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July 8, 2019

We are looking forward to welcoming visitors to this year's Open Day on Sunday, 28th July, 2pm - 5pm.

We are proud to welcome you, friends and family as part of Scotland's Gardens Scheme, Open For Charity.

Due to the popularity of last year's event, we are yarn bombing a...

May 15, 2019

As part of Gardens and Health week, and Mental Health Awareness week, we welcomed visitors from Lauder Lodge Care Home and treated them to afternoon tea and cakes.  The community plot was the perfect location to sit in the sunshine and chat.

We were also joined by volun...

April 22, 2019

We recently had a visit from a Craigentinny Primary School P3 class, who were learning about local produce and sustainability. The children were very enthusiastic and eager to learn. We really enjoyed having them and visits like theirs highlight what an amazing local r...

February 19, 2019

Thank you to all our knitters for making last year's Open Day such a great success.

Visitors of all ages really enjoyed spotting knitted surprises in amongst the veg.

It was such good fun we're doing it again this year!

Our first Knit Night is next Thursday 28th 7-9pm at...

August 23, 2018

FESTOON

Festoon is a walk inspired by historical fairground illuminations and explores our experience of urban darkness. It will take place after dark in and around Portobello.

Walking slowly in a line, 12 participants will carry portable, lighted frames around the darke...

August 13, 2018

The plots were looking fantastic, the sun shone and people excelled themselves with some amazing creations for the yarn bombing. We had 233 paying visitors and around 40 children who all had a great time trying to find the knitted animals and vegetables on the Yarn Bom...

August 4, 2018

One more sleep till the highlight of the east Edinburgh calendar. Let the Big Toon keep their festival, we have the amazing Craigentinny Telferton Allotments Open Day, this year with some fantastic yarn bombing.

Come along on Sunday 5th August from 2pm - 5pm and see one...

July 19, 2018

We've had three great Knit Nights at the Dalriada in Portobello where plot holders, friends and supporters unleashed their creativity with needles and wool in preparation for yarn bombing the allotments. Some amazing veg and other surprises will help decorate the site...

July 19, 2018

Local Rainbows and Brownies came along to help plant flower seeds and veg in our brand new Community Plot. They loved learning how to plant things in our colourful tyre planters and beds. It was great to have them back again for a picnic and barbecue where they could s...