Artlink aims to increase opportunities to take part in the arts, for those who experience disadvantage or disability in the East of Scotland. Artlink establishes partnerships with artists, venues and organisations to help encourage positive change.
Artlink want to learn more about the potential of art within communities, how it can enhance individual lives, how it helps raise awareness when something isn’t working the way it should or how it can encourage us to look at issues from a different perspective.
Leylines – Artlink in West Lothian
Leylines connects people irrespective of geography or circumstance through sharing creative interests and exchanging skills. Those involved in Leylines are often introduced to us by mental health support organisations looking for a different and more imaginative approach.
Artlink are always open to new ideas and directions and encourage people to get in touch.
Artlink also offers practical support so people can get involved and work with venues to increase opportunities to enjoy the arts. Arts Access links people who want to discover and enjoy the arts in Edinburgh. Members go to a wide variety of events at theatres, galleries, museums, cinemas, historic buildings, sculpture parks etc. Arts Access provides information about what’s on, books tickets, matches members with volunteers who would like to accompany them and then organises transport. It’s a door-to-door service that helps people participate in arts.
For more information, please go to www.artlinkedinburgh.co.uk/2015/03/arts-access-2
How To Get In Touch
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Service Address
Artlink Edinburgh and the Lothians
13a Spittal Street
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Facilities & Access
This service has the following facilities:
- Wheelchair Access
- Information in community languages
- Translation Service
- Creche facilities are not available at this location.
Public Transport Information
Lothian Regional Transport bus numbers - 10, 11
Provider's Name: Artlink
Artlink is an arts and disability organisation established in 1984. Artlink believes participation in the arts has an important role to play in realising personal and social change. Their aim is to increase opportunities to take part in the arts for those who experience disadvantage or disability in the East of Scotland. Artlink offer practical support so people can get involved and work with venues to increase opportunities to enjoy the arts. Artlink establishes partnerships with artists, venues and organisations to help encourage positive change.