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An update on Concerts and Recitals booking

A letter from Fergus Linehan

Behind the scenes - Festival Photographer exhibition opens

Tomorrow (Tuesday 2 December) sees the opening of Behind the Scenes, an exhibition of p

Key dates for 2015

Festival 2015 is on sale now.

Final Festival Finale

The 2014 Edinburgh International Festival came to a close with the Virgin Money Fireworks Con

Create your own Virgin Money Fireworks Concert!

Download our brand new app and create your own fireworks concert to the tune of the 1812 Overture.

Take your seat for the James Plays

Be part of the people's parliament on the James Plays stage...

Virgin Money Fireworks Concert poster competition

Are you 5 to 12 years old? A budding young artist? Don't miss your chance to win!

A peek into the future...

Fergus Linehan, Director Designate of the Festival shared some early insights into planning Festivals from 2015.

The James Plays

Three new plays about James I, II and III