Special Notice – COVID -19
We are sorry to tell you that The Alma Project’s groups will be closed for the next few months as Craigentinny Centre is closed due to the coronavirus from Thurs 19th Mar onwards. Over the next wee while we will post messages on our Art and Well-Being page about arts activities that you can try at home, so check in regularly.
For our service users and any new referrals, we have now moved to supporting people through regular phone calls and texts; phone-counselling for the most vulnerable; a Facebook group and a weekly zoom session. We also regularly update our Facebook page and this website with arts activities.
Margaret, Evelyn and Elisa from Alma
The Alma Project aims to improve the mental health and well-being of the inhabitants of Edinburgh and Lothians through the use of the arts as a therapeutic tool. We provide quality, arts groups to people with mental health issues. We are involved in many public exhibitions, performances and workshops that give mental well-being a platform, and help to educate about mental ill health.
The Alma Project was set up as a constituted community group by service users and their supporters on 5th December 2010 and became a Scottish Charity Incorporated Organisation on 12 Nov. 2015. SC046127
Margaret Allan at firstname.lastname@example.org
For enquiries re. referrals and volunteering email: email@example.com
Please note our new referrals email (above)
(Referral forms are also below and on Service Provision page of this website.)
Groups cancelled Until further notice
Our groups are based at Craigentinny Community Centre, 9 Loaning Road, Edinburgh EH 7 6JE. It is partly housed in an old castle in the lovely, peaceful, village-like area of Craigentinny.
Sculpture Group Mon 11.45 – 1.45pm
Art for You Tues 12.30 – 2.30pm
Creative Writing Wed 12noon – 2pm
Alma Theatre Thurs 11am -2pm
Crafts Thurs 1pm – 3pm
At Craigentinny Community Centre
Please email for more information and a referral form or download our referral form and email it to us
Groups held at the Craigentinny Community Centre
See Contact Us for how to get there.
See Service Provision page for Referral forms and more information about groups.
See Events for exhibitions, performances, workshops and events
Many thanks to all our funders and supporters.
Kpe4 Charitable Trust
Corra Comic Relief
W M Mann Foundation Hugh Fraser Foundation
Christ Church, Morningside Virgin Money ‘Heart of the Community’