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MagFest 2012

13 August 2012

As part of this year's Edinburgh Festival, Edinburgh's Our Dynamic Earth (venue 315) hosts the UK's first international magazine festival later this month.

magfest 2012The event is called 'MagFest', and features creative workshops, industry day sessions, and a superb exhibition.

The industry day features a host of guest speakers, and topics include 'Entrepreneurship in Publishing' and 'The Digital Dialogue'.

The exhibition is co-curated by Jeremy Leslie of magCulture, London and Andrew Losowsky of The Huffington Post, New York, and features 40 national and international magazines that all exemplify excellence in magazine design and reflect the amazing level of creativity in current print layout. Fifteen covers from the exhibition are available to preview at http://bit.ly/M0dDvq

We'll be expecting our HND students to start their final year off by booking at www.magfest.co.uk. The event runs on Sunday 26th and Monday 27th August.