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Audience members, performers and volunteers share their experiences of Edinburgh's festivals...
Are you already dreaming about the summer festival season? It is never too soon (or too late!) to start planning- here are a few tips and suggestions to help.
Updates on Edinburgh's newest spaces and places to visit...
You don’t have to be a professional to perform at the festivals
Beyond the festivals
Choose from national collections and international blockbusters to more intimate spaces and exhibits to venues that encourage exploration and adventure.
The villages of Edinburgh are well worth discovering – each is surprisingly close to the city centre, and a world away from what you might expect.
Time Out's pick of Edinburgh's thriving bar and restaurant scene- all the best bars and restaurants from around the city.