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5 Ways To Celebrate St Patrick’s Day 2018 In Edinburgh

St. Patrick's Day is one of the biggest celebrations of the year and is synonymous with all things Irish – shamrocks, leprechauns, the colour green – and we, at the Students’ Association, take our celebrations very seriously! Find out our top 5 ways to celebrate St Patricks Day in Edinburgh, join in on our events, and be in with a chance of winning a trip for two to Dublin!!!

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Drink some Guinness!

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Topping our list of ways to celebrate St Patrick’s day is to definitely drink some Guinness! For centuries, Ireland has produced world-renowned beverages and are a nation famous for Guinness. We’re certainly enthusiastic about having a drink or two with friends on St Patrick’s Day, and with our great drinks deals, we’re sure you will be too! If Guinness is not your thing, you can also attend the Whisky Masterclass at the New Amphion from 7pm onwards!

Watch the Six Nations

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St Patrick’s Day is set to be an exciting sporting day! Watch the weekend finale of the Six Nations games live on our big screens, in the lively atmosphere of the Sports Bar from 12pm onwards! Italy v Scotland at 12:30, England v Ireland at 14:45, Wales v France at 17:00!

Listen to live music

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There will be a huge array of live music on offer, in different Students’ Association venues on St Patrick’s Day! We will have live music playing in the Underground from 5pm onwards, Chasing Mumford, a brilliant Mumford and Sons cover band playing in the Debating Hall from 8pm, followed by SIAN. Avocet and Kill Kennedy - and to keep the party going, finish your night at the BIG CHEESE FT. BEAT A MAXX at the Dome and Venue from 9pm!

Wear Green!

The great thing about this holiday is you are free to go as subtle or as wild as you like. Green is the colour associated with St Patrick’s Day, so feel free to accessorize – we will have a load of free Guinness hats to give away to add to your outfit!

Make it an all-day event

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Join the festivities from 12pm until late across our various venues! There’s something for everyone, whether you enjoy a few social drinks with friends, are a sports fan or enjoy live music and entertainment - and if that doesn’t tempt you, we also we have a load of free Guinness hats to give away! Finally, make sure you attend the different events throughout the day to be in for a chance of winning the trip for two to Dublin!


So come along and have a bit of a craic with us on St Patrick’s Day, it’s guaranteed to be a fantastic atmosphere! Find out more about all the events from our WhatsOn page.

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