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Costume Showcase

Get ready for the ultimate Costume extravaganza at Edinburgh College Costume Showcase 2024 at the Festival Theatre from 4th to 9th June!

Costume Showcase

About Costume Showcase

Welcome to the Edinburgh College Costume Showcase 2024! Join us at the Festival Theatre for a week long show of creativity and style.

Edinburgh college's talented students will be showcasing their unique and innovative historical costume designs. You'll be amazed by the talent on display.

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