FOLLOWING on from the success of last year’s event, the weekly Leith Market are hosting a second ‘A Celebration of All Things Leith’.
As before, The Market will be bigger than usual, with 49 stalls selling everything from meat to fish, French bread to barista coffee and cakes to olives and tapenades.
Other stalls will be selling alcohol, fruit and vegetables, cheese, charcuterie, ice cream, beauty products, soaps, chocolates, sweets, jewellery, plants, jams, chutneys as well as Harris tweed for humans and dogs and lots more.
The Leith Custom House will open their building for the day with the new businesses and organisations based there also getting involved.
Visit The Edinburgh Tool Library, the Atelier of Fine Art , Williams and Johnson coffee, Chris Rutterford Mural Artist, and others.
Special events and appearances throughout the day will include fitness classes - yoga, pilates and metafit - led by Projekt 42.
Feeling peckinsh, then there’s a food stall for every taste, be it meat eater, vegetarians or vegans.
Culinary highlights include Scoff, serving Scottish tattie scone wraps with various fillings, Knights Kitchen if you fancy an African flaovour, Orinoco Latin Food and Creperie At The Market.
Local groups and businesses taking part this year include Leith Festival, Leith Theatre Trust, Coburg House Art Studios, Leith Creative, Dok Artist Space, Save Leith Walk, SS Explorer, Out of The Blue, WorkingRite and Police Scotland.
All are coming together to showcase Leith as a busy, thriving, exciting place that is no longer just a port for ships and boats but aplethora of art hubs and a dynamic community transforming lives in the area for the better.
Beth Berry of Leith Market states, ‘A great day our for all the family, it’s important these days to come together and have fun that is not digital, to check out what’s happening in Leith Market, there’s something for you, support small local businesses before the big boys get it all.”
A Celebration of all Things Leith, Leith Market, Dock Place, Saturday 28 April, 10am-5pm