Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Last modified on August 13th, 2015 at 1:41 pm

July 03, 2012

Edinburgh Festival FringeThis year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe truly promises to be the greatest show on earth with more artists performing more work, in more venues, than ever before. A 6% increase on last year’s programme will see 2,695 shows take to theatres, pubs, nooks, crannies and gardens all over Scotland’s capital in August. The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest international art festival, extending a warm annual welcome to artists and performers from across the globe and showcasing Scotland’s rich culture, heritage and distinct identity on the world stage. The Festival Fringe promises to deliver an exciting and diverse programme.

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Did you know? – The Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2012 features 42,096 performances of 2,695 shows in 279 venues.

  • Comedy makes up 36%
  • Theatre makes up 28%
  • Music makes up 13%
  • Musicals and Opera makes up 4%
  • Children’s Shows make up 4%
  • Dance & Physical Theatre makes up 4%
  • Events make up 4%
  • Cabaret makes up 4%
  • Spoken Word makes up 1%
  • Exhibitions make up 2%

Enjoy the Festival!


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