Street performers to take contactless tips

Published: 24 July 2018

The Edinburgh Fringe is to become the first festival to allow people to use contactless technology to tip street performers.

Artists entertaining at specific spaces along the Royal Mile will be equipped with special readers to take fixed-amount payments.

Our partnership with iZettle is set to ensure our performers continue to get the support they deserve.

Andy Meldrum, Street Events Manager, Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society


It comes after feedback which noted a drop in the number of people carrying cash.

The 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe will run from 3-27 August.

Full Story via BBC News


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