Edinburgh Fringe Festival
It's that time of year again! Shop manager Natalie has been taking some candid snaps of the scenes on the Royal Mile so far.
“Hey, if anyone knows how to fix some broken hinges, my door’s always open.” Paul F. Taylor (2016)
Every August for three weeks the city of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital, welcomes an explosion of creative energy from around the globe in the single biggest celebration of arts and culture in the world.
“I was playing chess with my friend and he said, ‘Let’s make this interesting’. So we stopped playing chess.” Matt Kirshen (2011)
The annual event sees thousands of performers take to hundreds of stages all over Edinburgh to present shows for every taste. From big names in the world of entertainment to unknown artists looking to build their careers, the festival caters for everyone and includes theatre, comedy (some examples by past Fringers are in this blog entry!), dance, physical theatre, circus, cabaret, children's shows, musicals, opera, music, spoken word, exhibitions and events.
“You can’t lose a homing pigeon. If your homing pigeon doesn’t come back, then what you’ve lost is a pigeon.” Sara Pascoe (2014)
Two Skies has a jewellery stall by St Giles Cathedral during the Fringe, so why not stop by for a bit of retail therapy after enjoying all the sights?
“My friend got a personal trainer a year before his wedding. I thought: ‘B****y hell, how long’s the aisle going to be’.” Paul McCaffrey (2014)
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