The arts create a colourful
and vibrant environment
at Edinburgh Park

Polaris - Issue One
Words We Weave

Edinburgh Park's first literary zine, Polaris, has been published. The pilot edition, collated on the autumnal equinox of 2023, focuses on Leon Kossoff’s ‘Minerva Protects Pax From Mars’ which has been woven into a tapestry by Edinburgh’s Dovecot Studio.

Scottish Emerging Sculptor Award

Applications for the Scottish Emerging Sculptor Award are now closed. We have had a fantastic response from artists across Scotland and plan to announce the shortlisted artists in January 2024


Parabola have a strong commitment to cultural engagement with Edinburgh’s artists and cultural institutions which complements our major sculpture programme and provides opportunities for young and emerging Scottish-based artists.

The Arts Strategy for Edinburgh Park is ambitious and provides activity for each phase of the development to incrementally build a respected cultural reputation for Edinburgh Park as a new destination within Edinburgh’s world-class cultural offer.

Sculpture at
Edinburgh Park

Sculpture at Edinburgh Park plays an integral part of the wider Placemaking strategy. With sculpture pieces by Ann Christopher, Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, William Tucker, Louise Plant and many others.

We are encouraging a change of perception of Edinburgh Park to a New Cultural Quarter and destination for places and spaces to be enjoyed by all.

Art and sculpture creates a colourful and vibrant environment at Edinburgh Park. Bringing together an eclectic range of pieces from artists including Ann Christopher, Louise Plant, Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, William Tucker, Bruce Beasley, Scotland’s Dovecot Studios and many others – with more art programmed to arrive. The landscape and buildings are intended to surprise at every turn.

Arts Commissions and Partnerships

Parabola have been delighted to engage with local, national and international artists in the commission of new pieces for Edinburgh Park. Included in the commissions are “Dancer After Degas” by William Tucker, a beautiful based on Leon Kossoff’s painting ‘Minerva Protects Pax from Mars’ by Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh and partnerships with local poets and schools.


Music Events

Music Events

With a programme of music events already in place and much more in the pipeline, Edinburgh Park has partnered with the Scottish Opera and Edinburgh International Festival.
Live at Patina

Live at Patina

Local artists perform live at Patina Restaurant on Thursday evenings and outdoor events and pop ups are to be a regular occurrence at Edinburgh Park.


Publication documenting the ambitious arts strategy for Edinburgh Park, which aims to build a respected cultural reputation for Edinburgh Park as a new destination within Edinburgh’s world-class cultural offer.

Health and wellbeing are central to Edinburgh Park

Play at Edinburgh Park