November News

Friday 27th October 2023

Firstly, we’ve got some exciting recruitment news for you. 

Out of the Blue will shortly be custodians of three historically and architecturally significant buildings, that we own or lease.These include the A-listed Drill Hall which – as highlighted below – we fill with creative activity and opportunities.  We’re expanding our Building Management Team to help look after them. To find out more about these exciting new roles just take a look at our Job Opportunities page.

So what’s coming up in November? From markets and events to exhibitions, there’s lots going on to keep you entertained at the Out of the Blue Drill Hall.  Here’s a sneak peek at our programme

Looking for some bargains? As well as our monthly Flea Market on Saturday 25th November, by popular demand we’ve added an extra market, 100% Extra Flea, on Saturday 4th November. Come and browse over 45 stalls packed with pre-loved clothes, jewellery and collectibles. 

If you’re a fan of comics, Out of the Blueprint and BHP Comics are hosting the annual Edinburgh Comic Art Fair on Saturday 18th November with a packed comic and zine market with items from local and national creators, plus supporting workshops.

There’s still time to catch Out of the Blueprint artist-in-residence Levi J Richards’ exhibition of riso and screenprints, Bloke in a Dress. It’s on until Saturday 11th November.

We know we’re only approaching November, but we’ve got some exciting Christmas news! We’ve just announced the dates for our Christmas Arts Markets here at the Drill Hall. Across four days (Saturdays 2nd and 9th, and Sundays 3rd and 10th December), over 150 hand-picked local independent artists and makers will be selling their unique work.

If that wasn’t enough festive cheer, over at Out of the Blue Abbeymount Studios there will be an Open Studios Weekend taking place on Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd December). Why not pop the dates in your diary today?

As always, the Drill Hall Arts Cafe will be open throughout, serving a great selection of teas, coffees and treats.

Thank you once again for your support! Take a look at our programme find out more about what’s coming up.

The Out of the Blue team

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