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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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United by You; pick your ultimate Man Utd team

With no Premier League matches to get behind, British club football fans are getting frustrated as they await the start of the season. But Manchester United and Virgin Money have come up with a way to get everyone through the lull. It’s called “United by You” and it’s your chance to re-unite the greats of the Premier League era into …

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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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Winners Announced: Win tickets to watch Man Utd v Celta Vigo

Winners Announced: Win tickets to watch Man Utd v Celta Vigo

This competition has now passed. Congratulations to our winners: Simon John Rees and Corey Evans-Rees Hasan Abedi and Sonia Dhanda Jonathan Draper and Madison Collins Jamie Kennedy and Matthew Smith Barry Cosgrave and Alexander Cosgrave We’ve got 5 pairs of tickets available for the Europa League semi-final between Manchester United and RC Celta de Vigo on Thursday 11 May and we’re giving them …

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The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The winners of the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon

The final Virgin Money London Marathon press conference today saw this years winners join Hugh Brasher (Race Director) on stage to talk about yesterdays event. Hugh started the conference by saying; This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon was the greatest marathon ever with nearly forty thousand participants. It’s not just the athletes that made the event but also the supporters, …

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Meet the elite wheelchair athletes

Before the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Price Harry press the starter button at 10am on Sunday 23 April, a great number of people will have already started their London Marathon. The World Para Athletics World Cup (T11/12, T13 and T45/46) set off at 9am but even earlier are the London Marathon Elite Wheelchair Races featuring some of the …

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