Current Friends

Explore the show and restaurant discounts your membership offers, how to renew and more useful information.

Welcome Friend

Thanks for being a Friend of Capital Theatres! To help you make the most of your membership, this page lists all the show and restaurant discounts that are currently available to our Friends.

The Friends priority booking line is open Monday-Friday 11am-6pm at 0131 529 6002 and you can email any questions outside of these hours to friends@capitaltheatres.com.

Friends Show Discounts

Friends enjoy top notch discounts on a wide variety of shows at Capital Theatres, which can be purchased online, in person, or over the phone. 

This information is regularly monitored and updated, however visit an individual show page for the most up-to-date information on your friends discounts. Please note these discounts might change on availability.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, 21-26 October

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

PRISM, 28 October – 2 November

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Acosta Danza: Evolution, 1-2 November

20% off

The Exorcist, 5-9 November

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Screening: A Midsummer Night's Dream, 11 November

20% off

Scottish Opera: Tosca, 14,17,21 and 23 November

£3 off except Fridays, Saturdays, Dementia Friends performances and Unwrappeds

Screening: Hansard, 22 November

20% off

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical, 26 November - 1 December

2 for 1 on Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Goldilocks and the Three Bears, 30 November 2019 – 19 January 2020

2 for 1 on Tues 3 Dec 7pm or 20% off Tuesday 3 to Sun 8 Dec and Tues 7 to Sun 12 Jan

Scottish Ballet: The Snow Queen, 2-29 December

20% off Wed 11 and Wed 18 only

Simon and Garfunkel Through the Years, 24 January

20% off

Screening: Present Laughter, 26 January

20% off

Scottish Dance Theatre, 29 January

20% off

Oor Wullie, 28 January – 1 February

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Screening: Silent Cinema Nosferatu, 31 January

20% off

Screening: The Metropolitan Opera Porgy and Bess, 1 February

20% off

Ten Times Table, 3-8 February

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Peter Pan Goes Wrong, 11-16 February

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

I Think We Are Alone, 18-22 February

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Rambert, 20-22 February

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Tango Fire, 24 February

20% off

Dial M for Murder, 24-29 February

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Scottish Opera: Nixon in China, 27-29 February

£3 off except Fridays, Saturdays, Dementia Friends performances and Unwrappeds

Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, 3-7 March

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Southern Lights: Anything Goes, 3-7 March

10% off Tuesday and Wednesday

BalletBoyz: Deluxe, 8 March

20% off

Allan Stewart's Big Big Variety Show, 10-14 March

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Cirque Berserk!, 10-15 March

20% off (excluding Friday, Saturday and Sunday)

Round the Horne, 16 March

20% off

EDGAS: Patience, 17 & 21 March

20% off Opening Night

Bohemians: Shrek the Musical, 25 & 28 March

20% off Opening Night

Scottish Opera: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, 31 March, 2 & 4 April

£3 off except Fridays, Saturdays, Dementia Friends performances and Unwrappeds

The Habit of Art, 31 March - 4 April

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

A Monster Calls, 7-11 April

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Remembering the Oscars, 12 April

20% off

Million Dollar Quartet, 14-18 April

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Ghost Stories, 14-18 April

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

The Woman in Black, 21-25 April

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

A Murder is Announced, 28 April - 2 May

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Ballet Black, 30 April

20% off

Burn the Floor, 2 May

£2 off

Northern Ballet: Geisha, 6-9 May

2 for 1 Opening Night until Monday 25 November then 20% off all performances

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes, 19-23 May

20% off (except Friday and Saturday)

Buddy, 26-30 May

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

Peppa Pig: Best Day Ever, 6-7 June

20% off 

Scottish Opera: The Gondoliers, 10,11 & 13 June

£3 off except Fridays, Saturdays, Dementia Friends performances and Unwrappeds

The Mousetrap, 19-24 October 2020

2 for 1 Opening Night or 20% off all performances

The Phantom of the Opera, 23 September - 31 October

20% off 23-29 September (excluding Friday, Saturday and Sunday). Priority booking 26 August - 29 September

Friends Restaurant Discounts

Friends can get discount on 2 meals or 2 drinks per Friends card.  Please always show your friends card before ordering. Some restrictions may apply. Please check with the venue before booking or ordering. 

The current discounts are:

20% off at all of our theatre bars (excl. ice cream)

20% off food and drink at the Festival Theatre Cafe

10% off at The Apartment

20% off food at Bisque Bar & Brasserie (a la carte only)

10% off at Black Ivy (not in conjunction with other offers)

20% off dinner menu at Buffalo

10% off at El Cartel on Teviot Place (not in conjunction with any other offers)

20% off at Harajuku Kitchen

20% off food at Henricks Bar & Bistro (not in conjunction with other offers)

20% off at Malmaison on the Shore (excl. Sat dinner, Sun lunch, Xmas Day, Hogmanay)

20% off at Montpeliers (not in conjunction with other offers)

10% off at Spoon

20% off food at Zizzi's at Edinburgh Quay

Renew your Friends membership

You can renew your Friends membership of Capital Theatres at any time to ensure you continue to enjoy all the benefits. If you renew before your membership has expired, your new membership is added to the end of your current expiry date so you won’t lose out.

There are various ways in which you can pay for your Friends membership:

Direct Debit

Simply download and print the Direct Debit form and follow the instructions

Online

Log onto your account using the Login button at the top of this page and click on ‘My Account’ where you will see a button for ‘RENEW MY MEMBERSHIP’.

Over the phone

You can call our Box Office team on 0131 529 6000 Mon-Sat, 11am-6pm. 

In person

You can visit our Box Office at either the Festival or the King's Theatres. Visit our FAQ page to see up-to-date Box Office opening hours

Cheque/CAF Voucher

Made payable to Capital Theatres. This must be returned to us at the Festival Theatre to the following address: 

Membership

Capital Theatres

13-29 Nicolson Street

Edinburgh EH8 9FT