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Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EA
With its great, round roof and outstanding acoustics, Usher Hall is a true Edinburgh institution. During August, there is an International Festival performance in the hall almost every night.
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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 0.7 miles
Tram stop at Shandwick Place
Lift to all levels
Level access through the new wing entrance with automatic doors
No level access to Grand Circle Bar, ask venue staff for assistance
Upper Circle may not be suitable for those with mobility difficulties
Wheelchair spaces are located at the front of the Stalls
Accessible toilet is on level 1
No loop system in the auditorium
Box Office has low counter and no 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.