Festive Open Night on Montrose Terrace, 4-9pm, Thursday 6th December

Join us for an evening of great company, arts and crafts stalls, super offers, festive cheer and a chance to get to know the people working in your local community shops. The Abbeyhill/Montrose Terrace Festive Open Night will take place from 4-9pm on Thursday 6th December.

From artisan gifts to affordable art, organic beauty products to massage gift vouchers, we’ll have everything you need for stuffing stockings and picking presents this festive season. So, gather your friends and join us for a fun-filled festive shopping evening filled with freebies, great offers, delicious nibbles and mulled wine.

Here’s a glimpse at just some of the marvels on offer...

Step into Art & Vintage to browse beautiful arts and crafts, including stalls by Thinking Chocolate, Nicola Boon Illustrations, Rosie Walters and Ginger Twist. Stock up on affordable art works, prints, ceramics, glasswares, candles, chocolates, organic beauty products, vintage curios and festive decorations.

Head to Amber Arts for a fantastic 10% discount on all framing orders on the night and to enjoy an exhibition of printmaking, painting and photography from local artists.

Be your best at Health for Life Spinal Wellness Centre with free massage, nutrition and posture mini-sessions on the night; pick up a lovely pre-wrapped 'Revive and Thrive' or 'Fit and Fabulous' gift box and enjoy music and refreshments throughout the evening.

Meet author and Edinburgh Makar, Alan Spence, and his wife, Janani, in their brand-new bookshop, stocking new and quality secondhand books, as well as exquisite handmade origami festive cards, haiku cards and wall hangings. Free gift wrapping on the night.

Relax at KnotStressed Therapies with a free 20-minute massage, exclusive offers on Neal’s Yard Organic products, Festive Gift Vouchers, as well as gorgeous handmade porcelain from the Lazy Fox Pottery.

Have a chat to the lovely folk at OneKind and snap up their charity festive cards. 

Make the most of a 20% discount on the night at Charmed Floristree. 

Head to the Century General Store for seasonal nibbles and artisan gifts.

Potter around the Mud Station Pottery for ceramic goodies.

Cap off the evening with a festive drink and a free hot and cold buffet at The Regent Pub.

We look forward to seeing you there... Ho-Ho-Ho!