49 +3 Twitter Accounts You Should Follow This Fringe


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  1. Edinburgh Fringe  – @edfringe – “Official Twitter feed for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe – the largest arts festival in the world. #edfringe 2015 runs 07 – 31 August.”
  1. edintfest – @edintfest – “Edinburgh International Festival. 3 weeks of the best music, theatre, dance & opera. 7-31 August 2015 #EdintFest Tweets usually from Nicola (^N) or Mathias (^M)”
  1. PBH’s Free Fringe – @TheFreeFringe – “The Free Fringe is an entirely voluntary organisation that stages free shows mainly during the Edinburgh Fringe. for more info go to http://freefringe.org.uk.”
  1. Free Fringe Festival – @freefringefest – “The Laughing Horse’s Free Edinburgh Fringe Festival. An annual Extravaganza of Comedy, Theatre, Music, Cabaret and much more in Edinburgh – all for free.”
  1. UoE Festivals @UoEFestivals – “Official updates from the University of Edinburgh Festivals Office. Festivals, filming locations or cultural events in Edinburgh and need a venue? Talk to us.”


  1. Assembly – @AssemblyFest – “Follow us for the latest on #EdFringe 2015 & @YFarber‘s @NirbhayaThePlay on tour. Check out @AssemblyRoxy if you’re #HereAllYear in Edinburgh.”
  1. Assembly Roxy – @AssemblyRoxy – “A historic gem in the Old Town, now run year round by @assemblyfest for events, rehearsals and performances, weddings and corporate hires.”
  1. Assembly Rooms – @ARedinburgh – “Assembly Rooms is Edinburgh’s award-winning multi-purpose venue, reopened in 2012 after a £9.3m restoration. Enquiries: 0131 220 4348 | Owned by @Edinburgh_CC.”
  1. Bedlam Theatre – @bedlamtheatre – “Home to the Edinburgh University Theatre Company.”
  1. C venues – @Cvenues – “C venues is the leading venue for theatre, musicals, international and variety at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.”
  1. Church Hill Theatre – @ChurchHillThtr – “The Church Hill Theatre is one of Scotland’s leading non-professional theatres, owned and managed by @Edinburgh_CC.”
  1. Coburg House @CoburgHouse – “Coburg House Art Studios houses a hub of creativity, which combines designer makers and fine artists with national and international profiles.”
  1. Dance Base – @DanceBase – “A National Centre for Dance in Edinburgh’s Grassmarket. Tweets from Comms.”
  1. Dynamic Earth – @ourdynamicearth – “Edinburgh’s Multi Award Winning 5* Visitor Centre, #Eventvenue & #Educationservice. The only centre in the UK dedicated to #PlanetEarth. Visit #dynamicearth.”
  1. Edinburgh Dungeon – @EdinDungeon – “The ultimate thrill-filled journey through Scotland’s murky past featuring live actors, special effects & two thrilling rides. Exciting, scary and bloody funny!”
  1. EUSA – @eusa – “The Official Edinburgh University Students’ Association (EUSA).” NB. Owner & operator (#HereAllYear) of Fringe venues incl. The Pleasance & Teviot Row House.
  1. Gigs – @BannermansBar – “Bannermans is a bar and venue located in the heart of historic Edinburgh. With live music six nights of the week, featuring the best in local, national and inte.” [sic]
  1. Gilded Balloon – @Gildedballoon – “A year-round comedy & theatre producer based in Edinburgh & one of the largest #edfringe venues, with over 100 shows in the 2014 Fringe!”
  1. Festival & King’s – @edtheatres – “DRAMA | MUSIC | DANCE | OPERA | COMEDY. Festival Theatre & King’s Theatre Edinburgh providing great entertainment at the heart of Scotland’s capital.”
  1. The Fine Art Society – @FAS_Edinburgh – “Specialists in Scottish art from the 17th century to the present. Based in Edinburgh’s New Town, we are part of The Fine Art Society London.”
  1. Just the Tonic – @Justthetonic – “‘Best Comedy Club in the country’ – Johnny Vegas. Nottingham’s original comedy club since 1994. Plus over 130 shows at #EdFringe2015.”
  1. Laughing Horse – @lhcomedy – “The Official Twitter of Laughing Horse Comedy Clubs. Follow for information on gigs, special offers for twitter, comedy gossip and general comedy chat.”
  1. THE LIQUIDROOM – @LIQUIDROOMS – “Edinburgh’s premier live music & club venue.”
  1. The Lyceum – @lyceumtheatre – “Theatre Made In Edinburgh.”
  1. National Galleries – @NatGalleriesSco – “National Galleries of Scotland is the Scottish National Gallery, the Gallery of Modern Art and the Portrait Gallery. Tweets from Adeline, Harris and Michael.”
  1. NLS – @natlibscot – “Home to over 15 million printed items, 7 million manuscripts, and over 2 million maps the National Library of Scotland is a treasure trove of information.”
  1. Paradise Green – @ParadiseGreenUK – “Tweets for Augustine’s and The Vault – Theatre at the Heart and Soul of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.”
  1. The Queen’s Hall – @queens_hall – “Edinburgh’s leading live music venue. Tickets & Information 0131 668 2019 | http://www.thequeenshall.net  | http://www.facebook.com/queenshall.”
  1. RBGE – @TheBotanics – “Official tweets from the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Scotland.”
  1. RealMaryKingsClose – @MaryKingsClose – “Take a guided tour back in time deep below the Royal Mile – The Real Mary King’s Close makes Edinburgh’s hidden history unmissable.”
  1. RoyalHighlandCentre – @HighlandCentre – “The Royal Highland Centre (RHC) is Scotland’s largest indoor and outdoor event venue, from conferences to concerts and meetings to exhibitions.”
  1. ROSL – @rosl1910 – “Royal Over-Seas League; a not-for-profit members club, promoting international friendship & understanding through social, music, arts & humanitarian programmes.”
  1. The Royal Scots Club – @RoyalScotsClub – “Situated in one of Edinburgh’s finest Georgian streets, we offer that rare combination; the charm of a country house hotel with a cosy club atmosphere.”
  1. Scot Story Centre – @ScotStoryCentre – “A Home for Scotland’s Culture: Storytelling, theatre, trad arts, exhibitions & stirring workshops, Scottish International Storytelling Festival & @TradFestEd.”
  1. SMWS Queen Street – @SMWSQueenStreet – “The flagship venue of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society.”
  1. Sneaky Pete’s @sneakypetesclub – “Tweet all day party all night. We’re open and busy til 3am all the time.”
  1. theSpaceUK – @theSpaceUK – “Putting you at the heart of the Fringe.”
  1. Sportstersedinburgh – @SportstersEdin – “Sportsters is without a doubt the best sports bar in edinburgh to watch all your favourite sports, grab some food or get your drink on!”
  1. The Stand – @StandComedyClub – “Tweets from the country’s best comedy clubs. Situated in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle.”
  1. Summerhall – @Summerhallery – “Summerhall is a multi-arts venue presenting theatre, literature, visual art, music, film and performance.”
  1. Summerhall TV – @SummerhallTV – “Topical news and features on art in Scotland http://www.artinscotland.tv.”
  1. SummerhallVisualArts – @SummerhallArts – “Tweets purely about the visual arts programme @Summerhallery. Our exhibitions are open 11am-6pm.”
  1. Sweet Venues – @SweetVenues – “Boutique performer focused venues bringing the best in touring theatre to our Edfringe and Dundee audiences. #SweetDundee & #SweetGrassmarket programme online.”
  1. traversetheatre – @traversetheatre – “Founded in 1963, the Traverse is Scotland’s New Writing Theatre. We produce new plays and present the best work from Scotland, the UK and beyond.”
  1. Underbelly Edinburgh – @FollowTheCow – “Rocking Edinburgh with our Bovine magic! We run amazing venues at the Edinburgh Fringe, including Underbelly Cowgate, Underbelly Bristo Square and McEwan Hall.”
  1. Urbane Art Gallery – @UrbaneArt – “Offers a diverse and ever-changing selection of artworks by award-winning national and international artists in Edinburgh, Scotland.”
  1. Venue 40 – @Venue40 – “Edinburgh Festival Fringe Venue 40 – The Quaker Meeting House.”
  1. Voodoo Rooms – @voodoorooms – “The Voodoo Rooms is an award-winning bar, restaurant & function rooms located in Edinburgh’s city centre.”
  1. ZOO Venues – @ZOOvenues – “Outstanding Dance, Theatre, & Physical Theatre http://www.zoofestival.co.uk  // http://www.zoovenues.co.uk  // http://www.facebook.com/zoovenues.”


Steve Griffin – @steveygriff – “Writer, actor, singer, and over-user of adjectives. Great at empathy, rubbish at sympathy.” – Edinburgh49 +3 Editor

Alan J R Brown – @AlanEdin – “Editor @EdinFortyNine arts review site. Retired teacher with aspirations to white burgundy cellar. To be found towed by beagle.” – Edinburgh49 #HereAllYear Editor

Dan Lentell – @DanLentell – “Edinburgh-based freelance writer. Est. @49Knights. Contributor to @EdinFortyNine, @EdNights & others. Man about town. Co-owner of one Lakeland Terrier.” – Edinburgh49 Features Editor