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August 23, 2018


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

Our new Community Plot was a great space to have this year's summer barbecue. Thanks to everyone who came along.

June 1, 2018

In preparation for Yarn Bombing the allotments for our Open Day, we are holding another Knit Night at the Dalriada in Portobello on Wednesday 20th June from 7-9 pm.

We will have some wool, needles and patterns to give away. Anyone can take part. You can knit o...

May 21, 2018

This year our allotments will be yarn bombed! Come and see what fun and interesting things our fabulously creative local knitters have made. Bring your children along and help them hunt for knitted birds, gnomes, veg and other surprises throughout the allotments. After...