The UK's largest celebration of visual art brings together Edinburgh's leading gallerries, museusm and artist-run spaces, alongside new public art commissions by established and emerging artists. Most event and free and unticketed.
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The Tattoo is an iconic Edinburgh institution and always a sellout. Music, dance and precision display with the Massed Pipes and Drums, the Massed Military Bands, cultural troupes, singers and the beautiful refrain of the Lone Piper, all against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. For Tickets click here
The world's largest arts festival transforms Scotland's capital every August. Thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over the city to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers. For more detailed information on all events click here
The Edinburgh International Festival transforms Edinburgh for most of August, presenting three exhilarating weeks of the finest creators and performers from the worlds of the arts.
Edinburgh's six major theatres and concert halls, a few smaller venues and often some unconventional ones too, come alive with the best music, theatre, opera and dance from around the globe. Click Here for full programme of events
The Edinburgh International Book Festival programme offers over 750 events featuring the greatest writers and thinkers in the world. From rising stars of fiction to Nobel Prize-winners, it's a place where audiences and authors gather to share ideas, have thought-provoking discussions, be entertained, informed, enthralled and challenged. There is also a great programme of events for children and young adults featuring the finest writers and illustrators for young people.
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