Edinburgh Book Festival

A Entertainment in Edinburgh City Centre

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Edinburgh Book Festival holds hundreds of author interviews, debates and workshops for all ages packed into 17 extraordinary days each August. The Festival stages high profile debates and discussions with authors and other leading figures in the literary world, that is now one of the festival's hallmarks, exchanging thoughts and opinions on some of the world's most pressing issues. Running alongside the general programme is the highly regarded Children's Programme, which incorporating workshops, storytelling, panel discussions, author events and book signings.

Edinburgh Book Festival

5a Charlotte Square
Edinburgh
EH2 4DR
T T: 0131 718 5666
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Edinburgh City Centre

The Old Town of Edinburgh is built on a ridge that rises gradually from the Palace of Holyrood to Edinburgh Castle. There are staircase lanes, called Wynds, that lead off this 'Royal Mile' that give the impression of the city being built on multiple levels and buildings that date from the 11th Century. The New Town is also a World Heritage Site with its mix of Georgian town houses and the earliest examples in Europe of tenement flats. The views to be had from the Castle, Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill are dramatic and inspiring.