Our Partnerships

The top joke of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Always a highlight of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the annual announcement of the top Fringe joke of that year. Chosen by the public from a shortlist selected by comedians, fans of the Fringe wait with baited breath for the winner to be announced – and it never disappoints. This year, the winner was Olaf Falafel, surrealist Swedish comedian with …

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#MakeYourFringe with these Fringe Hacks

Since 2011, Virgin Money have been delighted to partner the world famous Edinburgh Festival Fringe by sponsoring the Street Events on the Royal Mile and Mound Precinct along with the Half Price Hut. We’ve been taking in everything the Fringe has to offer and here are our top 10 Fringe hacks to help you #MakeYourFringe: 1. Pack for all types weather. Edinburgh is …

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Virgin Money Half Price Hut

Continuing our sponsorship and partnership with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for our ninth year, we are delighted with the return of the Virgin Money Half Price Hut on the Mound Precinct, just off Princes Street. No, it’s not a shed that we got in a sale – it’s the perfect place for all you Fringe-goers to grab yourself a bargain. …

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WINNERS CONTACTED: End your Edinburgh International Festival with a truly exclusive experience

End your Edinburgh International Festival with a bang by winning a delicious money-can’t-buy dinner for eight in Princes Street Gardens followed by Ross Bandstand seats for the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert, thanks to The Quaich Project. There’s exclusive, and there’s exclusive… We are delighted to be able to offer this truly exclusive opportunity to have dinner with seven of your …

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Making history on the historic High Street

When you think of historic streets you might think of Baker Street, Pigeon Street and, of course, Sesame Street but perhaps one of the most historic is Edinburgh’s very own High Street which is situated on the Royal Mile with the city’s Old Town. The Royal Mile starts from just outside Edinburgh Castle and stretches all the way down to …

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Calling all Fringe acts: we want to hear your recommendations

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Trying to explain the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to someone who’s never been there is almost impossible. Trying to capture the vastness and range of the performances available during the month of August in Edinburgh requires a lot of visual help. So we thought we’d ask some experts to help us. Acts on acts We’re asking acts performing at this year’s …

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WINNERS CONTACTED: Win a truly epic Edinburgh Festivals experience

No matter where in the UK you live, you could be enjoying the epic final weekend of the Edinburgh Festivals in style with our competition – simply by showing or telling us that you’re a huge fan of performing arts. The competition With the Edinburgh International Festival, the Edinburgh Book Festival, the Edinburgh Film Festival and, of course, the biggest …

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe Tips for Edinburgh Locals

As locals, we have the privilege of hosting this fantastic month long festival in our beautiful city. It brings with it great responsibility and pride and it can, shall we say, alter the way you get around the city for a month. Check our these local tips for local people to ensure you get the most out of the Fringe. …

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Win tickets to the Man United Treble Reunion match

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We’ve got twenty five (yes you read that right, 25) pairs of tickets available for the Manchester United v Bayern Munich Treble Reunion on Sunday 26 May 2019, to celebrate 20 years since the club made football history in 1999. And we’re giving them away over on Twitter! This is set to be quite a game especially as Sir Alex Ferguson has …

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Win £100 for Charity with a bit of “The Knowledge”

It’s time for a #MarathonChallenge and the opportunity to win £100 for charity and you’ll need a bit of “knowledge” for this one. Jump over to our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram pages to check out our Guess the Taxi Fare #MarathonChallenge. Of the people who correctly guess how much it would cost to take a taxi from Poplar high street …

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