Edinburgh’s Best Events – Summer 2016

Floodlit at night, edinburgh castle, the camera obscura (pink) and other landmarks in the so called Athens of the north

In the run up to the Edinburgh International Festival there are tons of amazing events to keep you busy in the sunshine.   The Plus Ones are on hand to seek out the best our fair city has to offer in order to fill your diary.  There are some epic happenings on during the next few month, read on for our top picks.

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International Magic Festival|1-8 July 2016

Seekers of wonder and amazement are invited to ‘lose themselves in magic’ this summer as the Edinburgh International Magic Festival celebrates its 7th magical year as the UK’s biggest festival of innovative and cutting-edge magic, 1st – 8th July. 

Edinburgh will sparkle with an enchanting programme of world-class magic events, unforgettable performances, and jaw-dropping stunts from some of the greatest illusionists, mindreaders and accomplished magicians from around the world.

Tickets can be purchased at www.magicfest.co.uk

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Foodies Festival| 5-7th August

Foodies Festival Announces a Lip-Smacking Line-Up of Top Chefs and New Culinary Features for 2016 Edinburgh Festival 5th to 7th August.

As Foodies enters it’s 2nd decade as the UK’s biggest celebration of food and drink, the festival has announced a lip-smacking line-up of new culinary features and top chefs to give a taste of what to expect at this summer’s festival in Inverleith Park Edinburgh 5th to 7th August.

Tickets are on sale now at www.foodiesfestival.com

Friday adult ticket £10.00/£8.00 concession

Saturday/Sunday adult ticket £14.00/£11.00 concession

Three day adult ticket £20.00/£16.00 concession

VIP day ticket £38.00/£35.00 Friday – includes a glass of bubbly with red carpet welcome, use of the decadent Deco Noir VIP Lounge and Mirror Bar, refreshments throughout the day, priority entry to food and drink masterclasses, show guide, and goody bag to take home.