Tradition goes live in Edinburgh, with an annual spring showcase of arts and culture across Scotland’s capital.
TradFest Edinburgh | Dùn Èideann
Thu 26 Apr – Sun 6 May 2018
Rooted in the Past. Resonating in the Present.
Experience Scotland Live, through a seasonal feast of music, storytelling, dance, craft, film and folk drama.
Encounter living traditions and local cultures in a host of venues, indoors and outdoors, across the capital city and the Lothians.
TradFest marks the start of Scotland’s summer with Beltane and May Day celebrations, and a wave of young and rising talent inspired by tradition.
Encounter the heritage of Scotland in its most engaging form – Scotland’s folk arts.
'Smothered in the warmth of a country steeped in tradition. Many cultures are woven together with a power of threads drawn from a vibrant and colourful past. Thank You Scotland!'
(2016 Audience Member)
'a finger on the national pulse.' (fRoots)
'an extraordinarily full and varied 12 days and nights.' (Living Tradition)