The latest news from Edinburgh's Festivals, plus articles and features to help you get more out of the world's leading festival city

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    Presenting the Scottish Jazz Weekend

    Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival present the Scottish Jazz Weekend, with the cream of Scottish jazz performing live and online

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    After School Science

    A new digital programme of short videos perfect for primary school aged children that explore fun science questions

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    Citizen Winter Warmer

    Book Festival announce events taking place live and in-person during November as part of Book Week Scotland

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    Edinburgh's Hogmanay Is Back For 2021

    Edinburgh’s Hogmanay is back to celebrate the end of 2021 and the new year with an unforgettable experience for Edinburgh and beyond

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    Tattoo Promises Performance in a New Light

    The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo has unveiled a bold and exciting new brand proposition as it prepares to return bigger and better

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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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    A Look Back At August 2021

    Here we take a look back at the planning, highlights and results of our festival programmes in August 2021

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