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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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    Tattoo 2016 - on sale from 1 December

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

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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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    Science Festival’s Mini Maker Faire seeks tinkerers

    Are you an “innovator, crafter, tinkerer, tailor or geek”? The Faire, hosted by Edinburgh International Science Festival may be for you!

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    Six signs that you're an Edinburgh festivals veteran

    Are you a fledgling festivaller or an Edinburgh expert? Do you know your Fringe from your Film, and your Science from your Storytelling?

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    Huge numbers for Art Festival summer success

    Edinburgh Art Festival enjoyed another highly successful summer, with almost 300,000 attendances and engagements, and some unusual venues...

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    Edinburgh International Festival announces first 2016 production

    Salzburg Festival’s production of Bellini’s Norma opens opera programme of the 2016 Edinburgh International Festival

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    Tickets now available for 'Scot:Lands'

    Continuing the New Year celebrations into the first day of January, it's Hogmanay's pop-up festival, Scot:Lands...

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    Festivals in any weather!

    Come rain, shine, hail, wind, or snow (potentially all in the same day) Edinburgh's Festivals can make light of just about any conditions...

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    Seven spooky spots at Edinburgh's festivals

    Feeling brave? Keep an eye out for some of Edinburgh's famous ghostly residents at some of her most haunted festival venues!

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    Greek legend, Middle Eastern tales and spooky stories - it's SISF15

    The 2015 Scottish International Storytelling Festival is about to begin - here are some of the highlights...

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    Family fun at Storytelling Festival

    Next week's Scottish International Storytelling Festival promises something for all ages, with a range of great family-focused events.

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