The White House Kitchen is a community café and venue run by the Community Alliance Trust for the benefit of the Greater Craigmillar Neighbourhoods and to improve the quality of life for local residents.
From our Flavour and Haver Cook School, now a food production kitchen, we are responding to the COVID-19 crisis by offering free cooked meals delivered to vulnerable/elderly/ isolated people and families in the community. We also provide meals for NHS staff in Edinburgh as well as people in temporary accommodation.
Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust (EOTDT) was set up by local residents to help the Old Town develop in a way that meets the needs of the people who live in it EOTDT is a registered charity committed to the revitalisation of the Old Town through stimulating growth in community participation, the arts and enterprise.
Edinburgh Palette is a Social Enterprise and charity providing a vibrant, creative hub for talented artists. It’s a community of makers, designers and artists, working alongside charities, creative enterprises and small businesses.
Arts & Creative, Arts, Crafts & Design, Business Services (B2B), Cafes, Care and support services, Catering & Food, Catering Services, Christmas, Classes & Training, Clothing, Fashion & Textiles, Corporate Awaydays, Ethical & Fair Trade, Furniture, Space Hire, Support Services, Venues and performance spaces, Vulnerable & Disabled
The Grassmarket Community Project supports people through transitions in their lives and re-connects the disengaged. They run four social enterprises through the project: their successful wood workshop GrOW, creating bespoke pieces of furniture from recycled wood; a purpose-designed conference and event space; a cafe and catering service and the manufacture of tartan items including their very own “greyfriars” tartan.
The Greyfriars Charteris Centre is the Venue for your next Community Connection. It is a “Centre for Community” based on the Pleasance in the Southside/Newington ward of Edinburgh. It has three large halls, two meeting rooms, and numerous offices to be used by local individuals, community groups and businesses.
Innovative fundraising initiative that enables our customers to support a great cause every time they enjoy a coffee or bite to eat. It is also a popular space to hire as a venue for your upcoming events.
Gorgie City Farm is a free-entry city farm. It serves as a unique outdoor resource offering hands on educational and learning opportunities for all our visitors and offers educational tours and workshops for organised groups.
Our vision is that Edinburgh becomes a creative, participative city in which everyone is able to access the spaces and resources they require to pursue their own creativity, no matter who they are and what form it may take.
Re-Union is based at Edinburgh Quay in the heart of Edinburgh. Our wide beam boat offers a unique space for up to 35 people which can be used for corporate events, voluntary groups or private functions while our smaller boat is available as a self drive hire for up to 8 passengers.
The Scottish Storytelling Centre provides a home for Scotland’s stories in the heart of Edinburgh, showcasing traditional arts year round, where modern meets mediaeval architecture for an enticing mix of past and present.
Change Kitchen is a community cafe and outside catering service based in the Broomhouse Centre. They offer training opportunities in catering, team building days and special events for local groups and the wider community.
The Melting Pot is a creative and vibrant community where ethical and socially innovative initiatives collaborate, grow and create social change. The Melting Pot supports people with good ideas for a better world by offering affordable, accessible and attractive work, meeting and events spaces right in the heart of Edinburgh.
Tribe Porty is a community coworking and events space and community is important to the way we work. Our coworking space is specifically designed to encourage creativity – the random collision of people and ideas that spur innovation, exchange and connectivity.