From its inception Out of the Blue’s mission has been to provide opportunities for artists and other people who face barriers to creativity, to meet, work, participate, enjoy themselves, learn and develop skills and knowledge. Out of the Blue has established a reputation as an independent, dynamic and innovative cultural social enterprise. Out of the Blue is one of Scotland’s leading community, cultural and arts development organisations working in partnership to provide economic, cultural, social and educational opportunities, to a significant number of people to make a real difference to their lives.
Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee with charitable status with two trading subsidiaries, The Bongo Club Ltd and Out of the Blue Productions.
Out of the Blue create jobs and opportunities as a social enterprise financed through trading, investment and loans.
|April 2014 News|
Out of the Blue have been a hot house of creativity since birth; born in a small shop in Edinburgh’s Old Town back in 1994 when to find creative space in Edinburgh was a massive challenge. Created by intrepid and determined young artists, who having seen what was possible in the cities of mainland Europe, returned home to a commercially rich and creatively poor city.
Their dreams, supported by the principles and commitment of many, many people have now carried OOTB into our twentieth glorious year! Thousands of people now arrive at the OOTB Drill Hall for studios, classes, workshops, markets, projects, events, festivals and to visit the vibrant Cafe. OOTB will showcase our contribution t… Read full news article