The total costs of all tickets purchased by the Government for particular major arts events: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

You asked for the total costs of all tickets purchased by the Scottish Government for the following events in between 1st July and 30th August 2022:

1. Edinburgh Festival Fringe
2. Edinburgh International Festival
3. Edinburgh Film Festival
4. Edinburgh International Book Festival
5. Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival


The answer to your question is £81.50. These tickets were purchased from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for three Made in Scotland shows which were supported by the Scottish Government EXPO fund. Attendance was to demonstrate support for the Made in Scotland producers and artists involved, as well as the wider Made in Scotland programme. More information on the programme is available here: Home | Made in Scotland Showcase.

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