Bobby Niven's Mud Oven.

Mud Oven Afternoons

Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden and Palm House

Join us at throughout the festival to see the mud oven in action. Make your own pizza for free and experience the wildflower meadow whilst meeting some of the collaborators involved in this year’s programme.


Kapil Seshasayee

An Art Rock / Indian Classical / R&B musician and visual artist from Glasgow, Scotland. His debut LP – “A Sacred Bore” is a concept album about the oppression of the Indian caste system both in India and its diaspora. A high profile collaboration between Kapil and Rap legend LIL B against caste was profiled by The Guardian and Rolling Stone India in 2021.

Niall Moorjani

A Storyteller who, in their work, explores topics from race and gender to family heritage and mythical beasts. Niall’s most recent works to grace the stage include the charming childrens story of ‘The Girl and The Dragon’ along with the heartfelt story of his grandfather ‘Mohan: A Partition Story’.

Robyn Nisbet

An Edinburgh based illustrator who specialises in watercolour and mixed media painting as well as pencil drawing. Robyn’s recent work includes the magical and captivating illustrations for Niall Moorjani’s ‘A Fairy Tale’ poster.

Megan Rudden

A Leith-born, Glasgow-based, visual artist and writer who works across performance, object making, text and drawing. Megan’s work attempts to create non-linear, transhistorical narratives which consider the body as central to understanding our environment. Megan has performed and exhibited at various locations across the UK including Edinburgh, Glasgow, Manchester and at the back of a car park in Dundee.

Host and Chef

Katherine Allan cooks up the pizzas, with vegetables and supplies supported by the New Leaf Co-op.

Mud Oven Afternoons


Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden and Palm House

Patrick Geddes Steps, Castle Wynd South, EH1 2PW

0131 226 6558

Opening times

Fridays 5, 12, 19 August

2 - 5pm

Johnston Terrace Wildlife Garden and Palm House

Patrick Geddes Steps, Castle Wynd South, EH1 2PW

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