University at the festivals

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Refreshments in George Square Gardens during the Festival

Discover the events the University is involved with in the city's festivals throughout the year.  We hope that all our events  give everyone, of every age and background, a way to connect with some of the people who are shaping ideas and our lives in the 21st century.

Our Festivals Office

We coordinate the University's involvement in Edinburgh's festivals and filming on campus.

Join our mailing list

Our mailing list features newsletter updates on festival events involving the University of Edinburgh. We also offer subscribers the chance to win free tickets to events.

Learn with us

If you are inspired by our festival events, try one of our short courses during the summer. We offer classes in everything from language to arts and design.

Visit us

Visiting Edinburgh for a festival? Pop into our Visitor Centre to get your Fringe tickets; go on a walking tour; explore our museums and galleries or stay with us.