Easter holidays 2019 opening times

City of Edinburgh Council schools are on Easter break from Monday 8th to Monday 22nd April 2019. We are open to members every day at The Yard Edinburgh.Read more

Proud to celebrate our LGBT Charter achievement

The Yard has been awarded the LGBT Charter Bronze Award.Read more

Student volunteering at The Yard

"The Yard has given me a lot of confidence in working with children and young people, and has reminded me of why I began studying to become a youth worker in the first place."Read more

Mid-term opening times and maintenance closure 2019

The Yard Edinburgh is open to members from Monday 11th to Friday 15th February 2019. We are closed for maintenance and training from Monday 18th to Wednesday 20th February.Read more

Lynsey's inspirational resolution

Our brilliant playworker Lynsey shares her experience of taking inspiration from The Yard to pounding the pavement.Read more

Forth One’s Arlene Stuart to host charity fundraiser

The Yard’s Big Fun Raiser, one of the biggest and best fundraising balls in Edinburgh’s charity calendar, is back and being hosted by Forth One’s Arlene Stuart at a brand new venue, the beautiful Prestonfield House.Read more

Christmas opening times 2018-19

Check here when The Yard is open over the Christmas holidays.Read more

Be a part of our next big adventure

Join us to make a difference as a Trustee at The Yard.Read more

October holiday hours 2018

At The Yard Edinburgh, we operate our October holiday opening hours from Monday 15 to Friday 19 October 2018.Read more

Summer holiday hours 2018

At The Yard Edinburgh, we operate our summer opening hours from Monday 2 July until Tuesday 14 August.Read more

The Yard scoops mansion-sized cheque

Generous homeowner Donna Pirie donated £50,725 from her Win a Mansion for Christmas competition to The Yard.Read more

Meet Donald, an inspiring volunteer

This Volunteers' Week we are celebrating our amazing volunteers like Donald.Read more

Stephen's Wales in a day challenge

I remember looking at the route, seeing how many calories I would burn and thought "Wow, imagine what I could eat, guilt-free, for that!"Read more