A Brief History Of The Edinburgh Festival
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A brief history of the Edinburgh Festival

Originally curated by Sir Rudolph Bing in 1947, the Edinburgh International Festival was actually the second choice site to Oxford to host the festivities.

Together with the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it grew in popularity over the following decades and is now the largest arts festival in the world.

  • 05 Aug 2016