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Discardboard exhibition, today 2-7 pm at Forest centre plus !
38 Castle terrace, EH 9SJ.
Discardboard is a week-long celebration of all things made from cardboard, 

The main exhibition at the ForestCentrePlus on Castle terrace is open Tuesday 21st to Friday the 24th. We have a discussion night on the 22nd and BOX-WARS on the 26th, as well as workshops. Check the programme for full details.
Hope to see lots of you !

Discardboard exhibition, today 2-7 pm at Forest centre plus !

38 Castle terrace, EH 9SJ.

Discardboard is a week-long celebration of all things made from cardboard, 

The main exhibition at the ForestCentrePlus on Castle terrace is open Tuesday 21st to Friday the 24th. We have a discussion night on the 22nd and BOX-WARS on the 26th, as well as workshops. Check the programme for full details.

Hope to see lots of you !

Cambodian movie night, on Thursday 6 February, at 7pm, at the café.

Cambodian movie night, on Thursday 6 February, at 7pm, at the café.

Miles Carters’ folk acoustic gig, on Wednesday 19 February, 7:30-9:30 pm, at the café.

Miles Carters’ folk acoustic gig, on Wednesday 19 February, 7:30-9:30 pm, at the café.

Cambodian movie night, on Thursday 23 January, at 7pm, at the café.

Cambodian movie night, on Thursday 23 January, at 7pm, at the café.

Lights out listening on Thursday 30 January, 7:30 - 11 pm, at the Forest Café.
Lights Out Listening Group is a unique listening event that takes place in almost complete darkness.

Lights out listening on Thursday 30 January, 7:30 - 11 pm, at the Forest Café.

Lights Out Listening Group is a unique listening event that takes place in almost complete darkness.




On Sunday 26 January, 8:00pm @ the Forest Cafe, discardboard BOX WARS.
Fight until the death of cardboard.





 

On Sunday 26 January, 8:00pm @ the Forest Cafe, discardboard BOX WARS.


Fight until the death of cardboard.

 
Weapon building discardboard free workshop !! On Sunday 26 January, at Forest Café, 2-6 pm.

Weapon building discardboard free workshop !! On Sunday 26 January, at Forest Café, 2-6 pm.

Saturday 25 January, 2:00pm-4:00pm @ the Forest Cafe, free discarboard workshop (bangles) by Sarah Reay.
Learn the simple skills required to make bangles from waste materials, including cardboard tubes add strips of fabric and cardboard.

Book by email.

Saturday 25 January, 2:00pm-4:00pm @ the Forest Cafe, free discarboard workshop (bangles) by Sarah Reay.


Learn the simple skills required to make bangles from waste materials, including cardboard tubes add strips of fabric and cardboard.

Book by email.


Discardboard free workshop (furniture) on Saturday 25 January, 10:00am-1:00pm @ the ForestCentrePlus.
By Vic MacRae & Caroline Mathers.Design and make your own pieces of cardboard furniture from armchairs to flying ducks and help us create a cosy living room!  Book by email.

Discardboard free workshop (furniture) on Saturday 25 January, 10:00am-1:00pm @ the ForestCentrePlus.

By Vic MacRae & Caroline Mathers.

Design and make your own pieces of cardboard furniture from armchairs to flying ducks and help us create a cosy living room!  

Book by email.

Old hat book discussion group ! This Monday 20 january at 7:30 pm at the Café.

Let’s talk about a topic and philosophize with like minded people.

Old hat book discussion group ! This Monday 20 january at 7:30 pm at the Café.

Let’s talk about a topic and philosophize with like minded people.

UKE boogie (ukulele performance), this Sunday 19 January at 8pm, at the Café.

UKE boogie (ukulele performance), this Sunday 19 January at 8pm, at the Café.

Sunday 19 January 2-5 pm, Inky Fingers Speakeasy at the Forest Café.The SPEAKeasy Performers’ Group meets every two months, alternating with the READeasy Writers’ Group, at the Forest Café. It’s a group for writers of every kind from all levels of experience to practise performing their work aloud to a supportive group of peers. We take poets, story-writers, novelists, playwrights, experimenters and everything else, and we don’t care whether you’ve never performed before or have been doing it for years. It is a special (and free) opportunity to get feedback, to experience new writing, and to practise performing your work aloud.

Sunday 19 January 2-5 pm, Inky Fingers Speakeasy at the Forest Café.

The SPEAKeasy Performers’ Group meets every two months, alternating with the READeasy Writers’ Group, at the Forest Café. It’s a group for writers of every kind from all levels of experience to practise performing their work aloud to a supportive group of peers. We take poets, story-writers, novelists, playwrights, experimenters and everything else, and we don’t care whether you’ve never performed before or have been doing it for years. It is a special (and free) opportunity to get feedback, to experience new writing, and to practise performing your work aloud.

Friday 17 January, 6:00pm-8:00pm @ the ForestCentrePlus, Discarboard EXHIBITION OPENING.A week-long celebration of all things made from cardboard, taking place at the Forest Cafe, and the ForestCentrePlus - a new artist run studio and gallery space located in the centre of Edinburgh - at the end of January 2014.The submissions deadline has now passed, and we are pleased to announce, after a fantastic response, we have over 30 exhibitors confirmed. The opening will take place at the ForestCentrePlus on the 17th of January, 6:00 pm. Please come along.During the week we will also be running a series of workshops and talks. These will be hands on skill sharing sessions, that will inspire people to see the potential of the material we love so much. Like our Facebook page or keep checking on-line, to find out as and when these are confirmed.

Friday 17 January, 6:00pm-8:00pm @ the ForestCentrePlus, Discarboard EXHIBITION OPENING.

A week-long celebration of all things made from cardboard, taking place at the Forest Cafe, and the ForestCentrePlus - a new artist run studio and gallery space located in the centre of Edinburgh - at the end of January 2014.

The submissions deadline has now passed, and we are pleased to announce, after a fantastic response, we have over 30 exhibitors confirmed. The opening will take place at the ForestCentrePlus on the 17th of January, 6:00 pm. Please come along.

During the week we will also be running a series of workshops and talks. These will be hands on skill sharing sessions, that will inspire people to see the potential of the material we love so much. Like our Facebook page or keep checking on-line, to find out as and when these are confirmed.

Free discardboard workshop at 10 am this Saturday 18 January at the café  !

Experiment with making provisional structures using cardboard and different textured papers fixed with glue and masking tape. Book by email.
FREE WORKSHOP by Sharon Phelps

Free discardboard workshop at 10 am this Saturday 18 January at the café  !

Experiment with making provisional structures using cardboard and different textured papers fixed with glue and masking tape. Book by email.


FREE WORKSHOP by Sharon Phelps

Cambodian indie film night, Thursday 16 January at 7pm, at the café

Cambodian indie film night, Thursday 16 January at 7pm, at the café