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Neuk Collective Exhibition & Manifesto Launch

Neuk Collective exhibition, showcasing the work of four neurodivergent artists – Robyn Benson, Dylan Esposito, Tzipporah Johnston and Dawnne McGeachy. The exhibition is also the launch of our manifesto for neurodiversity in the arts, and guide to working with neurodivergent artists.

Rather than a launch evening or private view, we will be having a relaxed daytime opening on Saturday 20th November, when all four collective artists will be available to chat. We would be delighted to see you then, or on any of the other days.

Saturday 20th – Friday 26th November, at Custom Lane Gallery, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL

Mon-Sat: 10-4pm

Sun: 11-4pm 

Free and unticketed – just pop in!

Quiet evening: Tuesday 23rd November, 5.30-7pm, booking essential – https://neukcollective.co.uk/exhibition/

Access information: 

We want to make our exhibition as welcoming of ND folk as possible so we are also trying out a number of access features –

  • Ear defenders
  • Coloured reading overlays, windows and line trackers
  • Audio description (via QR codes)
  • Communication badges
  • A chill-out nook onsite if you get overwhelmed

Our manifesto will also be available in Illustrated, Dyslexia-friendly, Easy Read, Braille, Audio and BSL

Wheelchair access: The clearance of the doors is 120cm, and there is a disabled toilet in the onsite cafe.

Sensory information: The exhibition is in a mixed-use space that includes a cafe. There will be noises from the coffee machines and chatter of customers, and there may be the smell of coffee and cake. If these things are challenging for you, you might prefer our Quiet Evening (Tuesday 23rd November, 5.30-7pm), when the cafe will be closed – please see our website to book (www.neukcollective.co.uk/exhibition)

If you have any questions, please email us at neukcollective@gmail.com

This exhibition is kindly sponsored by Creative Scotland, Custom Lane and Eastern Exhibition & Display.

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The Ripple Christmas Fair

The Ripple is delighted to be holding a Christmas Fair and would like to invite your members to join us.

When: Friday 26th November 11am to 7pm

Where: Restalrig Lochend Hub 198 Restalrig Road South

Who are we: www.rippleproject.co.uk

As spaces are limited I will hold 4 tables for your members’ note of interest until Wed 27th Oct.  Applications are available:  admin@theripple.org.uk

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Handmade Chelsea – The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

Date: 12 – 14 November

Venue: Chelsea Old Town Hall

Ticket link: https://www.handmadeinbritain.co.uk/event/handmade-chelsea-the-contemporary-craft-and-design-fair/#Buy-Tickets

URL: www.handmadeinbritain.co.uk/chelsea

Ticket Price: Open Adult Advanced Tickets (valid all 3 days) £10, One Day Adult Advanced Tickets £5, Open Adult On the Door Tickets (valid all 3 days) £16,

One Day Adult On the Door Tickets £8

Event Description:

Curated and organised by Handmade in Britain since 2007, Handmade Chelsea is an established high-end craft and design fair taking place at London’s iconic Chelsea Old Town Hall from 12 – 14 November. Featuring over 75 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 celebrates the very best of British craft.

 

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St Margaret’s House Tenants Interviews, The University of Edinburgh

My name is Coll and I’m 4th year Architecture student at the University of Edinburgh and am currently researching for my dissertation which explores secondary use of buildings. St Margaret’s House is an incredible example of utilising a space and creating a thriving economy out of a forgotten building.

The strength, to me, lies in its huge diversity of tenants. I hope to document and understand the nature of the spaces that you all have and your stories and experiences at St Margaret’s House. To do this, I would love to have a chat with you about your experience here and document the space you are currently in, both through a few photographs and, if possible, a 3D LIDAR scan of the room – I’m doing this to get a cross section of the community here in as rich a way as possible. This is by no means prescriptive and I am happy to work with you to best get the information I’m looking for, I also understand that time is precious and so I will make sure to be as quick as possible in chatting and getting the photos/scans, around 30-45 minutes tops!

If you are interested in being involved then please get in touch, my contact details are:

Email: colldrury@gmail.com

Instagram: @coll_dis_arc

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Our Precious and Precarious World Open Call for Art

Climate change is an issue that effects everyone, so it’s important that it represents the voices of everyone in the Edinburgh community. We’re encouraging any kind of submission, from any kind of artist, experienced or not. All ages are welcome too. Drawings, paintings, sculptures, digital art, collages, calligraphy or photographs would all be gratefully accepted, as well as anything else that you might like to create. We would love to exhibit artworks from as many different people as possible to represent our wonderfully diverse community in Edinburgh and their opinions on climate change. Your contributions would be enthusiastically appreciated.

Drawings, paintings, photographs, collage, textiles, fibre arts, recycled material, digital images, sculpture, all are welcome. EVERYONE, experienced or not, is invited to submit work.

You might think about: Climate change, Pollution, Recycling and The beauty and fragility of nature.

The exhibition is organised by the Together Trust Eco Group
Tuesday 26th – Saturday 30th October, 12 – 5pm

St Cuthbert’s Church, Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EP

Guidelines:

  • Up to three (3) works per artist
  • Unframed work: maximum size A3 (landscape or portrait)
  • Framed work: maximum size 45cm x 35 cm (landscape or portrait)
  • Sculpture: maximum size of base 50cm x 50cm (free standing)

All works should be handed in to St Cuthbert’s, Lothian Road, between October 14th and October 23th from 11 am to 2 pm

Please plan to collect your work on Sunday 31st Oct 12 noon to 3 pm or Monday 1st Nov from 11 am to 2 pm

Please attach the following information to identify your work: title of work, name of artist, medium, a description (max 30 words) that will go on the label and contact details.

Please register this information
by 1st October at www.togetheredinburgh.org.uk/art or contact: Martin Pearce, martin.j.pearce@blueyonder.co.uk phone 07913 625 394

No work will be for sale at the exhibition, but artists may include the address of their web-site or similar on the label if desired.

We will endeavour to take care of your work, but please be aware that exhibits are loaned at owner’s risk and will not be insured.

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You’re invited to the All Aboard Boat Launch

People Know How and Polwarth Church are delighted to invite you to the launch of the All Aboard canal boat at 2-4pm on 25 September! The launch event invites you on board the new boat and offers many opportunities to get involved – from volunteering as a crew member or helmsman, to providing support through art, music, culture, meditation or any other ideas you might have!

Register to come along to the launch at https://all-aboard-boat-launch.eventbrite.co.uk

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Untutored Life Drawings

Drawing the figure with a mix short, long and some sustained poses.

For those with some experience experience who are looking to practice and experiment.

Bring your own materials (easels provided).

Drop in classes but booking is essential.

Mondays (week commencing 20th September) from 2pm – 4:30pm.

£10 per session.

To book, email: makinggathering@gmail.com

Scenes of nudity, suitable for 16+

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Eco Art Exhibition – Call for Exhibits

The Together Trust Eco Group is planning an art exhibition in central Edinburgh in October.
The theme is ‘Our Precious and Precarious World’.
All are welcome to exhibit their work. Drawings, paintings, photographs, collage, textiles, fibre arts, recycled material, digital images and sculpture will be included.
Further details are available at www.togetheredinburgh.org.uk/art

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Dear Lothian Exhibition by People Know How

On 11 August People Know How and partners are holding a floating exhibition showcasing the art and sound pieces of young people who participated in their summer arts programme, Dear Lothian. The exhibition will take place on their jointly owned canal boat, All Aboard, and will feature watercolour paintings, oral histories, soundscapes, and scrapbooks kept throughout the programme. Register on our Eventbrite or just pop by to the All Aboard canal boat at 36-38 Polwarth Terrace between 11am and 3pm on 11 August!

dear-lothian-exhibition.eventbrite.co.uk

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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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