The Greenhouse: A Zero-Waste Fringe Venue

The Greenhouse is a pop-up theatre, located under Edinburgh’s Salisbury Crags in the grounds of Our Dynamic Earth. Made entirely from found and recycled materials, it resembles nothing so much as an attractively ramshackle allotment shed – but it represents a whole lot more. The brainchild of BoxedIn Theatre and supported by The Pleasance, The […]


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Drinking at the Fringe

As Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall said on a recent visit to the Fringe: ‘It’s a plastic nightmare!’ We take his point. A stroll around the various beer gardens lays bare the terrifying reality: thousands of single-use plastic drinking vessels and food containers are used for ten minutes and then casually thrown away. Sure, some venues are trying […]

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