Art Walk Porty:
2-4 September 2016

Programme to be announced
by 10th August.


Art Walk Porty is a 3-day festival of new visual art taking place each September that celebrates the public space and artistic activity of Portobello, Edinburgh's seaside.

The event builds on Portobello's diverse creative community and its unique coastline with site specific art, artist open studios, popup art in local shops and venues,and a maker's market, arranged around a local walk of Portobello. We showcase quality contemporary art, supporting emergent artists as well as having an invited artists programme, and working with local shops and venues, and other public sites. The event engages the local community and wider audiences to a rich and diverse programme.


Coming soon...

site specific art.
artist open studios.
popups in local shops.
maker's market at Dalriada.
Can Do programme workshops.

Credit: John S Wilson, Portobello Station, 1964



A series of stories, journeys, art works, installations and events taking place in and around Portobello, Brunstane and Joppa, Edinburgh's Seaside.

Chris Dooks  
Deirdre Macleod
Andrew Pringle
Felicity Bristow+Mark Timmins


‘A Seam through Time’
Brunstane Station and Joppa Terrace from 1 August
Andrew Pringle

‘Stations of the Lost’
Portobello Library from 8 August
Chris Dooks

‘Station of the Found’
St Marks Church during Art Walk Porty 2016
Chris Dooks

‘Station of the Found’ Skylark Mix
Downstairs at the Skylark, 8 August to 15 Sept
Chris Dooks

‘Station of the Sound’
A449 Architects, 2-10 September
Chris Dooks

‘Art on the train’ Sundays 14, 21, 28 August - Borders Railway, Tweedbank to Brunstane
Felicity Bristow + Mark Timmins

‘Park & Ride, Newcraighall’
A449 Architects, 2-10 September 2016, and online
Deirdre Macleod

'Journey Lines' project exhibition, featuring all artists, at A449 Architects, 2-10 September 2016

Working with:
Portobello Library
A449 Architects
St Marks Church
The Skylark
Borders Railway


Full details to be announced soon...

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art walk porty was setup in 2015 by locally based artist and designer, rosy naylor.


all enquiries contact:

tel. 07941 710304