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Shifting Sands

The theme for Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF) in 2017 was reclaim. This offered an ideal platform for people who experience a range of mental health difficulties to reclaim the right to have a voice and express their ideas … Continue reading

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Repaint and Art Walk Porty

At the end of the summer the phone box was given a clean and a fresh coat of paint.  Many thanks to Peter Ross and Tim Warren for helping with the painting.  We also took the opportunity to remove the … Continue reading

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Quality Street winner!

Apologies for the delay in posting this, but on 31st January at the Portobello Community Council meeting, a winner was selected out of the correct entries received. Here’s a photo of the winner Lisa Anderson (on the right) receiving her … Continue reading

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Quality Street

Portobello High Street is a quality street. The Porty Light Box is part of that, and it now needs to be repainted and spruced up. So to raise funds we’re running a wee competition. Correctly guess the number of Quality … Continue reading

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Tracing Time : Mapping Futures

The Scottish Mental Health Arts & Film Festival (SMHAFF) is an annual event to help raise awareness and challenge preconceived ideas about mental health issues. The festival is one of the largest social justice events in the world and, in … Continue reading

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Porty Art Walk – Creative Consequences : Jon Davey and Jen Russell

This month as part of the Porty Art Walk the light box is hosting “Creative Consequences” a joint installation by Jon Davey and Jen Russell. Continue reading

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Fostering + Adoption

St. Andrews Children’s Society is a voluntary Fostering and Adoption Agency, based in Edinburgh and Aberdeen. We have been placing children with families for over 90 years. If you are interested in adoption, please contact us on: info@standrews-children.org.uk Have a … Continue reading

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