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Valentine’s Day – Order Afternoon Tea from Grassmarket Community Project

To wow your loved one this Valentine's Day order in afternoon tea.This one from the lovely people at Grassmarket Community Project will have twice the impact. You will feel the love, and enjoy the...

Grassmarket Community Project set up fundraising appeal

The Grassmarket Community Project does such good work with those in recovery and people experiencing homelessness, but they are encountering very difficult times as a result of coronavirus.They have sent out a letter...

Haggis Police Box pops up in the Grassmarket

Scotland’s only haggis police box eatery, recently launched by cousins Laura and Peter Sutherland, are holding a Burns Day open mic poetry event from today Friday 25 until Sunday 27 January, in partnership with the Grassmarket...

Grassmarket Community Project planning trip to Africa – and they need your help!

Part of the social enterprise Grassmarket Community Project is the wonderful woodworking project run by Tommy Steel. They have made bespoke wooden items from communion tables to lecterns, and all manner of wooden toys...

Give Kevin a cheer at the Kiltwalk

Kevin Robinson is taking part in the Kiltwalk on Sunday and is raising money for the Grassmarket Community Project. Nothing unusual in that except he has an incurable form of cancer, and is on...

Grassmarket Community Project hustings

With the Scottish Parliamentary Election in just over week. The Grassmarket Community Project are hosting a hustings which will very much be focused on the issues that concern vulnerable and marginalised people in Edinburgh....

What’s On In Edinburgh – Grassmarket free Cinema

The excellent Grassmarket Community Project screens a film almost every week - and admission is totally free, although they would of course appreciate any donations towards their work with some of Edinburgh's most vulnerable...

Grassmarket Furniture – transforming lives with wood

'I need three things to make this work' says Tommy Steel, 'pews, guys and commissions'. Tommy is the manager of Grassmarket Furniture, one of the social enterprises within the Grassmarket Community Project. He's too modest...

RBS to sponsor Greyfriars tartan fashion show

Royal Bank of Scotland, Scottish fashion experts and Edinburgh businesses have rallied round to support the Greyfriars Tartan Fashion Show being held at Grassmarket Community Project next week.Cutting-edge tartan designs from around the world,...

Edinburgh’s Grassmarket fashion event to showcase tartan design winners

Cutting-edge tartan designs will be showcased at a fashion show event, at Edinburgh’s Grassmarket Community Project, celebrating the results of the Greyfriars Tartan Design Competition which has attracted submissions from designers around the world.The...

Edinburgh MSP welcomes Big Lottery awards

The Big Lottery Fund’s Investing in communities has today announced four awards to Edinburgh based projects including a grant of over £700,000 for Edinburgh based Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk.Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk...

Big Lottery assists four Edinburgh projects

Edinburgh’s most vulnerable and marginalised communities can look forward to a brighter future thanks to £1.8 million of Lottery funding announced today by the Big Lottery Fund. Today’s grants from the Big Lottery Fund in...

GROW: An Edinburgh success story

A major commission from the Moderator of the Church of Scotland has given a huge boost to one of Edinburgh's social enterprise success stories. They have been requested to make two lecterns and a...


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