Workshop

Makers Marque

Sunday 1st March 2020

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


Interior Design Masterclass

Saturday 26th October 2019

This one-day course with Interior Designer Aleksandra J. Hannah of Edinburgh-based Skela Studio will give you the skills and confidence to …


Interior Design Masterclass

Saturday 15th June 2019

This one-day course with Interior Designer Aleksandra J. Hannah of Edinburgh-based Skela Studio will show you the processes that Interior …


Terrarium Workshop

Saturday 23rd March 2019

Join us for a relaxing Saturday afternoon and create your own mini indoor garden – no experience needed! Kirsty will …


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 …


Makers Marque

Sunday 15th July 2018

Launching this July 15th, Makers Marque is a new interactive makers market with stalls selling hand crafted goods and also …


Flocking Instinct 3

7th, 11th–12th, 18th–19th, 25th–26th May 2018

Join artist Gordon Ackerman in constructing a 3D network of spheres. Using clay, paint and pre-made wooden connectors, we will …


Circus Voices Workshop

Saturday 9th September 2017

A introduction to the magic of singing and juggling and a unique opportunity to dive into the world of Circus …


Herbal Medicine Study Group

First Wednesday of the month - Next date: 5th July

Meet different plants that grow around you throughout the changing seasons. Experience medicinal herbs through taste, touch, drawing, and smell. …


Fanzine Day!

Friday 10th July 2015

Are you aged 13-25 and interested in art, design or writing? If you’re a budding author, a keen comic designer, …


Puppet Animation Festival 2015

Thursday 9th April - Friday 17th April 2015

The Puppet Animation Festival (www.puppetanimationfestival.org), the UK’s oldest and largest performing arts festival for children, returns to the Drill Hall …



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    Over the course of 2020 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.

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    Monday to Friday: 10am – 4pm

    The cafe will reopen on Monday 10th August 2020

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    Learn more about the Green Arts Project OSCR charity number SC022812 CyberEssentials accredited  (certificate awarded Aug 2019)