August - Fringe Village at QMU

Queen Margaret University is delighted to be partnering with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in providing affordable accommodation to Artists throughout the Festival period.

With a variety of accommodation offerings, rehearsal spaces, gym facilities, catering outlets and vast amounts of stunning green space, QMU is the all-round package needed to be an ideal base for your Festival stay.


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Special Fringe Artists Rate£269.50 per week, per person

Minimum stay 1 week, rooms to be allocated within shared flats. 

Please note we now only have limited availability. 

Rate includes:

  • Single ensuite room in one of our self-catering flats
  • Access to a fully equipped self-catering kitchen which would be shared with other guests within the flat
  • Bed linen which is changed weekly
  • Access to self-service laundry (washing machines & driers at low cost) and towels available for hire
  • Free parking, including vans
  • Free secure cycle storage
  • Unlimited access to stunning grounds
  • Access to academic building with self-serve cafe
  • Peaceful location (6 minutes by train from Edinburgh city centre)
  • 'Meet the Fringe Team' networking breakfast on site at QMU
  • Outdoor yoga classes available 3 x per week provided by qualified QMU Sports and Fitness Instructors
  • Free facilitate open mic  / performance nights in Maggie's Cafe Bar 

Additional extras include:

  • Rehearsal space at preferential rates
  • Weekly / monthly gym passes at discounted rates
  • Access to prop / storage space at discounted rates
  • Maggie's onsite cafe bar serving, breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and snacks throughout the day

For groups of 6 or more, please contact us for rates and more information. 

Culture & creativity is at the heart of what we do here at Queen Margaret University, and Edinburgh, the Festival City, is on our doorstep with Edinburgh train station a six-minute journey away.

Accommodation Enquiries

Office Hours:

Monday - Thursday 9am – 5pm

Friday 9am – 4:30pm

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Accommodation Enquiries

Accommodation Services 0131 474 0020

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