Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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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Catching some rays at the Edinburgh Fringe

In its 70th year, Edinburgh’s Festival Fringe is bursting at the seams with over 3,000 shows setting out to delight audiences throughout the month of August. To house these 3,000 plus shows, the city builds, transforms, unlocks and dusts off some pretty amazing venues to ensure audiences have that unique experience that only The Fringe can deliver. If you fancy …

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2017 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Facts

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The Edinburgh Fringe is bursting at the seams this year. Looking at the figures below, you could be quite busy in August. “Stats Entertainment” Total number of Fringe Shows : 3,398 Number of venues: 300 Expected performances: 53,232 Countries represented: 62 International countries: 58 Number of free shows: 686 Pay what you want shows: 215 Edinburgh Fringe Festival Premiers: 1,683 As …

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Ten Tips for the Edinburgh Fringe

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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 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Schools Poster Competition

On Monday, we attended the presentation for the the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Schools Poster competition at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. The Fringe Schools Poster competition was launched in 1980 and is one of the longest-running arts outreach projects in Scotland. The competition is open to all schoolchildren between primary 1 and senior 6 across Scotland and in the past 37 years, the …

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Virgin Money meets – the Fringe Street Events Manager

Once a year, Edinburgh High Street – part of the Royal Mile – and the Mound become hugely iconic events in their own right. From St Giles’ Cathedral to Hunter Square, the street and the Mound Precinct are bursting with market stalls, street performers, Fringe stages and people advertising Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows. There is music, dance, drama and so much more with acts …

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Fringe Access – Looked-After Children

We are teaming up with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and the City of Edinburgh Council, have launched a brand new community scheme aimed at providing complimentary tickets to Fringe shows for children who are being cared for by City of Edinburgh Council. The project called ‘Fringe Access – Looked-After Children’ comes on the back of a successful pilot last year …

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