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  • Mela 2015 roundup 975x510 listing

    Over 26,000 flock to Edinburgh Mela 2015

    Scotland’s largest celebration of world music and dance had another fantastic end-of August weekend in 2015, with over 26,000 attendees.

  • Book fest 2015 roundup 975x400 listing

    Book Festival hits new heights in 2015

    Edinburgh International Book Festival had its most successful summer ever, with hundreds of events and hundreds of thousands of visitors.

  • Hogmanay citg biffy 975x510 listing

    Biffy back with a bang at Hogmanay

    Edinburgh's Hogmanay has announced the line-up for this year's Concert in the Gardens, with an all-Scottish line-up led by Biffy Clyro

  • Tattoo 2015 roundup 975x510 listing

    Sellout Tattoo already looking ahead to 2016

    After a hugely successful August 2015, the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo is preparing to put 2016 on sale soon...

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    Festivals Edinburgh announce new Director

    Festivals Edinburgh has appointed Julia Amour as its new Director, succeeding Faith Liddell who is stepping down from the role in November.

  • Storytelling 2015 preview ds 975x510 listing

    Storytelling is ready to take centre stage in Edinburgh!

    The Scottish International Storytelling Festival is the world’s largest celebration of live, traditional storytelling.

  • Fringe 2015 roundup 975x510 listing

    Record numbers, cultural access, special postmarks - it's Fringe 2015!

    Edinburgh Festival Fringe has had another massively successful August, with its biggest edition yet and some fantastic firsts

  • Eif roundup 975x400 listing

    International Festival celebrates record-breaking 2015 success

    Edinburgh International Festival 2015 closed on Monday, after three weeks of success, diversity and innovation across its programme

  • Fireworks 2015 story 975x510 listing

    Festival Fireworks bring August to a spectacular end

    Edinburgh International Festival's closing event, the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, is all set to bring August to its traditional end

  • August final 6 975x400 listing

    Final weekend for August 2015 festivals

    It’s the last few days of 2015's August festivals so join us as we see the month off with a bang!

  • A to z august 975x510 listing

    An A to Z of the August festivals

    August is drawing to a close, so we've put together an A to Z summary of just some of the things that have made this month great!

  • Storytelling fest 2015 advance prog 975x510 listing

    Storytelling Festival offers advance look at 2015 lineup

    The Scottish International Storytelling Festival has revealed some details of its 2015 programme ahead of the full launch...

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