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A flavour of some of the festival fun in Edinburgh

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is one of the largest arts festivals in the world and this year there are a record number of acts performing.
Members of Thor of the Common Man promotes their show. This year there are a record number of acts ready to entertain audiences.
Members of Thor of the Common Man promotes their show at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
Feeling bubbly, the Amazing Bubble Man rehearses for his performance.
Louis Pearl rehearsing his show before the Edinburgh Fringe.
Not the best weather for this Charlie Chaplin impersonator on the Royal Mile. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is one of the largest arts festivals in the world and has been running since 1947.
A performer stands in the rain as people pass by.
These ladies are stretching out and limbering up before their acrobatic cabaret show Circa in Edinburgh.
Performers in the Edinburgh Festival acrobatic cabaret show Circa at the Underbelly venue in Edinburgh
Look at the jazzy jumpers. Edinburgh hosts a jazz festival too. This year was the 35th Edinburgh Jazz Festival.
Jazz musicians jumping in the air in Edinburgh.