Conscious Living project

The project started in January 2023 with the financial support of the Nancie Massey Charitable Trust and Leith Chooses 2023. Thanks to the new Leith Chooses 2024 funding the project will continue its activities till the end of January 2025.

All the activities in the project aim to improve participants’ well-being and mental health by creating an inclusive, welcoming, and warm atmosphere. Activities in the project included weaving workshops, board games sessions, growing sessions and foraging workshops. They change depending on the season and available funding and are always advertised on our social media.

Current activities include:

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The project would not run without the help of the amazing ELREC team and our funders! Thank you very much for all your support!

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Weaving Workshops

The Conscious Weaving workshops are run as part of our Conscious Living Project. They are three-hour long sessions that aim to bring the Leith community and ethnic minorities to create art together with a positive impact on our mental health through giving opportunities for creative work, socialising, learning and self-expression. …

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