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40th Year Annnual General Meeting 2013

Our AGM will be held this year on Tuesday 26th November at St Andrews and St George’s West Church, 13 George Street, Edinburgh from 4.15pm (for 4.30 prompt start). As is our custom the  date is set to take place during the 16 days of  Action Against Violence Against Women.  See link for more info [...]

Marathon Fundraising

Marathon Fundraising   Well done Vicky.  Vicky completed the Edinburgh marathon in 4hrs 43 minutes on Sunday 26th May.  Vicky tells us  she felt euphoric afterwards.  Well done Vicky we appreciate all your efforts very much. Huge thanks to everyone who supported Vicky and cheered her on during the event and to Michele for making the vest. [...]

Your Voice

Celebrating 40 years of Edinburgh Women’s Aid To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Edinburgh Women’s Aid we’re putting together a booklet of your experiences and we need contributions! Whether it’s a poem, a piece of art, or just your story – as long as its related to domestic abuse or the work that Edinburgh Women’s [...]

Pre Christmas Performance Poetry

Performance Poetry Event Thursday 6th December  Tickets are £10 with all profits going to help us provide services for women and children.   A Benefit Gig for Edinburgh Women’s Aid Kate Fox BBC Radio 4, Saturday Live Satirical poet annoyed by inequalities and cupcakes. …Laugh out loud funny UrBanter Audio postcards engaging all the senses [...]

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM will be held this year on Tuesday 27th November at Southside Community Centre from 5pm.  As usual the date is set to take place during the 16 days of  Action Against Violence Against Women.  See link for more info  As we move in our 40th year in existence the  theme of the [...]

Pre-christmas Poetry Event

Upcoming Events  Pre- Christmas Performance Poetry Anita Govan – Scottish Poet and Makar, is organising a performance poetry event in support  of Edinburgh Women’s Aid.  The event will take place on Thursday 6th December at Summerhall and will be an evening of exciting entertainment.  Headlining the evening will be Kate Fox (BBC Radio 4) – other guests will be confirmed [...]

We’re Going to be 40

We’re currently planning events for our 40th anniversary year (2013) We are planning a series of fundraising and awareness raising events throughout the city starting from November 2012.  Watch this space for more information and ways that you can become involved.

Thank You

Thank you to the Events Manangement students of Jewel and Esk Valley College AKA ‘Behind the Mask’   for hosting the recent quiz and pamper events.  Much fun was had by all who attended.

Can you spare a few hours per month?

We are currently holding a recruitment drive  for new trustees to compliment and lighten the load of  our 8 current hard working members.  There will be an open evening at our offices on Wednesday 28th March.  For more info click the  about us tab at the top of the page then go to volunteering.

Thank You

Thank you so much to Anthropology of  George Street who donated 2 boxes of beautiful clothes which helped make our international women’s day events go with a swing.

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