The excitement of the best festivals held in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Liverpool and Newcastle makes for one of the many factors which make the budget accommodation offered by Euro Hostel so convenient, since its city centre location provides quick and easy access.
- EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL
4–28 AUGUST 2017
Since its 1947 founding, the Edinburgh International Festival hits the streets of Edinburgh every August, with concert halls, theatres, small venues and all manner of places transformed into music-hosting venues for dances and shows from all around the world.
- EDINBURGH FESTIVAL FRINGE
4–28 AUGUST 2017
Fondly referred to as “The Fringe,” Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival and it’s hosted by Edinburgh each year. A variety of entertainers across numerous venues all around the city and its streets bring the city to life, with something for everyone. Well-known performers are complemented with the introduction of brand new talent as well.
- THE ROYAL EDINBURGH MILITARY TATTOO
4–26 AUGUST 2017
Set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo draws crowds of 217,000 people each year. Massed pipes and drums, music, Massed military bands, singers and Troupes breathe life into the event with each Tattoo being different from its predecessor as there’s a new theme each year.
7-9 JULY 2017
Set to hit Glasgow this summer, sister to T in the Park – TRNSMT is a new music festival. T in the Park’s organisers will be bringing acts such as Kasabian, rock giants Radiohead, Belle & Sebastian, Twin Atlantic and Biffy Clyro to the city centre over three days. The non-camping festival dubbed “truly metropolitan” will host bands performing over two stages, but there’ll also be some bars, restaurants and street food available, with more bands set to confirm their appearances in the line-up.
24-27 AUGUST 2017
With roots dating back to 1998, Creamfields is the world’s leading dance music festival, originated to provide a large scale outdoor event for the clubbing world. It has since grown into the most renowned and most popular open air electronic music festival in the world. So far the 2017 line-up is confirmed to feature Deadmau5 & Eric Prydz, with the full line-up yet to be confirmed, bringing together pioneers who transcend genres across the DJ and live music spheres.
- FESTIVAL ON THE WALL (FOTW)
4-6 AUGUST 2017
Located on the world famous Hadrian’s Wall, Festival On The Wall (FOTW) comes in as a new and independent festival presented in a boutique-type experience, except on a large scale. Over a period of three days and three nights, FOTW will transform into a community of like-minded individuals, all of whom share a common passion for live music, a passion for the region and a desire to form part of something quite special. The line-up already looks amazing with confirmed acts to include Mark Ronson, Maximo Park, Pet Shop Boys, The Libertines, The Sherlocks and Twin Atlantic, with more acts to be announced.