A record breaking Fringe festival has come to end....


Reflecting on the Fringe

Aug 27

 A record-breaking Fringe season has come to an end...

Scotsman First Fringe Awards: the Final Installment

Aug 23

The last of the Scotsman First Fringe Awards were given away this morning, along with a number of other important theatre awards...

Scotsman Fringe First Awards: Round Two

Aug 16

The second batch of the prestigious theatre awards were announced today...

40th Scotsman Fringe First Awards: the first winners

Aug 09

The first of the premier awards for new writing in theatre were announced today... 

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Critic's Picks of the Fringe

 Theatre critic Mark Fisher, author of The Edinburgh Fringe Survival Guide, gives his personal tips for the 2013 programme


 Exploring the opportunities of one-off performances and events this August...

Festival Basics

Key information on box offices, programmes, access and information to simplify your summer festivals...

More for Less in 2013

Don't let the crowds fool you; unlike many tourist hot-spots, Edinburgh can offer you a very cheap full day out...

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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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