Category Archives: News

UK Community Cinema Awards – we won !

We are delighted to announce that our community cinema – Grassmarket Community Picture House – which screens free films every week to our community won not one but two awards this year at the Cinema For All conference and UK Film Society and Community Cinema Awards 2021 Was for Film chat session we ran throughout […]

2021 for the Grassmarket Community Project in 3 minutes

What would this last 12 months look like if we reduced it to just 3 minutes? Thats what we asked ourselves. This is what we came up with… We had so much difficulty pulling together this video montage – what an incredible year. Thank you to all our Members, volunteers and staff for making the […]

We’re Recruiting an Assistant Workshop Manager

We’re recruiting an Assistant Workshop Manager here at the Grassmarket Community Project for our mulit-award winning Grassmarket Furniture Social Enterprise Details are: Part time – 21 hours at £13 an hour [£14,200 per annum/£13 p/hour + 18 days holiday+Pension+1 Development / wellbeing Day] Based in Edinburgh [Candlemaker Row] Closing Date – 1st November 2021 Role Grassmarket […]

we’re building (and moving out for a bit)

Following over 4 years of identifying the need, designing, fundraising and seeking planning we are very excited to announce that we are building a Pavilion on our courtyard area. This wil enable us to provide a cafe for local tour guides and companies as well as our Members, the local public and the many visitors […]

Grassmarket Members Portraiture Book

We are delighted to have a collection of stunning black and white photographs of a group of our Members published in a coffee table book. This is entirely down to the kindness and generosity of brilliant photographer Ewan Barry from Tete a Tete Photography  and the ‘stepping forward’ of our Members who took part. The […]

We’re Recruiting a Fundraising Officer

Part time £30,000 pro-rata Home-based, with some travel Closing 20th June 2021 2 days per week, pattern to be agreed. Role Are you a great communicator with a passion for inclusive communities and social enterprise? We’re looking for a part-time Fundraising Officer, 2 days per week, to develop grant applications and fundraising activities to help […]

HRH Prince William, Duke of Cambridge Visits Grassmarket Community Project

We were delighted to host a visit from The Royal Family Duke of Cambridge, Prince William visited us Sunday 23rd May. Upon Meeting two of our founders and trustees Rev Dr Richard Frazer and Jo Elliott, along with Andy and Enid from Greyfriars Kirk HRH visited our Herb Garden in Greyfriars Kirkyard. Their he met […]