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EdFringe Board: Noms Open

EdFringe Board: Noms Open

Nominations open for EdFringe Board of Directors:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has opened nominations for the three vacant places on its board of directors and announced a September date for its 2020 AGM.

July 24, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe Goes Online

EdFringe Goes Online

Fringe Society’s 2020 digital plans announced:

Edinburgh’s fringe venues might be having a fallow year in 2020, but the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is keeping the sprit of the Fringe alive with a series of alternative digital plans.

July 15, 2020 | By | Reply More
Elections for EdFringe

Elections for EdFringe

Society GM fails to pass constitutional amendment:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society will elect three new members to its board of directors, after a specially convened general meeting failed to amend its own rules.

July 10, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
£1.25M “life raft” for EdFringe

£1.25M “life raft” for EdFringe

£1M loan & £0.25M grant for Fringe Society:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society, the charity which oversees the Edinburgh Fringe, has been awarded £249,000 grants and a £1million interest-free loan to help support it through Covid-19 recovery.

June 16, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Support for festivals and workers

Support for festivals and workers

Festivals can repurpose existing grants:

The Scottish government and Edinburgh Council have both said that Edinburgh’s August festivals can repurpose existing grants to ensure their future.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
All five August Fests off

All five August Fests off

All Edinburgh’s August 2020 festivals have been pulled:

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Festival, Book Festival, Art Festival and the Royal Edinburgh Military Tatttoo will not be held in 2020.

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
Covid latest news

Covid latest news

Latest updates on effects of Covid lockdown

EdFringe to announce this week; Creative Scotland announces funding package for creative community; Traverse shutters to June; King’s refurb on ice.

March 31, 2020 | By | Reply More
Festivals respond to Covid-19

Festivals respond to Covid-19

EIF & EdFringe issue Coronavirus updates:

Edinburgh’s August festivals are set to continue as planned according to the statements from The Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society today (Friday 13 March 2020).

March 13, 2020 | By | Reply More
O’Shea leaves #EdFringe

O’Shea leaves #EdFringe

#EdFringe to recruit new Chair of board:

Tim O’Shea is to step down as chair of board of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society this August 2020 having completed two, four-year terms in the role.

February 12, 2020 | By | 1 Reply More
Digs hosts wanted for EdFringe

Digs hosts wanted for EdFringe

EdFringe teams up with TheatreDigsBooker.com

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society is urging Edinburgh residents to join up as with TheatreDigsBooker to host fringe participants during August.

March 13, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More