Cabaret Voltaire

Cabaret Voltaire
36–38 Blair Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1QR
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Triple-roomed subterranean venue set into the caverns of the Old Town with a musical programme that covers all aspects of underground music seven nights a week and tasty bites from Harajuku Kitchen, who take over the kitchen at weekends. Expect big name DJs in an intimate surrounding as well as up and coming artists along with the hottest bands in the scene, with the luxurious sanctuary of The Speakeasy to escape to when it all becomes a bit much downstairs.

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Edinburgh Life Drawing and Urban Sketching

This group is for anyone who likes to draw. Unlike other artists like musicians, actors or dancers… people who like to create drawings often do so alone. Once finished they tend to hide their sketch pad somewhere and few people get the pleasure of seeing their work. There's nothing wrong with that but it could also be a…

Tue 28 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

All The Young Nudes - life drawing at CV

  • 18:30

Tue 5 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

All The Young Nudes - life drawing at CV

  • 18:30

Tue 12 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 247 4704

All The Young Nudes - life drawing at CV

  • 18:30
…and 3 more dates until 2 Jan 2018

In The Spotlight

Unsigned Acts from the UK Showcasing their Talent

Sat 24 Feb 2018

£11.25–£16.75 / 0131 247 4704

Pleasure Space

Salut, Space Invaders. We have lift off on a rocket ride through the house galaxy, to a stunning backdrop of stars, planets and cosmic beats.

Sat 16 Dec

£5 / 0131 247 4704

Reviews & features

Hogmanay Clubs: Edinburgh 2014

4 Dec 2014

Featuring Witness, Mungo Hi Fi, Microtrauma, Craig Smith and Gasoline Dance Machine

If Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street Party isn't your cup of champagne and you'd rather see in the new year dancing underground, up close and personal with disco lights for fireworks, here's your guide to the best clubs to get your groove on...

Edinburgh's club scene: what happens now?

28 Feb 2012

Representatives from Bongo, Cab Vol, Electric Circus, Summerhall and G1 Group have their say

Rob Hoon. Manager of Bongo Club’s parent organisation, Out of the Blue. Despite being a beautiful, blossoming city of international renown and appeal that hosts the biggest arts festival in the world, Edinburgh’s all year round independent music and…

Edinburgh's Cabaret Voltaire venue to close for refurbishment

3 Feb 2012

Owners G1 promise 'a wholly new look' for club and music venue

Veteran Edinburgh club venue Cabaret Voltaire is due to close for six weeks, from Mon 20 Feb–Sun 1 Apr. The club will be subject to a major refurbishment according to a statement released by G1 Group, who have owned the venue since July 2011: ‘A six…

Cabaret Voltaire's Alternative Freshers' Week

19 Sep 2011

A list of reasons to attend the week-long club extravaganza

SBTRKT Welcome to Edinburgh, say Cab Vol, as they introduce nine big student specials in a row. Allow us to take you through who’s appearing, starting with Young Turks-signed London producer Aaron Jerome, aka SBTRKT, playing at Sugarbeat. The…

Cabaret Voltaire The Fourth Birthday: Life’s a cabaret

19 Feb 2009

For four years now, Cabaret Voltaire has been the hard act which every other club in Edinburgh has had to follow. The hard work and determination of owner Sarah David accounts for much of this success, although this year we decided to let some of her…

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