Festival To Watch: Edinburgh Fringe

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a notable arts festival event. This year, it began on the 4th August and will end on the 28th August 2017.

The annual event features a range of different creative performances over the duration of the festival.

This includes both notable and amateur performers in sectors such as comedy, theatre, music and spoken word.

With over 50,000 performances over 24 days, it is safe to say that the Fringe is one of the largest festivals to date.

Carry on reading this post to check out whether or not the Edinburgh Fringe is the right festival for you!

Gin…& Lots of It!

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What better reason to attend a big name festival event than to have a cheeky drink or two?

The Edinburgh Fringe is known to have plenty of stalls which sell traditional alcoholic beverages native to Scotland and its roots.

Edinburgh Gin is one of those drinks!

If you would like to sample some original alcohol from the native country, make sure to head down to the alcohol stands during a break in performances.

Delicious Food

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival also offers several food options to fill up any hungry festival-goer!

They are sure to serve a varied range of different foods, also making sure to cater for those with specific food concerns such as vegetarians and vegans as well as gluten-free options.

Can we just mention the fact that this salad looks incredible in the above shot? Tasty!

Stylish Fashion

Who is at Edinburgh Festival??? Come and say hello in front of #stgilescathedral🤗!

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Another great reason to attend the festival is the numerous stalls selling clothes from both local and national brands.

The above shot is a brilliant example of the type of apparel you can expect to see when attending the event.

So colourful and incredibly well made!

Therefore, if you are a fashion-conscious trend lover, make sure you head down to the Fringe to check out some of the amazing clothing on offer.

Instrumental Music

Another key element of the Edinburgh Fringe is the variety of musical performances which are on offer to visitors throughout the event.

Expect to see a range of talent during your time here, including acoustic, pop, and instrumental performers.

This setting to watch a pianist play at the event is just so magical and elegant!

Art Installations


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Whilst attending the Edinburgh Fringe, you also have a chance to check out some of the awe-worthy art which is displayed around the various locations during the festival.

In the above shot, a fantastic metal art installation has been photographed capturing two giraffes who appear to be mother and child.

How sweet!

There are evidently even more sensational creative pieces on display for the next couple of weeks.

You should definitely take a look – we think it will be worth your time!

Street Performers

Six weeks to go until the 70th anniversary #edfringe! 📸 David Monteith-Hodge

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The last key feature of any Edinburgh Fringe festival are the street performers!

These performances will be happening throughout the duration of the event and are varied in style.

Talented creative acts including the likes of circus performers, buskers, traditional bagpipe players and living statues are all participating in the event.

If that isn’t a good enough reason to attend, we don’t know what is!

An essential accessory for any prominent festival-goer is a brilliant pair of sunglasses.

A great example are these quirky Marc Jacobs MARC 80/F/S sunnies, which are a unique way to spice up an otherwise plain festival outfit.

Be sure to check out this similar post on the Edinburgh Festival Guide

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