Events

Create, collaborate, stay connected. Our innovative events programme offers the perfect platform for connection and exchange through a varied range of events. From our regular Talking Heads event, workshops & gatherings to speed networking and one-off forums with our International partners, there’s something to suit everyone. Pop along today and leave feeling inspired and connected.


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What to expect

Join us on the first Tuesday of every month for a casual breakfast meeting of creatives and techies. Hot drinks and breakfast treats are provided, helping to power the event’s informal networking ethos.
Tuesday
21 May 2019
08.30 - 10.30

Creative Circles Leith [ May ]

Custom Lane 67 Commercial St, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH6 6LH

Creative Circles Leith is hosted by Creative Edinburgh, and runs on the third Tuesday of every month at Custom Lane. It's a casual monthly meetup for creative people interested in finding out more about what's happening in Leith and in Edinburgh - pop along for a free cuppa (don’t forget your keep cup!), share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop in anytime! Creative Edinburgh is committed to helping creatives thrive. Through events, career support and advocacy, we bring together and help grow the city’s creative community, providing a space for creation, collaboration and connection at every stage of your career. If you can’t make it this time, are looking for something more central or just want to make the most of the opportunity to meet the creative community, we also run Creative Circles at Codebase on the first Tuesday of every month! Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and Creative Circles Leith is held in collaboration with Custom Lane, a centre for design and making in the heart of the Leith community. They’re also offering a limited number of FREE hotdesking spaces for the day after the event for attendees - just enquire at reception. Big thank you to Custom Lane!

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Thursday
23 May 2019
16:30 - 18:30

Creative Circles [ next generation]

Edinburgh Napier University - Merchiston Campus, 10 Colinton Road, Edinburgh, EH10 5DT

This May, Creative Edinburgh is bringing the students and creatives from around Edinburgh a special edition of our monthly Creative Circles meetup. Held in partnership with Edinburgh Napier University, this event is aimed to connect and grow the next generation of creators, innovators and makers by bringing Edinburgh’s like minded folk together. Are you keen to start your own business? Are you looking for someone to collaborate with? Looking to go freelance with your skills? Whether you have a great idea but need someone with the skills to help you get it off the ground or are you simply looking to share and gain experience from your peers, this event is the opportunity to meet new people, share ideas and make connections with the fellow emerging talent of Edinburgh’s creative industries. Join us at Edinburgh Napier’s Merchiston campus where the Creative Edinburgh team will be there to offer advice and support and refreshments will be on hand. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Tuesday
4 June 2019
08.30 - 10.30

Creative Circles [ June ]

Codebase, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ

Creative Circles is hosted by Creative Edinburgh, and runs on the first Tuesday of every month at CodeBase. Creative Circles is a casual monthly meetup for creatives, techies, makers and freelance folk interested in finding out more about what's happening in Edinburgh - pop along for a free cuppa (don’t forget your keep cup!), share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop in anytime! Creative Edinburgh is committed to helping creatives thrive. Through events, career support and advocacy, we bring together and help grow the city’s creative community, providing a space for creation, collaboration and connection at every stage of your career. If you can’t make it this time, are looking for something more local to you or just want to make the most of the opportunity to meet the creative community, we also run Creative Circles Leith at Custom Lane on the third Tuesday of every month! Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and a special thank you to CodeBase for hosting! They’re also offering Creative Circles attendees FREE hotdesking for the day after the event - just ask at reception. Thanks to our sponsors Barclays Eagle Lab for supporting this event. The Eagle Lab at CodeBase will be open so you can ask questions and find out more about their facilities and how to use them. Barclays are also kindly hosting a drop-in banking clinic after the event. This is free for anyone (you don't need to be a Creative Edinburgh member or a Barclays customer) - just get in touch with us at info@creative-edinburgh.com to find out more or to make an appointment for after the event.

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Tuesday
11 June 2019
08:30 - 10:30

Creative Circles [ Summerhall ]

When: Tuesday 11th June 2019 // 8.30am - 10.30am Where: The Summerhall Cafe, Summerhall, 1 Summerhall, Edinburgh, EH9 1PL This month, we're bringing Creative Circles to Summerhall, one of Edinburgh's most exciting and inspiring creative hubs. With an array of event spaces, creative residents and the Techcube offices, designed to support start-ups and small businesses, Summerhall is a rich community of creators, innovators, performers and makers. Creative Circles is a casual monthly meetup for creatives, techies and freelance folk interested in finding out more about what's happening in Edinburgh - pop along for a free cuppa (don’t forget your keep cup!), share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop in anytime! Creative Edinburgh is committed to helping creatives thrive. Through events, career support and advocacy, we bring together and help grow the city’s creative community, providing a space for creation, collaboration and connection at every stage of your career. If you can’t make it this time, are looking for something more local to you or just want to make the most of the opportunity to meet the creative community, we also run Creative Circles Codebase on the first Tuesday of every month and Creative Circles Leith at Custom Lane on the third Tuesday of every month! Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and a special thank you to Summerhall for hosting!

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Tuesday
18 June 2019
08.30 - 10.30

Creative Circles Leith [ June ]

Custom Lane 67 Commercial St, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH6 6LH

Creative Circles Leith is hosted by Creative Edinburgh, and runs on the third Tuesday of every month at Custom Lane. It's a casual monthly meetup for creative people interested in finding out more about what's happening in Leith and in Edinburgh - pop along for a free cuppa (don’t forget your keep cup!), share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop in anytime! Creative Edinburgh is committed to helping creatives thrive. Through events, career support and advocacy, we bring together and help grow the city’s creative community, providing a space for creation, collaboration and connection at every stage of your career. If you can’t make it this time, are looking for something more central or just want to make the most of the opportunity to meet the creative community, we also run Creative Circles at Codebase on the first Tuesday of every month! Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and Creative Circles Leith is held in collaboration with Custom Lane, a centre for design and making in the heart of the Leith community. They’re also offering a limited number of FREE hotdesking spaces for the day after the event for attendees - just enquire at reception. Big thank you to Custom Lane!

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Monday
24 June 2019
9:30 - 11:00

Creatives with Kids!

Whitespace, Norloch House, 36 King's Stables Road, Edinburgh EH1 2EU

After a successful first Creatives with Kids, Creative Edinburgh is bringing you more opportunities to network with wee ones in tow! Join us at Whitespace on Monday 24th June 2019 for a cuppa, chat and the chance to meet fellow creatives who balance work with parenthood. Creatives with Kids is a casual meet-up for freelancers and creative folk to come together, share ideas and make connections. Whether you’re looking for a collaborator, are keen to learn and share skills, or just want to discuss the highs and lows of sharing your creative life with kids, come along! This event is for anyone who works in the creative industries - from makers and artists to marketing and agency folk. Babies and children are welcome, but even if the kids are at school, come along yourself for some grown up creative company. There’ll be tea, coffee, juice and a few snacks - please bring along a keep-cup if you have one! Creative Edinburgh helps creative individuals and businesses thrive, through events, career support and advocacy. We are supported by Creative Scotland. An extra special thank you to our hosts Whitespace, a creative agency based in the heart of Edinburgh. If you can’t make it this time, or just want more opportunities to meet creatives, come along to one of our regular Creative Circles events. These are held on the first Tuesday of the month at Codebase and the third Tuesday at Custom Lane in Leith.

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Tuesday
2 July 2019
08.30 - 10.30

Creative Circles [ July ]

Codebase, 38 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh, EH3 9SJ

Creative Circles is hosted by Creative Edinburgh, and runs on the first Tuesday of every month at CodeBase. Creative Circles is a casual monthly meetup for creatives, techies, makers and freelance folk interested in finding out more about what's happening in Edinburgh - pop along for a free cuppa (don’t forget your keep cup!), share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop in anytime! Creative Edinburgh is committed to helping creatives thrive. Through events, career support and advocacy, we bring together and help grow the city’s creative community, providing a space for creation, collaboration and connection at every stage of your career. If you can’t make it this time, are looking for something more local to you or just want to make the most of the opportunity to meet the creative community, we also run Creative Circles Leith at Custom Lane on the third Tuesday of every month! Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and a special thank you to CodeBase for hosting! They’re also offering Creative Circles attendees FREE hotdesking for the day after the event - just ask at reception.

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Tuesday
16 July 2019
08.30 - 10.30

Creative Circles Leith [ July ]

Custom Lane 67 Commercial St, Edinburgh Edinburgh EH6 6LH

Creative Circles Leith is hosted by Creative Edinburgh, and runs on the third Tuesday of every month at Custom Lane. It's a casual monthly meetup for creative people interested in finding out more about what's happening in Leith and in Edinburgh - pop along for a free cuppa (don’t forget your keep cup!), share ideas and advice, make new connections and find your next collaborator. Drop in anytime! Creative Edinburgh is committed to helping creatives thrive. Through events, career support and advocacy, we bring together and help grow the city’s creative community, providing a space for creation, collaboration and connection at every stage of your career. If you can’t make it this time, are looking for something more central or just want to make the most of the opportunity to meet the creative community, we also run Creative Circles at Codebase on the first Tuesday of every month! Creative Edinburgh is supported by Creative Scotland and Creative Circles Leith is held in collaboration with Custom Lane, a centre for design and making in the heart of the Leith community. They’re also offering a limited number of FREE hotdesking spaces for the day after the event for attendees - just enquire at reception. Big thank you to Custom Lane!

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