So, as Christmas fast approaches so does that last-minute panic to buy gifts. Trawling through websites, shops and markets, everything seems fine until you hit that difficult to buy for person! Now, there are a lot of gift guides out there for all sorts of enthusiasts: gardening, tech, beauty – but what do you get for the Fringe lovers amongst us? Well, this guide is here to help! Here are just a few ideas to get those cogs whirring and help you find a present they’re sure to love!
One of the most practical things on the list but definitely a winner. Everyone knows the weather during a UK summer is changeable to say the least, but during the Fringe Edinburgh seems to have a weather system all of its own! So, whether you are buying for a Fringe visitor or a performer, a raincoat is a must – there’s nothing worse than flyering when you’re cold and wet!
Fringe gift vouchers
Now this is a nice simple one, who doesn’t love a gift voucher? Especially, when you can use it on over 3000 shows! All you need to do is pop onto the EdFringe website, decide your gift card amount and hey presto, you’ve just bought someone some free theatre.
Phone power bank
Now, it’s a well-known fact that a Fringe day is a long one – a Fringe day officially starts at 5am and finishes at 4:49am the following day so to say that there’s a lot to see and do is an understatement. Being out all day, tweeting about shows, scrolling through the Fringe app for recommendations, that’s going to take its toll on even the best phone. So, a power bank will keep those social media heads happy!
Tour guide pole
Now, if you’re looking a jokey present for a Fringe lover this year look no further. A tour guide flag pole is the perfect accompaniment for navigating the busy Royal Mile especially for that friend that constantly wanders off. You’ll never lose them again!
Guide to Edinburgh
Now on the surface an Edinburgh guidebook doesn’t sound that exciting. However, Edinburgh is jam-packed of little gems all year round that don’t just disappear when the Fringe is in full swing. From boutique shops to cosy cafes, there’s something new to discover down every street and it would be such a shame to miss out!
Ed Fringe badge
Need a little present that won’t break the bank? Well, a little Fringe badge is a perfect stocking filler! Available from EdFringe website, a badge is trendy yet subtle way of letting everyone know your love for everything Fringe.
So, there are just a few of our ideas, and we hope they make your Christmas gifting a little easier!