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Staff discount on Festival tickets

As a proud supporter of the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival, the University is delighted to offer all staff a 25 per cent discount on tickets for various shows this summer.

The discount will be available from Monday 26 March.

Discount code

To access the offer code, please sign in to the University’s staff discount page:

The code can be used to book tickets online, over the phone by calling Hub Tickets on +44 (0) 131 473 2000 or in person at The Hub, Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NE.

Online bookings

When booking your tickets online, please follow these steps:

1. Log in to the International Festival website at

If you have trouble logging in, please call Hub Tickets on +44 (0)131 473 2000 or email Please note that in order to book tickets online you need to be a registered user.

2. From the chosen performance page, click ‘Book Now’. You will then be asked to select your date and time.

3. To apply your offer code, click on ‘Promotional Code’ and enter it when prompted. Then make sure you select the price with the offer attached to it.

You will need to repeat this process for every performance you wish to book tickets for.

Terms and conditions

The offer is 25 per cent off all tickets across the Edinburgh International Festival excluding Virgin Money Fireworks tickets.

The offer is non-transferable and can be used only by employees of The University of Edinburgh.

The promotional code cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer or discount.

Offers cannot be claimed retrospectively on tickets already purchased.

The offer is limited so please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Related links

Edinburgh International Festival

University at the Festivals