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Edinburgh Judo Olympic Coverage

Sarah Adlington from Edinburgh Judo, located in St Margaret’s House, will be competing on the morning of Friday 30th of July at 3am. So grab a couple of hours sleep and set those alarms to catch Sarah at the Tokyo Olympic Games, she will be the second contest.

The judo will be shown on Discovery Plus or Eurosport 541. Highlights will be shown on BBC.

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Handmade Chelsea

Curated and organised by Handmade in Britain since 2007, Handmade Chelsea, an established high-end craft and design fair that celebrates the very best of British craftsmanship, returns in the form of a dual model.  For the first time ever, those wishing to take part in our event will be able to do so both in-person at the beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall and/or digitally through our dedicated online platform.

Featuring over 100 of the most exciting international and UK-based designer makers who work across a wide range of disciplines – from glass and ceramics, jewellery and fashion, prints and textiles, to sculpture and wood – Handmade Chelsea has unique, eye-catching craft to suit all tastes. This is an exceptional opportunity for designer-makers to make the most out of the Christmas gift-buying season by showcasing their work to an informed and craft-loving audience in the very heart of affluent London. For more information, and to apply, click here.

 

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Open Call for Visual Artists

We are looking for artists based in and around Edinburgh – VISUAL ARTS POETRY/WRITING MUSIC DANCE/MOVEMENT.

We have the pleasure to offer an exciting opportunity to take part in a collaborative residency followed by an exhibition/performance. You are invited to share your work, collaborate, inspire, explore and take your artwork to the next level.

Residency dates: 26/07 – 01/08.2021 Exhibition/Performance date: 31/07/2021 Place: St. Margaret’s House, Edinburgh Supported by: Edinburgh Palette !!! LIMITED SPACES AVAILABLE !!!

*Project is funded by donations; any profits will be shared Following the above project, selected participants will be offered an opportunity to exhibit your work during the Autumn group show with Edinburgh Palette – all details will be provided in due time.

TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION please send the following details to: still.moving.art@gmail.com

1. Your name and short bio

2. Sample of your work – whether work in progress or completed (links or files)

3. A statement of why you are interested in a collaborative residency.

Looking forward to hearing from you, feel free to contact me if you have any questions, Joanna

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Putting Restalrig on The Map

The Thrive Archive’s curator Jan Bee Brown has been commissioned to create a creative ‘map’ celebrating Restalrig by TRACS (Traditional Arts & Culture Scotland) for their Parish Map Project.

Jan wants to hear your stories of Restalrig and discover more about the community initiatives like The Secret Garden and The Ripple Project and any projects you’ve been working on.

A series of postcards featuring Restalrig landmarks are available on the table in reception and Jan would love your feedback what the locals love, what they think the community needs more of and any stories or living or working in Restalrig.

Just pop the postcards in the post to TRACS or interact digitally via The Thrive Archive FB page: https://www.facebook.com/thethrivearchive/

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The Bridge Pottery Collective Sample Sale

The Bridge Pottery collective has set up a ‘seconds’ display in the drawing room on the third floor. All items for sale by donation (box on shelf), with proceeds going towards maintenance and equipment for the studio. We hope to open this up to the public in future but for now any tenants wanting to snap up a bargain piece of handmade pottery please come and take a look. We’ll be refreshing the shelves regularly in our efforts to reduce our environmental impact and waste.

Any enquiries to Ania : ania.grajek@hotmail.com, or come knock on studio 2.32

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The Great Pottery Throw Down – Series 5!

The Great Pottery Throw Down is returning in 2021 and the team are currently looking for the next batch of home potters to take part.

So if you are looking to throw yourself into a new challenge then set those wheels in motion! Apply now to take part in series 5: https://pottery.take-part.co.uk/

 

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20/20 HINDSIGHT: a showcase of womxn’s writing art and music

Blunt Knife Co. is a new social enterprise based in Edinburgh that supports and promotes creative womxn. This month we launch our first project 20/20 HINDSIGHT, a showcase of writing, art and music by womxn creators.

For the most part, the last 12 months have been a steaming pile of shite, but from within the dung-heap brilliant artists have persevered and pushed out art that has enthralled us, inspired us, excited us and had us fist-pumping F*CK YEAHs to the universe.

From April 10 we’ll be bringing you a selection of 20 works by womxn that you may have missed amongst the chaos. It’s just a drop in a big pool of awesome, but think of it as a taste-test of Blunt Knife Co. and what we’re about.

To stay tuned follow on socials @bluntknifeco or head to bluntknife.co

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Featured Artist: Constantine

Constantine is a self taught artist and author, originally from Athens, Greece. His first memory is that of drawing, which he carried on doing in his teen years, as well as exploring various others artistic and creative disciplines and routes such as music, which he still does to this day too.

Constantine first moved to Scotland as a young man, in order to study Geology. Throughout his University career though, he realized that Geology was really not for him and that life is simply too short to be wasted on things that have no appeal to us. He then made the decision to just follow his true calling, ignoring other peoples’ opinions and go after what HE wants in life.

Constantine has collaborated with many different artists’ from different artistic disciplines such as, visual artists, musicians and videographers/directors. He has provided his services for major Brands in the Alcohol and Hospitality industry, as well as developing and applying concepts in regards to interior design and “costume/uniform” design. Constantine has also experience in curating numerous exhibitions as well as co-curating 3 international art groups shows, and booking and organizing music concerts. His commissions include, tattoo designing, music vinyl covers and labels as well as numerous private commissions. He has exhibited numerous solo projects, worldwide, as well as participated in several group shows. Constantine is also the Author and Publisher of the Book Art “Jazz Mafia Project”.

 

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