Please come and look around our award-winning site; relax in Midmar Café and enjoy delicious home baking and refreshments whilst taking in the beautiful views of Edinburgh. Fresh allotment produce, flowers, jams and preserves available. Try your luck in the tombola.
Open from 2-5pm
Saturday 24th August
Entry via two gates on Midmar Drive in South Edinburgh, EH10 6BU
Not so much Car Free Day as Bike Full Day — Sunday September 1st 2013!
Strictly Cycling (Raysto Images!
Strictly Cycling is an exciting new ‘cycle-about’ show combining improvisation, choreography and visual performance. The performance plays with the everyday events and experiences of riding a bike, adding a hint of the surreal and comical, to change the way you think about cycling and your city spaces.
Strictly Cycling is a strolling / cycling, promenade-style performance inspired by the flash mob phenomenon.
The performance will last about 30minutes. Then the company will take a break from 11.30 to 12.30 before setting off from the Cake stand on the Prom at the bottom of Marlborough Street to cycle along the promenade to Leith links, with as many cycle mob followers as feel like joining them! So come to the performance outside the Town Hall at 11am and
then join in for as much of the cycle ride along the Prom and then the cycle track to the Mela at Leith Links as you feel like.
Growing Change is a spirited film about the problems with the current food system and the food revolution taking place in Venezuela. Full of
inspiring characters, stunning landscapes and thought provoking insights into how we might transform our food system.
This will be followed by a discussion on how we might have our own local food revolution in Scotland: with Justin Kenrick and Eva Schonveld
from Transition Scotland, Mary Mulligan from Christian Aid and Jane Herbstritt from the World Development Movement.
Will the heat wave come to the market!? Who knows, but it doesn’t matter either way because there’s always a warm atmosphere and lots of fun to be had at the market.
There’ll be live music and face painting of course.
It’s been a great year so far for Portobello Market, and August looks like a bumper crop of traders, the most so far this year. We’ll even have a real espresso coffee van on site! Woohoo!
Our loyal regulars are there with their organic meats, breads, fruit & veg, oils, cheeses, candles, soaps and garden furniture, together with crafts, outdoor garden furniture, plants, natural remedies & therapies. The list goes on. Amazing variety!
Check out the PEDAL website for more details and for a full list of stallholders.
So come along between 9.30 and 1.30 at Brighton Park on Brighton Place, Portobello, and join in the fun.
29th June orchard 10.00 till 2.00pm
The summer pruning workshop will be led by David Catt From Borders Organic Gardening Group from 11.00am till 12.00pm. Teaching will be at 11.00 till noon. We are asking for a donation for the tuition (Around £5.00). This will go towards the cost of mowing the orchard. Bring gloves secateurs if you have them .
Join us on Weds 29th May 7pm
AT North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court, Edinburgh EH4 4TZ
It’s simple maths: we can emit 565 more gigatons of carbon dioxide and stay below 2°C of warming — anything more than that risks catastrophe for life on earth. The only problem? Burning the fossil fuel that corporations now have in their reserves would result in emitting 2,795 gigatons of carbon dioxide – five times the safe amount.
Fossil fuel companies are planning to burn it all — unless we rise up to stop them. Come and see the film that shows how to do it: Do the Math.
Pruning Workshop led by David Catt from the Borders Organic Gardening Group Saturday March 16th 11.00am till 3.00pm (Teaching starts at 11.00 prompt) Suggested donation £5. Please bring secateurs if you have them.
There will be a singing workshop to learn some traditional wassailing songs for the PEDAL wassail on Wednesday 23rd January at 7.00 – 9.00pm at 7 Rosefield Avenue. Cost £5 per person to raise money for the orchard. All welcome — songs will be taught by ear so no singing experience or ability to read music required. Children and young people welcome providing they are able to concentrate and join in. Please contact Jane Lewis if you wish to come.