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EditorCaro Moses
CategoriesArts magazine
FrequencyWeekly (during festivals)
Year founded1996
CompanyUnLimited Media
Country United Kingdom
Based in London

ThreeWeeks is a magazine that covers the Edinburgh Festivals in August. [1]


It has covered the Edinburgh Festival since 1996 . It also covered the Brighton Festival from 2006 to 2010, but withdrew due to lack of financial support. [1]

Education Programme

ThreeWeeks also operates a media education programme for students and young journalists. [2] These students form the magazine's review team.

This team reviewed approximately 1600 shows at the Edinburgh Festival in 2012 [3] and 1,371 in 2013. [4] At that time ThreeWeeks was the second largest reviewer at the Edinburgh Fringe after Broadway Baby but a reduction in its coverage meant that by 2017 it was only the 7th largest. [5]


In Brighton ThreeWeeks published a preview magazine, a daily column in local newspaper The Argus , a daily email newsletter and other online coverage. [3]

In Edinburgh ThreeWeeks publishes a preview magazine, a weekly magazine, a daily email newsletter and other online coverage. [1] It also used to publish a daily printed reviews sheet.


In Edinburgh it also stages an annual awards event called the ThreeWeeks Editors' Awards. [6]

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  1. 1 2 3 "About ThreeWeeks - The Basics - ThreeWeeks Edinburgh".
  2. "About ThreeWeeks - Media-Skills Programme - ThreeWeeks Edinburgh".
  3. 1 2 "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 4 July 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Reviews from Three Weeks (2013)". The List . Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  5. "Top rated shows of 2017". The List . Retrieved 17 June 2019.
  6. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 25 June 2008. Retrieved 19 July 2008.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)