PiPA Coffee Break & FREE Creche at Edinburgh Festival 2019

PiPA Coffee Break

Thursday, 08, 15 & 22 August;
1 pm – 2.30 pm
Respite Room at Fringe Central 
Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE 

PiPA’s Coffee Break at Edinburgh Festival Fringe brings you a weekly opportunity to carve out a little time during the festival for you – whether that’s to squeeze in a meeting, catch up on some work, grab a cuppa and relax or (re)connect with other parents and carers in the arts, as well as the chance to chat with some of our Scottish partners. Find us in the aptly named Respite Room at Fringe Central, every Thursday (08, 15 and 22 August) from 1 – 2:30pm.


Join us on 22 August, 1 – 2pm at Fringe Central, when we’ll be hosting an informal session to discuss ways in which Edinburgh Festival Fringe could be made even more accessible to parents and carers. Children, friends and any other family members welcome!

Free PiPA Creche

Thursday, 08, 15 & 22 August;
1 pm – 5 pm
Workshop Room at
Fringe Central 
Appleton Tower, 11 Crichton Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9LE 

Booking: fringecentral@edfringe.com

We’d love you to join us, or enjoy some ‘me-time’ at the Ed Fringe, so much so that we are also helping with childcare! In partnership with Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Federation of Scottish Theatre, Stellar Quines and National Theatre of Scotland, we’re thrilled to be running a FREE creche facility every Thursday (08, 15 and 22 August) between 13:00-17:00 in the Workshop Room at Fringe Central.

Places are available for up to 10 pre-school aged children at a time; these will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. Please email fringecentral@edfringe.com to request a booking form. The creche will be operated by Tinies Edinburgh and all staff are fully qualified and have undergone a thorough screening process, including police checks, and have certificates in paediatric first aid.

We’re really proud that we can help provide this valuable resource and look forward to meeting you, and your little ones, in Edinburgh!

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