Recommended Age Guideline 6+

A madcap musical adventure for families.

WhirlyGig is 4 brave musicians, 30 instruments, and countless musical puzzles to solve. Join us for an extraordinary theatrical experience where music will happen in ways you have never seen before.

Musical maverick Daniel Padden comes together with award-winning Catherine Wheels and Red Bridge Arts to celebrate the thrills and spills of making music.

Dance Base, 14-16 Grassmarket Edinburgh EH1 2JU view map
August 11-14th, 16th-21st

12:30 (50m) | £14 (£12 - 60+ and students) (£10 - 14-26 yrs, work seekers, those living with disabilities, low income benefit, arts workers)


Creative Credits

Costume Designer: Alison Brown

Creator/Co-director/Composer/Sound Designer: Daniel Padden

Co-director: Gill Robertson

Designer: Kat Radeva

Movement Director: Michael Sherin

Lighting Designer: Sergey Jakovsky

Performers: Claire Willoughby, Daniel Padden, Rory Clark, Sita Pieraccini

Tarek Iskander, Artistic Director and CEO of Battersea Arts Centre is talking about WhirlyGig and why the selection panel chose this show to be a part of Made in Scotland showcase.

On Tour

Dance Base

14-16 Grassmarket Edinburgh EH1 2JU

  • August 11-14th, 16th-21st

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