Last week, Sophia Burns (Arts Community Director), Andrew Chainey (Development Manager) and board member Stephen Oswald metin presence of our lawyer with the current owners of St Margaret’s House (the Caledonian Trust) and new owners (the Drum Property Group) in regards to the sale of the building. A provisional time-frame for vacating the premises of 18 months has been discussed and as soon as we receive a signed agreementfor the vacancy date we will forward this to you.
Residents meetings have been scheduled for the end of this week and the beginning of next week.
If you are a resident and haven’t received dates and times about this, come see us in the office or contact Johanna directly at
Please share this information within your collective or organisation or with your studio colleagues.
Thank you again for your patience during this time of transition.
Caim is a quiet, peaceful, cosy, “safe space” available to hire by the hour for therapies, one-to-one meetings, group gatherings, rehearsals, meditation, yoga or any other activity you may require it for. Whether it be for a new venture, personal growth or somewhere to connect with like minded individuals, Caim is a judgement free zone that aims to enable and facilitate positive change.
Usually hired by the hour, our special introductory offer means you can hire the 2-window studio on the 6th floor for only £10 for a whole day!
Get in contact with Lubi for more information and to hire the space.
We were delighted to welcome back First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, to St Margaret’s House who unveiled her official Christmas card in the Drawing Room yesterday – an original painting by John Byrne called ‘Say It With A Kiss!’.
The artwork will be auctioned next year with the proceeds going to four charities – Food Train, SCIAF, Scottish Women’s Aid and Teapot Trust. Your can read more about her visit and the charities supported on the Scottish Government website.
PASSAP (PFAFF) ELECTRONIC 6000 Knitting Machine on offer to a good home. This machine is in need of a good clean, but should work OK.
Contact Ann Arnot for more details
Studio 2.33 email@example.com
We 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!
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.
Artists are invited to submit works to th open call for the GROWN TOGETHER exhibition happening at St Margaret’s House in November.
What do trees and woodland mean to you? Artists/makers are invited to submit works to celebrate the role that trees and woods play in our lives. Open call exhibition timed to coincide with the launch of the a new national ‘Tree Charter’.