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    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

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    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!

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    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!

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    Storytelling Festival offers advance look at 2016 lineup

    The Scottish International Storytelling Festival has revealed some details of its 2016 programme ahead of the full launch...

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    Festival fireworks to bring a feast of music and light

    Edinburgh International Festival brings August to an awe-inspiring end with its spectacular Virgin Money Fireworks Concert!

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    Mela makes it six-of-the-best for Edinburgh!

    This weekend, at the very height of Edinburgh's August celebrations, the Edinburgh Mela will begin, marking SIX simultaneous festivals!

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    5 quiet spots in the midst of the festivals

    Fantastic though the full-on August experience is, sometimes you just need a bit of headspace and somewhere calm to regroup your senses...

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    Science Festival calls for 2016 ideas

    Edinburgh International Science Festival are looking for great ideas to help bring its 2016 programme to life!

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    Your #MyEdFests photos - week 3

    Each week in August we're looking for your photos of the festival city - just tag them as #myedfests and we'll put our favourites up!

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    Eight tips and tricks for Edinburgh festivals newbies!

    First time at the festivals? Feeling lost? Don't worry, it's ok - we're here to help...

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    On your bike! A cyclist’s guide to the festivals

    Pump up the tyres, strap on your helmet and join us on a cycle around the Edinburgh festivals this August! 

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    A family day at the festivals

    Give children an action packed experience at the Edinburgh festivals, and let their imaginations run wild!

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