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    Taking Action On Climate Change

    A new publication outlines how the festivals are accelerating their own response to climate change

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    The 2021 Storytelling Festival In Ten Steps

    The 2021 Scottish International Storytelling Festival promises an eclectic mix of online events and small-scale face-to-face events

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    Festivals As Laboratories

    The Festivals are at the centre of the city's data ambitions and are currently involved with ground-breaking cultural data projects

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    A Toast To The People

    During August 2021 the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh International Book Festival partnered in a new spoken word series

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    Storytellers Get Ready

    Our next festival is the Scottish International Storytelling Festival [15-31 October] and here are some reasons why you should check it out

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    Save the Fringe

    A new £7.5m fundraising campaign has been launched to help aid the long-term recovery of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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    August 2021: Ten Moments From Week 4

    At the end of the fourth and final week of our August festivals season, we pick a further ten highlights from across our festivals family

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    Science Festival Looks to 2022

    Edinburgh Science Festival will return from Saturday 9 – Sunday 24 April 2022 with the theme of Revolutions.

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    August 2021: Ten Moments From Week 3

    The return to live festival events in Edinburgh continued this week and we've picked ten moments from across our festivals family

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    Talking Statues

    If you had the opportunity to tell the real story, fill an empty plinth, set the story straight, who would be sculpted and why?

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    A Fistful of Festivals

    With the launch of the Film festival, all 5 of our 2021 August Festivals are now live - and so we've pulled together this quick overview

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    August 2021: Ten Moments From Week 2

    The return to live festival events in Edinburgh continued this week, and we've picked ten moments from across our festivals

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