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5 Great Things To Do With Kids During The Edinburgh Festival
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As exciting as the month of August is for Edinburgh, knowing how to entertain the troops during the festival can be difficult. You want to make great memories with the little ones but that’s often easier said than done. Which children’s shows are the best? Are there any suitable activities…

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What’s On In Edinburgh – August 2019
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It’s finally August in Edinburgh, which means it’s time for the biggest art festival in the world! There are thousands of shows, exhibitions and performances to choose from and the city is never as alive as it is during the month of August. August 2019 To say there’s a lot…

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The Hidden Havens of Edinburgh’s Old Town
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The streets of Edinburgh’s Old Town are often busy, but none more so than in August during the Edinburgh Festival. In this mad, brilliant and crazy month in Edinburgh, with so many people on the streets and so many sights for the senses to take in, our streets can often…

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What’s On In Edinburgh – July 2019
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The temperatures are finally rising here in the capital and the city is truly gearing up for the festival season. Our theme for July is Edinburgh by the Sea, inspired by summer and the beautiful beaches that you’ll find in and around the capital. The sea is perhaps not the…

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The Crisis Threatening The Future Of The Edinburgh Festival
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In August 2019, I’ll have been organising accommodation for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for 21 years. 21 years! Crumbs, it’s a long time to have been doing the same thing, year in year out. My summers (well actually, quite a lot more of the year than that…) revolve around The…

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