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Art in Granton 25-26-27 October 2019

Submission is now open for the next Art in Granton exhibition. This is an open call to all Artists and Makers: painters, printmakers, illustrators, photographers, textile artists, sculptors, ceramicists, jewellers, composers, poets, mixed media and new media artists… Works must... Continue Reading →

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Escorted walking tours

The Madelvic History Group is pleased to announce the launch of the escorted Curious Edinburgh walk, with participants leaving from Madelvic House and accompanied by local historians, sharing their fascinating local insights. The forthcoming dates are Sunday 14th of April... Continue Reading →

Made in Granton

This Thursday 14 February Kenneth Williamson gives his illustrated talk 'Made in Granton' - with all the fascinating stories about the harbour, the boats, the light houses, coal, the gasworks, the railways, the first train-ferry and the first car factory,... Continue Reading →

Curious Edinburgh Granton walk

From medieval times through the industrial age and into the future, this tour highlights Granton’s heritage. Spanning quarrying to castles and early steel to electric cars, Granton has been at the forefront of bringing innovation and wealth to Edinburgh. While... Continue Reading →

Edinburgh Shoreline Exhibition at the Royal Botanic Gardens

The History Hub has contributed to the Edinburgh Shoreline Exhibition at the Royal Botanic Gardens. Using artifacts from our own Granton collection, the RBGE created the central focus of the Shoreline exhibition. The exhibition explores the rich natural and cultural... Continue Reading →

Boat building volunteers wanted

Our log boat building group is looking for volunteers to help out with their exciting project. Please drop by on Saturday or Sunday anytime between 10:00am-4:00pm. No skills required, just sheer determination! If you have any questions please contact admin@grantonhub.org.... Continue Reading →

Painting for pleasure weekend

granton:hub will be hosting an enjoyable and inspirational painting weekend designed to help beginners & enthusiasts gain experience in painting with Oils or Acrylics, whilst also supporting more advanced painters to develop their skills and techniques. No previous experience necessary.... Continue Reading →

Tuesday art club

Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting within a variety of art materials of your choice, from pencils, pastels/charcoal, watercolour or acrylics. Try out new painting and drawing methods, alternative techniques or styles at your own pace, leisure and enjoyment,... Continue Reading →

Hidden Gems

You can visit Madelvic House on Thursday 13 July as part of Pilton Community Health Project's Hidden Gems walk, which this week is themed around Granton's Industrial Past. The walk begins at 7pm at Granton Square; and members of the history:hub will be on... Continue Reading →

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