Former rubber factory to open as art hub

Published: 26 April 2019

A former rubber factory in the heart of Edinburgh will reopen as an artists' hub this weekend.

The North British Rubber Factory building in Fountainbridge has undergone a multimillion-pound transformation to become the new home of Edinburgh Printmakers.

I'm sure it will provide huge social and economic benefits for the local community and greatly enhance Fountainbridge's cultural offering...

Cllr Donald Wilson, Culture and Communities Convener , The City of Edinburgh Council

 

The Castle Mills complex will open its doors on Saturday. It has a print studio, learning space, archive, artist accommodation, art galleries, a shop and cafe.

To mark the opening a series of free tours will take place at the weekend between 10:00 and 17:00...

Full story via BBC News

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