Back in 2016, it’s the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! Between August 5-29, the Scottish Capital will come alive with comedy, art, theatre and song with acts and fans coming from all over the globe. If ever you needed an excuse to visit Scotland, this is the time.
What’s on at the Edinburgh Fringe?
It’s easy to get lost on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe site, given the sheer volume of high quality acts on offer. But whether you enjoy stand-up, spoken word lectures, classic film showings or artistic dance performances, Scotland’s capital has you covered throughout August.
As a taster, you can expect performances from renowned British comic Stewart Lee;, the rapid-fire impersonations of LA actor Miles Allen in One Man Breaking Bad, and much more. There’s something for everyone during the festival regardless of their age or interests, and the city’s party atmosphere really has to be seen to be believed.
Getting to Edinburgh
The capital of Scotland, Edinburgh can be found on the east coast of Britain, a few hours north of Newcastle upon Tyne. Sitting in the heart of the city centre, Edinburgh Castle is a solid landmark to help visitors get their bearings, and those coming for the Fringe can use its postcode EH1 2NG as a simple marker during their travels.
Car share to Edinburgh
Liftshare.com’s friendly community of over 430,000 drivers and passengers are on-hand to help you request, offer and accept lifts to Edinburgh. Simply search lifts to the festival being offered by our members using the fields above, or if you don’t have access to a car, sign up for free and put in a request for a lift You can also set up alerts to be notified when someone offers a lift that meets your needs.
Car sharing is cheaper than most forms of public transport, more social, and better for the environment too! Drivers can offer their spare seats to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe to other members in exchange for a split of the total petrol cost, while those without cars can accept seats and chip in for fuel.
Our free iOS and Android apps make searching for lifts even easier, and with instant messaging you can coordinate a meet up. Cashless, one-tap payments also offer a secure way to pay for your lift on arrival in Edinburgh.