Just Festival

Edinburgh’s social justice and human rights festival

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Just Festival

Volunteering Programme

Volunterring with Just Festival

Develop your events management and communications skills with Just!

Are you interested in social justice and diversity? Do you enjoy theatre, music, and dance performances? Do you like engaging in conversations on vital social issues? Would you like to gain valuable experience in the festival environment? If YES, then you might find Just Festival a perfect fit for you! learn more

Take Note!

A community youth choir with a message

Supported by the College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (University of Edinburgh) Knowledge Exchange and Impact Grant, ‘Take Note!’ Youth Choir project invites people aged 12-21 to take part in singing sessions and performances in two shows at the 2018 Just Festival. learn more

Just Skills Academy

Just Academy Skills

Just Academy

Connecting Third Sector and Creative Practitioners

Free DROP-IN sessions for Third Sector and creative practitioners

Supported by the Voluntary Action Fund, our Just Skills Academy drop-in workshop sessions engage individuals, Third Sector representatives and creative practitioners in sharing stories of successful collaboration and ideas for joint projects. learn more

Just Festival Age and Stage

Age and Stage

Forum Theatre Drama workshops

Supported by the Corra Foundation, ‘Age & Stage’ Project engages elderly people and their carers who experience loneliness and isolation. Active Inquiry, who specialise in producing devised plays, deliver drama workshops and guide project participants in telling and sharing their stories. learn more

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Staged For Life

Just Festival - Staged for Life

Staged for Life: Changing young people’s lives since 2015

BEspoke training programme developed by just festivals and edinburgh college

‘Staged for Life’ is a unique two week training programme teaching young people aged 16–24 how to operate sound and lighting equipment for live events. Those who complete the course are offered supported work placements at  the Edinburgh Festival Fringe venues to gain meaningful industry experience. The training sessions are part of the Just Skills Academy project supported by Edinburgh College, the Voluntary Action Fund and Dr Guthrie’s Association. Follow Staged for Life on Facebook for more updates. learn more