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    Science Festival aims to Build Better Worlds

    Edinburgh International Science Festival has launched its 28th Festival programme, featuring over 270 events.

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    Hogmanay sees massive digital success in China

    Visiting bloggers make Edinburgh's Hogmanay 2015/16 a huge hit across China.

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    E.T. comes home to Film Festival

    Tickets go sale for EIFF and RSNO's presentation of 'E.T. the Extra Terrestrial', accompanied by a live orchestral performance

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    Festivals on a Budget

    Booking a bargain at the festivals is easy if you know how - here are some of our top tips for all 12 of Edinburgh's festivals...

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    2016's Edinburgh Festivals - what we know so far...

    Thinking of festivalling sometime in 2016? Here's all we know about Edinburgh's 12 major festivals and their plans for the year!

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    Art Festival commissions Ciara Phillips to 'dazzle' Leith ship

    Edinburgh Art Festival has commissioned Turner Prize nominated Ciara Phillips to create a 'dazzled' ship in the port of Leith

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    Jools Holland and AWB announced for Jazz Festival

    Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival will host headline acts Jools Holland and the Average White Band in July 2016

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    Scottish cuisine in the festival city

    Edinburgh is the world's festival capital, but it was Scotland's capital first! So here are some great Scottish dining options...

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    Storytelling Festival celebrates record 2015 audiences

    The Scottish International Storytelling Festival has released details of its latest successful year, with record-breaking numbers.

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    Tattoo 2016 - now on sale!

    The Tattoo 2016 celebrates the Queen's 90th birthday with the theme 'Tunes of Glory'

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    Fringe launches Schools Competition for 2016 Poster

    Schools across Scotland are invited to submit entries to become the 2016 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Poster design!

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    Bringing young children to Edinburgh's Festivals

    Edinburgh's Festivals may seem daunting for parents with young children - but here are some top tips to ensure they're fun for everyone!

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