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Edinburgh Gears Up for Festival August


If you like theater, dance, cabaret, movies, music, comedy - any kind of performing arts in fact, Edinburgh is the place to be in August. That's when the city doubles in size as the world's biggest open access arts festival comes to town. This year there will be more than 3,100 shows.

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