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    Glasgow Jazz Festival

    The Glasgow Jazz Festival runs for approximately 9 days during the month of June each year. Originally established in 1987, the festival has continued to garner support, and is now held at various participating venues throughout the city of Glasgow, attracting an increasing number of followers amongst musicians and jazz lovers from all over the world.Each year the event attracts ...

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    Edinburgh Harp Festival

    If the delicate sounds of the harp soothe your soul, you might be interested in attending the Edinburgh Harp Festival held in summer months in Edinburgh, Scotland. The festival was first held in 1982 and it offers a little something for everyone. It is usually held in the surroundings of the Merchiston Castle School

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    Edinburgh Jazz Festival

    Every year people gather from all over the world to enjoy the Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival. This is the biggest jazz event in Britain and it is generally held over ten days during the summer months in Scotland. Jazz is considered to have begun in the 1880's in New Orleans, America and is a combination of African and Western European musical elements.

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    Hebridean Celtic Festival

    Every summer a unique four-day celebration is held in the Hebrides of Scotland. This musical festival is eagerly anticipated by locals and tourists alike and it has grown in popularity at a remarkable rate since its inception in 1995. Despite its relative youth, the Hebridean Celtic Festival is the largest Celtic festival in the north of Scotland and it is a showcase of top Celtic ...

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    Edinburgh Fringe Festival

    The Fringe is an extremely popular aspect of the Edinburgh International Festival with over 1.25 million tickets being sold every year. Founded on the principle of 'open-access for all performers' you will find that almost anything goes here and you will always find something of interest to you.