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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Event | Poor Art

Poor art + place and platformFor LeithLate16 place+platform join forces with Poor Art to host an event in Leith
Walk’s renowned bric-a-brac shop, Settlement Projects. Eponymously titled, “Poor Art” will present art amidst the oddities; expect an eclectic mix of sculptures, performance and posters questioning “What is the value of art?”….
Thurs 23rd June 6pm – 10pm 
at Settlement Projects, Leith Walk


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A Call Out To Artists, Makers and Creatives – Kelburn Garden Party 2016

fb profile pic tmfcThe Kelburn Garden Party is an unique, independent and magical music and arts festival set in a spectacular setting on Scotland’s West Coast – the grounds and glen around a 13th century castle, recently painted with Graffiti! The festival is renowned for featuring a high quality and diverse range of musical styles that sits alongside a feast of creative happenings and fun attractions embedded around the site, from interactive art installations, living theater, pop-up gigs to glen walks, waterfall plunge pools, poetry, workshops, cabaret and downright surreal happenings. This year the festival runs from the 29th June – 4th July.

The festival is free from corporate interference, and is brought to life by the efforts of the organisers, crew, volunteers, performers and hopefully, you! more

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Lost | Have you seen Alan’s Golden Bike?

Exhibit A - The missing golden bike

Exhibit A (Golden Bike hanging in exhibition at St Margaret’s House – see photo right) was left leaning against the Chris Hoy Golden Pillar Box at the bottom of Hanover Street on Sunday morning (see photo below).

The owner left to to post a letter…

Less than 24 hours later, the Golden Bike had gone!


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UPMO Big 10! June 13th-24th – 10 Events in 10 Days!

10 events in 10 days. June 13 - June 24

 UPMO Big 10! June 13th-24th – 10 Events in 10 Days
celebrating 10 years of UPMO.

More events added, and more details released. See you at the Egg and Spoon race!

All locations are rooms at Edinburgh Palette, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE unless otherwise stated. more

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Deadline approaching for applications to Handmade Edinburgh

Handmade Edinburgh is a three day selling event and will take place at The Hub from Friday 28th to Sunday 30th October 2016 (Private View evening on Thursday 27th October 2016). Handmade Edinburgh sets very high standards, representing the finest contemporary craft makers from Scotland and beyond. Selected by an experienced team, Handmade Edinburgh is open to makers & artists resident in the UK working to the highest level in ceramics, glass, textiles, jewellery, metal, wood, stone, mixed media, leather, furniture, paper, prints, fashion and sculpture. Makers don’t need to live in Scotland or be Scottish to take part in the event, although we would like to encourage applications from makers in Scotland.


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