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Holiday activities in Oxgangs, Currie and Colinton libraries

Looking for family summer holiday activities? Would you like to try out some traditional games? Learn how to use a diabolo, whip and peerie and more. There will be free drop-in games activities taking place on: 12 July 2.30-3.30pm at … Continue reading

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Summer holiday activities

Today is the first day of  our summer holiday activities. I will be running street games sessions at Balgreen Library at 11am and at Fountainbridge Library at 2.30 today (15 July) I will also visit: Oxgangs Library for a games … Continue reading

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Highlights of 2015

I have been looking back at some of the activities and projects which took place in 2015 and thought I would share a few of my highlights of the year. It has been a year of exhibitions, with new displays … Continue reading

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26 Children’s Winters

On Saturday we ran a workshop for It’s Good 2 Give, a charity who work with young people with cancer and their families. We tried out old toys and games, wrote stories and made artworks with help from artist Chris … Continue reading

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Last summer holiday activity

The summer holidays are over and our outreach summer programme has finished too. I’ve travelled all over the city offering crafts and street games activities over the past couple of months. Here are some of my favourite sea creatures from … Continue reading

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West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre

This week I went back to West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre. Here are some pictures of the children’s artwork.    

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West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre

Yesterday I ran a  Seascapes and Sea-creatures workshop at West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre. Here are some of the artworks the group created. 

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Lickety Spit

In May I worked with Lickety Spit Theatre Company. Lickety Spit are based in North Edinburgh Arts Centre and run child centred theatre activities. Lickety Spit borrowed some of our loan and reminscence boxes to curate a display at NEA. I also … Continue reading

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The Burryman and Ferry Fair

Yesterday I went out to South Queensferry Library to run craft activities for the Ferry Fair. I also got a glimpse of the Burryman! The Burryman is a local tradition. He dresses up in burrs from burdock plants and parades … Continue reading

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More Sea Monsters

I have just copied lots of photos across from my camera, so I thought I would share some more lovely sea monsters, this time made by children at Leith Library.

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