WHALE Arts Agency has announced that their Street Arts project has been shortlisted for a Creative Edinburgh Award in the Social Award category. This category looks for an outstanding creative contribution or activity that benefits or contributes to a group or interest. There are 3 projects shortlisted for this category. Award winners will be announced on Thursday 10th November.
Street Arts runs weekly arts activities out on streets in Wester Hailes for children and young people aged 5-16. Activities include art, music, drama, dance and photography. The sessions run on Thursday evenings in a variety of locations across the area. To find out more about Street Arts, you can contact WHALE Arts on 0131 458 3267, or like the Street Arts Facebook page to see where they will be each week.
The Creative Edinburgh Awards aim to highlight great ideas, inspired thinking and outstanding creativity. Awarded by Creative Edinburgh, there are 9 award categories and you can see the full shortlist here.