Enter our Twitter competitions to win a pair of tickets to see either Voicelessness, MINEFIELD or New European Songbook, all of which are part of our special Spirit of '47 programme at this year's Edinburgh International Festival. All you need to do is follow us on Twitter and retweet the tweets below to be in with a chance of winning:

  1. These terms and conditions apply to the #Spiritof47 Twitter competitions for a pair of tickets to either New European Songbook on Friday 11 August 2017, New European Songbook on Saturday 12 August 2017, Voicelessness on Monday 14 August 2017 or MINEFIELD on Wednesday 9 August 2017 (“the Promotion”) and entry to the Promotion is acceptance to these terms and conditions
  2. The promoter for this Promotion is British Council, 10 Spring Gardens, London, SW1A 2BN
  3. The Promotion is only available to residents of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man over the age of 18
  4. Employees of the Promoter, their family members or anyone else connected in any way with the Promotion or helping to set up the Promotion shall not be permitted to enter
  5. No purchase is necessary to enter the Promotion
  6.  Only one entry per person will be accepted. 
  7. The Promotions will run from the exact date and time of the Post until Wednesday 2 August 2017, unless specified otherwise. After this specified date and time, no further entries to the Promotion will be permitted.
  8. The rules of the Promotion and the prize for each winner should always be clearly stated on the Post. Adherence to these rules in order to win is necessary. Anything additional that you choose to do that is not specified in the rules will not put you in better stead to win.
  9. Any Twitter user found using multiple accounts will be automatically ineligible to enter. For further information see Twitter’s official Guidelines for Promotions. https://support.twitter.com/articles/68877-guidelines-for-promotions-on-twitter
  10. Any Twitter user found posting duplicate updates or multiple retweets will likewise be automatically ineligible to enter. https://support.twitter.com/articles/68877-guidelines-for-promotions-on-twitter
  11.  The Promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the Promotion and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a happening outside of their control. Any changes to the Promotion will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the Promoter
  12. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason
  13. The Promoter is not responsible for inaccurate prize details supplied to any entrant by any third party connected with this Promotion
  14. No cash alternative to the prizes will be offered. The prizes are non-transferable. Prizes are subject to availability and we reserve the right to substitute any prize with another of equivalent value without giving notice
  15. All other expenses associated with the prize such as transport to and from the venue, food and drink shall be the responsibility of the winner and not the Promoter.
  16. In the interest of fairness, winners will be chosen at random by an external, Twitter approved app from all entries received and verified by the Promoter.
  17. The winner will be notified by Direct Message (DM) via Twitter within 2 days of the closing date. It is the entrants’ responsibility to ‘Follow’ the Promoter’s Twitter Page in order to be eligible to win and to be subsequently contacted efficiently in the event of a competition win. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 1 days of notification, the winner’s prize will be forfeited and the Promoter will be entitled to select a replacement winner (and that winner will similarly have to respond to the notification sent to them by the Promoter within 1 days of that notification being sent to them or else they will also forfeit their prize).
  18. The Promoter will notify the winner as to when and where the prize can be collected.
  19. The Promoter will not be liable for winners failing to attend their prize on time or, indeed, at all. 
  20. The Promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the Promotion will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  21. This Promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Twitter Inc. You are providing your information to the Promoter and not to any other party.
  22. These Terms and Conditions are effective as of 15:00 GMT 27 July 2017