It's the big one. Every year the city comes alive with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, and from 4 - 28 August 2017 the world's biggest arts festival celebrates its 70th anniversary.
Forever "defying convention", this year's Fringe will once again provide a platform for a range of unique and exciting performers, from big-names to up-and-comers. The programme boast shows for all tastes and ages, including theatre, dance, circus, physical theatre, comedy, music, musicals, opera, cabaret and variety, children’s shows, free shows, exhibitions, events and spoken word.
The Fringe shows will be featured again in the big four venues The Assembly, the Pleasance, the Gilded Balloon and the Underbelly alongside smaller venues such as The Tron and The Stand. Other unqiue venues across the city include National Museum of Scotland, former Royal Dick Vet School - Summerhall and George Heriot’s School.
As well as all of these there will be hundreds of free shows in bars and clubs around the city and a variety of talented street performers on the Virgin Money Street Events spaces on The Mound and The Royal Mile.
The full programme will be online from Wednesday 7 June on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe website, however some tickets are already available.
Tickets for this year's Edinburgh Festival Finge are available on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe website or in person at the Fringe Box Office at 180 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1QS.