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International Festival venues

The Lyceum Rehearsal Studio

30b Grindlay St

T: +44(0)131 248 4848

The Lyceum is located in Edinburgh’s West End, approximately 5 minutes’ walk north from the west end of Princes Street. The Rehearsal Studio entrance is located on the opposite side of the street from the theatre.

The Lyceum © Clark James 2014
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.

  • Blue badge parking on Grindlay Street and Cambridge Street
  • NCP: Castle Terrace (6 disabled bays)
  • Bus stop (Usher Hall): 1, 10, 11, 15, 15A, 16, 24, 34, 36, 47
  • Taxi rank on Lothian Road
  • Haymarket Station 0.5 miles
  • Tram stop at Shandwick Place
  • Find out about walking routes and cycling paths, bike security and bike parking options
  • Go green and try car-sharing to save costs and our planet - see goCarShare and TripshareEdinburgh

Venue accessibility
  • Lift access from street level to venue level
  • Level access from main entrance to lift
  • Wheelchair spaces are available
  • Accessible toilet on the venue level
  • There is an induction loop system available in the Rehearsal Studio that can be used by patrons in conjunction with their own hearing aid by switching it to the ‘T’ position
  • Assistance dogs are welcome and can be looked after by venue staff

Read disabled access reviews on Euan’s Guide

Safety and security

Arrive at venues in plenty of time as latecomers may not be admitted.

Your safety and security at International Festival events is of the utmost 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. No larger bags (or similar) will be allowed into the venue. There is no cloakroom to store belongings.

If you spot anything suspicious during your visit to the International Festival, please do let a member of the team know.