The Jennifer Ewan Band, residents of St Margaret’s House, bring their new show, ‘Bonnie Bayou’, to the Edinburgh Fringe at 5pm every Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday of August at The Montebar! (81-85 St Leonard’s St)
“Scots Plus Cajun – Discover Bonnie Bayou!”
BBC Radio Scotland’s Janice Forsyth Show “Just brilliant – music of the highest quality – a Scottish rising star”.
This year’s eagerly awaited Social in the Gardens has been announced.
Edinburgh’s free festival of social enterprise has moved to a new home – the world famous Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens – and takes place on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd August.
Both days start at 10am and feature a wider than ever range of events and organisations to inform, inspire and entertain. You can see and hear some fantastic performers and ‘buy the good stuff’ from the fantastic arts, crafts, food and drink market stalls that will be showcasing their wares.
There’s a family ceilidh, an art exhibition, and a very more
Join us for a lunchtime seed bombing workshop at St Margaret’s Garden!
On Thursday 25th May from 12 to 1pm pop over to the far corner of the St Margaret’s House car park to make your own seed bombs and join the throw and grow! Tilly from GrowWild will be joining us to help us make the bombs and plant them to add a splash of colour to the embankment.
No previous experience needed, all materials and seeds provided in partnership with GrowWild
‘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
Link Up Women’s Support Centrestill has a couple of spaces on their Feel Good Fridays for mothers and children who can start this week and enjoy the 7 remaining sessions. The FREE sessions offer women and their children (aged 1-5) a chance to develop new skills to enjoy together at home and to start off the weekend feeling positive:
Yoga – fun ways to stretch together
Meditation – mindfulness matters
PEEP – play through crafts
Bookbug – discovering the joy in books
And if that wasn’t enough – you get a FREE yoga mat too. Give us a call on 661 9292 to find out more.
Here on the third floor we are a hive of activity preparing for the Makers’ Fair this weekend. We can’t wait to share the festive spirit with you all!
❄️ 10th & 11th December 12-6pm ❄️
FREE ADMISSION // Creche for 1-8 year olds // Handcrafted gifts in all 3 galleries!
What is more personal than a handmade gift, crafted by a local artist? Beautiful handcrafted items will be on sale, all made by Edinburgh Palette tenants, with a wide selection of textiles, paintings, jewellery, prints, and pottery exhibited in all 3 galleries. More than just a line-up of stalls, the Makers’ Fair is a high quality common curated show you can enjoy with friends and family.
We’re excited to announce that this October HERE + NOW will be delivering a series of FREE guided walking and cycling tours exploring some of Edinburgh’s brilliant local community, growing and arts projects! http://spacetosit.eventbrite.co.uk
These tours will stop in at community growing or arts projects that received a seat as part of the #SpaceToSit event earlier in the summer, with speakers giving an overview of projects along the route. These include Summerhall, The Rust Garden, The Grove Garden at Harrison Park, the Wikihouse at Tollcross Primary School, Wauchope Community Garden, and St Margaret’s House.