August 12, 2009
Congratulations to Marion Cross, the winner of our competition giving away a luxury hotel break, run in conjunction with our partners at Superbreak, the UK’s leading short break operator, and leading Fringe producers Festival Highlights.
Marion, who lives in east London, will head up north next week for two nights’ accommodation – on 19 and 20 August– at the centrally located Royal Scots Club hotel. Her prize package includes tickets and souvenir programmes to the world-famous Edinburgh Military Tattoo, discounts on Tattoo merchandise and tickets to a choice of two shows from the 2009 Festival Highlights programme. Read more
July 9, 2009
This year’s 63rd annual Edinburgh Fringe runs from 7 to 31 August and involves some 18,901 performers from over 60 countries giving 34,265 performances of a record-breaking 2,098 shows in 265 venues. It’s followed, from 14 August to 6 September, by the Edinburgh International Festival.
If you would like to attend the festival too, enter our prize draw below to win a super August break!
About the prize:
The prize is a two-night hotel break for two at the peak of this year’s festival fun (19 and 20 August), and taking in the world-famous Edinburgh Tattoo as well! Accommodation is provided at the Royal Scots Club which offers country house charm with a cosy club atmosphere, in the heart of the city, with easy access to all the attractions. All bedrooms are individually designed, traditionally furnished, and with private en-suite facilities with luxury toiletries, hospitality trays, iron and board, cable television, DDI telephones and WiFi internet access. The level of comfort and hospitality is second to none. The classical Georgian features and tranquil views over Queen Street Gardens are matched only by the traditional Scottish fayre.
Your package with Superbreak includes:
- two nights’ accommodation with breakfast at the Royal Scots Club, 29 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 6QE, Scotland
- 3rd price ticket to the Edinburgh Military Tattoo (starting at 9pm) on the 20 August
- a souvenir copy for each person of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo 2009 Official Programme
- a 10% discount voucher for goods to the value of £20 or more in the official Edinburgh Tattoo shop.
In addition, our friends at FestivalHighlights.com will provide a pair of tickets to two of their top shows at this year’s Fringe. Subject to availability, the winner can choose from 18 productions, including Potted Potter: The Unauthorised Harry Experience, Showstopper! The Improvised Musical, My Grandfather’s Great War, Barbershopera II, Nun the Wiser, Madonna impersonator musical Almost Like a Virgin, David Benson Sings Noel Coward, Linda Marlowe’s dramatisation of poet Carol Ann Duffy’s The World’s Wife and some great comedy as well! For full programme offerings, visit FestivalHighlights.com.
(NOTE: Travel is not included in the competition prize. The winner will be announced – and contacted – on 7 August 2009 and must make arrangements to and from Edinburgh. The prize, including the dates of 19 and 20 August, is non-transferrable. By entering this competition, you are also signing up to receive Edinburgh-related email updates from Whatsonstage.com only. Your details will not be passed to any third party.)