Through a ‘Lens’ Nostalgically

In July 1963 a small article appeared in the “Edinburgh Evening Dispatch” – a now defunct newspaper – about a group of local teenagers who were bringing out an article intended to have “a youthful focus on the Festival”. The idea was that young people should have a forum in which to air their opinions about the performances on offer at that year’s Festival and Fringe. This magazine was to be called “Lens”, and the article ended by inviting any young people interested in writing for the group to get in touch.

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