Monthly Archives: December 2015

Opportunity | Edinburgh Visual Artists Bursary Funding

 

The City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with Creative Scotland is pleased to announce the next round of the Edinburgh Visual Artists and Craft Makers Awards and the Emerging Artists Bursaries Scheme. These schemes have been established to address current gaps in resources available to individual artists/makers.

The schemes are open to makers/visual artists of all ages and at any stage of their career, but must be outwith full time education.  Applicants should be able to demonstrate a level of commitment to their practice and have achieved a body of work out with formal education. Applicants must be Edinburgh based.

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Realist Wednesdays | Call for models

Realist Wednesdays – Out Of Hours are a group of students studying at the Academy of Realist Art on the Fifth Floor of St Margaret’s.
Every Wednesday from 6pm until 9pm on the fifth floor the students independently organize a 3 hour out of hours clothed portrait drawing/painting/digital art session for extra portrait practise.

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Storytelling:Hub at Madelvic House

We would like to invite you to come along to the Storytelling:Hub event on Sunday  20th December, to experience some great storytelling and music, in the setting of a specially created installation of sculpted lanterns and stars at this historic building.

The magical light up stars have been made by local children working with facilitators Janis Hart and Wendy Wager to express their wishes for the future.  The stories and music will be performed as part of the interactive installation.The event, including a wee drop of mulled wine or hot chocolate with a mince pie is FREE! more

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Donations sought for Christmas Homeless | Crisis Skylight

Crisis at Christmas will be running for the third year in Edinburgh this year, and aims to provide food, company, services and activities for 400 homeless guests over Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. The event will be run by over 300 volunteers and we will be serving approximately 1000 hot meals to our guest over the 3 days. We are looking for donations to help us meet this target.

We would be delighted if you would consider helping us to reach our ambitious goal by donating items from our art wish list. Providing these will help our guests to have an inspiring and enjoyable Christmas.

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Important reminder | Christmas opening hours

Please note that St Margaret’s House is closed on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and the 27th. It opens again with reduced hours 28th, 29th and 30th (though the office will remain closed).

It closes New Year’s Eve, Hogmanay, 2nd and 3rd. It reopens with normal hours and an open office on the 4th.

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A FleeinEdder Special Offer

Stuck for a Christmas Gift?

Why not treat your nearest and dearest to a wonderfully relaxing hour of Reflexology?

From the 1st – 18th December, FleeinEdder Therapies has a Special Offer on Gift Vouchers
Buy 4 and receive a free treatment for yourself!
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