We want to invite the people of Leith to share memories and ideas over a cup of tea and we need your votes to make this happen!
Find out more at the Leith Decides launch event on 8 October.
Leith Theatre Trust has made a bid for Leith Decides funding to host a free tea room in the theatre where local people can share their memories of Leith Theatre in its heyday and come up with ideas for its future. There will be a series of reminiscence and creative activities involving young and old alike, culminating in an exhibition of memories and aspirations in summer 2017.
Leith Theatre at the foot of Ferry Road has been a part of the Leith community since 1932 and has taken on many guises: from town hall to theatre in the 1950s-60s, to music venue in the 1970s. Since the closure of the main theatre in 1988, the Thomas Morton Hall has continued to host numerous weddings, ceilidhs and parties.
In January 2016, Leith Theatre Trust took over the management of the Leith Theatre building from City of Edinburgh Council. We want the community to rediscover the building and help the Leith Theatre Trust develop events that the people of Leith would like to see at the future cultural and social heart of Leith.
Find out more at our stall at the launch event at Leith Community Education Centre in the Kirkgate between 12.30pm – 3pm, Saturday 8 October 2016.
You can vote there, or on online, or at Leith or McDonald Road Libraries up to 5pm on Saturday 22 Oct 2016
To sign up for voting go to…..https://edinburgh.participare.io/#/