Art Walk Porty arts festival

 


Art Walk Porty 2018: DIARY OF EVENTS

Thurs 30th Aug:

7-9pm Opening Night @ The Skylark
alongside launch of Bandstand Project App

Fri 31st Aug:

from 12noon, Greig Burgoyne live-art performance, Portobello beach, site of old pier (near Bath Street/Rowing Club)
2-4pm Typochondriacs paper-making workshop, Bellfield
9-10pm Deirdre Macleod, ‘Festoon’ evening walk (allotments) starting from Prom/ by Bath Street/Rowing Club

Sat 1st Sept:

11am Artist Talk: Jenny Martin (Art House venue 31)
11am-4pm Rosy Naylor, ‘Perimeter’ installation, Bellfield
1pm Greig Burgoyne, ‘Pier to Pier’ participatory walk
(Beach by Bath Street/Rowing club)
2pm Robin Baillie Music Hall Mashers: A performance (venue 48)
3pm Bandstand Project performance: Ross Whyte & Portobello Community Choir, at site of old bandstand
(Community Garden area, by John Street on Prom)
3.45pm Prom Parade leaves from site of old FunCity, with carousels from Portobello Older Peoples’ Project
(meet on Prom by Pipe Stree toilets)
5.00pm Massed Band Finale at old bandstand area of Prom
(by John Street)
9-10pm ‘At the fair’ Prom Film & Fish n' Chip Nights (by Pipe Street toilets/St Andrews Kiosk)

Sun 2nd Sept:

11am-1.30pm ‘Promenade’ film screening, Bellfield
1pm Greig Burgoyne, ‘Pier to Pier’ participatory walk
Portobello Beach, by Bath Street/rowing club
2pm ‘Strawberry or Vanilla’ film screening and Q+A, Bellfield
2-5pm Bare Branding (community printing hub and Greta's printers):
Greta McMillan (Art House venue 43)
3pm Greig Burgoyne, artist talk, Bellfield

Weds 5th Sept:

8.30-10pm Ross Whyte performance, Skylark (Bandstand proj)

Thurs 6th Sept:

9-10pm ‘At the fair’ Prom Film & Fish n' Chip Nights
(by Pipe Street toilets/St Andrews Kiosk)

Fri 7th Sept:

2-4pm Typochondriacs postcard printing workshop, Bellfield
7-8.30pm Chris Dooks + Eleanor Thom, launch of ‘Séance’, with readings, Beach Lane Social Club
9-10pm Deirdre Macleod, ‘Festoon’ evening walk (town/beach) starting from Prom/ by rowing club

Sat 8th Sept:

10am Prom painting with Peter Jones, Porty Prom by Swim Centre
10am-12noon Textile Origami Flowers Workshop:
Hannah Ashwell (Art House venue 28)
11am-1.30pm ‘Promenade’ film screening, Bellfield
2pm Robin Baillie Music Hall Mashers: A performance (venue 48)
2pm Artist Talk: Sarah Knox (Art House venue 26)
2pm ‘One Blue Pigeon’ artist performance (Art House venue 39)
3pm Ross Theatre, Princes St Gardens, Bandstand Project performance with Ross Whyte & Portobello Community Choir


Sun 9th Sept:

11am-4pm Rosy Naylor, ‘Perimeter’ installation, Bellfield
3pm IL Mare Driftwood Violin - talk/performance, prom near to Swim Centre
3-5pm Tablecentre Arranging Workshop:
Rachael Scott (Art House venue 28)
9-10pm ‘At the fair’ Prom Film & Fish n' Chip Nights (by Pipe Street toilets/St Andrews Kiosk)
[closing night event]

 

 

 

 

 

VIEW FULL PROGRAMME

Curated programme 'Pleasure Ground':
Overview
Pier to Pier
Film at the Fair


Art in Shops + Windows
Art Houses
Art Market



 


About

The Art Walk Porty event builds on Portobello's diverse creative community and its unique coastline with site specific art, art houses, popup art in local shops and venues, and a maker's market, each year arranged around a different local walk of Portobello. We showcase quality contemporary art, supporting emergent artists as well as having an invited artists programme, forging links with local shops and related organisations with a collaborative approach. The event engages the local community and wider audiences to a rich and diverse programme.

 

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