Time for celebrating and giving

Choose THE good place to visit, shop, party, volunteer and donate at this time of year.

Singing Out Loud – our Members programme

Celebrating Better Times and a Merry Little Christmas, our volunteer Caroline captured the heart and soul of a recent session.

Gifts from our wood workshop

Choose from our selection of hand-crafted woodwork items or commission your own piece from our workshop.

Make and Mend – our Members programme

Discover more about our ever-popular Make and Mend classes.


A year in the life of The Grassmarket Community Project – read our 2022 Annual Report and Impact Report

LONDON CALLING… Highlights from our Members’ trip

LONDON CALLING… Highlights from our recent Members’ trip

Choose closer to home

Choose THE good place to visit, shop, party, volunteer and donate at this time of year.

Christmas Appeal 2022

Please donate to help transform lives this winter. Thank you x

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES: Help support in December

Volunteer this December, help support our Members and add some festive cheer. We are looking for volunteers for three special dates!

A Volunteer Perspective

One of our new volunteers shares her perspective on joining the team

Your positive impact

As winter approaches, it’s a good time to celebrate the positive impact of The Grassmarket Project

Coffee Saints – take a breather

Take a breather and step into Coffee Saints. Edinburgh’s award-winning Social Enterprise Café has just celebrated its first birthday!

Christmas Party at The Grassmarket

Look no further, we have the perfect space and the perfect team for your festive fun, whatever the size of your group.

BOOK NOW St Andrews Scottish Dinner Dance Fundraiser

Sat, 26 Nov 6pm ’til midnight with live performance from Deacon Blue’s Ricky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh – Book NOW to avoid disappointment

Celebration Wall – commission a brick!

Commission a brick and be part of our permanent display of individual oak bricks, handcrafted by our members.

Time to reconnect

Welcome back to the Grassmarket Community Project! It feels like it’s time to reconnect.

Volunteers Week Scotland 2022

Caelan – “I’m an art student, and we got an email saying that they were looking for volunteers for the art group…”

We’re recruiting a Chef

Join our team now! We’re looking for a chef to join the GCP team…

We’re recruiting for Catering Staff

Join our team now! We’re looking for catering staff to join the GCP team working flexibly between our Grassmarket Centre, Coffee Saints cafe and at events as required. We’re looking […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Minibus Drivers Wanted

We are looking for volunteer minibus drivers with a Midas Certificate preferred, however we can help with this for the right candidates to join our team which reaches out to […]

Highlighting our amazing woodwork social enterprise

Our woodwork social enterprise despite COVID and lock downs has remained a constant source of support. Support to our Members and trainees, many of them vulnerable young people furthest from […]

Latest Advice Bulletin

The latest advice Bulletin from the City of Edinburgh Council’s Advice Centre team is here. This has up to date information on Benefit changes, appeals, rent arrears and where to […]

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 […]

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 […]

In Our Hearts…

We sadly say goodbye to Agnes McKellar, one of our members, who passed away last Wednesday following a number of health issues. Agnes was much loved by members, volunteers and […]

In Our Hearts…

We sadly say goodbye to Ian Brake, one of our members, who passed away last Tuesday due to Cancer. He will be missed and never forgotten especially as Ian prepared […]

In Our Hearts…

We sadly say goodbye to two of our members who passed away in this last week. Missed but not forgotten. Please email any of your favourite memories and stories to […]

Latest Bulletin Out Now

Grassmarket Weekly Bulletin is OUT NOW with all the news, views and pews of our community project with details of our programme next week and beyond – bringing a whole […]

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 […]

Burns Poetry Night 2021

Our Annual Burns Supper is normally a highlight in our social calendar at Grassmarket Community Project and as well as being a night to socialise with supporters, it’s a great […]

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 […]

Grassmarket Community Project Choir Sings Silent Night

For all our members, who are amongst some of the most isolated and vulnerable in the city of Edinburgh, its been a tough year. Our Choir is no different. We […]

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 […]

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 […]

Grass Cuttings Podcast Episode 6 Celebrating Partnerships Out now

Don’t miss the latest episode, Episode 6, of Grass Cuttings podcast