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Edinburgh Festivals

2017 Edinburgh International Festival

Offers a chance to discover all of the events in the 2017 Edinburgh International Festival programme. 4-28 August 2017.

Assembly Festival

A guide to performances and events at the Assembly Rooms, second only to the Traverse as the longest running Fringe venue. https://www.facebook.com/assemblyfestival/ AssemblyFest

Edinburgh Art Festival

Scotland’s largest annual festival of visual art; held annually. Includes their programme of exhibitions of modern and contemporary visual art at venues around the city. https://www.facebook.com/EdArtFest/ EdArtFest

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Official site for the world's largest arts festival, which happens alongside the Edinburgh Festival. Offers a guide to the comedy, theatre, music, dance, and exhibitions, with information for visitors; also includes details for prospective performers. https://www.facebook.com/edfringe edfringe https://www.linkedin.com/company/edinburgh-festival-fringe-society

Edinburgh International Book Festival

Claims to be the largest public celebration of books in the world; provides a programme, a guide to featured writers and new writing, news, and contacts.

Edinburgh International Festival

Presents a programme of classical music, theatre, opera and dance over a three-week period in late summer each year. Offers their schedule, venue details, and information for visitors. https://www.facebook.com/EdintFest edintfest

Edinburgh International Film Festival

Twelve day festival held in June each year devoted to discovering the best in international cinema. Provides information for the public, the press and the industry.

Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

Provides a programme and news, with details of tickets, audio samples, and information aout the associated summer school held in Edinburgh Napier University.

Edinburgh March Riding Association

Organises the annual re-enactment of the Riding of the Marches, first held in 1513 on the occasion of the defeat of the Scottish Army at the Battle of Flodden. Includes a history, with full details of the modern event.

Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

An independent film festival held annually since 2003 for outdoor enthusiasts; includes details of films, exhibitions, competitions, and lectures, with ticket and visitor information.

Festival of Spirituality and Peace (FoSP)

An initiative of inter-faith organisations to explore and celebrate peace-making; originally part of the Fringe, now a festival in its own right. Includes information about their programme and venues, charity supported, and an archive from previous years.

Islam Festival Edinburgh

An annual "Discover Islam Exhibition", organised by Edinburgh Central Mosque to promote awareness and understanding of Muslim faith and life among the festival-going public in the city. islamfestival

Leith Festival

Details the programme of events for this annual arts festival, with information on previous years.

Pride Scotia

Scotland's national LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) pride march and community based festival held annually in Edinburgh. Includes a history, news, and how to get involved.

Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

Annual event held on the esplanade of Edinburgh Castle. Includes a programme, visitor guide, and information about Scottish regiments.

Scottish Beer Festival

Organised annually by the Scottish branches of the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA); includes a beer list, programme, and details of admission and ticket prices.

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