05 August 2015

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and Edinburgh Airport are set to open the Fringe Ticket Collection Point at Domestic Arrivals, Edinburgh Airport following its success last year.

On Wednesday 05 August 2015 at 09.30am Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Kath M Mainland and Gordon Robertson, Director of Communications at Edinburgh Airport and Chair of Marketing Edinburgh officially opened the 2015 Fringe Ticket Collection Point, ahead of the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe starting on Friday 07 August.

The Edinburgh Airport ticket collection point opened for the first time in 2014. During the 2014 Fringe over 14,000 tickets were picked up. Chief Executive of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, Kath M Mainland said:

“We’re absolutely delighted to be working with Edinburgh Airport once again to offer domestic and international customers the chance to collect their Fringe tickets as soon as they arrive in Edinburgh, our wonderful festival city. We were thrilled that last year over 14,000 tickets were picked up at the airport collection point, and we’re delighted to be offering visitors this service again in 2015.”

Gordon Roberston Director of Communications at Edinburgh Airport and Chair of Marketing Edinburgh added:

“It’s incredibly exciting to see artists and audiences begin to arrive at Edinburgh Airport from all around the world for the 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Edinburgh truly is the world’s leading festival city and I’ve no doubt that from the moment the customers collect their Fringe tickets from the Edinburgh Airport ticket collection point, right through to when they depart, many unforgettable and special memories will have been created.”

There are over 20 ticket collection points throughout the city open during the Fringe. For a list and for more information please visit edfringe.com


Notes to Editors:

  • Free photographs available of Kath M Mainland and Gordon Roberston at the 2015 Edinburgh Airport ticket collection point from media@edfringe.com or photographer Jane Barlow.
     
  • The 2015 Edinburgh Festival Fringe will run from 07 – 31 August.
     
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    03 – 31 August from 10.00 – 20.00 BST daily
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