Pedal on Parliament feeder ride from Fiveways

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Saturday 26th April is POP 2014, the now annual and ever-growing mass bike ride from the Meadows to Holyrood. Last year over 4,000 cyclists thronged their way through the city centre to demand more and better cycle facilities in Scotland. Why not join a feeder ride to get there as part of a group? As [...]

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A90 cycle path upgrade – your views sought

A90 path upgrade

The City of Edinburgh Council, in partnership with Sustrans and Transport Scotland, is developing a scheme to enhance the pedestrian and cycle path that parallels the A90 between the Burnshot and Dalmeny junctions. They are improving the path in five sections (see the plan) and are currently developing designs for Sections 2 and 3 which [...]

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ESW, Jennie Temple, TANK

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As part of the TANK series we’re delighted to welcome new work from Jennie Temple. ‘WE CAN, BECAUSE, WE KNOW SOMETHING WENT WRONG ’ is part of TANK, a programme of exhibitions and events in Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s street front gallery space. Exhibition runs from 6th – 23rd April, Free to view from the street. [...]

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What’s happening at Fountainbridge?

Plan of Fountainbridge

A partnership between EDI, City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is seeing the site of the old Fountain Brewery, tucked away behind the big hoardings between the canal towpath and Dundee Street, being transformed as part of a temporary greening project, which aims to turn empty land into greenspace while it [...]

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ESW-Creative Laboratories, seven months in

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Here are some photos taken today from 2 different angles overlooking the Creative Laboratories construction site. Work has started on various sections of the roof, including the café, where the concrete roof is being poured today.   Here are a few images of the build from different angles with the close-up showing the concrete [...]

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Ting-Tong Chang starts residency at Sculpture Workshop

Pay as you go

Everyone at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop would like to welcome Ting-Tong Chang, an artist who won Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop’s Creative Initiative award, and has just started on his three month residency here. Title: ‘Pay As You Go’  Ting- Tong is from Taiwan, and received his MFA at Goldsmiths University, London. His installations are marked with brevity, [...]

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Help plant trees in Harrison Park

Harrison Park tree planting

Get your hands dirty and help plant some trees at Harrison Park with Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and Friends of Harrison Park. What is planned is some low, hedgerow-style planting on the bank between Harrison Road and East Harrison Park by the canal, providing a windbreak and giving some year-round interest on an otherwise [...]

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Chloe Windsor Micro Resident

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We would like to welcome Chloe Windsor to Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop as she starts her Micro Residency, the final resident of the 2013/14 programme year. Chloe Windsor graduated from Dundee University with a BA HONS in Art, where she also won two artist awards, the Gold prize in the Young Athenians Exhibition and the Moray [...]

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