Edinburgh is a great place to soak in Scottish history, but it’s also home to a great number of marvelous events and festivals! With Edinburgh being a cultural hub jam-packed with exhibitions, showcases and concerts, it’s hard to know where to begin. Introducing our list of events in Edinburgh this summer you cannot miss!
Edinburgh International Film Festival
Join us at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, taking place between the 17th of June and 28th. This 11 day festival attracts artists, producers and up and coming actors from the entertainment industry for a showcase of only the best of Scottish film. Be inspired by numerous film shorts on show and network with the next Robert Carlyle or David Tennant. Who knows, if you’re lucky you might even spot a celebrity or two! The film festival is held at a multitude of venues across Edinburgh, so even if you don’t fancy straying too far afield, you’re almost guaranteed to be near to a screening with our convenient city centre location.
The Royal Highland Show
Channel your inner farm-girl or guy with the Royal Highland Show! A popular annual spectacular, the Royal Highland Show promises four days of action-packed entertainment. Attending an Equestrian show, or maybe a cattle and sheep ring or two! Not to mention the added bonus that children under the age of 15 go FREE! The show runs from the 18th of June until the 21st of June and tickets are valid for one day only. Adult ticket prices are £22, concession tickets are £18 and parking onsite is £8.
Edinburgh Arts Festival
Join us for an explosion of culture and colour with the Edinburgh Arts Festival! Set to take place from the 30th of July until the 30th of August, this brilliant showcase will exhibit the works of artists such as Phyllida Barlow, Roy Lichenstein and Kwang Young Chun to name just a few. Visit dedicated events to this festival such as Trace, This is Not a City and the exciting Joan of Arc 603. Of course, as a major arts hub in Scotland, only the highest of quality is guaranteed, with key festival partners including the likes of the National Galleries of Scotland as well as the Fruitmarket Gallery. Don’t miss out and book your accommodation now!
Visiting Events in Edinburgh this Summer
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