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Volunteering at the Edinburgh Film Festival

Karen’s Blog – Karen tells us about her experience volunteering for the Edinburgh International Film Festival. I’ve just completed volunteering with the Filmhouse at the Edinburgh International Film Festival 2018. This was my first year as a volunteer. However, I had gone along as part of get2gether when we had our cinema events there, as…
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June 30, 2018 0

New Ambassador Katrina

Katrina’s blog – get2gether’s new Ambassador has a chat with  East and Midlothian events co-ordinator about her new job. Katrina, welcome! How would you describe yourself? I am friendly, very chatty and enjoy meeting new people. I have a lot of interests and like to chat about all sorts of different things. I really like…
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March 26, 2018 0

Corey’s dancing

Guest Blog: Corey’s Dancing get2gether’s East & Midlothian events co-ordinator speaks to Corey Watt – who you might recognise by his mad dancing skills and performances at the ATIK and the Brunton. Hi Corey! Well done, what a great performance on Friday night! What did you think of the Halloween Howl? What can I say!…
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January 9, 2018 0

Inspiring Volunteer – Nicola’s award

Guest Blog: Nicola’s Award Nicola! Congratulations!!  Last week you won two awards at the STRIVE Inspiring Volunteer Awards. How does it feel to win not only an Inspiring Volunteer Award in your category  of Health and Wellbeing but  also win the overall title of East Lothian Volunteer of the year 2017? I was shocked when…
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December 10, 2017 0

A chat with DJ Stuart

Guest Blog: DJ Stuart Stuart, one of our ATIK Resident DJs, reflects on his experiences over the years – check him out on the decks Thursday 14th December at the ATIK! I have been Dj’ing for almost 20 years now. My older sister gave me my first taste of dance music back in the very…
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November 18, 2017 0

New Ambassador Andrew

Meet Andrew, get2gether’s first Ambassador for Midlothian Congratulations, Andrew, you are get2gether’s new Ambassador. Tell us, why did you apply for this role? Initially I thought I was applying for a volunteer post, but when I heard from Marion it was a paid job, I went with the flow. I didn’t really have the confidence…
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October 3, 2017 0

From the Cav to ATIK…and staying up late!

Guest Blog: A conversation between Nicola, Keith and Mojca Stay Up Late with get2gether @ ATIK! Mojca: So, get2gether had its first club night in the totally new, refurbished CAV … pardon, ATIK! How are we going to get used to the new name? Nicola: We just have to stick to the new name! I…
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August 29, 2017 0

Sarah’s salty sailing stories!

Guest Blog: Sarah’s salty sailing stories get2gether posted an article about the BBC programme No Passengers on Facebook. Sarah commented: I’ve been on a ship similar to the Lord Nelson get2gether commented: This sounds great, do you want to tell us more? Sarah said: Yes, I could do a blog about it … … and…
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June 27, 2017 0

Buggy Off film premiere

Monday 6 March 2017 For immediate release Film by local wheelchair user premieres ahead of Disabled Access Day A short film about the challenges faced by disabled people when trying to access public transport will screen as part of film showings at cinemas across Edinburgh during Disabled Access Day this weekend (10-12 March). The short…
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March 9, 2017 0

New Ambassador Karen

get2gether has recently appointed two new Ambassadors, we’ve caught up with Karen to learn more about her role g2g: Congratulations, Karen, you are one of get2gether’s new Ambassadors. Tell us, why did you apply for this role? I wanted to apply for the Ambassador role as I really enjoyed being part of get2gether and I…
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June 3, 2016 0