Join us for our 10 year anniversary event
September 9th 2023
Be sure to book your tickets - pay what you can
All Workshops should be booked in advance
We are very excited to be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Earth in Common (formerly Leith Community Crops in Pots), and the official launch of our new building on Saturday 9th September = Launchiversary!!
The focus of the day will not only be on celebrating our charity's remarkable ten-year journey, but also on raising vital funds to support our ongoing initiatives.
Open to all members of the community via eventbrite booking.
12:30- 4pm - free entrance tickets - apart from our bookable Pay What You Can workshops
4pm onwards - £ Pay What You Can entrance tickets
Bookable PWYC Workshops are running at various time from 12:30pm - 4pm
Bookable PWYC workshops
12:30- 1pm - Sing Out! Singing workshop with Karine Polwart
2-3pm -Wee weedy wander - medicinal plant knowledge with Wendy Kelly
1.40pm-2.40pm (under 14 and under) & 3.10pm-4.10pm (adults/mature 15+)
Poetry in Nature with Ash Dickinson (book in advance coming soon)
1-4pm- Drop-in nature crafts
Music performances from 2pm until 10pm: Exact performance times to be announced
Music and speakers
2:15pm – 3:45pm - Gaelic, Music and Nature project showcase, Gaelic Choir and Croft Climate Choirs
Entrance after 4pm via £PWYC tickets
4:15 onwards - Aurora Engine, Pally, Queen of Harps
6:30pm - Speakers - Evie Murray + TBC
8-10pm - Friends of Blue Giant Orkestar with special guests- Balkan music and ceilidh
Accessible toilets are available via our café.
Gated entrances are not always suitable for wheelchairs (gravel)
This event will showcase some of our current work and our future plans.
Gàidhlig, Nàdur, Ceòl is Seinn
Earth In Common are running a programme ‘Gàidhlig, Nàdur, Ceòl is Seinn’ - Gaelic, Nature and Music. Supported by ‘Bòrd Na Gàidhlig’ this project explores nature, music and Gaelic language through a series of interactive workshops for all ages! Delivered by Gaelic speakers with the support of The City of Edinburgh Council’s Capital Gaelic Development Officer, Ann Paterson, and projects/workshops are also supported by Petrea Cooney City of Edinburgh Council/University of Glasgow. The programme will incorporate storytelling, singing, craft, outdoor pursuits, and resident composer Deborah Shaw will deliver songwriting, instrument making, music production and recording workshops as part of the programme, working with the community collaboratively to create a series of new works celebrating Gaelic language and culture.
Tha “Earth in Common”glè thoilichte prògram samhraidh fhoillseachadh ‘Gàidhlig, Nàdur, Ceòl is Seinn’.
Le taic bho Bhòrd na Gàidhlig tha am pròiseact seo a’ rannsachadh nàdar, ceòl agus cànan na Gàidhlig tro shreath de bhùthan-obrach eadar-obrachail airson gach aois! Air a lìbhrigeadh le luchd-labhairt na Gàidhlig le taic bho Ann Paterson, Oifigear Leasachaidh Gàidhlig, Comhairle Baile Dhùn Èideann agus Petrea Cooney, Comhairle Baile Dhùn Èideann agus Oilthigh Ghlaschu.
Bidh sgeulachdan, seinn, ceàird, cur-seachadan a-muigh againn agus lìbhrigidh an sgrìobhaiche-ciùil còmhnaidh Deborah Shaw bùthan-obrach sgrìobhadh òrain, dèanamh ionnstramaidean, riochdachadh ciùil agus clàradh mar phàirt den phrògram, ag obair còmhla ris a’ choimhearsnachd gus sreath de dh’obraichean ùra a chruthachadh.