Calendar

Dec
19
Thu
Leith & Leith Walk winter drinks @ Abode bar
Dec 19 @ 19:00 – 23:00

Now we’re nearing the end of a fairly fraught 2019, let’s get together with Green friends for some general warming.

Come along on Thursday 19thAbode bar on Leith Walk from 7pm. Everyone is very welcome!

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Jan
9
Thu
Branch Committee Meeting @ Inclusion Scotland
Jan 9 @ 19:00 – 21:00

This is the monthly meeting of the Edinburgh Greens branch committee.

Non-committee members are welcome to attend as observers. If you are interested in sitting in, please email comms.edin@scottishgreens.org.uk for time and venue confirmation (this can vary).

Morningside Greens Social @ The Cameo
Jan 9 @ 19:00 – 21:30

Held 2nd Thursday of each month. A chance to meet and catch up with fellow Greens!
Cameo bar – look out for the Scottish Greens logo.

Accessibility: Disabled access to the cafe bar via Lochrin Pl entrance. Note – toilets on a different level.

South East Edinburgh Greens Meeting @ Nelson Hall
Jan 9 @ 19:00 – 20:45

The monthly meeting of the South East Edinburgh sub-branch. Upstairs in Nelson Hall. Followed by a trip to a local pub.

Leith & Leith Walk team meeting @ Leith Community Centre
Jan 9 @ 19:30 – 21:00

Monthly team meeting of the Leith and Leith Walk sub-branch.

We meet in the Persevere room of the Leith Community Centre. Access from Newkirkgate precinct via outside stairs, or via lift.

All members welcome. If you haven’t been to a meeting before and would like to touch base first, email our membership secretary Kevin Whitelaw: leith.leithwalk@scottishgreens.org.uk – say hello and ask any questions.

Accessibility: The meeting venue can be accessed via a lift from the Newkirkgate precinct (note, there is a longish walkway from the level 1 lift exit to the community centre door); alternatively, via the car park ramp to the rear of the building. If you have any communications support needs or other accessibility queries, please contact leith.leithwalk@scottishgreens.org.uk.

If you live in the area, would like to be involved but can’t come to meetings, check our Twitter @GreensPersevere, or email us to discuss helping out in other ways.

Jan
14
Tue
City Centre Team Meeting (updated) @ The Crannie
Jan 14 @ 19:45 – 20:45

All are welcome to attend to discuss Edinburgh’s City Centre.

Jan
20
Mon
Inverleith and Forth Greens Meeting @ Stockbridge Tap
Jan 20 @ 19:30 – 21:30
Jan
23
Thu
Branch meeting – Green Activism and You @ Augustine United church
Jan 23 @ 19:30 – 21:30

Green Activism and You

Intended particularly for new and new-ish members, but all are invited.

Discover how the party works and how to get involved; meet some of our elected representatives and chat with members from your local Green team.

This is also an exciting opportunity to meet reps from some of the special interest and activist groups within the party. Learn more about aims, activities and participation opportunities. Some of the groups represented at this meeting are: 

  • Green CND
  • Young Greens
  • Disabled Greens
  • Womens Network
  • International Committee
  • Elections and Campaigns Committee (ECC)

As usual at Edinburgh branch meetings, our councillors and MSPs will be present to report on their recent activity and current work areas.

Doors open 7pm. 


 

Accessibility:

  • The main entrance to the building is up four steps with a handrail. Step-free access is available via a door to the right of the building (please ring the bell for attention). A disabled toilet is available at this level.
  • The venue has a hearing loop which can be used during the meeting (please request at the registration desk).
  • If you require any communication support which would make the event more accessible for you, please contact us in advance: comms.edin@scottishgreens.org.uk.

 

Jan
31
Fri
GreenYes event with Ska Keller @ Out of the Blue Drill Hall
Jan 31 @ 18:00 – 21:00

On 31 January, Scotland will be taken out of the European Union against its will. On this day we will come together to mark the occasion and launch the GreenYes campaign to re-join the European Union as an independent nation. 

Social event from 6pm, speakers from 7pm.

We are delighted to welcome speakers Ska Keller – leader of the European Greens, German MEP; and Scottish Greens co-leaders Lorna Slater and Patrick Harvie.

More details coming soon.


 

Feb
1
Sat
Branch committee away day
Feb 1 @ 10:00 – 16:30

Join our committee away day!

On Saturday 1 February, the Edinburgh branch committee will be having a super fun ‘away day’ to discuss and develop our vision, direction and priorities for the next 18 months.

There are a few additional spaces available for non-committee branch members and we’d love if you’d like to come join us and add your ideas into the mix! It’ll take place from 10am to 4.30pm on Saturday 1 February in Bruntsfield – if you’d like to join or want to know more, please email Kate Nevens – convenors.edin@scottishgreens.org.uk

Feb
4
Tue
City Centre Team Meeting @ Tollcross Community Centre
Feb 4 @ 19:45 – 20:45

All are welcome to attend to discuss Edinburgh’s City Centre.

Feb
5
Wed
Portobello & Craigmillar Greens meeting @ Portobello Tap
Feb 5 @ 19:30

Your  local Green team monthly meet up.

Feb
6
Thu
Branch Committee Meeting
Feb 6 @ 19:00 – 21:00

This is the monthly meeting of the Edinburgh Greens branch committee.

Non-committee members are welcome to attend as observers. If you are interested in sitting in, please email comms.edin@scottishgreens.org.uk for time and venue confirmation (this can vary).

Feb
13
Thu
Morningside Greens Social @ The Cameo
Feb 13 @ 19:00 – 21:30

Held 2nd Thursday of each month. A chance to meet and catch up with fellow Greens!
Cameo bar – look out for the Scottish Greens logo.

Accessibility: Disabled access to the cafe bar via Lochrin Pl entrance. Note – toilets on a different level.

South East Edinburgh Greens Meeting @ Nelson Hall
Feb 13 @ 19:00 – 20:45

The monthly meeting of the South East Edinburgh sub-branch. Upstairs in Nelson Hall. Followed by a trip to a local pub.