Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is based in the Out of the Blue Drill Hall in Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh.

Our vision is that Edinburgh becomes a creative, participative city in which everyone is able to access the spaces and resources they require to pursue their own creativity, no matter who they are and what form it may take.

Our mission is to provide affordable and appropriate spaces, resources, projects and opportunities for the residents of Edinburgh to be creative. We seek to make this diversity of creativity more visible and in doing so, support the creation of cultural, social and economic value within the city.

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.

March 2018 News

Along the road from The Out of the Blue Drill Hall at the former tram depot on Leith Walk, We are building a local hub that puts community collaboration at the heart of developing plans. Our vision is that from June 2018 until 2021 we will create an ever-evolving, socially inclusive space, where people can meet and share ideas in a welcoming and vibrant place. Visit Leith Chooses to see how to vote for ‘funding for the communities ‘Meanwhile… in Leith Hub’ project.’

Also along the road…
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Out of the Blue Arts & Education Trust is proudly supported by

c_sFunderHeritageLottery c_sFunderCreativeScotland Heritage Lottery Fund
sfunderbiglotteryfund YoungStart Big Lottery funding Social Investment Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland Triodos bank City of Edinburgh Council
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  • Upcoming community project

    Leith Hub project logo - outline of the tram depot in a red circle

    Leith Hub Meanwhile Use is a project for the people of Leith to come together to regenerate a large piece of wasteland and build a bustling new hub for the community, by the community.

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    Out of the Blue Drill Hall, 36 Dalmeny St, Edinburgh, EH6 8RG

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    Monday to Saturday: 10am – 5pm

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