Leith

EXHIBITION – Leith Walkers on Leith Walk

Large Leith Walkers portraits exhibited in Leith We’ve previously written about the excellent Leith Walkers website. An outdoor exhibition of life-sized black and white photographs of Leithers has been installed by the City of Edinburgh Council in partnership with LeithLate today, all along Edinburgh’s famous thoroughfare, Leith Walk. The exhibition includes 21 portraits, taken by […]

Large Leith Walkers posters
 
 

EVENT – LeithLate, 21-22 June 2014

LeithLate 2014 LeithLate makes a triumphant return in its fourth year with an expanded programme, time-frame, duration and route, making this LeithLate even longer and later than ever before! Expanding from the previous Thursday evening slot to a weekend event over two days, LeithLate14 promises to be a veritable smorgasbord of art, music, film and […]

Back for 2014
 
 

FEATURE – Russell Ian Dempster mural for Leith Late

As part of Leith Late 2014, we spotted Russell Ian Dempster creating a beautiful piece of art on Henderson Street, Leith. We love all street art in Edinburgh and think this new addition to the area is fantastic. You really need to visit it in person to appreciate the size and detail in the artwork. […]

A close up of the finished piece
 
 

FEATURE – ‘Leith Walkers’ & 2014 Edinburgh exhibition

A new photo website ‘Leith Walkers’ captures the characters that stroll up and down Leith Walk, Edinburgh We first became aware of Leith Walkers when they started to follow us on twitter. A quick click to their website and we were hooked. What a great idea to capture all the interesting characters that stroll up […]

FEATURE – Street art in Leith and beyond

Street art in Leith and beyond June 2015 Updated October 2014 Updated July 2014 Updated June 2014 As part of Leith Late, The Too Much Fun Club created this mural. We love it! Our feature on Russell Ian Dempster’s mural in Leith. A new piece of art has popped up recently on Leith Walk. It’s […]

 
 

NEWS – Food Hall Drill Market, now monthly

Food Hall Drill Market – Saturday 12th May Saturday 12th May 2012 sees one of Edinburgh’s newest food markets open its doors for a third time at the excellent Out of the Blue Drill Hall in the heart of Leith. Sitting alongside the regular Bruncheon event, the new food market is shaping up with some […]

REVIEW – Tealicious Edinburgh

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Tealicious Edinburgh – an afternoon tea to remember As soon as we heard the words ‘secret location’ and ‘cake’, we knew we just had to get a ticket to the latest addition to Edinburgh’s pop-up dining scene – Tealicious Edinburgh. Run by a trio of ladies – Katey Lee, Michelle Holden and Sarah Bell – […]

NEWS – Mimi’s Bakehouse, new extension now open

New extension for Mimi’s Bakehouse at The Shore Mimi’s Bakehouse at The Shore has taken Leith by storm since opening its doors at the end of 2010. The family run business has been welcoming visitors from Edinburgh and beyond whilst serving up glorious food and cakes. The new extension to Mimi’s opened this morning, creating […]

PHOTO – Cool Wool, Leith Links

  As part of the excellent Leith Festival, a ‘Cool Wool’  knitting project was launched.  Volunteers from Edinburgh and beyond got involved and created some wonderful squares that have been sewn together and installed on Leith Links. Well worth a visit to Leith to see this amazing voluntary project that includes squares from New York and New […]