Edinburgh Festivals Say They Need To Be More International Post-Brexit

“Veteran arts impresario Richard Demarco warned that the Brexit vote was the biggest threat to the Edinburgh Festival in its history and was a betrayal of its roots. Mr Barley admitted Brexit would mean a “seismic shift” in the UK’s cultural landscape but insisted this need not mean ‘doom and gloom’ for Edinburgh’s festivals, which are facing the prospect of public funding cuts in the next few years.”