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Launch of our new Photography Group’s Collection Book

Our stunning collection of member’s photographs from our weekly photography group are now available to browse at your leisure over a delicious coffee or cup of tea in the Grassmarket Cafe or you can purchase a copy by clicking here or you can browse the book here Grassmarket Community Project Photography Book Vol.1 Purchase of the book supports our work […]

Grassmarket featured in Plans & Presents Wedding Blog

Entitled “The Grassmarket Centre ~ Unique Edinburgh wedding venue with an ethical twist” our wonderful centre is attracting attention as a fabulous city-centre venue thanks to Alison – wedding blogger (also known as Mr & Mrs P). The blog highlights the setting, the great value venue itself, the opportunities for fantastic photos with the Edinburgh Castle […]


Edinburgh University Social Work Students do themselves, the uni and the profession proud !

We were delighted to host 14 Edinburgh University Social Work Students today as part of our on-going partnership to inspire the best of practice in community social work and showcase the power of social enterprise to transform the lives of our most vulnerable. We didn’t just inspire them through talk – they heard the stories of […]

Recruitment Events Chef

EVENTS CHEF required. We’re very excited to announce we are expanding our catering and events team. We’re recruiting an Events Chef to deliver high quality service and products for our events and cafe customers. Join the Grassmarket Community Project team, feel part of something innovative, forward thinking and compassionate towards many of Edinburgh’s most vulnerable […]


PART TIME Sessional Aerobics Teacher Required We are recruiting an Aerobics Teacher to join our dynamic and experienced team to meet the outcomes of the GRIP (Grassmarket Recreational Inclusion Programme) designed to improve the quality of life, self-confidence and well-being of our members by enhancing and extending the quality and quantity of the physical activities […]

Grassmarket Centre Wins Euan’s Guide Accessible Fringe Festival Venue Award

Delight to win the Euan’s Guide Most Accessible Fringe Festival Venue Award – all credit to the GCP staff team ! Feedback from the judges particularly credited our staff’s warm and friendly welcome and the cleanliness of our facilities. We are very proud to have been recognised for this award and very pleased that such […]

Tom Kitchin Opens our new Kitchen today !

Grassmarket Community Project is delighted to announce that at 10am; today Wednesday 1st June award winning Chef Tom Kitchin will open our new kitchen. Tom is Scotland’s youngest Michelin starred chef proprietor having achieved a star aged only 29 and has become a well-known face on television having appeared on: BBC’s Saturday Kitchen, UKTV Food’s […]

Grassmarket Walking Wedding Fair

Edinburgh’s First Walking Wedding Fair will be held in local stores, boutiques, cafes and restaurants along Victoria Street and the Grassmarket over the weekend of the 11th and 12th of June. The Grassmarket Community Project is delighted to participate and be offering wonderful goodies to curious couples. The event will focus on visits to the […]

Final amount raised by Conpulsion (Underworld) Gaming Convention for GCP is £2,000!

Those amazing people at Conpulsion Underworld raised £2,000 for the Grassmarket Community Project. Tiggs Cunningham, Convention Co-Director (Director of External Affairs) and Cake Co-ordinator (picture here) presented the funds to Jonny Kinross, our CEO today. Gamers, Conplusion Guests & Volunteers. We salute you! Thank you. Your kind donation will make a huge difference to our […]