Got an idea you want to prototype? Come along to our prototyping ceilidh!


A ceilidh is a traditional Scottish gathering, a kind of a party, but more than that. It’s a place for telling stories, learning new ones, for coming together to dance. You don’t have to know the stories or dances to come along. Some of it is organised and led, some of it depends on who shows up and want to share their party-piece, story or song.

What’s a prototyping ceilidh then?

Many ideas came from the u.lab Scotland community about what we would like to do next, particularly from the Firestarter Festival event back in January. One thing which emerged was that people wanted to have some time and space to explore what prototyping meant. Some people were stuck on having an idea but not being sure where to take it next, some people felt they still hadn’t crystallised what was next for them. So whether you want to come and share your prototype, co-create from your own idea or are just feeling stuck, this could be a place to share.

Want to come?

Put the date in your diary now and let us know by registering here: www.ulab-scotland-prototyping-ceilidh-tickets-24865806296

Want to share your prototype or prototyping story so far?

Again, let us know – we want to plan some elements of the day and leave others to chance, but if you know for sure you’d be willing to present, please register and include a short note about what you’d like to share.

Want to help organise?

Great! We’d love some help – please register and indicate that you’re willing to help.

When is it?

Friday, 17 June 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00

Where is it?

Serenity Cafe – 8 Jackson’s Entry Holyrood, Edinburgh, EH8 8PJ – View Map

P.S. While you’re on EventBrite, how about looking at our community-led taster sessions being hosted across the country?  Do you know someone who might be interested in coming along to here about U.Lab?



5 thoughts on “Got an idea you want to prototype? Come along to our prototyping ceilidh!

  1. Hi

    Link for registration no worky, but I’ll try again tomorrow.

    Looks great fun! If I can help in any way, I will. What are you doing for music?

    Best wishes


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  2. I very much like the sound of this.
    I recently learned the term Tummeler. Apparently a Tummeler (Yiddish term) was hired to turn up at weddings and encourage people to dance.
    So in the dance hall of the public sector it seems to me we need more Tummelers… 🙂

      1. I like to think so… 😉
        Although I think you can be Tummelers in different situations… rather than all the time. Being a constant Tummeler might be a bit much?

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