Edinburgh Festivals

August in Edinburgh can be a hectic time - here's the essential info on navigating the Book, Art, International and Fringe festivals and beyond

Comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015
Comedy

Comedy at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015

Recommendations for 74 of the hottest comedy acts at this year's Fringe, spanning stand-ups, sketch groups, newcomers, old favourites and more

Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015
Theatre

Theatre at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015

The Time Out theatre team pick their top 10 shows at the world's biggest arts fest

The best events at the Edinburgh International Festival
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The best events at the Edinburgh International Festival

We select the top 10 highlights from the grand dame of Edinburgh's festivals

The best events at the Edinburgh Intl Book Festival
Things to do

The best events at the Edinburgh Intl Book Festival

The top 20 highlights from the literary fest's 800+ events

More at the Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015: comedy reviews
Comedy

Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2015: comedy reviews

Reviews of the best (and worst) comedy shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festivals 2015: theatre reviews
Theatre

Edinburgh Festivals 2015: theatre reviews

The latest theatre reviews from across the International Festival and Fringe

The ten best kids' shows at the Edinburgh Festivals
Kids

The ten best kids' shows at the Edinburgh Festivals

Some of the best family shows at the Book fest, Art fest and Fringe

The best music events at the Edinburgh Festivals
Music

The best music events at the Edinburgh Festivals

Take a break from all those theatre/comedy shows and lose yourself in great gigs

Eating and drinking at the Edinburgh Festivals

The best pop-up bars at the Edinburgh Festivals
Bars and pubs

The best pop-up bars at the Edinburgh Festivals

Visit the watering holes that'll only be around as long as the performers.

The best food pop-ups at the Edinburgh Festivals
Restaurants

The best food pop-ups at the Edinburgh Festivals

Get your street food on before September

The best bars in Edinburgh
Bars and pubs

The best bars in Edinburgh

Find out where the locals retreat all year round

The best restaurants in Edinburgh
Restaurants

The best restaurants in Edinburgh

Treat yourself to a meal at one of Edinburgh's finest during the Festivals

The best cheap eats in Edinburgh
Restaurants

The best cheap eats in Edinburgh

You've already spent all your money on tickets - here's where to save on scran

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On the blog...

Sofie Hagen: How to experience the spirit of the Fringe
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Sofie Hagen: How to experience the spirit of the Fringe

It includes the Free Fringe, Graze on Grassmarket and the hashtag #LetsSellThisGigOut

The possibilities of technology within performing arts
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The possibilities of technology within performing arts

Finnish theatre maker Janne Raudaskoski chats technology in performance

LGBT shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe
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LGBT shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Playwright John Fitzpatrick discusses staging an LGBT production at the Fringe

In Cahoots: Five observations of British Fringe behaviour
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In Cahoots: Five observations of British Fringe behaviour

The sketch outline some utterly British Fringe etiquette pitfalls to avoid

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