Leith Police Box

Leith Walk Police Box is a former police box located in Edinburgh.

It is now a POP UP venue. A POP UP is a short term flexible let. We let from as little as 4 hours and we welcome budding entrepreneurs, charities and community groups. Got a great idea – try it out!

The Melting Pot

Scotland’s Centre for Social Innovation – providing coworking, virtual office service, meeting & events spaces and a programme of activities to stimulate & support social change.

Refugee Community Kitchen

Refugee Community Kitchen serves nourishing food to displaced people in the UK and northern France. Entirely volunteer-run and donation-based, we are committed to serving wholesome food with dignity and respect to people in need.

Not only does Refugee Community Kitchen keep people highly nourished but we are also providing a moment in the day where people can gather and connect. Our food distributions recreate a sense of community and provide a safe space for medical and legal services, safeguarding groups and other support.

Glasgow Youth Film Festival

GYFF is one of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe. Programmed by young people, who are mentored on a year round basis, it presents an outstanding range of international films and creative workshops for young people across the city. The schools programme that precedes GYFF presents a wide selection of films accompanied by resources/introductions to enhance the film screening.

Glasgow City Council

We want Glasgow to flourish as a modern, multi-cultural, metropolitan city of opportunity, achievement, culture and sporting excellence where citizens and businesses thrive and visitors are always welcomed.

SPEAK!

SPEAK! is a global champaign to help five a voice to everyone, everywhere, and includes events and actions that break down barriers and build understanding. It has been developed by CIVICUS, as part of the Civic Space Initiative.

The List

The List is an independent limited company based in Scotland and founded in October 1985. The List aims to publicise and promote the wide range of arts, events and entertainment taking place throughout the year in Scotland through publication of The List, a general interest magazine of quality in Scotland, and www.list.co.uk.

The company now also has a wider publishing programme including a range of online activities, and additional print titles for the eating and drinking sector, the Edinburgh festivals and students in Scotland.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall

Since 2004 out of the blue’s headquarters has been the Out of the Blue Drill Hall, a building of considerable historical and cultural significance to the Leith community. Careful, sustainable restoration and regeneration has transformed this former military building into a participatory and inclusive arts and cultural centre, with artists’ studios, rehearsal and performance arenas, exhibition spaces and a well-reviewed café. The Drill Hall is a vibrant, fun, and inclusive place, where people can experience all kinds of innovative contemporary arts and enjoy the creative atmosphere.

Kinning Park Complex

Kinning Park Complex is an independent multi-use community centre. Run by the community since they had to step in to prevent closure of the facility by the local Council in 1996. We maintain and rent out halls, meeting rooms, studios and office spaces at affordable prices where people and groups can put their ideas into action. We also manage community development projects in the local area.

Free The Change

Free The Change is a bold but simple invitation to help you start or join a small “change-maker” support group where you live, work or play. It’s also a network linking similar groups across Scotland for wider connection, inspiration and skill-sharing. It is curated by Simon Bateson, Founder/Creative Director of Take One Action – in response to thousands of conversations we’ve been part of over the last decade. Conversations about what helps turn both well-meaning concern and mis-spent energy into sustainable, system-changing lives: lived for the common good.

SHRUB Coop

The Shrub Swap and Reuse Hub is Edinburgh’s hub for creative reuse. In 4 years it’s grown from an idea into an exciting community hub for sustainable living.

We’ve put loads of love into our space on Guthrie Street and it’s looking and running better than ever, offering hundreds of creative reuse and repair workshops and enabling you to reduce your waste by swapping things you don’t need for things you do.

We’d love to welcome you to our community! Get involved by becoming a member from just £12 per year, sign up for our newsletter and check out our volunteering opportunities.

CinemaAttic

CinemaAttic is the platform for Spanish, Iberian and Latin-American cinema in Scotland.

Our main purpose is to raise the profile of Ibero-American cinema in Scotland and UK. By collaborating with key venues and institutions, we connect emerging filmmakers from Spain, Portugal and Latin America with British organisations and audiences.

The Climate Coalition

Along with sister organisations Stop Climate Chaos Cymru and Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, The Climate Coalition are a group of over 130 organisations — including the National Trust, Women’s Institute, Oxfam, and RSPB — reaching across the UK to show our love for all the things we want to protect from climate change, and to ask politicians to put aside their differences and commit to doing whatever is necessary to protect them.

RGU Go Green

Sustainability is a key priority for the students, staff and Union at Robert Gordon University. Aberdeen. Here at Go Green, our aim is simple: spread the word about environmental topics and provide the tools, opportunities, trainings and volunteering to empower you to look after our shared planet.

Whether it’s locally sourcing and distributing organic fruit & veg, the Bike Hire and Repair scheme at Bikepad or getting together to swap clothes and pass on household items, the Go Green office is always buzzing with new and bright ideas in the pipeline!

Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland (the ALLIANCE)

The ALLIANCE is the national third sector intermediary for a range of health and social care organisations with over 2,200 members including national support providers as well as small, local volunteer-led groups and people who are disabled, living with long term conditions or providing unpaid care.

Our vision is for a Scotland where people of all ages who are disabled or living with long term conditions, and unpaid carers, have a strong voice and enjoy their right to live well, as equal and active citizens, free from discrimination, with support and services that put them at the centre.