Here are the events LHNCC is involved with, along with links to blog posts and other information.

Upcoming events



Date, Time, Venue


Notes, feedback and outcomes

Leith Festival

Leith Festival 8-16 June 2019 See programme

Free Guided Newhaven Walks

Heart of Newhaven Thursday 6 June,
Friday 28 June, Wednesday 7 August
2.00pm -3.30pm
Meet at Newhaven Harbour
History Walk – with fully trained and qualified Blue Badge Tourist Guide To book in advance, email:

Launch of Newhaven Community Mural

Newhaven Heritage & Heart of Newhaven Friday 14 June
The Community Garden, Main St. Newhaven
Community event

SEA Changes- A Play based on memories of Leith’s SS Explorer

Leith Festival

Citadel Arts Group Thursday 11, Friday 12, Saturday 13 June
Leith Dockers Club, 17 Academy St. EH6 7EE
Play Tickets: £9·00/£7·00 from, phone: 01875 340717

Ceilidh – Celebrating Leith Community Centre’s 59th Anniversary

Leith Education Community Centre Friday 14 June
Leith Community Centre, 12A Newkirkgate
  • Evening of free Scottish food and dancing
  • Come alone or bring friends
  • Collect free tickets from Community Centre Office
  • Over 12’s welcome
  • No-alcohol event

Leith Festival 8th – 16th June 2019

Leith Festival Gala Day Saturday 8 June
Leith Links
  • Festival Pageant – Leith Walk to Leith Links
  • Stalls and entertainment
  • Full programme available May 2019
LHNCC sharing stall with Leith Links CC and Leith Central CC

Volunteer Fair

Leith Community Education Centre Friday 7 June
Leith Community Centre, Newkirkgate
  • Find out about local opportunities to volunteer in our community
  • Speak to Local organisations who are looking for volunteers now

Newhaven Gala Day (VPS)

Victoria Primary School (VPS) PTA Saturday 1 June
Procession leaves VPS at approximately 1pm
Newhaven Harbour and VPS
Royal Party will arrive at Newhaven Harbour by boat at 1:30pm then procession to VPS for crowning ceremony. Entertainment, stalls and food available until 4pm approximately.

Past events



Date, Time, Venue


Notes, feedback and outcomes

Quintinshill (Gretna) Disaster Memorial Service The Royal Scots Saturday 25 May
Rosebank Cemetery, Pilrig St
Service and wreath-laying

Mandala Art Classes

Friendship Mandala Tuesday 14 May & Thursday 16 May
Leith Community Cen
Make beautiful wall hangings
  • Free
  • For more information, contact:Heather Muchamore
    0131 554 4750

Edinburgh Bus Users Group (EBUG) Public Meeting

EBUG Thursday 2 May
Friends Meeting Place, Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2JL

Community Council Planning Training Event

CEC Wednesday 1 May
City Chambers, 253 High Street, Edinburgh
Topics that might be covered

  • General refresher regarding the planning process
  • The consultee status of community councils
  • Making effective representations
to book a place

Launch public meeting
The Heart of Newhaven

(Newhaven Project renamed)

Heart of Newhaven 28/1/2019
Victoria primary school
Launch well attended. Presentations and then workshops to enable attenders to complete consultation sheets identifying how they like to see the building used under following headings:

  • culture and heritage ‘our identity’
  • learning and enterprise
  • community wellbeing