August 2017

Painting for Pleasure Weekend Workshop – 16 and 17 September

Painting for Pleasure - Gareth

Artist Gareth Hutchison will be hosting a painting weekend workshop on 16 and 17 September. These events will be designed to help beginners and enthusiasts gain experience in painting with oils or acrylics, whilst also supporting more advanced painters to develop their skills and techniques. No previous experience is necessary. Find out more and book tickets at our Eventbrite page.


Granton Parish Church Community Fair

granton church community day

We will be taking part in Granton Parish Church’s Community Fair on 2 September, along with lots of other local community groups. You can find out more about the history:hub and archive, our community cafe (coming soon!) and pick up some plants from our community garden.

For more information about the event, visit

history:hub Meeting – Sunday 13 August


Are you interested in getting involved in the archive at Madelvic House? Please join us for our next history:hub meeting on Sunday 13 August, from 12 – 2pm. We hope to see you there!

International Parents Group – Starts Friday 11 August

International Parents Group

From 11 August, a new parents’ group will be meeting every Friday between 10am and 12pm.

The group welcomes pregnant women, partners and families with young children (infants, toddlers and older children are welcome) to connect and enjoy a relaxed space for families. The group is free, and there is no booking required, but a suggested donation of £2 for refreshments would be really appreciated.

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