Newhaven Past and Present

Fishing Folk    

Since earliest times, Newhaven in Edinburgh has been famous for its fishing, its shipbuilding and its unique cultural traditions, celebrated through song and photography. As part of Fishing Folk, Citizen Curator is working with contemporary folk musician

Jed Milroy and artist Johnny Gailey to raise awareness of the importance of this heritage.

Events for March:

Working Lunch – an occasional get together – with Johnny Gailey

Friday 7 March, 12 – 1pm at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop in Newhaven

Johnny will talk about his work as an artist, educator and curator. As part of Fishing Folk, Johnny will be rediscovering the lost sea and communities of Newhaven.

This event is open to – all

Soup of the day will be – Auld Reekie (vegy cock-a-leekie)

A contribution of £1.50 covers the cost of lunch

Please RSVP to ensure supply…

Newhaven Community History Group – sharing the history of Newhaven – this month the Work & History of Fisherman’s Mission

Tuesday 11 March, 7 – 9pm at the Newhaven Parish Church Hall

A monthly syllabus of talks and events brought to you by NCHG

This event is open to – all

Visitors welcome at £2 per meeting

North with the Lights by the Sea – interesting music close up – with Wounded Knee and The Moon, the Sun and the Daughter

Sunday 16 March, 7 – 9pm at the Old Chain Pier in Newhaven

A live, unplugged event celebrating contemporary music making in Newhaven. Brought to you by our friends at North with the Lights by the Sea

This event is open to – over 18’s

Tickets – £4.00

It’s no fish ye’re buying – Fishing Folk artists’ talk/perform – with Jed, Johnny and special guest Hamish Moore

Sunday 23 March, 7 – 9pm at the Old Chain Pier in Newhaven

A multi-media night of folk music and chat, celebrating Newhaven’s history and the art of music making. Special guest Hamish Moore + more to be announced.

This event is open to – over 18’s

Tickets – Free

For further information contact:

Citizen Curator

Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

21 Hawthornvale, Edinburgh, EH6 4JT

44+(0)7812167130

info@citizencurator.com     www.citizencurator.com

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Citizen Curator is a contemporary arts organisation working with the history and identity of Leith and North Edinburgh. This project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the City of Edinburgh Council 

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