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Portobello Market, Saturday 3rd August

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...

‘Do The Math’: 29th May, 7pm

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 fu...

Pruning Workshop at Donkeyfield Community Orchard

... 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. ...

350.org’s new film ‘Do The Math’: 29th May, 7pm

Join us on Weds 29th May 7pm, North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court , Edinburgh EH4 4TZ Art For All is delighted to announce that North Edinburgh Arts has agreed to host a film screening of the ground-breaking film by the 350.org team Do The Math! This film is important in the global and local sense as it encapsulates the current state of the environmental predicament. It poses tough questions that we all need to ask ourselves....

Pedal on Parliament 2 — Portobello feeder ride: May 19th, 1.30pm

... Family friendly cycle to the Pedal on Parliament ride from the Meadows to the Scottish Parliament.  More details to be posted closer to the event on Sunday 19th May. Here’s the event for POP2 itself: https://www.facebook.com/events/290581654397071/ More details http://pedalonparliament.org/ ...

An Urban Right to Buy and Grow?

  “The Scottish Government’s Community Empowerment Bill is designed to give people the opportunity to step in and improve life on their doorsteps and the moribund spaces nearby. The bill is expected to include an “urban right to buy”, allowing communities to purchase land and buildings in a similar way to rural areas (though whether government money will be available remains to be seen). It also looks set to provide a “community...

Meeting in Earthy TONIGHT (21st Feb)!

You may already know — but we’ve just heard that there is an open event at Earthy in Porty tonight. They will be talking about it becoming space for local people who want space to work in. The website http://www.earthy.uk.com/ calls it a community hub. The meeting starts at 7pm.  This is an opportunity to support and develop a really valuable resource in our community (both the shop and the proposed community space), so do come if y...

Fairtrade Fortnight 25 Feb — 9 March

... Portobello is now a fairtrade town.   On Tuesday 26 Feb there will be free samples of fairtrade products for customers in Scotmid from 10am — 12 noon.  ...

Transition Edinburgh networking event

... The next Transition Edinburgh networking event will be Tuesday March 5 .  This will be hosted by Transition Edinburgh University and will be held in the Informatics Centre by George Square.  The time is yet to be confirmed — likely early evening.    It will be open to all – an opportunity to share ideas and experiences.   Put it in your diary, and plan to come! ...

Scots Together is here — this is your opportunity to get involved.

... Gillian I tried to go to the 'Scots Together link but it failed and 'could not be found'? admin Sorry about that - the link is fixed now....