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The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s first fringe, has its 70th anniversary this year. Over these years, the spark which was ignited in Edinburgh in 1947 has circled the globe and the fringe model has been emulated from Australia to France, Canada to Prague, South Africa to Brighton, China to Brazil, and many places in between.  August in Edinburgh this year is certainly going to be a memorable experience…. Start planning your Festival experience now at The Scotsman Hotel and secure accommodation with us today.

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A fresh new batch of shows are in store for this year’s 70th anniversary Edinburgh Festival Fringe, ranging from Cabaret, Variety, Children’s Shows, Comedy, Dance, Events, Exhibitions, Music and Theatre.  You can find the full line up of shows by clicking here.

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The Fringe Box Office opens from the launch of the 2017 Fringe Programme, but tickets for some shows go on sale through our website earlier in the year. On this page, you’ll find information about Box Office locations, opening times and booking telephone numbers, as well as helpful booking tips and advice.  You can click here for more details.

Edinburgh Fringe

Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival transforms one of the world’s most beautiful cities. The International Festival’s success is built on an uncompromising commitment to virtuosity and originality, inviting some of the finest creators and performers from the worlds of theatre, music, opera and dance to offer a unique experience for audiences.

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Over the course of the year, the International Festival team travel the world in search of the most exciting and creative artists working today. Together, it brings unique collaborations, world premieres, new takes on classic works, critically acclaimed productions and more to captivate, thrill and entertain audiences from around the world. All in one place, right here in Scotland.

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The 2017 International Festival welcomes audiences from around the world to Edinburgh for three weeks of world-class musictheatreopera and dance. You can click here for the full published brochure line up.

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Set in a specially created tented village in Charlotte Square Gardens in the heart of Edinburgh, the Edinburgh International Book Festival offers something for just about every age and every interest, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion.

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It’s a perfect time to start planning your 2017 Edinburgh Festival experience, not only does The Scotsman Hotel have iconic location in the heart of Edinburgh, our bedrooms & Suites come with a wealth of in-room features… with a little extra luxury to help you relax after a long day of taking in some Festival shows.

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