Author: Bruce Cannon

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Birth of the Fringe

Birth of the Fringe

Memories of one who was there – part two:

At the first Festival, in 1947, there were eight theatre groups who turned up to take advantage of potential audiences attracted to the Festival.

August 1, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
The First Edinburgh Festival

The First Edinburgh Festival

By Bruce Cannon:
I was a schoolboy in Edinburgh in 1947 and remember well the air of excitement in the city as the first Festival was about to be launched.

July 31, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More