Edinburgh Festivals

Edinburgh Festivals
Director Fergus Linehan launches the International Festival's partnership with Castlebrae High in 2015. The Festival has now forged a similar partnership with Leith Academy. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Steve Cardownie: Festival of fun for kids on the fringe of the city

Given the number of column inches in this paper dealing with ­festivals recently I took the opportunity to meet up with Julia Amour, director of Festivals Edinburgh, which is the umbrella organisation that promotes their interests and speaks on their behalf. I was particularly interested in what the festivals’ legacy was, what was happening behind the scenes (pun intended) and what impact was made on the city.

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