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    August Adventures - Fringe Festival Fun

    Posted by Team Macsween

    Edinburgh bursts into life in August with the arrival of the Fringe Festival, the largest arts festival in the world. Team Macsween will be out and about hosting tasting events, cooking demonstrations and sharing the haggis love at different events throughout the month, we hope you can join us:

    Fringe by the Sea: A Food Day Out

    Fringe By The Sea

    North Berwick, 9th August, 12 noon, tickets £10, buy tickets

    Jo will be joining the Fringe by the Sea festival for a day of gourmet delights, where she will host a live cooking demonstration showcasing favourite recipes from her new cook book, The Macsween Haggis Bible.

    We've got a pair of tickets to give away, enter here.


    BHS Tasting

    Hamish & Morag Carlton Hill

    Groundfloor, BHS Princes Street, 9th & 10th August, 11am-4pm, free tasting.

    BHS launch a special Fringe Festival menu available in their foodhall for the month of August, featuring Macsween haggis with neeps & tatties. On 9th & 10th of August our mascots Morag and Hamish will be there to celebrate, together with Team Macsween, who will be serving up samples of Scoltland's national dish. But we need your help, if the menu is popular in August it will become a permanent fixture, so next time you are in town, why not treat yourself to a spot of lunch!


    Scottish Kitchen

    Scottish Kitchen

    The Scottish Kitchen Food Box, Assembly George Street, throughout August.

    The Scottish Kitchen pop-up will be serving Macsween treats to hungry festival goers throughout the month of August. Fuel your fringe fun with haggis breakfast rolls, haggis nachos and pies.

    On 15th & 16th August our cheeky mascots, Hamish and Morag will be making a guest appearance to pose for photographs, make some new friends and get up to their usual mischief.


    Edinburgh International Book Festival, Blueprint Debate: Food

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    The Guardian Spiegeltent, 25th August, 7pm, tickets £10, buy here

    Jo joins Guardian journalist Steven Poole to discuss food prices, obesity, food production and how we are going to feed the nation. Chaired by Mary Contini.