Past Events

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Layers of Leith Exhibition

Monday 17th - Friday 28th June 2019

Official Launch: Thursday 20th June, 4:30pm – 6pm The multi-media exhibition aims to Celebrate, Inform and Empower. Taking you on …


Summer Arts Market

Saturday 15th June 2019

A chance to buy unique art and crafts directly from the artist in the relaxed atmosphere of the Out of …


Leith Festival Bruncheon

Saturday 8th June 2019

Bruncheon celebrates this year’s Leith Festival with a top line-up featuring Edinburgh Contemporary Choir, Toby Mottershead + special guests! The …


Makers Marque

Sunday 26th May 2019

 Makers Marque is more than just a market for local traders and designers. It is a chance for people to …


Puppet Animation Festival 2019

Mon 8th, Mon 15th, Wed 17th & Thurs 18th April 2019

Puppet Animation Festival is the UK’s largest performing arts event for children, with a diverse programme of events for children …


Edinburgh Cycle Fair

Sunday 31st March 2019

Velow Bikeworks and Out of the Blue will be hosting the next Edinburgh Cycle Fair on Sunday 31st March 2019, …


Makers Marque

Sunday 24th February 2019

Makers Marque is more than just a market for local traders and designers. It is a chance for people to …


The Vintage Kilo Sale

Saturday 2nd February 2019

Super Earlybird – Access at 10am (SOLD OUT) Earlybird – Access at 11am – £3 (on the door) General – …


Vintage Kilo Sale

Sunday 28th April 2019

Super Earlybird – Access at 10am (purchase tickets)  Earlybird – Access at 11am – £3 (on the door) General – …


Xmas Bruncheon!

Saturday 8th December 2018

For the first time at the Xmas Bruncheon we’ll have the CALEERIE BUSKERS, an offspring of the Scots Music Group …


Upmo Christmas Fair

Sunday 2nd December 2018

Upmo is an Edinburgh based charity delivering creative workshops to adults with additional support needs. They are delighted to launch …


The Vintage Kilo Sale

Sunday 11th November 2018

Super Earlybird – Access at 10am (tickets ONLY) Earlybird – Access at 11am – £3 (on the door) General – …


Edinburgh Eco Fair

Saturday 3rd November 2018

The Edinburgh Eco Fair is a wonderful opportunity to discover a wide variety of local green groups, businesses and campaigns. …


Edinburgh Cycle Fair

Sunday 21st October 2018

After a hugely successful launch back in April, Velow Bikeworks and Out of the Blue are excited to host the …


Makers Marque

Sunday 30th September 2018

Makers Marque is more than just a market for local traders and designers. It is a chance for people to …


Out of the Mess

Friday 28th September 2018

Angry about food banks, injustice and tax evasion? In despair about plastic in the seas, species loss and (the elephant …


Maggie’s Culture Crawl

Friday 21st September 2018

A special fundraising event to support the work of Maggie’s Cancer Centres. Take part in a ten mile walk across …


Big Swap Event

Saturday 15th September 2018

This family friendly event aims at bringing diverse communities together to swap clothes and other items, and reduce the amount …


Fringe Events

15th - 24th August 2018

The Out of the Blue Drill Hall will be hosting a variety of shows throughout the month of August as …



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