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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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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 – an Edinburgh Festival Fringe Venue Manager

Hundreds of thousands of people will visit the Edinburgh Festival and Fringe to watch music, theatre, comedy and dance in huge theatres, in the back rooms of pubs, on the High Street and in pop up venues which seem to appear from nowhere for the four weeks of August. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is world famous and is the biggest arts festival in the world. What …

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Virgin Money at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Another Edinburgh Festival Fringe is well under way. This year, hundreds of thousands of people from all over the world will watch 50,459 performances of 3,314 shows in 313 venues across Edinburgh. Andrew Nicholson, head of sponsorship at Virgin Money, talks a bit more about Virgin Money’s partnership with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe as we enter our fifth year of sponsorship. The Edinburgh …

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Top 10 Tips for the Edinburgh Fringe

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 doing things a bit differently. We’ve been taking in everything the Fringe has to offer and here are our top …

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Making the most of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, running this year from 2-26 August, has showcased and celebrated the best performance and entertainment emerging from around the world for nearly 70 years, taking in comedy, dance, music and theatre. It’s been a launch pad for the likes of Eddie Izzard, Jude Law, Stephen Fry, Hugh Laurie and many more. And it’s constantly expanding – …

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