EdFringe

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
EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe has 2020 contingency plan

EdFringe prepared if Covid-19 restrictions lifted

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society has announced that it has contingency plans to support venues and artists in the unlikely occurrence that restrictions due to Covid-19 are lifted in time for an event to take place in August 2020.

April 3, 2020 | By | 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
EdFringe announcement

EdFringe announcement

The statement from Shona McCarthy in full:

“Just a few months ago, the idea of Edinburgh without the Fringe and our sister festivals would have been totally unthinkable;

April 1, 2020 | By | Reply More
EdFringe sells 3 million Tix

EdFringe sells 3 million Tix

Record-breaking ticket sales, again:

The Edinburgh fringe has announced that a record estimated 3,012,490 tickets had been issued at this year’s event, as of 4pm on Monday 26 August 2019.

August 26, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

EdFringe Theatre – Amateur Companies

Edinburgh’s Amateur theatre companies at EdFringe:

As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.

July 30, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
EdFringe Theatre – Grassroots Companies

EdFringe Theatre – Grassroots Companies

Edinburgh’s Grassroots theatre companies at EdFringe:

As the fringe continues to grow, so does the input from Edinburgh-based companies. This year there are an unprecedented 93 different productions in the theatre section of the Fringe programme alone.

July 30, 2019 | By | 3 Replies More
Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Craig Ferguson sets EdFringe Playhouse gig

Comedian returns to EdFringe:

Craig Ferguson is to perform Hobo Fabulous, his first UK stand-up show for 25 years at the Playhouse during EdFringe 2019.

April 26, 2019 | By | Reply More