Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Edinburgh: Hearts and Minds Elderflower Event

Hearts and Minds are a Scottish arts-in-health charity whose aim is to improve the experience of people in hospital and in hospice, residential and respite care by using the performing arts to encourage communication, interaction and laughter. Launched in 2001, The Elderflowers programme uses the performing arts to improve the quality of life for elderly people with dementia and their …

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Edinburgh: Make May Purple Stroke Scotland

Make May Purple is the Stroke Association‘s annual stroke awareness month, which takes place every May. Friends, families and communities show their support for their loved ones who have been affected by strokes and help to raise awareness and essential funds for the Stroke Association. The Edinburgh Lounge are supporting #MakeMayPurple by hosting a Fundraising and Awareness Day on Tuesday …

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Edinburgh: LOOPS – Learning Opportunities for Older People

On 31st March, the Edinburgh Lounge are delighted to host LOOPS (Learning Opportunities for Older People) are hosting an event where their volunteers will be available to help older people learn how to use different IT equipment. Members of the Edinburgh Lounge are invited to come along and join in and discvoer more about pieces of technology they may not …

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Edinburgh: Maggie’s Bake Sale

On Tuesday 8th March, the Edinburgh Lounge will be holding a bake sale in the Lounge where proceeds will be going to the charity Maggie’s, specifically towards the planned extension of the Maggie’s centre in Edinburgh. Come along for a sweet treat and raise funds for this fantastic cause.

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Edinburgh: Wine Tasting for Health in Mind

On 25 February, the Edinburgh Lounge are delighted to host a fundraising wine tasting for the local mental health charity Health in Mind! Everyone is welcome, whether you are a keen wine lover or you just enjoy simple pleasures and nice company, so get in touch with Health in Mind to buy your ticket today! From 6 to 8pm, come along to the …

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Edinburgh: Celebrate Burns Day with us!

Join us in the Edinburgh Lounge on Monday 25th of January for a Burns afternoon celebration. There will be haggis, shortbread and Scotland’s most famous drink.. Irn Bru! With Scottish music and poems to read, we will have great day celebrating Scotland’s bard.

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Edinburgh: Spooktacular Saturday

Trick or Treat? Come into the Lounge for a fun filled day for the kids! We will have colouring in, selfie props and sweets to keep your little monsters entertained this Halloween!

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Edinburgh: NSPCC The Big Tea Party

Join the Edinburgh Lounge to help mark 29 years of NSPCC’s Childline service and together we can help Childline continue to be there for more children and young people. We will have a fantastic selection of cakes and treats on offer in the Lounge all in aid of NSPCC. Please pop into the Lounge and help us support Childline.

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Virgin Money meets – the Fringe Street Events Manager

Once a year, Edinburgh High Street – part of the Royal Mile – and the Mound become hugely iconic events in their own right. From St Giles’ Cathedral to Hunter Square, the street and the Mound Precinct are bursting with market stalls, street performers, Fringe stages and people advertising Edinburgh Festival Fringe shows. There is music, dance, drama and so much more with acts …

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Fringe Access – Looked-After Children

We are teaming up with the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society and the City of Edinburgh Council, have launched a brand new community scheme aimed at providing complimentary tickets to Fringe shows for children who are being cared for by City of Edinburgh Council. The project called ‘Fringe Access – Looked-After Children’ comes on the back of a successful pilot last year …

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