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Leith Festival to showcase Edinburgh arts The city of Edinburgh is renowned worldwide for the quality and diversity of its arts, and this variety is to be celebrated at this year’s Leith Festival.

Taking place between the 8th and 17th June, this wide-ranging, community-based event has its origins as far back as 1907 and is committed to showcasing the best of the area’s substantial dance, music, comedy and artistic talent. The festival is hosted by over 50 local venues and past years have seen everything from walking tours to belly dancing included!

A highlight of the festival is the Gala Day, which will feature performances from a number of live bands, as well as a great selection of food, antiques, arts and crafts and bric-a-brac stalls.

If you are looking at staying in one of the many hotels in Edinburgh this summer, why not book your break to coincide with this very special occasion? With a friendly atmosphere and exciting programme of events set in a vibrant and attractive part of Edinburgh, you’ll be sure to enjoy everything that Leith has to offer.

 

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