Royal Mail:New Postmark on Edinburgh Festival

postmarkRoyal Mail is celebrating this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe by issuing a very special postmark. This is the first time in the company’s 500 year history that a festival of this kind has been featured on a postmark.The postmark will be applied to stamped UK mail from Friday 7 to Monday 31 August.The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city. 2015 will see 50,459 performances of 3,314 shows from 49 countries in 313 venues.Royal Mail’s postmarks are reserved for special occasions and are used to recognize significant events, historical anniversaries or support of charity.

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