It’s here! The streets are full, it’s not weird to see a clown walking down the road and there’s a giant, upturned purple cow lurking in George Square. We couldn’t be more excited. Here are our thoughts from the first few days:
Shows to see:
Jess Robinson: The Rise of Mighty Voice
“We’ll now sing 500 Miles in the Style of Sonya from Eastenders” – the wheel of fortune is amazing. We saw a preview of the show on Tuesday and the whole room was captivated. We later got Katherine Jenkins singing Shake it off. And Kate Bush’s back catalogue in under 3 minutes. It was hilarious. Go see it.
The Harmonium Project
THIS IS TONIGHT (Fri 7th) – The launch event of the Edinburgh International Festival, The Harmonium Project will see a stunning light show on the outside of The Usher Hall tonight, set to the music of John Adam’s Harmonium. Starts at 10:30pm.
— Edinburgh Editor (@EdinEditor) August 5, 2015
Sonics in Toren
We were captivated by these guys in their preview. You’ll see them balance and climb all over each other in ways you never knew the human body could…
What to Eat:
We’ve written an entire list of 9 places that you can eat without breaking the bank. It includes a healthy option and somewhere to get the sort of food your hangover loves. Read here.
Fun things we’ve seen
The Fringe is always full of ‘interesting’ characters and amazing popups – here are a couple of our favourite pictures: