The Wee Autumn Festival Programme 2008

Thursday 30th October – Sunday 2nd November


Thursday 30th Oct

The Big Ceilidh Night Out

 With the Belle Star Band  

Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre @ 7.00pm -9.30pm

Cost £1.00 Adults and Children free) Tel: Margaret 672 2629


Friday 31st Oct

Mousetale Puppets

Oskar & the Highland Castle

Inch Community Centre @ 2.00pm -3.30pm

Tel:  Brenda 664 4710


Storytelling with Crafts

For under 5s (free)

Moredun Library @10.30am – 11.15am

Tel: 529 5652


Library 4U

Young People’s

Animation Workshop

For 12 -16 years old

Moredun Library @

2.00pm -3.00pm

Tel: 529 5628


Children & Young Peoples Lantern Making Workshop

The Base Gracemount Leisure Centre @ 2.45pm -4.30pm £1.00 Tel: Jade 666 1056


Hip Hop Dance Workshop

The Base Gracemount Leisure Centre @ 7.00pm -8.00pm  £1.00 Tel: Jade 666 1056


T Dance & Light Buffet Music by Duncan McBain

Burdiehouse/Southhouse Community Centre

@ 6.30pm – 10.30pm. Cost £3.00 Tel: Margaret Watson 468 1978

Saturday 1st Nov

Storytelling with Crafts

For 4 -8 years old

Gilmerton Library  @10.30am – 11.15am (free)Tel: 529 5628


‘The Mining History of Gilmerton’ (drop-in show)

 Power Point Exhibition

Gilmerton Community Centre @ 11.30am -3.30pm (free)


Napier Students Art & Design Exhibition

Interior Design Project Work and Drawings & Paintings. Drop- in art workshop.

Gilmerton Community Centre (first floor) @ 11.00am -3.00pm  


Lantern Making

Workshop for Adults & Families.

Gilmerton Community Centre @11.30am -3.30pm (free workshop)

Make a lantern for the Lantern Parade on Sunday 2nd Nov. To book a place

Tel: Pauline 664 5101


The Gilmerton Cove Tour

Gilmerton Cove @ 1.00 -3.00pm (free)

Tel: Pauline 664 5101


Mama Mia Sing Along with Gilmerton’s Diana’s Divas

Come along and listen or join in this fun (free) Abba sing along.  3.00pm -4.00@ Society Hall Tel: Melinda 664 5101


Youth Rock Café Night

  The Hub@ 7.00pm-9.00pm Cost £2.00 6 Ravenscroft St.

Tel: Paul 07871791461 or

Rev Paul Beautyman 664 7538


 Sunday 2nd Nov

Ellen’s Glen Local History Walking Tour

Meet at the back of Morrison’s Car park. @ 2.00pm (1 1/2hrs)

Please wear suitable clothing and footwear.

Tel: Pauline 664 5101


Photographs of Gilmerton Lantern Parade 2007 Gilmerton Community Centre @ 4.00pm -6.30pm


The Lantern Parade

4.15pm meet at Gilmerton Community Centre & collect lantern & light up


 4.45pm -5.15pm Join in a magical lit-up procession through Old Gilmerton Village.


5.20 Parade finishes at Gilmerton Community garden with the Gilmerton Singers.


5.30 After the parade come into Gilmerton Community Centre for hot drinks & live music performed by the Gracemount High School Concert Wind Band.   Students are fundraising for the Ogwini School in South Africa. Please help by putting a donation in one of the buckets. Thank you!


Tel: Pauline 664 5101


For more programme information please phone Pauline on 0131 664 5101


Note: FREE Lantern & Circus workshop’s @ Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre for families during School October break Tue 21th – Fri 24th October. To book a place phone Jane or Margaret on Tel: 672 2629


Thanks to : - Art South Edinburgh, CEC CL& D, Libraries & Gilmerton Liberton Neighbourhood Partnership, Napier University, Scottish Community Foundation, Awards for All.