Open Doors ProgrammeWe are really looking forward to the Open Doors happening this weekend .

*** 21 – 22 October 2017 ***

Artists and creative businesses are the lifeblood of this former office block, which today offers exhibition, studio and project spaces to the community.

Come and discover what goes on within the “Art Building” by Meadowbank Stadium – explore the galleries and exhibitions, take a peek into artist studios, get hands on with a variety of workshops, take a break in our pop-up café and bring the whole family – we’ve plenty of activities just for kids!

You can download the full programme of events via this link: AAFF_OPEN_DOORS_2017_online

HELP SPREAD THE WORD. Find us on Facebook and make sure to share the event page with all your friends and family. If you are opening your studio or running an event or workshop, feel free to post about it on the Facebook event page or tag St Margaret’s House is your posts so that more people see all the exciting things happening throughout the weekend.

Look forward to seeing you at the Open Doors!

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Help Puppeteer & St MH tenant Tania Czajka to make the leap to Picture Book Writer!

Tania’s French puppets have been enchanting children and families throughout the UK for the past 10 years. Now it’s time to make the Picture Book so many have been waiting for!

Help Tania get Lapin Is Hungry published by visiting her Crowdfunding campaign page above.

Pledge or donate what you can and share the link around you!
Big Merci from Tania and Le Petit Monde team

Follow them and use the #lapinishungrybook tag!

tania.czajka on Instagram
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Learn French through Drama with Theatre Sans Accents

Suitable for: Children (P1 to P7) all levels
Price: £68 for 8 weeks course
Tuesday 31st October until Tuesday 19th December

Whether your child is learning French at school, one of the parents is French or simply you want him/her to practice French, join us in this interactive workshop where we will go through the basics of conversational French. more

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‘My Space’ Upward Mobility Online Art Auction

We’re hosting an online art auction this winter, to raise funds for our workshop programme.

If you’re an artist, or know any artists who might be interested, you can submit your artwork to the auction and help us reach our fundraising target.


Shadow boxes (one per artist) can be collected from reception on the third floor of Edinburgh Palette, 151 London Road (open 8am-10pm daily). Completed artworks should be returned by 27th October at 5pm.


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Items for Sale

Moira Chetty is moving out of her studio and has a few items she is selling.

Metal Folding Table (New)

Big Table (New)
90x80x84 Adjustable height
£70 (ono)

Futon (New)
£35 (ono)

Overhead projector
£25 (ono)

Contact Gavin Chetty for more information on
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Woodland garden – Call for volunteers!

Volunteers required to assist in community project!

Edinburgh Palette are hosting a two volunteering days: on Monday 9th October between 2-5pm and Sunday 22nd October between 12-2pm, and are inviting everyone to come along and take part!

Edinburgh Palette calling for volunteers after being successful in receiving funding from Scottish charity Paths for All to improve access to the urban woodland garden at St Margaret’s House.

This fantastic project will encourage more people to get active outdoors and get involved with their community. With contractors now appointed to create a new inclusive access gate point off the London Road entrance to St Margaret’s House, we can start to explore more

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October Clothing Swap

Ground Floor, Studio G5- Education Space

Swap women’s clothes and accessories – all styles and sizes welcome.

We will have a guest repairer / revamper joining us from 7 – 9 pm. Please bring along items of clothing that need simple repairs or revamping.

How it works
Drop off clothes from 7pm, start trying on and pondering your potential swap and we will start the fun of swapping at 7:45pm.

Help spread the word by sharing the Facebook event.

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Exploratory Clown Laboratory

“All play is creativity,
clowning is play,
therefore clowning is creativity.”

13th – 15th Oct.
11 am-5 pm.
3 days £165.
(If you want to attend only 1 or 2 days, get in touch for availability).

This Clown Lab will benefit you whether or not you have previous clown experience.


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