get inspired at our upcycling and repair workshops!

🏢 17 Guthrie Street, EH1 1JG

What We Do

SHRUB hosts a variety of events and workshops throughout the year, both in our dedicated SHRUB Space workshop space, and in the Zero Waste Hub. Click the “Events” link at the top to see our upcoming events and workshops and get inspired!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to be a member to join?

No - anyone can join! For events with a ticket fee, we offer our members a discount.

Where are the events?

We host events at our dedicated SHRUB Space workshop at 17 Guthrie Street, EH1 1JG, as well as at the Zero Waste Hub at 22 Bread Street. Occasionally we also join other organisations and host events at their venues. Make sure to check each event for the location.

Is the workshop accessible?

The workshop space is on the ground floor and there is step free access throughout the building. The toilet is step free, but small and not wheelchair accessible.

All our toilets are gender neutral.

If you have further questions regarding accessibility before a visit, please contact us on 0131 261 8216.

Is there nearby bicycle parking?

There is outdoor bicycle parking on Chambers street, near the National Museum and on Cowgate, at the bottom of Guthrie street.

What bus routes are you on?

The workshop is located between the National Museum of Scotland and Cowgate and following bus routes will take you nearby;

George IV Bridge routes: 67, 42, 41, 23, 27
Chamber Street routes: 35, 45
South Bridge routes: 37, 7, 31, 29, 3, 8, 33, 49, 5, 30, 14

Is there parking nearby?

The closest car park is a 7 minute walk away;

NCP Car Park

2 Viewcraig Gardens, Edinburgh, EH8 9UN

Can I host my own event at SHRUB’s venues?

Yes! Our spaces are open for booking - contact venuhire@shrubcoop.org for details.



Latest News

Coronavirus update: All activities temporarily suspended

Zero Waste Hub & Wee Spoke Hub are temporarily closed

🕐 17/03/20   👤 SHRUB Coop


Trustee opportunity: We're looking for a treasurer!

Could you be our new treasurer? Apply here!

🕐 06/02/20   👤 SHRUB Coop

Become a trustee of SHRUB Coop!

We're recruiting for next year's trustees. Application deadline 24th November

🕐 25/10/19   👤 SHRUB Coop


Upcoming Events

Online sewing sessions

An open workshop where you can learn to make and mend or get advice on sewing…

🕐 Thursday, July 16, 2020

🏢 Online (read the description for the link)


Online sewing sessions

An open workshop where you can learn to make and mend or get advice on sewing…

🕐 Thursday, July 23, 2020

🏢 Online (read the description for the link)

Online sewing sessions

An open workshop where you can learn to make and mend or get advice on sewing…

🕐 Thursday, July 30, 2020

🏢 Online (read the description for the link)


SHRUB Coop is funded through the Scottish Government’s Climate Challenge Fund and the European Regional Development Fund. We’re grateful for all their support. Find out more about our funders by clicking on the logos above.