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Christmas Makers’ Market Pop-Up Exhibition

5th December – drop off works to the gallery

6th – setup (Marcin will curate and hang all the artworks)

7th – the market and exhibition open to audience from 11am until 5pm

8th – all works need to be collected

Each artist will have to prepare their own labels with name, title, medium and price. Each artist can bring 2-3 pieces, however Marcin can’t guarantee that all of them will be showcased (depending on how much space will be available). The exhibition is a good opportunity for artists to promote their art so I would encourage everyone to have business cards next to their works with contact details. In case of any purchase artists will have to deal directly with the customer.  It’s a good opportunity to talk to potential clients. We don’t take any percentage from sales and there’s no fees for participation. The exhibition is for the tenants only. For any questions artists should contact Marcin via email or pop in to the office.

We require volunteers to help with the invigilation of both galleries, please get in touch if this is something you would be interested in.

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Christmas & New Year Hours 2019/2020

Over the holidays we operate on reduced hours.

Please find details below:

SATURDAY 21ST DEC 08:00AM – 22:00PM
SUNDAY 22ND DEC 08:00AM – 22:00PM
MONDAY 23RD DEC 08:00AM – 17:00PM (OFFICE CLOSED)
TUESDAY 24TH DEC CLOSED
WEDNESDAY 25TH DEC CLOSED
THURSDAY 26TH DEC CLOSED
FRIDAY 27TH DEC 09:00AM – 17:00PM
SATURDAY 28TH DEC 09:00AM – 17:00PM
SUNDAY 29TH DEC 09:00AM – 17:00PM
MONDAY 30TH DEC 09:00AM – 17:00PM (OFFICE CLOSED)
TUESDAY 31ST JAN 09:00AM – 17:00PM
WEDNESDAY 1ST JAN CLOSED
THURSDAY 2ND JAN CLOSED

All hours will return to normal on Friday 3rd of January.

FRIDAY 3RD JAN 08:00AM – 22:00PM

SATURDAY 4TH JAN 08:00AM – 22:00PM

And so on…

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Rural Studio Cabin

A rare opportunity to own, or rent long term, an off grid hut/cabin for use as a studio/retreat space in the countryside.

Scottish Planning policy was extended in 2016 to allow the construction of small off grid timber huts as leisure accommodation in the countryside. The Planning Definition required to qualify as a Hut is:
“A simple building used intermittently as recreational accommodation (ie not a principal residence); having an internal floor area of no more than 30m2; constructed from low impact materials; generally not connected to mains water, electricity or sewerage; and built in such a way that it is removable with little or no trace at the end of its life. Huts may be built singly or in groups”.

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Link Living Independent Living Skills SQA Course

Do you feel ready to get your own home?

If you already have your own home, do you feel confident running it yourself?

Learn new skills now!

In this course you can learn:

  • Housing options
  • Feeling less lonely in your community
  • How to keep safe and stay healthy
  • How to manage income and bills
  • How to keep your home clean and recycle
  • Where to ask for help if you need it

Two units from the SQA Tenancy and Citizenship Qualification (level 4).

The course is a great way to increase your confidence and meet other young people.

Next starting: 8th October 2019. (8 – 10 week course)

When: Tuesday 12pm-3:30pm (cooking class 11am-12pm)

Where: St Margaret’s House, 3rd floor, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Who: 16 – 25 year olds

Travel expenses included.

Link Academy

Tel: 01324 466860

Email: lareception@linkgroup.org.uk

www.linkliving.org.uk

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The Cryer Magazine

The Cryer Magazine launches in South Edinburgh in December 2019. Currently based in East Lothian as a free full colour lifestyle magazine, it will be delivered bi-monthly and direct to 15,000 houses across areas such as Greenbank, Comiston, Morningside, The Grange, Marchmont and Newington. With a focus on interiors, fashion and health+well-being there are a number of fantastic opportunities for businesses and individuals based at St Margarets’ House to get involved! From straight forward ad space to advertorials, features or product placement, we can work with you to publicise your work or latest project. For more information or to request a media pack please contact Euan McKenzie at euan@thecryermagazine.co.uk

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Rendition Preview

Invitation To Edinburgh Palette

I would like to invite you to a preview launch of Rendition, a radical new work from Tragic Carpet Visual Theatre Company – Friday 13th September in Edinburgh, 10.30am-12.20pm.

Rendition is a potent and immersive installation which uses detailed, up-to-the-minute academic research findings from The Rendition Project to tell the story of one man’s nightmare experience as the first suspect to be taken into the CIA’s detention programme. Freda O’Byrne, artistic director and sole performer, uses an innovative mix of puppetry, soundscapes and theatre to visualise the human rights violations committed by US and UK governments in the aftermath of 9/11 – and explores the juxtaposition between extreme vulnerability and absolute power. See the trailer here.

In partnership with Freedom From Torture Edinburgh, the preview event will provide the opportunity to visit the installation within the gallery, meet the creative team and view the accompanying immersive performance. Tickets are limited so please register here.

“…a profoundly moving piece of total theatre… beautiful, exquisitely made show driven by a quiet but fierce sense of humanity and compassion”

Joyce McMillan, The Scotsman ★★★★

“At a time when we await the outcome of a Scottish police investigation into the use of Scottish airports for rendition, and after the UK Intelligence and Security Committee published a devastating report into the extent of British involvement in torture, many issues remain unresolved”

Professor Ruth Blakeley, The Rendition Project (It is anticipated that Professor Blakeley will be able to attend the preview and discuss these issues.)

Rendition will tour Scotland in autumn 2020. The performance is ideal for galleries, community spaces, studios and exhibition spaces, and can work in theatres too. Please get in touch for more information.

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Ecoscenographer Edinburgh Palette resident Mona Kastell invites you to: Be-wildered in the city

Schumacher Scotland

Part of The Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

Date Wednesday 7th August 2019 10am-1pm / Wednesday 14th August 2019 10am-1pm
Venue 285 Randolph Cliff, 4 Randolph Cliff, Edinburgh EH3 7TZ
Space Big Room

Join the Schumacher College Scottish alumni team for some much needed Nature Connection time during the Fringe in the city.

***Switch in – hear the rustle of the trees, breathe in the wind, feel the sun on your face. The more we connect with the Natural world, the happier we are.

Starting indoors with an immersive conversation, join us for a holistic journey of walking and watching along the Water of Leith exploring Nature within the city.

Encounter paths to belonging and ways of being which deepen our connection with each other and the wider world. End up re-freshed, mindful, with a rooted sense of your own inner wisdom.

Bring waterproof clothing and snacks to share.***

We’ve kept the prices very low to keep it as accessible as possible.
£8 full price
£5 concession

Book tickets from the Fringe website: https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/be-wildered-in-the-city

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/324273631593622/
Eventbrite URL: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/be-wildered-in-the-city-tickets-65023236250

 

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Mandy Fox 1968 – 2019

Mandy Fox

It is with great sadness that we have to tell you that Mandy Fox passed away this weekend.

Arriving home just after walking her dog on Portobello Beach she suffered a Heart Attack, from which she did not recover.

A marvellous and unique Lady, she will be greatly missed by us all.

There is a ‘Book of Condolence’ in the office on the third floor if you would like share a thought or memory.

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Volunteer Required

Edinburgh Palette is looking for a keen, green-thumbed volunteer to clear up and subsequently maintain the upkeep of the car park garden area. This would include carrying out tasks such as weeding and planting.

If you think this is something you may be interested in, please email us info@edinburghpalette.co.uk

Below are some pictures of the current planters in the car park.

Image of planter

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