Creative Colonies 2019 ~ 1.30-4.30pm, Sunday, 17th November

Our popular annual autumn event is now in its 8th year so if you’re a Colonies resident, friend, family or someone who likes exploring Edinburgh with an eye to making a unique purchase, Creative Colonies is perfect for you!  Each participating house’s door or garden will display (biodegradable) balloons and here is what will be where:

​27 Hugh Miller​​ – artwork, cards

20 Hugh Miller – paintings, beeswax wraps, kids crafts and cake.

20 Rintoul​​ – lino cards and prints, can as bags and mugs with designs including Colonies & local scenes –

​​​23 Rintoul ​​- Paper Art, Book Art, Dried Fruit seasonal decorations

​​30 Collins​​ – Christmas garlands & wreaths, cushion covers, tote bags, lampshades,

​​​​door stops, wooden boards, paintings, vegan cakes

​​​9 Collins​​ – cards & framed prints of original paintings (including local scenes)

19 Balmoral​​ – handmade ceramics, preserves, cotton zipped purses

​​9 Dunrobin – ​​wool wreaths, bird light fittings, pom-poms, plants in recycled containers, dried lavender, lavender syrup, lavender shortbread, beeswax food wraps, postcards and birdcage light pendants.

​​​​​24 Teviotdale​​ – unique zero-waste creations from reclaimed theatricals, scraps,

​​​​​​nature’s gift & found objects​ –

​​​​3 Bell​​​ – handmade Christmas cards, original water colour artwork & prints, garden designs decorations

​​​​​4 Bell​​​ – lavender bags, small house plants in containers, bottle gardens

Our Facebook Newsfeed features photos of this year’s merchandise and you can see  reports and photos of previous events on

Hope to see you here then!

If you’re a creative person residing in the Colonies and you’d like the chance to sell your own work from your home, please join in!  Participation is free, you keep the proceeds and your creations travel far and wide! To take part as a seller or find out more, please email Elke on or call 07970120220