October 2018 News

Thursday 27th September 2018

Amongst many other things Out of the Blue delivers on-the-job training in the Drill Hall Cafe and Out of the Blueprint for people needing support into work. Trainees become part of the team running two of our successful enterprises. 

As well as their core business, our enterprises organise many varied and popular events including the legendary Flea MarketFreeze Frame Film Club, the Makers MarqueEdinburgh Cycle FairWiff Waff WednesdayBruncheon and many more. 

Out of the Blue provide a huge range of opportunities for community involvement 

To help us reach the grand age of 25 in 2019 and begin the next chapter of opportunities, we would humbly accept a financial donation, however small.  

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  • Covid-19 restrictions

    From 2nd April The Scottish Government has lifted the ‘Stay at Home’ requirement and replaced it with a ‘Stay Local’ message. From 26th April there is easing of restrictions in relation to education, hospitality, galleries, retail, services- but indoor numbers are restricted.

    Out of the Blue are consequently re-opening for appropriately social distanced conviviality and activity from Monday 26th April.

    As things stand, from 17th May more events will be allowed, with currently unspecified capacity constraints. We will bring back our events, classes, workshops, and exhibitions when safe to do so.

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    Monday – Friday 10.00 – 16.00 (from 26th April)

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    Over the course of 2021 Out of the Blue will continue to offer opportunities for artists and members of the community to learn, participate and earn income.

    We use the space we have developed in 6 buildings in Edinburgh for studios, workshops, classes, projects, exhibitions, social enterprises, events, clubs, music making, markets, a cafe and more.

    Our all year round activity helps create the culture of the city, supporting the local economy and having positive social impact for the thousands of individuals and organisations we work with.

    We would humbly accept a financial donation, however small, in support of our work.




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