The world's largest arts festival with over 40,000 performances and more than 2,500 shows packed into 250 venues across the city. The fringe is open to all: anyone can perform and everyone does- from students to superstars. Booking line: 0131 226 0000
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.
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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.
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