The Fringe can be an overwhelming and confusing event for a first timer but there is no need to worry. Here at eteaket we have lived through a few festival seasons and seen a fair few shows! Here are our top recommendations:
1. Scottish Tea Tasting – eteaket Concept Store every Friday – Monday 5-5.30pm, £3
Pop along to our Concept Store every Friday through Monday at 5pm for a truly Scottish tea experience. Taste our Sea Buckthorn fruit infusion, Tomatin barrel aged Whisky Tea and Isle of Harris Gin Tea. Smell and see with your very own eyes Scottish Grown Tea from Windy Hollow Farm in Perthshire.
There is no need to book. Friday – Monday throughout August 5-5.30pm £3 on entry eteaket Concept Store
We hope to see you this August!
2. Tina T’urner – The Tea Lady and Friends – Frankenstein Pub Venue 304, FREE
This award-winning show is coming back to Edinburgh. This is a high octane, exciting show which is not to be missed! This year Tina T’urner’s friends are joining her. We are thrilled to be sponsoring Tina and are excited to see her soon at eteaket…
August 5 – 12 / 14 -19 / 21 – 27 2.30pm Frankenstein Pub Venue 304
3. The Modern Maori Quartet – Assembly George Square Studios, £14
I am guilty of many things and one of them is always hunting for New Zealand performers (I’m a Kiwi). The Modern Maori Quartet are like nothing you have seen before (unless you have seen them). They will have you in stitches; maybe tears. But one thing is for sure you will leave with a new appreciation of Maori musical talent. “With signature style and humour, Two Worlds weaves together four stories that unfold the fabric of Maori musical culture. Layering a uniquely Kiwi narrative to their soaring harmonies and classic quirky charm, the award-winning Modern Maori Quartet invite you to experience their take on what it really means to be Maori in this day and age.” – Edinburgh Fringe
August 5 – 12 / 14 – 27 2.25pm – this show is one hour and nearly sold out so get in quick! Assembly George Square Studios
4. Vertical Influences – Murryfield Ice Rink, £17.50
This is a performance with a difference. Canadian ice skaters Vertical Influences are back in Edinburgh to wow with their swift moves! A dazzling ice display sure to be one that you will not forget!
August 8-12 /15-19 / 24-25 Murryfield Ice Rink Venue 454
5. Katherine Ryan – The Playhouse, £20.40 – £25.40
It is a great year for Canada at The Fringe. Famous comedian Katherine Ryan is set to make you laugh until you cry this year. With a special performance at The Playhouse on Leith Walk she is not to be missed. “What does Canada’s first woman to have a worldwide Netflix special have in common with Britain’s first woman to have a worldwide Netflix special? They are both single mothers with too many pets. And they are both Katherine Ryan.” – Comedy.com
August 16 8pm Playhouse Theatre Edinburgh
We hope you enjoy this years Fringe and let us know what your favourite shows are. Don’t forget to arm yourself with muesli bars and eteaket tea this fringe season – read what should be in your (tea) bag here.
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