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Festival Fringe breathes life into cultural Cowgate

New megavenue C SoCo is set to accelerate the rejuvenation of Edinburgh’s Old Town this summer

The world was watching when, on 7 December 2002, flames engulfed the creative heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Five years on the artistic legacy of this area will be acknowledged in a new venture from Festival force C venues. Ahead of the hotly anticipated SoCo redevelopment by Whiteburn Projects, the block spanning Chambers Street, South Bridge and Cowgate will be reborn as a major arts complex for Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2007.

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