What's on...

10 Dec

Mermaid Tail Blankets

Come along to this one off workshop and learn how...
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10 Dec

PILATES RELEASE AND ALIGN WORKSHOP

This 2 hour Pilates workshop will explain what good alignment...
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10 Dec - 11 Dec

Makers' Fair 2016

Join us in celebrating the diversity of resident makers in...
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Workshops

29 Sep - 15 Dec

Theatre Sans Accents: Theatre sur le bout de la langue!

FRENCH DRAMA : Language and Acting class into one fun...
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7 Nov - 12 Dec

Level 1 & 2 Pole Fitness & Dance

LEVEL 1 & 2 POLE FITNESS AND DANCE 6 WEEK...
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7 Nov - 12 Dec

Level 1 & 4 Pole Fitness & Dance

LEVEL 1 & 4 POLE FITNESS AND DANCE 6 WEEK...
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8 Nov - 13 Dec

Level 5 & 6 Pole Fitness & Dance

LEVEL 5 & 6 POLE FITNESS AND DANCE 6 WEEK...
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Facilities

Studios

Studios

Ideal creative spaces for established and emerging artists.

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Galleries

Galleries

We have several galleries, from an intimate space to a large gallery.

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Printbase

Printbase

Professional space available for printmakers, screen printers and textile makers.

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Drawing Room

Drawing Room

Large studio for hire for workshops, seminars and courses in painting and drawing.

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G25

G25

A large, well-lit dance space with sprung flooring, mirrors and ballet bar.

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CHRISTMAS MAKERS FAIR

 10 & 11 December 

An exciting opportunity to get quality gifts for your lovely family and friends

handmade by the craft artists based at St Margaret’s house. You will even have the

opportunity to create your own gifts during creative workshops!  >>> More info

Key Partners

  • Academy of Realist Art

    Academy of Realist Art is the only atelier taught programme of classical art methods approved by the ARC in Scotland. Teaching is modelled upon 19th century European academies which allow an introduction into high calibre representational art that is structured so that both professional artists and absolute beginners can excel.

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  • The Bridge Pottery Collective

    The Bridge Pottery Collective is a large, well-equipped and practical ceramics studio.
    The facilities are shared by the twelve members of the Collective, who all have knowledge of making pottery and a desire to learn, for most it can only be a hobby. For others, it has been away back into a creative working life.

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  • Care 4 Carers

    Care 4 Carers provide a range of services to carers in the city from one to one support, training, information, regular carers newsletter and events. We work with carers of all ages and in all caring situations.

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  • The Drawing Room

    The Academy of Realist Art offers a large studio for hire to other art professionals. The room is equipped with natural light in the form of two banks of windows, black out blinds and curtains (for those who do not work with natural lighting), model stands and folding tables.

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  • Edinburgh Design School

    The Edinburgh Design School is an independent design school specialising in pottery/ceramics, textiles, print and millinery. Our aim is to re establish and promote design and craft disciplines and we offer classes and courses, workshops and professional industry focused talks.

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  • Edinburgh Judo Club

    Our mission statement is to introduce judo to children and adults of all ages and abilities in a fun and dynamic way, offering all members avenues of opportunity through which they can enjoy a life-long enjoyment of judo. Edinburgh Judo delivers the very best coaching to all our members within a safe and accessible environment.

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  • Edinburgh School of Icon Painting

    The Edinburgh School of Icon Painting was created to teach egg tempera and icon painting to people of all possible backgrounds. Our aim is to introduce the world of Orthodox iconography through the practice of the technique and learning the tradition.

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  • Edinburgh School of Music

    At ESM our goal is to instil a love of learning in each student. We are a team of enthusiastic and dedicated teachers with an artistic and hands-on approach to teaching both theory and practice.

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  • Leith Lapidary Club

    Originally the British Gas Lapidary Club formed in 1971, we became Leith Lapidary Club in 1995 and moved to St Margaretís in August 2014. We have a wide variety of facilities and equipment for cutting and polishing stones, silver work and enamelling, including two lovely new kilns.

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  • Upward Mobility

    We are Upward Mobility Project. We believe everyone, regardless of ability, has the right to meaningful opportunities for lifelong learning. Our mission is to provide it in a safe, supportive environment for as many people as possible across Edinburgh and the Lothians. We hope to see you around the building, do say hello.

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  • Yoga Now Studio

    This designated yoga and meditation room has been fully equipped with a sprung floor and rope wall, to create a wellbeing space in the heart of the building. Various teachers, groups and practitioners have been gradually joining forces under Lucy Brown’s guidance.

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  • Link Up Women’s Support Centre

    Link Up Women’s Support Centre aims to provide a safe caring environment in the community for women who suffer from mental health problems and social isolation. They enable our participants to achieve their full potential through providing support, education, confidence building, health education and health promotion.

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  • Thursday Figurative Drop in Group

    The group is open to everybody from professionals to beginners, everyone is welcome. Easels and drawing boards are available on a first come basis. Mid morning coffee break. Male and female models.

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Upcoming Events

AUTUMN 2016

 

gallery ghostOver the next few months, we have an exciting roster of events, exhibitions and group shows taking place in our gallery spaces.

Latest news

christmas-fair-2 Makers’ Fair Festivities 7 December 2016

Here on the third floor we are a hive of activity preparing for the Makers’ Fair this weekend. We can’t wait to share the festive spirit with you all!   ❄️ 10th & 11th December...