We are delighted to announce that our application to the Tesco Bags of Help Grant Scheme has been successful and our project will be put forward to a customer vote in Tesco stores during September and October 2018.
So if you see our project ‘Art for mental health’ in your local Tesco store, then please use your token to vote for us!
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2018
The Alma Drama Company performed in partnership with Shakti and Bethany Drama companies:
Connected Lives – Mon 11th December 2017 at The Out of The Blue Drill Hall.
Pictures from our SMHAF 2017 exhibition
Images from our Art for a Change group
Drama at the Scottish Parliament!
The drama group performed a short theatre piece at the Scottish Parliament on Thurs. 26th Jan. 2017 to highlight the issues around the reduction in mental health services once someone reaches 65 years.
Images from our puppet-making group run in partnership with Outlook.
SCOTTISH MENTAL HEALTH ARTS AND FILM FESTIVAL, OCT 2016
We exhibited paintings at Summerhall, Summerhall Place, (the old Dick Vet beside the meadows) from 10th – 30th October. 11am – 6pm.
ABBEYHILL COLONY OF ARTISTS OPEN WEEKEND 17TH AND 18TH SEPT. 2016
We exhibited ceramics and batik hangings at Abbeyhill Primary School, Abbey Street, off London Road on Sat 17th and Sun 18th Sept. from 12 noon until 6pm each day. Artists who live in Abbeyhill Colonies opened up their houses to the public to display a variety of artworks.
Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival exhibition, Out of Sight, Out of Mind, 3rd – 17th October 2014.
Drama Workshop, Norton Park Conference Centre, Wed. 6.30-8.30pm, 15th Oct. 2014. All welcome.
Celebrating the Commonwealth Games with an exhibition of art from Commonwealth countries, and sampling some music and food of the Commonwealth.
These Christmas trees and silk paintings were created in our Mixed Media group funded by Choose Life.
Service users from The Alma Project took part in this Mental Health Arts and Film Festival Exhibition:
OPEN EXHIBITION multi media art exhibition
Tues 1 – Fri 25 October 2013, Mon – Fri, 10am – 4pm, Edinburgh University Chaplaincy, Potterrow, 52 Bristo Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9AL.
With funding from Choose Life, we created these beautiful mosaics which are now fixed to the stairway railings in Duncan Place Resource Centre, brightening it up. Their theme is Scottish nature, so this brings a bit of the outside indoors.
From June 2010, musicians, songwriters and storytellers from the Scots Music Group worked with four Edinburgh-based organisations, passing on skills and creating new music together.
On June 18th 2011The Inspire Project showcased it’s work, including The Alma Chorus, new songs and stories from The Bethany Trust and The Stafford Centre, and song and instrumental pieces from The Rock Trust. In between live performance, an audio-visual presentation played of our activities over the last twelve months. A highlight was the premiere performances of new music commissions written by our professional musicians in collaboration with project group members.
The Lottery Fund through Creative Scotland, The Robertson Trust, Rotary Club of Corstorphine and many individual donations of time, instruments and support.