm x 30cm x 15cm to our venues. If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know. Thank you for your understanding and co-operation.