Welcome to the Festival of Creative Learning, a year-long series of events exploring creative learning and innovation at the University of Edinburgh, culminating in a curated week of events each February. Please explore our website and blog to learn about the Festival and our activities and resources.


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FCL Events

We are in the process of planning our next events and will share them with you here as soon as they are available to book. Thanks for your interest and in the meantime please explore the rest of our website!

I’m Not Racist But….Re-Cap on Festival of Creative Learning

Thursday, 20 June, 2019 - 13:44

By Ellen Davis-Walker “bias is inevitable but can be addressed” Of all of the takeaways from our workshop (Wednesday the 20th of February) this was perhaps the most recurrent piece of feedback, and the key message we would pass on to all readers of this blog! When thinking about the sort of workshops needed to …

Bodies in the Anthropocene Workshop

Thursday, 13 June, 2019 - 09:16

By Patricia Wu Wu, a PhD candidate in Fashion within the School of Design (www.patriciawuwu.com), and Asad Khan, a PhD candidate in Architecture at the Edinburgh School of Architecture & Landscape Architecture (www.theentropyproject.com) Outline The Anthropocene is the geological epoch in which the collective actions of human activities have been the dominant influence on our …

Invisible Women: Talking about Menopause

Thursday, 6 June, 2019 - 15:42

By Kay Williams, Lesley Kelly and Daphne Loads Despite welcome changes in the way we think about women’s health and wellbeing, nevertheless in a recent STUC survey 32% of respondents said that menopause was treated negatively in their workplace and 63 % reported that it was treated as a joke. This can’t be good for …

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