August Festivals Week 3 Round-up

What happened this week at Edinburgh's August Festivals:

  1. Bill and Joan Davidson flew over from Canada to celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo after meeting there in 1963. Aw!

    1 Tattoo Couple
  2. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe was voted the top UK travel experience by travel guide Lonely Planet and Edinburgh’s Hogmanay also made the top 500 list. 

    2 Fringe
  3. Edinburgh International Festival had a week of World Premieres including a theatre performance of Jackie Kay’s Red Dust Road and MacMillan’s Symphony No.5.

    3 red dust road
  4. Famous faces appeared at the Edinburgh International Book Festival this week including Gordon Brown, Ruth Davidson, Casey Gerald and Prue Leith.

    4 Gordon Brown
  5. We went to Art late with the Edinburgh Art Festival, a special culture crawl with artists’ talks, hands-on workshops and one-off performances – celebrating the city’s galleries by night. With drinks provided along the way!

    5 Art Late

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