Author Archives: Jonny

getting out of a sticky situation

Grassmarket Tartans is part of our members activity programme, which provides a space for vulnerable people who come to be part of a community, grow in confidence and enjoy genuine friendships. The members come together to create a range of gifts using Greyfriars Tartan, along with other carefully selected complimentary materials and products. We recently […]

A Wee Breather

Dont miss our new activity – a wee Breather – every Thursday 5pm Join us on line for some simple light movements (can be done on a chair or lying down) exercises, self-shiatsu (mindful body contact using hands, fingers and thumbs and acupressure points), breathing exercises and guided meditation as well as tuning into and […]

A very warm invitation to our Online Christmas Party…

A message from our CEO warmly inviting you to our online Christmas Party Thursday 17th December at 1pm. A Quiz, party games, a boogie, a reflection – what better way to celebrate Christmas with friends, members, volunteers, staff and Board. Let us know if you would like a party bag and christmas dinner by midday […]

Christmas Safe Film Screenings – Community Members only

We are pleased to announce that following our risk assessment and putting into place some additional measures we will be hosting 2 member-only screenings during the Christmas holiday period. These are: Monday 21 December – 2pm – Entrance by booking only FILM: The Rhythm Section (2020) Dir: Reed Morano  15, US / UK, Thriller, 109mins […]

Grass Cuttings Podcast Episode 6 Celebrating Partnerships Out now

Dont miss the latest episode, Episode 6, of Grass Cuttings podcast – snippets of the Grassmarket community. This month’s episode is all about celebrating partnership so features interviews with Kat Brogan, Managing Director of Mercat Tours and Zakia Moulaoui Founder and CEO of Invisible Cities Tune in to these two incredible, inspiration and compassionate leaders […]

We’re recruiting an IT Tutor

We’re looking for an IT (Digital Skills) Tutor to bring people together and get them on line, connected and feeling more confident with Computers and technology.  We’d like them to work for us 6 hrs a week over 2 sessions (2 hours contact/teaching each session). Salary: £20 per hour – subcontracted /self-employed to be invoiced […]

Choir Recordings

Check out our beautiful Choir Recordings made especially for our Annual General Meeting featuring 9 of our Choir who recorded in their own homes and sent them in. Morgan Gilday, our Choir Leader, pieced them together and has produced something our Choir are very proud of. Nobody Cries Alone And our Sing Along Loch Lomond […]

Dealing with Challenging or Aggressive Behaviour Training (with simulation/rehearsal)

Dealing with Aggressive Behaviour, Conflict Resolution & Crisis Intervention (using professional role players and simulation exercises to practice techniques and develop confidence). Tuesday 2nd December – 9.30 am to 4.30pm at GCP Cost: £30 per person [note this is not an on line course] This one-day training course focuses on ways to deal with behaviour we find […]