Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is based in the Out of the Blue Drill Hall in Dalmeny Street, Edinburgh.

Our vision is that Edinburgh becomes a creative, participative city in which everyone is able to access the spaces and resources they require to pursue their own creativity, no matter who they are and what form it may take.

Our mission is to provide affordable and appropriate spaces, resources, projects and opportunities for the residents of Edinburgh to be creative. We seek to make this diversity of creativity more visible and in doing so, support the creation of cultural, social and economic value within the city.

Out of the Blue Arts and Education Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee with charitable status with two trading subsidiaries, The Bongo Club Ltd and Out of the Blue Productions.

Out of the Blue create jobs and opportunities as a social enterprise financed through trading, investment and loans.

September 2018 News

OOTB doesn’t just sit in the community – we create it.  Throughout our history we have delivered a huge range of creative projects in collaboration with many thousands of people and multiple communities from across Edinburgh. We have created space for our work in a city where space is extremely hard to come by. Our work is educational and enterprising, delivering tangible benefits for everyone involved.

OOTB initiates projects and opportunities that reach every part of our communities, from…
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Out of the Blue Arts & Education Trust is proudly supported by

c_sFunderHeritageLottery c_sFunderCreativeScotland Heritage Lottery Fund
sfunderbiglotteryfund YoungStart Big Lottery funding Social Investment Scotland
Historic Environment Scotland Triodos bank City of Edinburgh Council
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