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Edinburgh's Festivals

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Established in 2004, the Edinburgh Art Festival is the newest major addition to Edinburgh's Festivals in August, but it filled a longtime…
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The Edinburgh International Festival may have come first, but generally it's the Fringe that Edinburgh is best-known for. There's really…
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The flagship Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) is a high-brow assembly of some of the world's best music, opera, theatre, and…
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In 2021, the EIBF has adapted to the easing pandemic restrictions with a hybrid, live-online model. Moving to the south of the city, to…
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The Edinburgh International Film Festival, the "longest run film festival in the world" (at least, pre-Covid), will be happening for a…
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As the nights draw in, the Scottish International Storytelling Festival celebrates the art of yarn-spinning and tale-telling held. The…

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In Venues

A new Fringe venue for pandemic times, in a heritage, multi-level car park at the foot of Edinburgh castle.
More than a monument, this is a mini, neo-classical temple to Scotland's national bard.
The Nelson Monument is a tower on the top of Calton Hill used by 19th century mariners to set their time-pieces.

Edinburgh Areas

Fountainbridge is a relatively central area, West of Lothian Road, South of Haymarket, and North of Bruntsfield. With its central location, skirting the modern…
The Old Town has preserved its medieval plan and many Reformation-era buildings. One end is closed by the castle and the main artery The High Street (or the…
Edinburgh Grassmarket and Victoria street, is a popular restaurant and bar area in the lower echelon of Edinburgh's Old Town, located at the foot of Edinburgh…
Inverleith is an affluent residential area about a mile and a half from Edinburgh City Centre. North of Inverleith is Trinity and Pilton; to the South is…
Roseburn is the area situated West of Haymarket and East of Murrayfield and Murrayfield stadium. The main railway line provides a boundary to its South.…
Cramond to the North West of Edinburgh, East of Dalmeny and West of Silverknowes, is a favourite destination for afternoon trips to the beach. There are…
Bruntsfield is a central area of Edinburgh, adjoining Morningside to the South, and Tollcross to the North. It has many residential tenement buildings and…
Haymarket in Edinburgh's West End, is perhaps best known for having one of the two central railway stations and is one of the few stops on the Edinburgh…
South Queensferry is a commuter town of some 10,000 people situated 10 miles to the North West of Edinburgh on the shore of the Firth of Forth. It is accessed…