The 2014 Book Festival has launched under the headline "Let's Talk"


Book Festival 2014 Tickets Go On Sale

Jun 24

A quick glance at some of the festival's highlights...

Edinburgh Festivals & Glasgow 2014 competition

Jun 20

Win an trip to Edinburgh's Festivals and the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games!

Book Festival 2014 aims to get us talking

Jun 11

George R R Martin, Diana Gabaldon, Haruki Murakami, Martin Amis, Will Self, Amy Bloom and Sarah Waters are among hundreds of authors who will take part in the 2014 Edinburgh International Book Festival under the headline ‘Let’s Talk’.

Edinburgh International Book Festival announces exciting new collaboration

May 20

Letters Home, a collaboration with Grid Iron Theatre Company, will form the centrepiece of the 2014 Festival...

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Beyond the festivals

Exploring Scotland

Some of the world's most spectacular scenery and most enduring experiences are just a short trip away. Why not extend your visit to Edinburgh's Festivals and explore Scotland?


Choose from national collections and international blockbusters to more intimate spaces and exhibits to venues that encourage exploration and adventure.

Explore Edinburgh

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.

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