New tool sharing scheme launches at granton:hub

This month marks the start of our new partnership with Edinburgh Tool Library (ETL), who start their new weekly Easy Sharing session at Madelvic House on Friday June 14. The launch will be marked with a Make and Borrow event... Continue Reading →


Native Scottish Wildflower Plant Sale

Granton:Hub Community Garden is excited to welcome you to its spring Native Wildflower Plant Sale on Sunday May 19 from 11am to 2pm. Taking place in the community garden at Madelvic House, the event provides a perfect opportunity to contribute... Continue Reading →

Spring into action and grow your own in 2019

If you’ve ever fancied having a go at growing your own herbs and vegetables, a new series of spring gardening sessions at granton:hub could be just the thing to get you started. Starting on Friday April 26 in the community... Continue Reading →

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 →

Free Granton:hub herbals workshops for spring 2019

Join Grass Roots Remedies co-op, Granton:hub and the Edinburgh Shoreline Project for an exciting free workshop series running from March to September 2019.  All are welcome, with priority given to people living locally. Free bus tickets to herb walks are... 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 →

History Hub’s Pearls of Wisdom project launches

Granton Hub’s history group unveiled their long-awaited Pearls of Wisdom project earlier this month at a special event at Madelvic House for participants, their families and friends.   Aimed at recognising the contribution made by older people to North Edinburgh,... Continue Reading →

Sow your own square metre meadow

Granton:hub’s gardening group have created two new wildflower seed mixes, available to buy for only £1 each.  The Meadow seed mix has been formulated for general use, while the Coastal Grassland mix, which has more specialist coastal plants included, would... Continue Reading →

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