As part of this years Leith Festival Annie & Jim (Chairman of Leith Links Community Council) Scanlon were presented with The Elizabeth Wardlaw Leith Citizenship Award 2019 in recognition of their years of dedicated work benefiting our Leith community.
The award was presented by Mock Lord Provost Sandy Campbell on Sunday 16 June 2019 at the Leith Festival Tattoo.
Annie & Jim are the first ever joint winners of the award.
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Leith Festival is an important annual event, only made possible by the massive support of our local community and volunteers willing to invest their time.
Their next AGM is due to be held on Wednesday 1 May 2019, at 7pm, in Leith Dockers Club. Everyone is welcome to attend. Click here to see their Facebook event.
They are currently seeking some new board members, including a Treasurer. So if you are looking for a new volunteering opportunity please do get in touch with them.
Click here to view Leith Festival contact details.
Leith Festival are still looking to recruit 10-15 volunteers to help out at this years festival.
Do you enjoy meeting new people? Want to support your local community? Agree that Leith Festival is a great event?
Leith Festival are currently recruiting volunteers for this year’s Festival. We primarily need Stewards to help set up on Galaday morning, for the Pageant (dressing up optional!), and to help with clean-up on Galaday evening. If you are interested in supporting this fantastic community event, register to volunteer using the online form at the QR code or the link above.
We look forward to welcoming you to the Leith Festival Team!!
Adapted from an email from Nick Gardner, Chair of Leith Festival)
Leith Festival is looking for a part time co-ordinator to support its Board in achieving its goals through delivery of its 2018 Community based Work Plan. This exciting and varied role requires a highly motivated person who can demonstrate the ability to organise community events over an eight month period starting in January 2018. Interviews will be held during the week of 4th December.
Full details are in the job description: MS Word, PDF
Please send the following to Nick Gardner (Chair) by midday on 27th November:
- 1 sheet of A4 outlining how your experience matches the job description and person spec
- Contact details of 2 referees
Applications can be emailed (firstname.lastname@example.org) or posted (Leith Festival Association, 17 (1st floor) Academy St, Edinburgh, EH6 7EE)
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The hugely important and successful Leith Festival is holding their Annual General Meeting later this month.
Their annual festival is an important and long established feature of community life in Leith.
Why don’t you attend to show them your support?
They have a website as well as both Twitter and Facebook so it is easy to keep up to date with their latest news.
Leith Festival is a successful annual festival which takes part in our community, it takes many people to make it happen, could you lend a hand?
Contact Leith Festival direct for more information;