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Sheffield Tramlines Festival

On the 25-27 of July, Sheffield’s inner-city music festival is back for its 6th year, with its biggest line-up yet! Artists include Public Enemy, The Cribs, Annie Mac, Katy B, Ms. Dynamite and other national and local artists.


After holding its first festival in 2009, the Tramlines Music Festival has rapidly expanded and led it to win the award for ‘Best Metropolitan Festival’ in 2011.

The main stage will be at Devonshire Green and other venues scattered around the city including O2 Academy, Gothic Cathedral, Fusion & Foundry, The Harley and Queens Social Club.

Advance tickets are now on sale at £12 for the day and £28 for the whole weekend via Gigantic.

Edinburgh International Film Festival

City Crash Pad is constantly expanding and including new locations around the UK. We’re happy to include more serviced apartments in Edinburgh – it’s a city brimming with excitement and activities waiting to be discovered.



A big event coming up not to be missed is the annual Edinburgh International Film Festival from the 18-29th of June. For the 68th year running, this prestigious film festival will showcase and promote the very best in International Cinema, in all genres and lengths, promising a vibrant and diverse programme.

This year’s festival will feature activity from the McLaren’s 2014 Centenary Celebrations, a Scotland Wide Project that celebrates the work of trailblazing artist, Norman McLaren.

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Notable films premiered in recent years include Brave, the Hurt Locker, Little Miss Sunshine, Billy Elliot and An Inconvenient Truth. These are just a few of the many films that have premiered at the Edinburgh International Film Festival before catapulting to international fame.

The event is not limited to showcasing the filmmaking community; it is a great opportunity to be exposed to local Scottish brands who participate in this 10 day event. The programme is bursting with activity for the public and it is not wonder it attracts audiences from across the UK. Don’t miss your chance to be part of the world’s oldest continually running film festival, book your stay with City Crash Pad in Edinburgh now!

Check out their official site at: www.edfilmfest.org.uk

Sheffield Food Festival

Coming this May over the spring bank holiday is the Sheffield Food Festival. From the 24-26th May, the festival will celebrate the vibrant and diverse food culture of South Yorkshire and also support our local food community. It is one of the largest free urban food festivals in the country, garnering over 244,000 visitors last year.

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This year’s festival will extend from Fargate to the newly redeveloped Moor, expect more vendors and more exciting activities happening. It’s a great day out for foodies and families with a mix of activities and workshops to keep the children entertained. Foodies will get to bring home local favourites and international delights from the artisan food market to continue cooking up a storm at home. Follow the event’s official twitter account @foodfestsheff for more information.

Book your stay with Citycrashpad this bank holiday weekend and attend this amazing culinary festival.