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A Century of Expanding Horizons; The time Linburn was an Edinburgh International Festival Venue

A Century of Expanding Horizons; The time Linburn was an Edinburgh International Festival Venue

As this year’s Edinburgh International Festival draws to a close, we look back at a time when Scottish War Blinded’s Linburn Scheme was a festival venue.

In 1959, the Recreational Hall at Linburn was an Edinburgh International Festival venue which hosted a week-long Folk Music Festival. Throughout the week, a wide variety of ceilidh bands, folk bands and artists performed at Linburn for members and their families as well as public visitors.

Posted: 01/09/2015 | Scottish War Blinded

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