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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.

May 2015 News

On the 22nd May 1915 at Quintinshill near Gretna, the worst crash in the history of British rail travel killed over 200 people with the majority of those who died being men from the 7th (Leith) Battalion of the Royal Scots, on their way to Gallipoli. Hundreds gathered outside the drill hall for news before the return of the bodies to be laid out in the drill hall prior to burial. OOTB are marking the centenary with ‘Gretna 100′, a Heritage Lottery funded participatory project looking at the imp… Read full news article→


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