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Posts Tagged ‘Edinburgh Fringe’

Photography: Ben Meadows at Edinburgh Fringe

Photographer Ben Meadows gives a candid view of his experience at the Edinburgh Fringe comedy festival, and shares some of his evocative snaps.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Andrew O'Niell live at the Edinburgh Festival
Andrew O'Niell live at the Edinburgh Festival. All photography by Ben Meadows.

Things don't always go to plan (as I know only too well...) but disasters can be turned around for the best! When photographer Ben Meadows set off to cover the Edinburgh Fringe he was not expecting his job to be cancelled. But he didn't let the bad news put him off, and took this series of evocative portraits of the comedians taking part in the infamous comedy festival. Here he describes what happened...

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From The Dark Hills

Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2011 – From The Dark Hills Preview

For those attending the Edinburgh Fringe this month, we have the exclusive heads up on that play destined to be a word-of-mouth success.

Written by Georgia Takacs

With a hugely entertaining cast, decease an emotional finale, help an increasingly relevant message in light of recent unrest under the Conservative government and a ground-breaking fresh writing talent, From […]

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware […]

Illustrator Johanna Basford talks about being #TwitterPicture girl and more

Johanna Basford talks about the ramifications of creating #TwitterPicture, working with the Edinburgh Fringe and gaining agency representation.

Written by Neil Ayres

JohannaBasfordProfilePic Johanna Basford specialises in finely detailed monochrome pen and ink illustrations, and and last year came to the media’s attention after she conceived #TwitterPicture, pills a crowd-sourcing exercise in […]