Events & Exhibitions

Edinburgh Palette’s first POP-UP SHOP

You are invited to the first


Saturday 10th September 2016
12 to 3pm
Gallery 1, Edinburgh Palette, 151 London Road

A rare opportunity to buy work by Rona MacLean, Dipa Ward, Karen Hibbert Deb Ball, Keith Robinson and Jane Buxton.

An exciting mix of paintings, prints, photography, jewellery and textiles will be on sale – for one day only! more

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Have They Taken Us Now?

Have they taken us now? by Saras Feijóo

The human race is being “exterminated”… Is this who we really are? Is this a clear result of our addictions and its consequences?

Have They Taken Us Now? A performance-based exhibition by Saras Feijóo

Have They Taken Us Now?
Opens daily from 11am-6pm until 28th August.
Closing Night Party +++ 27th August!!!!
+++ 6:30pm-10pm ++++

Dear Friend,

There is no doubt that this month has been full of surprises… Sun, rain, wind and a great number of performances happening in almost every corner of beautiful Edinburgh. Have you seen anything you would recommend? Please do get in touch with your suggestions!

First at all, we want to THANK all of you who came to our Opening Night Party on 6th August and for being so warm and receptive –  for those of you who couldn’t make it, don’t worry, we know you were there with us in spirit.

THANK YOU also to our wonderful performers who made the night so special: Marta Girón AdánFiona Oliver-Larkin, Jelena Markovic, Atzi MuramatsuEsther SwiftSuzi Cunningham and Tarha Erena Sarmiento.

THANK YOU The Raw Ginger Piece for providing us with their raw cakes delights. They will be back for our Closing Night Party too. Do not miss out!

And last but not least, THANK you all the team from St. Margaret’s House for giving us the space to create and for hosting us with so much generosity and love!


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Event | P+P

Place and platform bannerTen artists, ten cardboard boxes, ten new art works.

Artist-run collective place + platform host ‘P+P’ – a group exhibition of national and international artists in the basement of Pack and Send, a courier company based on Leith Walk.

Each artist has been sent a 30 x 30 x 30 cardboard box and asked to use it as the basis for creating or sending a new art work. Expect a mix of installation, animation, painting and object-making by artists exploring ideas around the figure, the fantastical and spontaneity.

FRI 19th AUG, 7pm – 9:30pm @ Pack and Send
Featuring tunes by MR CHOON,
Spoken Word by KRISH KRUSH.
Plus hotdogs, lemonade & homebrew cider!! more

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THE WEE THEATRE : Workshops & Edinburgh Palette Celebration Do

The Wee Theatre on the ground floor has had a big make over: with a fresh lick of  paint in both performance and backstage rooms, its new black out panels for the windows and of course, its hand made bright and gorgeous cushions, it is ready for action!

We thank everyone who contributed to make the theatre a more child friendly space.

JULY WORKSHOPS Reminders: more

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‘Space to Sit’ Lunchtime event in St Margaret’s Garden

On Wednesday 27 July from 12 to 1pm pop over to the far corner of the St Margaret’s House car park, where we ran the consultation workshop last year. We’d love your help to re-home seats from ‘Space To Sit’ and have chat on what you would like to see happening in the garden.

So bring your ideas and tools along if you would like to join us, it would be lovely to see you for a cup of tea! more

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Open Studios 2016 | Confirmed dates

Emma-Open-for-artWe are delighted to confirm our annual open studio event will take place on Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd October this year. There are three exhibitions featuring St Margaret’s residents opening that weekend and, as usual, we will be running an open programme of activities, events, performances and installation across the building. more

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The Neverending Glen @ The Kelburn Garden Party 2016

KGP16 LOGO COLOUR 2-1 JPEGThe time is soon upon us to head off to the magical Kelburn Estate to set up for the Neverending Glen – the multimedia art trail co-curated by Sophia Lindsay Burns from art hub Edinburgh Palette and The Too Much Fun Club.  Our artists have been busy in production over the last few months and Sophia has arrived on site at Kelburn today to start the process of getting all the artworks installed in their homes on the glen. more

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