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Fancy a Fringe Freebie? Then spot the pigeon!

There is no better excuse to step into the unknown than if you can do it for free. Well with our High Street Fringe Voucher giveaway, you have the perfect excuse to treat yourself. During the month of August the Virgin Money Street Events Team will be helping us enhance your Fringe experience by giving away twenty lots of £25 …

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Edinburgh Fringe Festival Hacks

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Since 2011, Virgin Money have been delighted to partner the world famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe by sponsoring the Fringe on the High Street and the Half Price Hut. As well as painting the town red, we felt this partnership mirrored our ethos of doing things a bit differently. We’ve been taking in everything the Fringe has to offer and here are our …

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The 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival in numbers

Wow, astound, impress or annoy your friends as you queue for your next show with these Fringe facts. Total Shows – 3548 Total venues – 317 Performances – 56,796 Countries represented – 55 International countries – 51 Free Shows – 697 Pay what you want shows – 260 Premiers – 1937 Ever wondered what the breakdown in  2018 Fringe genres …

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Virgin Money Fringe Festival High Street Events

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This years sees Virgin Moneys eighth year of sponsorship and partnership with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Marking this milestone is the relaunch of the Virgin Money Street Events on the High Street. A must for all festival- goers, the High Street is a great starting point for any Fringe visit and with over 250 shows a day there is always …

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Leap into the Unknown at the Edinburgh Fringe

Buckle people, its time to leap #IntotheUnkown at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 2018 is set to be a phenomenal Fringe Festival with 3,548 shows ready to tingle your senses, expand your mind and entertain you across the month of August.  There is something for everyone, theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals and opera, cabaret and variety, children’s …

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Going the extra mile for Dementia Revolution

Our colleague David is taking part in the Liverpool Nightrider Challenge on 14 July to raise funds for Dementia Revolution, our Corporate Charity Partner. The Nightrider Challenge kicks of at 10:30pm and is a 100km overnight cycle ride through Liverpool, finishing around 5am the following morning. David is a keen cyclist and has taken part in a similar event before: I …

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Make £5 Grow at Great Northumberland

Saturday 7 July sees the launch of Great Northumberland, an eight week celebration of arts, heritage and culture of Northumberland kicking off in Hexham. As part of this fantastic event Hexham Middle school will be taking over The Queens Hall in the centre of Hexham with their stalls, showcasing their products and new skills as part of their Make £5 Grow programme. …

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Our new Cardiff Lounge is open

The new Virgin Money Cardiff Lounge opened its doors on Monday 4 June at 18/19 Trinity Street. As with all our Lounges, we have designed the Lounge to be a comfortable and interesting place for our customers to relax and unwind whilst providing a space for communities to come together. This Cardiff Lounge, housed in the beautiful and historic Old …

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Virgin Money takes its place on the EMpower Ethnic Minority Roles Models 2018

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We are proud to announce that Virgin Money has been featured twice on the EMpower Ethnic Minority Roles Models 2018 as presented by the Financial Times. Our colleague Ugo Eboh has been featured on the Ethnic Minority Future Leaders list for his second year in a row at number 41 and our People Director, Matt Elliott, features as an EMpower Advocate at …

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Virgin Money ReCareer Programme

Following the tremendous success of our first ReCareer programme last year, we are excited to launch our second ReCareer Programme today. Our 13-week ReCareer Programme provides a supported route back to work for those returning to work after a career break of 18 months or longer. It is a 13-week paid professional internship. The programme is open to all and …

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