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Craigmillar Festival 1987

Craigmillar Festival 1987

30 May-13 June : free souvenir brochure.


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Written in English

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The Craigmillar Festival Society (CFS) was a community arts organisation that existed in the Craigmillar area of Edinburgh, Scotland from to It is regarded as important contributor to the Community Arts Movement. Starting inmany of its productions involved Craigmillar Castle.

Craigmillar (Scottish Gaelic: Creag a' Mhuilleir), from the Gaelic Creag Maol Ard, meaning 'High Bare Rock', is an area of Edinburgh, Scotland, about 3 miles ( km) south east of the city centre, with Duddingston to the north and Newcraighall to the east. 2 Historical maps.

3 Present day maps. 5 Regeneration of Craigmillar. 8 Notable y: Scotland. Craigmillar Book Festival. Email: A festival of free events with Scottish authors, storytellers and various literary experts. Performance times.

Made inthis community made documentary shows the work of the ground-breaking Craigmillar Festival Society. Mary, Queen of Scots, and her time at Craigmillar Castle, and ‘Little France’ The Scottish nobility frequently took a break from living in Edinburgh Castle or Holyrood to spend time in Craigmillar Castle.

Craigmillar was a relaxing bolt-hole away from the centre of the city – and a good place to avoid the frequent outbreaks of the plague. One of the better-known events in Edinburgh is the annual Craigmillar Community Festival in the greater Craigmillar Area.

This is organised in partnership with other local groups to showcase local talent. By providing a venue for the artists to showcase what they can do, CCA is giving them opportunities. ‘Art was always used at Craigmillar as a frontline activity, as a language of regeneration: it was about fighting talk, where the people of Craigmillar would not take no for an answer.’ Craigmillar Festival Society was one of the pioneering community arts organisations in Britain.

It was particularly important in being created and controlled by. Winner of the Saltire Award for best documentary at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. Produced by Micky MacPherson and directed by Simon Hynd.

Arts the Catalyst, The Craigmillar Story on Vimeo. Craigmillar Castle has many nooks and crannies to explore. Originally a simple tower house residence, the castle grew into a complex of structures Craigmillar Festival 1987 book spaces as each owner improved its comfort and facilities.

Its gardens and parkland were also important. The present day Craigmillar Castle Park. Craigmillar is geographically disconnected from the rest of the city, separated not only by dis-tance, but also by topography.

Arthur’s Seat—a large hill, and one of the most famous land-marks in Edinburgh - separates Craigmillar from the city centre, forming a visual and psycho-logical barrier. Economically, the area is not doing well. As part of the International Festival’s residency with Castlebrae, students hosted the event in the school’s gym hall, inviting their peers to learn more about the : John Preece.

Believe it or not, Edinburgh, Scotland has another beautifully preserved medieval castle. Yes, Edinburgh Castle is spectacular, sitting high up on the volcanic rock with a bird’s eye view of the whole city and the Firth of Forth.

When I first visited Edinburgh Castle, I thought it was. The community newspaper of Greater Craigmillar and Portobello. Photos: Ian Jacobs () By The Chronicle. Pupils at Niddrie Mill came face to face with Oscar, the life size ‘Operation’ game patient, during a recent workshop aimed at tackling childhood obesity and highlighting the possible risks of developing Type 2 diabetes in later life.

CV Andrew Crummy. Jan 1. Date of Birth. 14 11 59, Born Craigmillar, Edinburgh, Scotland UK. Study. Peffermill Primary School/lismore Primary School/Portobello High School. BA (Hons) Illustration and Printmaking, Duncan of Jordanstone college of Art.

- 84, MA Design Glasgow School of Art. He encouraged the Book Fair (), subsequently to become the Book Festival. Frank Dunlop () was a theatre man. He had to battle with the Labour-dominated city council for a significant part of his tenure, particularly with their desire to reduce elitism and promote more populist events all the year round, not just during August.

Margaret Calder, Craigmillar, Edinburgh: Message left in Edinphoto guest book, J Contacting Margaret If you'd like to contact Margaret Calder, please email me, then I'll pass on your message to her.

This site, like many others, uses cookies. See more details here. Please choose: 1. YES: I agree to the use of cookies NO: I do not agree. Sally Fraser interviews a member of the public on Niddrie Mains Road.

Photo: Tom Allan/ The Chronicle began in the s as the Craigmillar Festival News, a Author: Tom Allan. Member Guest Days for parties of 12 golfers - As Members often wish to showcase Craigmillar Park Golf Club to friends or colleagues beyond a fourball, an “ 11+1” privilege has been introduced to permit members to book in advance for a party of 12 golfers AND to enable all players to take advantage of the members’ guest rate, currently £.

Craigmillar Books for Babies is a multi-agency project which aims to encourage and support parents and carers to share books and stories with their babies.

We promote reading as a relevant and worthwhile source of pleasure which enhances children's early development. As pillars of the community go, Faye Milligan made her mark more than most. Not that this doyenne of the arts in Edinburgh's Craigmillar estate You've read in the last 30 days.

Based in Artspace, CCA is a social enterprise seeking to encourage, support and promote the creative skills of Craigmillar residents, through the running of arts workshops, plays and community.

Located at 16 Wauchope Avenue in the Craigmillar district to the southeast of Edinburgh. The County Cinema was built on the site of the Rio Cinema which had been destroyed by fire in October The County Cinema was opened on 29th August with Robert Paige in “Red Stallion”.

It was designed by architect Thomas Bowhill Gibson in a. The present congregation is the result of a voluntary union of the former Craigmillar Park and Mayfield South congregations in The church building dates. One of the best-preserved medieval castles in Scotland, Craigmillar Castle was begun in the late 14th century by the Preston family, after King Robert II granted the lands of Craigmillar to Sir Simon Preston, Sheriff of Midlothian, in The L-plan tower house at the centre is the original structure, and was built on a rocky outcrop.

There will also be a drop in space and a café, signing tents in the Book Festival Village. Tickets for all Book Festival events go on sale on 26 June at am. Entry to the gardens is free Author: Phyllis Stephen.

Craigmillar Castle was originally a Tower House which was later significantly expanded into a substantial fortification. With its proximity to Edinburgh it became a favoured residence of Mary, Queen of Scots and it was here where the Earls of Argyll, Bothwell and Huntly had originally planned to assassinate her husband, Lord Darnley.

Craigmillar Castle, a short drive from Edinburgh’s Royal Mile is the striking ruin mostly built during the 14th and 15th century. The poem by Pinkerton refers to one of the castle’s most scandalous tales, a rumour involving Mary, Queen of Scots, and the ‘Craigmillar Bond’ of murder.

Craigmillar Festival Society, 63 Niddrie Mains Terrace, Edinburgh. Opening hours, reviews, phone number. Other local business pages. Craigmillar Festival Fun Day – 29 June 11 June Tech Team No comments Niddrie Community Church will again be joining with other local agencies and organisations to put on the 49th annual Craigmillar Festival Fun Day, with a parade, music and dancing from local groups, food, games and face painting, pony trekking and much more.

Craigmillar Science Festival Live Lunch Time Music Roj Hair and Beauty Salon Roj is one of Craigmillar’s newest hair and beauty salon and it opened on 1st March on the high street. Ali Moustafa and Masoud Asadi. White House Live Music Tea Dance at White House Doughnut delight: Poland’s Pancake Day.

At the core of the artistic community lay the ideals that purpose and affect are vital to creative arts. This is especially highlighted through. Awards. Award of Excellence, National Watercolor Honor Society, Watercolor USA, Springfield Art Museum.

Merit Award, Americas PaperworksMinot State University, North Dakota. Finalist, National Jewish Book Award, for Allegra Magrisso’s When Sarah Laughed (Illustrations). The Edinburgh International Book Festival, once described as " a cosy tea party in Charlotte Square", has been stirred by furious opposition to its new director, Nick : Veronica Lee.

Craigmillar Park Association has joined the Society as a “small charity member”. The Society was founded in and has around one thousand members and volunteers.

As the name suggests, the aims of the society are the protection, preservation and appreciation of Scotland’s architectural heritage and environment. Originally started by a mothers groups who wanted thier children to have a better and quality life in These photos are from my mothers archive (who was in the original mothers group) of Craigmillar, Edinburgh, Scotland from 's to present day.

They are. Craigmillar Community Arts Centre is a category B-Listed former church in the West of Edinburgh, which has recently undergone large-scale upgrading. With the help of Big Lottery funding, the charity's aim was to re-engage with the local community, providing an arts and community hub for the area.

GRA have been working closely with CCA to focus. Craigmillar Castle Pageant Pageant. A massive festival, headed by King George and his wife and most of The British upper class at the : K. The pupils of Castlebrae Community High School in the Craigmillar area of the city, which three years ago was faced with closure, have hosted their own festival (EIF) launch event in the school's.

Wilson, J, Mackay, C, Craigmillar Sixty-seven: A Book of Craigmillar, Past and Present, on the Occasion of the Third Craigmillar Castle Historical Pageant of June Craigmillar Festival Committee, Office Printing Service, Edinburgh Google ScholarCited by: Find a place to stay in Craigmillar Castle, Edinburgh, Lothian, United Kingdom and enjoy gay hospitality with misterb&b.

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