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De-Stash Special

A Chance to get rid of surplus art and craft materials *

Join us on Sunday 14th May 2017 at St. Margaret’s House, ‘Edinburgh Palette’, 151 London Rd, EH7 6AE for the very first ‘De-Stash Special’ event.


* This event is for selling of art and craft material only, no household items, no finished craft pieces or art work.

If you book a table, you must ‘man’ it and organise your own cash float.

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Be Part of our New St Margaret’s House Fanzine

EPpinkOne week left to apply!

What is a doctor without a stethoscope, a carpenter without a hammer or an astronaut without a spacesuit? We all use different tools every day. Without them we couldn’t be able to do our work the same way.

Which tool do you use the most? What’s the story behind it? Send a picture of it and what you use it for to Helena at

This wee open call is part of a new project from the Arts & Community Team: the St Margaret’s House Fanzine. Let’s how the world the magic of the building in an interactive magazine form full of different stories happening in the community!

New Deadline: You have till the 28th of April to be part of it!


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FREE workshop exploring drawing portraits of children

The Thrive Archive workshop‘The weans just won’t sit still!’ Despite the lure of thruppence for the cinema or a new comic to read Joan’s young models found it difficult to hold a pose for long. She had to work fast and if you have ever tried to draw your children or your grandchildren you will understand the challenges Joan faced trying to capture a fleeting expression or a shy smile.

Join artists from The Thrive Archive for a 90-minute workshop ‘After Eardley’ and explore the joy of drawing portraits of children at speed. Simply bring a photo of a ‘wee one’ to inspire you and an old shirt or apron to wear. The 90-minute workshops are free and we provide all the materials. more

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FREE Artist’s secret website makeovers worth £2500 each

Dear Artists,

Please Read and Share this with your Artist Friends.

As some of you know I have been a designer for 15 years now (here is my Portfolio and I’m setting up OhShe Designs design studio with my husband Steven who is a senior web & software developer.

To build our OHSHE portfolio we are offering a FREE Artist’s secret website makeovers worth £2500 each.

Are you a Painter, Sculptor, Architect, Photographer, Writer, Musician, Cultural/Arts non-profit organisation or working with ceramics, metal or glass? In April we are offering a free web design & development to Artists and charities.

3 Artist/organisations will be picked randomly using
3 Artists will be chosen based on the quality of the submission. more

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Wee Theatre | Easter Workshop

Join us over Easter for a special 3-day workshop combining theatre, puppetry and craft.

Dates: 13 – 15 of April
Times: 10am – 12pm each day
Place: The Wee theatre (G21) and the Education Space (G5), St Margaret’s House
Ages: 5 – 8 years (parents welcome too)
Price: £30 per child for the 3 days (to be paid in advance)

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