Monthly Archives: November 2014

For artists | Photography with Michael Wildman

This is an opportunity for all artists who struggle to photograph their own work to a reasonably professional  standard, kindly shared by Trina from the fifth floor.

Michael Wildman is a professional photographer who exhibits his work internationally, (he is also one of Studio 518’s models along with his partner, Carolina.)  He  is currently holding photography courses in St Margaret’s House.

 

An idea in progress….

While Trina was bending his ear about one of her current photography problems, they decided that there may be more of us who would like an hour of Michael’s time (£20.00 per hour).

He thinks an hour for basic information, lighting and camera, this would be using your own camera.

So far we have a diverse crowd , fabric designers, costume makers, oil painters, watercolourist, charcoal on paper artists, you get the idea.  All of us with our own particular problem to solve.  We would like to build the numbers up to a course size, anyone else interested?

 

The course would be held in Studio 5.18. Future dates and details to be worked on, but a show of emails would be the start.

Get in touch with either Trina – trinabohan@tyrie.net
Or Michael – michaelwildman232@hotmail.com

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Community news | Kalopsia Collective Residency

 

Starting January 2015, Ocean Terminal is embarking on a first –of- its- kind project with social enterprise Kalopsia Collective that will see the contemporary textile practitioners take up a year long Curator in Residency in the shopping centre.

 

The Leith-based Kalopsia will be responsible for providing 12 months of different events, exhibitions and projects based around high quality creations and textiles to increase community engagement and activity within the sprawling retail unit.

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Leith Lapidary Club | Workshops

Relatively new to the building, the Leith Lapidary Club are inviting us all to join them for their specialist enamelling, gemstones and silver-casting workshops that they will be running from early 2015.  Places are limited to contact as soon as possible if interested.LLC Workshops

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Edinburgh Judo | Christmas Party & Fundraising Event

judo clubEdinburgh Judo have their Christmas Party and Fundraising Event on Saturday 29 November 2014.

They always sell raffle tickets prior to the event and we always look for prize/raffle donations. Prizes in the past have included wine, Prosecco, hampers, MOT’s, restaurant vouchers, personal training, vouchers for shops, haircuts etc.

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Scots Fiddle Festival | Local arts opportunity

FF-14-logo-smallThe Scots Fiddle Festival runs from 21-23rd November and will comprise concerts, recitals, workshops, talks, ceilidhs, open stage, sessions, stalls, free events and lots more.  Contributing immensely to the Scottish cultural and arts communities, this is a wonderful, warm and welcoming event.

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Pop-up Opportunities for Designers

made scotThe lovely people of Made from Scotland have reached out to us – their concept store is extending its stay due to demand:

Due to the popularity of the pop-up shop we are extending our time in Rose Street until Christmas.  As you may already know, we are running a concept pop-up shop with a slight difference…

The ground floor is our boutique, filled with the Scottish independent and graduate designers that we already work with on our website, but the first floor houses the Pop-up Galleries!  In these Galleries designers can hire space to sell work direct to the public.

 

Option 1 – Pop-up Galleries:

These galleries open every Saturday for a pop-up event and we are now taking bookings for November and December.

In this space designers can:

  • hire a table or larger space (some individual rooms available) for the Saturday event (open Saturday from 10.30am – 6.00pm).  Tables to be manned and managed by the designer.
  • have display space in the front window on the ground floor under the banner ‘Who’s in the Pop-up Galleries this week?’ for the week leading up to the weekend and during the weekend event

Prices: Start from £60.00 + VAT for a table

 

 

Option 2 – a table in the Boutique:

For November and December only we are also offering the ability to hire a table in the downstairs boutique during the week.

In this space designers can:

  • hire a table in the Boutique (open Mon, Tues, Weds & Fri from 10.30am – 6.00pm, Thurs until 7.00pm)
  • tables to be manned and managed by the designer.
  •  only one designer per day, multiple days can be booked.

Price:  £30.00 + VAT per day

 

Contact enquiries@madefromscotland.com or 0131 564 0146

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Clothing Swap is back


Back by popular demand, the community clothing swap returns to the building 
Wednesday 12 November 6.30pm – 9pm. 

6:30pm Drop off your clothing, grab a glass of something yummy and browse and try on.
7:30pm Start swapping clothes! 

Please bring your good quality clothes (women’s and men’s), shoes, accessories.
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FleeinEdder Therapies | New to the building

FleeinedderAt last… Fiona Ross has her studio up and running on the fourth floor.

FleeinEdder Therapies offers:

  • Reflexology – therapeutic massage of the feet
    Relaxing, health promoting, de-stressing and altogether, a “chilled out” experience.
  • Hair removal by waxing
    Though this cannot be said to be a relaxing experience, it does result in a wonderful smoothness to be enjoyed for weeks!

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