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Blogging About the Festival

Here are a couple of lovely blog articles from the website for Festival City Volunteers funder Spirit of 2012.

Don’t think about it. Just do it

First time volunteer Emily Bruce (pictured on the left above) discusses being a Festival City Volunteer at this years festival.

“Spirit of 2012 has invested £50,000 into the Edinburgh Festival City Volunteers programme, founded in 2017 to mark Edinburgh’s 70 years as a Festival City. First-time volunteer Emily Bruce is helping out, and getting happier… and can’t recommend the experience enough.”

  • Read the full article here.

First time – but not the last

In this second article Amy Finch from Spirit of 2012 discusses the positive impact of the project on the city and the volunteers.

“Friday 3 August 2018. It’s the first official day of the Edinburgh Festival, and the locals tell me that they’ve never seen a first day so busy.”

  • Read the full article here.

You can find out more about the project on the Edinburgh Festival City site here, on our web page here, and on the Festival City Volunteers Twitter feed here.