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Opportunities for children in local theatre project

November 3, 2014 by


Children to participate in 1d Tenement Opera As you may know, we are developing a couple of street scenes in the 1d Tenement Opera which include young children. Altogether we need six children and some of you have already said that your children are interested in participating. If anyone else has children who are interested […]

Autumn arts festival tackles mental health stigma

October 4, 2014 by


A national festival aiming to tackle the stigma of mental health launches across Edinburgh and the Lothians this weekend. The Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival aims to challenge preconceived ideas of mental health as well as celebrate the artistic achievements of those with lived experience of mental health issues. More than 65 events will […]


September 10, 2014 by


Arts group seeks funds for project to highlight cystic fibrosis Creative Electric is a critically acclaimed, award-winning company who create contemporary performance based on real experiences. Often their work is interactive, sometimes its personal, at times its one to one. Their work has been performed in both Scotland and Sweden, in theatres, studios, art galleries, […]

Lecture celebrates the life of Scottish arts champion

September 9, 2014 by


Community council salutes arts legend Edinburgh-born artist and colossus of the Scottish arts scene Professor Richard Demarco is giving a lecture at Edinburgh College this week at an event celebrating his contribution to cultural life. The Portobello Demarco Lecture on Thursday night (11 September) is being held by Portobello Community Council to honour one of […]

Dare you enter … The Twilight Zone?

August 27, 2014 by


I’m writing to tell you about a programme at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery for after-school clubs and family groups called The Twilight Zone.   Get the gallery to yourselves after-hours or come at the weekends and enjoy fun, interactive tours or creative workshops. Visits are free of charge to community groups. Read all about […]

SEE: Film Academy Scotland Residential Completed!

August 11, 2014 by


Those guys at Screen Education Edinburgh have been busy! Click on link below to SEE for yourself … BFI Film Academy Scotland Residential Completed!. via BFI Film Academy Scotland Residential Completed!.

Say what you see: Surveillance Gallery opens on Saturday

August 10, 2014 by


Take to the Streets at North Edinburgh Arts! Surveillance Gallery is an exciting new exhibition space opening in Muirhouse. The outdoor gallery will occupy the public walkway outside North Edinburgh Arts and will exhibit a range of work from artists with connections to North Edinburgh – from local art groups to established photographers. The works […]

Theatre Project meeting reminder

August 6, 2014 by


I hope you are having a lovely Summer! This is just a wee reminder that there is an open meeting for everyone who is interested in participating in the amazing 1d Tenement Opera project, on Thursday 14 August at 11am at North Edinburgh Arts. I attach the flyer once again (below) and please forward this […]

Fringe first for North Edinburgh

August 1, 2014 by


The Fringe is back, with it’s eclectic mix of the good, the bad and the downright awful. Last year’s event offered enthusiasts no less than 45,464 performances of 2,871 shows, making it the largest ever arts festival in the world. This year’s could be even bigger – aficionados really are spoiled for choice. It’s always […]

A week on Ward 72: new exhibition at Western General

July 30, 2014 by


LOCAL arts and disability organisation, Artlink, is pleased to present an exhibition of drawings by Mark Kirkham – ‘The Edinburgh Sketcher’- documenting his observations as an artist-in-residence at the Royal Victoria Building at the Western General on Ward 72. The exhibition also shows Mark’s perspective – as a parent – of time spent in Edinburgh’s […]