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Watercolourist Gill Smith (Colony of Artists) Photo: Aly Wight

Edinburgh | Colony of Artists 2015

The Open Studios Weekend at St Margaret’s House reveals the wealth of creativity going on in that big, brown former office block along from Meadowbank Stadium. Free workshops, a pop-up cafe and one-off performances will also take place on all eight floors.
September 12 & 13

This year celebrating their tenth anniversary exhibition,Colony of Artists brings together over 30 artists and makers in the city’s Abbeyhill area. The Colonies are one of several housing developments built in Edinburgh between 1850 and 1910 by trades cooperatives. Over 2,000 houses were built on 11 sites in the city, each still with a unique identity.
September 12 & 13