Edinburgh Fringe

All five August Fests off

All five August Fests off

All Edinburgh’s August 2020 festivals have been pulled:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, Book Festival, Art Festival and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatttoo will not be held in 2020.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Off

EdFringe Off

Fringe society withdraws support

The Edinburgh Fringe has been pulled for 2020, with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society announcing that it is withdrawing its services overseeing the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Festivals respond to Covid-19

Festivals respond to Covid-19

EIF & EdFringe issue Coronavirus updates:

Edinburgh’s August festivals are set to continue as planned according to the statements from The Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society today (Friday 13 March 2020).

March 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
Ladyboys lose Meadows site

Ladyboys lose Meadows site

Underbelly take over Meadows site during fringe:
The Ladyboys of Bangkok have failed to retain their Meadows site for this year’s fringe, after the council put the rental of the Meadows out to competitive tender.

February 26, 2015 | By | Reply More
Panel confirmed for EdFringe roadshow

Panel confirmed for EdFringe roadshow

The panel for the Edinburgh fringe’s participants roadshow being live-streamed on Thursday night has now been confirmed.

January 22, 2014 | By | Reply More
EdFringe live-streams participants roadshow

EdFringe live-streams participants roadshow

Potential Edinburgh fringe participants will get a chance to find out from the experts how to take part in the largest arts event on the planet, when the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society live-streams a participants roadshow on Thursday night through its website.

January 20, 2014 | By | Reply More
Ravenhill to open #EdFringe 2013

Ravenhill to open #EdFringe 2013

Mark Ravenhill is to give the first Welcome Address to Participants at the start of this year’s Edinburgh fringe, at Fringe Central, the Fringe Society’s festival hub, on Friday 2 August.

July 4, 2013 | By | Reply More
Taking the Traverse Fifty to the fringe

Taking the Traverse Fifty to the fringe

The Traverse has announced that it is to feature all the Traverse Fifty’s original 500-word plays – the Fifty Plays for Edinburgh – as part of the productions at this year’s Edinburgh festivals.

May 23, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Fringe venue St Stephen’s for sale

Fringe venue St Stephen’s for sale

St Stephens in Stockbridge, a fringe venue for several years and year-round community space for local schools and organisations, has been put on the market for offers over £500,000.

May 14, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
EdFringe Day 1a – Harry Hill’s Hobby

EdFringe Day 1a – Harry Hill’s Hobby

Harry Hill brings his folk art to White Stuff on George Street – where you can find a fascinating conversation between him and David Shrigley and, sepately, a child-centred “child’s-eye guide to Edinburgh and its festivals”.

August 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More