Artlink Edinburgh & Lothians

Artlink aims to increase opportunities to take part in the arts, for those who experience disadvantage or disability in the East of Scotland. Artlink establishes partnerships with artists, venues and organisations to help encourage positive change. There are a various projects running, including community gardening, partnerships with Scottish Beekeepers Association, skills swapping and much more.

Artlink also offers practical support so people can get involved and work with venues to increase opportunities to enjoy the arts.  Arts Access links people who want to discover and enjoy the arts in Edinburgh. Members go to a wide variety of events at theatres, galleries, museums, cinemas, historic buildings, sculpture parks etc. Arts Access provides information about what’s on, books tickets, matches members with volunteers who would like to accompany them and then organises transport. It’s a door to door service that helps people participate in arts.


Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties


This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Anyone affected by disability or disadvantage, including mental health difficulties.


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

G.P., Social Work, Housing Associations, Homeless Care Organisations, Arts Agencies

By Appointment

This service is available by appointment only.

Contact Info. & Provider's Address


13A Spittal Street

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Service Hours

-Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 229 3555
Fax: 0131 228 5257
Email: [email protected]

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Information in community languages
  • Translation Service
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.


Public Transport Information

Lothian Regional Transport bus numbers - 10, 11

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Artlink Edinburgh & Lothians

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Artlink exists to uphold the rights of people who experience disability to access the arts.


Artlink believes that participation in the arts plays a significant role in acheiving personal goals and social change.


Our services include:

  • One-to-one support
  • Independent Advocacy

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 229 3555
Fax: 0131 228 5257
Email: [email protected]

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Service Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

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