Welcome to the Edinburgh Art Festival Community Engagement blog! A site dedicated to showcasing the process and outcomes of our year round work with communities, schools and young people in Edinburgh.

Our current project focuses on building relationships in the Wester Hailes community, through a partnership with WHALEArts, a community-led arts charity and social enterprise, and cultural anchor organisation for the area, whose mission is to be the creative heart of a vibrant, thriving community. This partnership led to projects with local schools - Sighthill Primary School and Wester Hailes Education Centre (WHEC).

Supported by the PLACE Programme: Platforms for Creative Excellence; a partnership between Edinburgh Festivals, Scottish Government, City of Edinburgh Council and Creative Scotland.

Find out more about our wider learning and engagement programme on our festival website here.

Image credit: Sally Jubb Photography

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