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Edinburgh’s Festivals

27 July 2017 at 8:00 am - 28 August 2017 at 5:00 pm
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27 July – 27 August  Art Festival

Edinburgh Art Festival is the UK’s largest annual celebration of visual art. The festival offers the chance to experience the best contemporary Scottish artists in the context of exhibitions of the most important international artists and movements of the 20th Century and historical periods. For more information Edinburgh Art Festival

4 – 26 August Edinburgh Military Tattoo

The Edinburgh Military Tattoo is extremely popular bringing together performers from all around the world. It showcases music, dance and precision display with the Massed Pipes and Drums, the Bands of Her Majesty’s Royal Marine, cultural troupes, singers and the poignant refrain of the Lone Piper against the stunning backdrop of Edinburgh Castle. For more information Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo

4 -28 August Edinburgh Fringe Festival 

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Edinburgh. Every year thousands of performers take to a multitude of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste.  For more information Edinburgh Fringe Festival

4 -28 August Edinburgh International Festival

Edinburgh International Festival has been connecting audiences and artists for over sixty years. The Festival grew out of the rubble of the Second World War with the aim of providing ‘a platform for the flowering of the human spirit’ by inviting the world’s best artists and companies to perform, whatever their nationality. For more information Edinburgh International Festival

12 – 28 August Book Festival

The Book Festival’s programme features high profile debates and discussions. Each year writers from all over the world gather to become part of this  forum where audience and author meet to exchange thoughts and opinions on some of the world’s most pressing issues. Running alongside the general programme is the Children’s Programme, which has grown to become a leading showcase for children’s writers and illustrators. For more information Edinburgh Book Festival