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Sun 26 Nov 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Deans Office
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

Ever wondered about the difference between eggs and legs? Or the similarities between bees and knees? Legendary performance poet and musician John Hegley leads a fun creative workshop full of writing, drawing, songs and biscuits.

Suitable for children of all ages, but under 16’s to be accompanied by an adult.

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Sun 26 Nov 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

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Old Lab
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

In this unique workshop, choreopoet Safiya Kamaria Kinshasa will introduce you to her new performative writing technique that unites poetry and dance. You will be guided through exercises to help you navigate poetry in new ways. Open to all – just bring enthusiasm, an open mind and the tools you use to write.

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Sun 26 Nov 2023 @ 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm

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Deans Office
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
Phone
0131 560 1580

Come with your bicycle, helmet and weather-appropriate gear for a two-part workshop inspired by cycling, starting with a leisurely jaunt around the Meadows, interspersed with short poetry readings by cyclist-poet-hosts Julia Sorensen and Zaki El-Salahi, and finish with tea & coffee and ride-inspired poetry writing in Summerhall.

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Sat 20 Jan 2024 - Sun 21 Jan 2024

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Summerhall
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

This one-of-its-kind event is your permission slip outta your day-to-day, and into a realm of wellness wonder where we champion the unsung heroes in the wellness business space. These passionate individuals are on a mission to serve, contribute, and make a positive impact on your well-being.

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Thu 04 Apr 2024 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Edinburgh Science Festival
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Summerhall
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

Explore the microscopic world of fern rhizomes in this artist-led workshop. Investigate the intricate microscopic worlds found just below the ground in the rhizomes of ferns. Learn to use various microscopes and polychromatic stains to identify different cellular structures. Join artist Dawn Felicia Knox in her intercellular search to learn how plants navigate the pollution humans have

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Sun 14 Apr 2024 @ 8:45 am - 6:00 pm

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Main Hall

Moonsong is a one-day workshop in which to reclaim feminine wisdom, through normalising and celebrating our cycling bodies, our rites of passage and our experience of being born with a womb.

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Mon 15 Apr 2024 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

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Main Hall

Shamanic Dimensions Of Pregnancy is for women who are pregnant or planning to be, for birthworkers, birth keepers, for people birthing themselves or their lives in whatever form.

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Tue 16 Apr 2024 @ 8:45 am - 5:00 pm

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Main Hall

Autumn Woman, Harvest Queen explores (peri-)menopause as a powerful rite of passage in a woman’s life, often feared and misunderstood.  As our fertility wanes, we move from the Summer season of our lives to the Autumn. This is a time to claim our harvest, embody our wisdom and lead our communities.

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Fri 26 Apr 2024 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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Deans Office
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

We’ll cover sizing, layout, construction, yardage, neck lines, cuffs, hems & using partial motifs and short rows to help with shaping. Using the student’s own swatch and body measurements, we’ll work through a series of worksheets to plan out their custom design

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Fri 26 Apr 2024 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Deans Office
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

Join Tania of TJFrog to learn how to make a beautiful Dorset Button bouquet brooch using traditional Dorset Button techniques and French knots. The finished brooch, which uses a hollow brass ring and TJFrog Shorelines & Strata double knit Dorset wool, is approximately 4.5cm in diameter.

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Fri 26 Apr 2024 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Histology Lab

The Modern Crafter is sisters Rachel & Siobhan who hand design punch needle and embroidery kits. Punch Needle is like drawing with wool, it’s also mindful and joyful! With the punch needle tool and a stash of yarn you can achieve lots of fun projects from wall art to interior items such as cushions.

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Sat 27 Apr 2024 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

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Deans Office
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
Phone
0131 560 1580

From join-as-you-go, to more decorative crochet borders, discover beautiful and effective ways to join your crochet motifs. During the workshop, we’re aiming to try 3 different techniques and students will be given worksheets with 2 additional joins to try at home.

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Sat 27 Apr 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Histology Lab

Explore natural dyes while creating a speckled sock blank that you can use to make identical socks (or more)! Using local and seasonal flowers, leaves, roots and plant extracts, we’ll begin exploring the key aspects of working with natural dyes: fibre preparation, sourcing dyestuffs, setting dyes, safe dyeing practice and other tips and tricks and explore some of the many dyeplants found in our local landscapes

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Sat 27 Apr 2024 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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Deans Office
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

Learn to knit beautiful socks from the toe up with Samira Hill! In this workshop, participants will learn all the techniques required to knit a beautiful pair of socks, using either double pointed needles or the Magic Loop technique, as well as the advantages of using the toe-up method.

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Sat 11 May 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Courtyard
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

For access information please contact the venue directly. As part of Scotland’s first international Festival of Europe come ‘Meet the Maakers’. “Help Ma’ Boab, that’ll save ye 5 quid” David Rogers will demonstrate how you can save a tree and utilise recycled timber to make nest boxes whilst Birds, Bats & Bees still retain Freedom

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Sun 12 May 2024 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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Courtyard
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

For access information please contact the venue directly. As part of Scotland’s first international Festival of Europe come ‘Meet the Maakers’. Patricia Baillie Strong will share with you her love of quilts stitched together with care, a craft of infinite variety and tapestry, and on display will be one of her works ‘Europe Quilt’. Scotland’s

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Fri 14 Jun 2024 - Sat 15 Jun 2024

Lighthouse

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Summerhall
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

Now in its second year, FIRST DATE serves up a dazzling variety of romance books, events discussing genre boundaries, subversive politics, queer joy, and feminist pleasure, *and* an all-day marketplace to find your next (or maybe your first?) romance read.

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Sat 22 Jun 2024 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

Discover Your Flare

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Summerhall
1 Summerhall
Edinburgh,EH9 1PLUnited Kingdom
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0131 560 1580

FLARE* Festival is a community focused wellness event that showcases all the unsung heroes in the local small business space, who have a service or product which is for the benefit of YOUR well-being! Think yoga, breath work, neuroscience, fitness, meditation, nutrition, cold water therapy, massage, tarot reading, sound baths, dance etc all under ONE