The Peg, a new shop and gallery space on 50 St Mary’s Street, Edinburgh are looking for crafters to run workshops at their premises in December. We already have a Christmas wreath making workshop set up for the 2nd December and are keen to set up a few more eg., christmas card making, lampshade making, christmas ornaments or gift making etc.
Would you be interested in doing a lunchtime pop-up event in a corporate building?
We’ve got a big lobby space where you could advertise your brand with some promotional materials like flyers etc. or even sell your product on the spot. All that with no cost.
We are based at Atria One, 144 Morrison Street Edinburgh.
Atria One is occupied by 17 large companies. On average we have around 200-400 employees coming in to work from the office each day.
Pop-ups take place in our lobby area.
It is entirely up to yourself how you want to use the space. You can have a banner, promotional materials, product you want to sell etc. From our side, we can provide a table or a few. However, if there is anything in particular you need, just let me know and we can see what are the options for organising it.
In the past, we had businesses like Hot Yoga, Massage and Glow, Candle and co, Wee bee company, Le Petit Cafe, Pure Gym and more.
In November we are planning to host pop-ups on the 17th and in December on the 8th. Let me know if that is suitable.
Ps. Just to remember… to be in the building you will need to have a valid licence or insurance so you are safe 🙂.
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:
Sometimes having your own business is a lonely game. In January, feeling this personally, I set up The Soul Traders Club aimed at female entrepreneurs who want to build lives and businesses that work for them. When you are clear on your vision for your life, you can then start to take action to move you towards that.
Feedback from the Founder Members has been very positive, and in response to this, I’ve built an 8-week group coaching course that will start on Monday 20th September with coaching sessions over Zoom every Monday 9.30-10.30am. The course content will include exploring your values, your unique strengths, your vision for your life, mindset, building positive habits, confidence and money mindset. Building a successful business requires the belief you can do it and the tenacity to work towards that.
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!
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
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!
DESK SPACE AVAILABLE in 2 window space at Edinburgh Palette Ground floor.
Friendly bright space sharing with a designer/maker, situated on the Ground Floor. Furnished with desk, comfy chair, shelves, broadband, and window facing.
All desk-based creative or admin welcome, though best suited to those who can cope with a little background noise or who prefers working evenings. I go from sewing costumes to writing applications and running online workshops. Looking for someone respectful with similar eco values to share my studio. No smelly work please (oil painting, etc)
£80/ month including bills. Wifi at extra cost.
Available about mid August – flexible date.
Please contact me for more information and viewing and share with your colleagues.
I am looking to share my studio from now until the end of the year. It is a three window studio, lots of natural light and uncluttered.
I am a musician and mainly use the studio for teaching and practising. Sharing with another musician, or similarly small scale music making would work well, but I’d be happy to talk to other artists who need a space to work in for a time too. I am interested in drawing, photography and video work as well, so get in touch if you are interested to have a look at the space.
Rent would be £115 a month, including all of the perks of being in the Palette – please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.