Out of the Blue currently houses over 100 artists, arts organisations and other creative businesses at The Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Arts Factory2, Leith Walk Studios, Abbeymount Studios and Out of the Blue Music Studios. The list below is a selection illustrating the range and quality.
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Strange Town is a performing arts company for 5-25 year olds that aims to foster creativity, nurture talent and increase access to opportunities in the industry to young people across Edinburgh.
Based at Out of the Blue in Leith, Strange Town strives to create work of the highest quality; to provide access to children and young adults of all backgrounds; and to provide training and mentoring, whether as part of a pathway into the arts as a career or simply to improve life skills.
The company offers weekly youth theatre classes and holiday courses at Out of the Blue and drama projects to schools throughout Edinburgh. It runs a young actors’ agency and stages regular performances of new writing by young, emerging writers in Edinburgh’s leading arts venues. Strange Town currently works with 370 young people every week in term time. The company also offers paid and voluntary work to young writers, directors, performers, stage managers and administrators.
For information about any of our projects or classes, please contact email@example.com.
Strollers Music School will teach you how to make music, not just play it. We believe that is is more important to help our students to fulfil their own personal goals, rather that just stick to a curriculum.
The school was started by Tomlin Leckie as an antidote to all the music teachers out there who are just keeping one step ahead of their students rather than truly knowing their stuff.
At Strollers all of our tutors are full-time musicians with years of experience teaching and excellent credentials.
We offer tuition in guitar, blues harmonica, piano, bass guitar and ukulele.
StudioG6 is located in the heart of Leith, offering you a peaceful zen den away from the hustle and bustle, and a chance to re-connect with your mind and body. Tucked within Out of the Blue Drill Hall, StudioG6 is home to Pilates, Yoga & Gyrokinesis classes and workshops. Our studio is located on the ground floor, straight ahead the main area and through the centre door.
The space is owned by Debbie Robbins, who has been teaching here in Edinburgh for over 10 years. Debbie is proud to home her Pilates classes and introduce other teacher to this space at Out of the Blue.
Suk-Wan Chan Designer is a womenswear brand created by Sophia Chan. Sophia began having a great interest in fashion and art from a very young age, which lead her to studying Art & Design in college before studying Fashion Design at Heriot-Watt University.
During the final year of her degree, she developed an interest with experimenting and mixing various methods of pattern cutting to create more sculptural and organic-like silhouettes.
Her designs focuses on mostly conceptual ideas inspired from various sources from philosophy to art as well as some inspirations from her Chinese heritage.
Her designs are perfect for anyone with a passion for classic, minimalist shapes and colours, with high quality finishes that are limited pieces and all made-upon-order in-house from her studio in Edinburgh.
Since starting up, the brand is now stocking at The Scottish Design Exchange as well as selling from Suk-Wan Chan Designer’s online shop and is continuously working on expanding into different online marketplaces such as Depop.
Take One Action Film Festivals is the UK’s leading global citizenship film festival, led by film lovers, artists and globally-concerned citizens based in Scotland who believe that cinematic experiences can inspire lasting change.
Our aim is to encourage the playing of the clarsach – one of Scotland’s oldest national instruments. We do this by hiring instruments, publishing music, granting scholarships and an annual Young Composer Award as well as organising workshops and events, including the Edinburgh International Harp Festival. There are twelve regional branches throughout the UK and one specialist wire branch.
Dr Sara Watkin offers a service that combines physiotherapy, osteopathic and psycho-physical educational tools to manage pain or disability.
Yellow Bubble is an independent luxury knitwear brand based in Edinburgh.
We create handmade, brightly coloured contemporary knitwear and accessories from our studio in the heart of Edinburgh.
The brand is owned by Jenny McCraw who graduated from Gray’s School of Art in 2015 and has been building Yellow Bubble ever since. She also won the Herald Scottish Fashion Award for Graduate of the Year in 2016.
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