Arts And Crafts events in Glasgow

View all the upcoming Arts And Crafts events taking place throughout Glasgow below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Glasgow

Ayr Crafts

Ayr Crafts

Selected dates between 18th July 2020 - 19th December 2020

Come along, meet the makers and shop local when Ayr Crafts retruns to The Grain Exchange!
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Largs Market

Largs Market

Selected dates between 1st August 2020 - 19th December 2020

You'll find fresh produce and sweet treats, handmade crafts, jewellery, artwork, gifts, pet supplies and more at Largs Market every Saturday in Gallowgate Square!
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Art and Craft Online Market

Art and Craft Online Market

Selected dates between 19th September 2020 - 12th December 2020
Online Event

If you're missing art and craft fairs, join Art & Craft Online Markets for their 3 weekly events, featuring a selection of your favourite crafters from across Scotland!
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Platform Glasgow Free Taking Part Activities: Online

Platform Glasgow Free Taking Part Activities: Online

2nd October 2020 - 12th December 2020
Online Event Glasgow

Check out the new ‘taking part’ season at Platform Glasgow, on now until December 2020!
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Park Lane Market

Park Lane Market

Selected dates between 4th October 2020 - 6th December 2020

Park Lane Market is a pop-up market held on the first and last Sunday of each month in Shawlands, featuring a range of boutique stalls!
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All the Young Nudes’ Online Life Drawing Club

All the Young Nudes’ Online Life Drawing Club

Selected dates between 26th October 2020 - 3rd May 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Join All the Young Nudes on Monday nights for their Online Life Drawing Club, a weekly, accessible, affordable and fun life drawing session!
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Super Market Virtual Christmas 2020

Super Market Virtual Christmas 2020

20th November 2020 - 13th December 2020
Online Event

Super Market Events is back with the UK's first immersive virtual Christmas Market experience! Shop with over 150 Scottish Independent Brands all from the comfort of your own home!
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De-stress Drawing Group

De-stress Drawing Group

25th November 2020
Online Event

Join the Drawing and Painting Studio online on November 25th and enjoy some relaxing drawing and doodling!
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Print From Home

Print From Home

Selected dates between 26th November 2020 - 28th November 2020
Online Event Glasgow

Learn to screen print from the comfort of your own home in this four week online course, on either Thursday evenings or Saturday mornings, with Print Clan!
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Cancer Support Scotland’s Virtual Christmas Fair

Cancer Support Scotland’s Virtual Christmas Fair

28th November 2020 - 29th November 2020
Online Event Glasgow

Join Cancer Support Scotland, from the comfort of your own home, in some festive shopping and fun at their Virtual Christmas Fair on November 28th & 29th!
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Drawn to Print with Fraser Taylor - POSTPONED

Drawn to Print with Fraser Taylor - POSTPONED

28th November 2020 - 29th November 2020

This two day workshop at Print Clan with Fraser Taylor will explore the relationship between the hand drawn image and the printed image.
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Handmade in Ayr Market

Handmade in Ayr Market

Selected dates between 28th November 2020 - 12th December 2020

Handmade in Ayr is a creative monthly market showcasing the best of Ayrshire arts and crafts at The Grain Exchange, featuring quality Ayrshire & Scottish makers!
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Tell Me About Your Dream Last Night!

Tell Me About Your Dream Last Night!

28th November 2020
Online Event Glasgow

Join Glasgow Zine Library for 'Tell Me About Your Dream Last Night' an online zine-making workshop for children and families!
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Bungo Christmas Market

Bungo Christmas Market

5th December 2020 - 6th December 2020
Online Event Glasgow

After the success of 'Bungo Not in the Back Lanes' in the Summer, The Strathbungo Society are back with another fantastic online event... 'The Bungo Christmas Market'!
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Christmas Inspired Candle And Wax Melt Making Workshop - CANCELLED

Christmas Inspired Candle And Wax Melt Making Workshop - CANCELLED

Selected dates between 5th December 2020

Join The Divine Hag for their Christmas inspired workshops and learn how to mix a selection of essential oils before making your own soy candle & melts!
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Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

7th December 2020
Online Event Glasgow

Carve your very own Japanese hanko stamp to make your inei impression, learn about the different stages in the Tenkoku process and the tools used with the Drawing and Painting Studio!
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Art On the Exchange Festive Markets

Art On the Exchange Festive Markets

Selected dates between 11th December 2020 - 27th December 2020

Art On Scotland invites you to visit their festive market, Art On the Exchange, in Royal Exchange Square!
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Christmas Market

Christmas Market

Selected dates between 12th December 2020 - 16th December 2020

The White Elephant are holding an indoor Christmas Market on the 12th, 13th & 16th December!
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Glass Fusing Class: Half Day

Glass Fusing Class: Half Day

Selected dates between 12th December 2020 - 21st March 2021

The Half Day Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill... and have some fun!
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Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

13th December 2020
Online Event

Join Drawing and Painting Studio on Sunday 13th December for their Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras online workshop!
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Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Selected dates between 18th December 2020 - 26th March 2021

The Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill, and allow more time to create a larger piece of work
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Stained Glass Workshop: 2 Days

Stained Glass Workshop: 2 Days

Selected dates between 19th December 2020 - 27th March 2021

Learn how to create stained glass panels on this two day workshop for total beginners at Cass Peters Glass Art!
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The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

Selected dates between 20th December 2020 - 19th September 2021

Browse homemade treats, arts & crafts, artisan food & drink and local produce at Loch Lomond Shores' regular Market Days on the first and third Sunday of each month!
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Stained Glass Workshop: 4 Days

Stained Glass Workshop: 4 Days

Selected dates between 4th January 2021

Learn how to create stained glass panels on this four day workshop for total beginners at Cass Peters Glass Art!
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Upcycling Furniture Workshops

Upcycling Furniture Workshops

Selected dates between 7th January 2021 - 12th January 2021

Join artist Elisabeth Viguie-Culshaw for her Upcycling Furniture course being held over several Tuesday or Thursday evenings!
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Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Selected dates between 9th January 2021 - 28th November 2021

The Merchant Square Craft Fair & Design Fair is held every weekend, why not spend a relaxing afternoon browsing the stalls!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Carers Centre - Christmas Crafting

East Renfrewshire Carers Centre - Christmas Crafting

26th November 2020

East Ren Carers Centre will be holding an online demonstration on Christmas Crafting on November 26th, learn how to make your own table centre-piece or make your gifts stand out from the rest!

Find out about East Renfrewshire Carers Centre - Christmas Crafting on What's On East Renfrewshire
Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED

5th December 2020

Deck your halls with your very own festive creations this winter thanks to the Whitelee Countryside Rangers!

Find out about Wonderful Wreaths - CANCELLED on What's On East Renfrewshire
Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market

Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market

Selected dates between 13th March 2021 - 11th December 2021

The Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market is your local indoor arts & crafts market held on the second Saturday of every month from March until December!

Find out about Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market on What's On East Renfrewshire
Eaglesham Fair

Eaglesham Fair

5th June 2021

It's always a fun filled family day out at the bi-annual Eaglesham Fair being held on Saturday 5th June 2021!

Find out about Eaglesham Fair on What's On East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant

Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant

15th July 2020 - 4th January 2021

Explore the furniture, fashion, textiles, lighting, ceramics, and printed material that defined Mid-Century Modern in this exhibition on now at Dovecot Studios!

Find out about Mid-Century Modern Art and Design From Conran to Quant on What's On Edinburgh
Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

1st August 2020 - 16th May 2021

Traverse is delighted to present brand new, specially created, pieces from nine Young Writers online, with performers filming in their own homes under lockdown conditions.

Find out about Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances on What's On Edinburgh
Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

12th September 2020 - 6th June 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts and this exhibition explores the styles, ideas and events that shaped Scottish art during this influential decade.

Find out about Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s on What's On Edinburgh
First Bite Junior Youth Theatre

First Bite Junior Youth Theatre

17th September 2020 - 10th December 2020

First Bite Junior Youth Theatre is run by Live Drama and is for all 7 - 11 year olds with a love of drama and the performing arts and starts on 17th September!

Find out about First Bite Junior Youth Theatre on What's On Edinburgh
Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making

Selected dates between 24th September 2020 - 25th November 2020

Using silver clay, learn how to make three different pieces of silver jewellery at this one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.

Find out about Introduction to Silver Clay Jewellery-Making on What's On Edinburgh
Paths to Other Places - Drawing Parallels

Paths to Other Places - Drawing Parallels

25th September 2020 - 24th January 2021

Enjoy a virtual tour of 'Paths to Other Places: Drawing Parallels' and see this fantastic new exhibition by Scottish artist James Cosgrove!

Find out about Paths to Other Places - Drawing Parallels on What's On Edinburgh
Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

15th October 2020 - 10th January 2021

The Scottish Ornithologists Club is hosting a joint exhibition of paintings, prints and sculptures by three specialist wildlife artists: Robert Greenhalf, Matt Underwood and Anthony Theakston!

Find out about Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

24th October 2020 - 5th September 2021

This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.

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Walk Don’t Walk Exhibition

Walk Don’t Walk Exhibition

26th October 2020 - 28th November 2020

Walk Don’t Walk is an exhibition of diverse new work by artists, comic makers and illustrators, each pushing the limits of riso production.

Find out about Walk Don’t Walk Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Once Upon A Time

Once Upon A Time

28th October 2020 - 25th November 2020

Lachlan Goudie’s exhibition at The Scottish Gallery presents a new collection of works, inspired by places that are, or at least may have recently felt far far away.

Find out about Once Upon A Time on What's On Edinburgh
E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas

7th November 2020 - 14th March 2021

This Exhibition is a collaboration between the National Trust for Scotland and the City Art Centre and is the first major retrospective of Hornel's art for over 35 years.

Find out about E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas on What's On Edinburgh
Art Exhibition at Paulin

Art Exhibition at Paulin

11th November 2020 - 17th January 2021

Paulin Watches launch a new art exhibition in-store at their Stockbridge location in Edinburgh, celebrating original talent, creativity, and artistry.

Find out about Art Exhibition at Paulin on What's On Edinburgh
Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures

Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures

14th November 2020 - 11th April 2021

Timed to mark his 70th birthday, this major exhibition by contemporary artist Jock McFadyen displays new and existing paintings, alongside works from City Art Centre’s collection of Scottish art.

Find out about Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures on What's On Edinburgh
Ocean Terminal Christmas Market

Ocean Terminal Christmas Market

25th November 2020 - 23rd December 2020

With Christmas just round the corner, LocalMotive Markets is extending the regular Ocean Terminal Market over the festive period and will be brimming with local and Scottish gifts, food, and drinks!

Find out about Ocean Terminal Christmas Market on What's On Edinburgh
Traverse Podcasts

Traverse Podcasts

25th November 2020 - 31st December 2020

The Traverse Podcast is a series of conversations between Traverse’s Co-Artistic Director Designate Debbie Hannan and the most exciting and innovative theatremakers, creatives and cultural figures.

Find out about Traverse Podcasts on What's On Edinburgh
Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop

Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop

Selected dates between 26th November 2020

Learn how to make two different types of fine silver ring in this intermediate one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective.

Find out about Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop on What's On Edinburgh
Re:connections

Re:connections

27th November 2020 - 19th December 2020

This exhibition at Upright Gallery will show artist books on the theme of connections - past, present and future.

Find out about Re:connections on What's On Edinburgh
A Family Affair and Mark Hearld’s Menagerie

A Family Affair and Mark Hearld’s Menagerie

28th November 2020 - 23rd December 2020

The Scottish Gallery is staging two exhibitions concurrently that look more closely at our natural surroundings - A Family Affair and also Mark Hearld’s Menagerie!

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Introduction to Sewing Class

Introduction to Sewing Class

28th November 2020

Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine in this one day workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club!

Find out about Introduction to Sewing Class on What's On Edinburgh
Festival Wreath Making - Christmas Workshop

Festival Wreath Making - Christmas Workshop

5th December 2020

Get you into the Christmas spirit as you make beautiful Christmas Wreaths for your home or for fabulous gifts this December with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club!

Find out about Festival Wreath Making - Christmas Workshop on What's On Edinburgh
Family Wreath Making - POSTPONED

Family Wreath Making - POSTPONED

12th December 2020

Get hands on at Hopetoun and create your own beautiful wreath and make some wood cookie ornaments to hang on your tree.

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Wreath Making - POSTPONED

Wreath Making - POSTPONED

12th December 2020

Get hands on at Hopetoun House and create your own beautiful wreath completely from scratch in this workshop on 12th December!

Find out about Wreath Making - POSTPONED on What's On Edinburgh
Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

9th January 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focussing on our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish art in the 1920s.

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour

4th February 2021

Join Gail Egan and Henry Matthews on a special tour of E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas.

Find out about E. A. Hornel: From Camera to Canvas Conservator’s Tour on What's On Edinburgh
Lecture: Artist, Model, Collector: Photography in the Life and Work of Mary Cameron

Lecture: Artist, Model, Collector: Photography in the Life and Work of Mary Cameron

12th February 2021

This lecture offers fresh insights into a fascinating artist. Dr Helen Scott is Curator of Fine Art at the City Art Centre, and author of Mary Cameron: Life in Paint.

Adult Creative Workshop: Paper Flappers and Jazz Age Fashion

Adult Creative Workshop: Paper Flappers and Jazz Age Fashion

13th February 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb to create elegant paper dolls and collaged portrait heads modelling the latest Art Deco styles in this adult creative workshop!

Magic of Origami - The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

Magic of Origami - The Japanese Art of Paper Folding

14th February 2021

Learn a centuries old Japanese art form. Basic origami folds make intricate designs with the goal to transform square sheets of paper into finished sculptures.

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Responding to Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures - Collage and Printmaking

Responding to Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures - Collage and Printmaking

27th February 2021

Combining surprising elements from our fantastic and intriguing exhibition, create a series of works with overlaid and combined elements in collage and simple printmaking.

Adult Creative Workshop: Introduction to Pinhole photography

Adult Creative Workshop: Introduction to Pinhole photography

28th February 2021

Join us at City Art Centre for a special half day workshop exploring pinhole cameras!

Echo of Japan – Koto performance

Echo of Japan – Koto performance

6th March 2021

Mio Shudo will perform some of the oldest written music available today for Koto by Yatsuhashi Kengyo (1614-1685) and other Japanese folk songs.

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Family Craft: Make Your Drawings Move - Animation Sessions

Family Craft: Make Your Drawings Move - Animation Sessions

7th March 2021

In this session we will create a 2D hand-drawn whiteboard animation and an ‘old school’ flip-book animated sequence inspired by the Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures exhibition.

Lecture: Through the Artist’s Gaze: The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work

Lecture: Through the Artist’s Gaze: The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work

11th March 2021

Marianne Fossaluzza, a PhD student in Visual Culture at the University of Aberdeen, gives this lecture on The Feminine Ideal in E.A. Hornel’s Work.

Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

12th March 2021

The 1920s was a period of contrasts: This lecture explores the events, ideas and styles that shaped Scottish art during this fascinating decade.

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Adult Creative Workshop: Hornel’s Dream

Adult Creative Workshop: Hornel’s Dream

13th March 2021

Taking inspiration from E. A. Hornel’s nature-filled paintings, create a hanging paper-work collage with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.

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Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

Fashion Show at the City Art Centre

13th March 2021

Come and see a spectacular fashion show by the Fashion and Textile Design students from Edinburgh College in a collaboration with the City Art Centre and the E. A. Hornel exhibition!

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Cup of Peace and Simplicity – Tea Ceremony Demonstration

Cup of Peace and Simplicity – Tea Ceremony Demonstration

14th March 2021

Urasenke Tea Master Mio Shudo will perform the Japanese Tea Ceremony demonstrating the art of tea with its minimalist flowing movement, beauty and grace.

Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

3rd May 2021

Hunt the grounds of Lauriston for creepy crawlies in their natural habitat, then make a giant version of your favourite bug at Lauriston Castle!

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Adult Creative Workshop: Vibrant 1920s Still Life Explorations

Adult Creative Workshop: Vibrant 1920s Still Life Explorations

8th May 2021

Taking inspiration from our exhibition Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s we will explore how artists in this period of change explored colour and stylised forms.

Proposed and Seconded: The Royal Scottish Academy Nomination Books of the 1920s

Proposed and Seconded: The Royal Scottish Academy Nomination Books of the 1920s

13th May 2021

This talk given by Alice Strang will focus on the women artists proposed and seconded for election by male allies, including Dorothy Johnstone, Cecile Walton and John Duncan.

Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

15th May 2021 - 10th October 2021

This major retrospective, the most comprehensive display of Charles H. Mackie’s work in over a century, showcases the breadth of his creative vision and talents.

Find out about Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light on What's On Edinburgh
Summer Mosaics

Summer Mosaics

15th May 2021 - 16th May 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle for a 2-day workshop making beautiful mosaic panels inspired by the colours of summer with Margaret Findlay.

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Family Craft: It’s a Bird’s Life

Family Craft: It’s a Bird’s Life

17th May 2021

Learn about some of our feathered friends and explore a variety of projects celebrating the resident Lauriston Castle birds!

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Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

22nd May 2021

Join us for an exhibition tour of 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' by Stephen Bann CBE, Emeritus Professor of History of Art and Senior Research Fellow at Bristol University.

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Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay

22nd May 2021 - 3rd October 2021

This major exhibition at City Art Centre focuses on the maritime theme in Ian Hamilton Finlay's work. It was a central element of his art, and one to which he returned throughout his life.

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Family Craft: Fantasy Castles

Family Craft: Fantasy Castles

23rd May 2021

Explore the secret and hidden rooms of Lauriston Castle then create your own 3D Castle using special papers and paints!

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Curator’s Tour - Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Curator’s Tour - Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

28th May 2021

Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s.

Lecture: Working with Ian Hamilton Finlay

Lecture: Working with Ian Hamilton Finlay

29th May 2021

Robin Gillanders gives this talk on his experience working on collaborative projects with Ian Hamiton Finlay between 1994 until his death in 2006.

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Dr John Cooper Clarke

Dr John Cooper Clarke

30th May 2021

Dr John Cooper Clarke brings his 2021 tour to The Queens Hall on 30th May... it's a chance to witness a living legend at the top of his game!

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Lecture: The Four Seasons in Full Sail: A Year in the Garden at Little Sparta

Lecture: The Four Seasons in Full Sail: A Year in the Garden at Little Sparta

2nd June 2021

The garden at Little Sparta is Ian Hamilton Finlay’s greatest work of art. In this talk George Gilliland, Head Gardener at Little Sparta, gives a brief description of its themes, content & planting.

Lecture: Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie

Lecture: Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie

3rd June 2021

Murdo Macdonald gives this talk on Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie at City Art Centre on Thursday 3rd June.

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Family Craft: Celebrate World Oceans Day

Family Craft: Celebrate World Oceans Day

5th June 2021

Come along to a family class and make a variety of projects celebrating the magic of the sea!

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Family Craft: Pirate Treasure Hunt

Family Craft: Pirate Treasure Hunt

20th June 2021

Ahoy me hearties! Have our pirate hat, cutlass and parrot at the ready then out into the woods with a secret map to guide you through the grounds to find hidden treasure.

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Lecture: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Lecture: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

25th June 2021

This lecture will set Charles H. Mackie’s art in the context of his life. His Scottish artistic roots underpinned his engagement with French art and continental ideas.

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Messages and Ships

Messages and Ships

26th June 2021

In this Adult Creative Workshop at City Art Centre, explore the silhouettes of ships in Ian Hamilton Finlay’s work and create unique collages using layering and simple printmaking.

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Enchanted Woodland Cushions

Enchanted Woodland Cushions

27th June 2021

Come along to this family class at Lauriston Castle and make adorable hand-felted panels and collage this to your own special cushion!

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Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

2nd July 2021

This tour will focus on key aspects of Charles H. Mackie’s development as an artist, highlighting his range and versatility in oil, watercolour and print.

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Adult Creative Workshop: Poetic Maritime Prints

Adult Creative Workshop: Poetic Maritime Prints

3rd July 2021

Explore angular mark-making, experiment using block printing colours, mixing inks and layering to create a lino-print inspired by the maritime theme within Ian Hamitlon Finlay's work!

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Introduction to Abstract Art

Introduction to Abstract Art

4th July 2021

Learn to lose yourself in art for art sake in this taster session at Lauriston Castle!

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Romantic Victorian Florals

Romantic Victorian Florals

4th July 2021

Join us to explore the use of rich colour, light and shadow in Charles Hodge Mackie's paintings and incorporate these into a seasonal block printed Victorian-inspired botanical embroidery.

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Linocut Printing

Linocut Printing

10th July 2021

Explore ways of creating striking images by cutting into linoleum, and inking with colour to produce bold and dramatic prints.

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Painting with Light

Painting with Light

10th July 2021

Come along to this family drop in session with artist Claudia Miller and create your own faux stained-glass picture to hang in the window at home!

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BSL Interpreted Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

BSL Interpreted Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

17th July 2021

Join us for a tour of our Charles H. Mackie exhibition which will have a BSL interpreter present.

Bookbinding and Botanicals

Bookbinding and Botanicals

25th July 2021

Join us at Lauriston Castle for a creative day of printing and bookbinding inspired by our gardens!

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Lecture: Playing Cricket with the Nabis: Charles H. Mackie’s French Connections

Lecture: Playing Cricket with the Nabis: Charles H. Mackie’s French Connections

30th July 2021

This lecture given by Belinda Thomson, Honorary Professor in art history at the University of Edinburgh, examines the influences of French Art in the work of Charles H. Mackie.

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Summer Magic Workshop with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

1st August 2021

Learn, create and perform your own magic in this workshop at Lauriston Castle this summer for Ages 7 - 11!

Spirits of the Dead: The Terror of Edgar Allan Poe

Spirits of the Dead: The Terror of Edgar Allan Poe

Selected dates between 7th August 2021 - 21st August 2021

Edinburgh Horror Festival invites you along to Lauriston Castle this August to hear Gothic horror stories from the master of the macabre, Edgar Allan Poe.

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Woodland Treasure Box

Woodland Treasure Box

11th August 2021

Make your own little treasure box to store your Summer memories and decorate it with natures scenes with Lauriston Castle staff!

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Descriptive tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Descriptive tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

21st August 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light exhibition!

Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

4th September 2021

Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors focusing on the 'Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay' exhibition.

Lecture: Charles Hodge Mackie and the Celtic Revival in Scotland and France

Lecture: Charles Hodge Mackie and the Celtic Revival in Scotland and France

17th September 2021

This lecture explores the influence of both Scottish and French art on Charles Mackie through a consideration of the work he produced in the 1890s.

The Light Through the Trees and on the Water

The Light Through the Trees and on the Water

18th September 2021

Create paintings expressing light in landscape and explore the addition of figures for symbolism and depth with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb at this workshop inspired by Charles Hodge Mackie!

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Burns V McGonagall: An evening with Scotland’s best poet and arguably the worst!

Burns V McGonagall: An evening with Scotland’s best poet and arguably the worst!

24th September 2021

William McGonagall has long been regarded as ‘the worst poet in the history of the English language’. Join Scots actor Jock Ferguson for an evening of anecdotes and stories and a wee dram in betwe

Flags Ahoy

Flags Ahoy

25th September 2021

Come along to these structured family drop-in sessions where you will make some little flags inspired by maritime themes in our Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition!

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Push the Boat Out

Push the Boat Out

2nd October 2021

Join writer Katy Hastie at a family friendly drop-in poetry session to make nautical collage poems that fold into origami boats to sail the seven seas - just bring your imagination!

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Curator’s Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Curator’s Tour of Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

8th October 2021

Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light!

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Memories of Autumn

Memories of Autumn

10th October 2021

Inspired by the season passing make a gorgeous autumn wreath lit by magical lights to adorn your door to take you right up to Christmas.

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Lecture: E. A. Hornel: from Camera to Canvas

Lecture: E. A. Hornel: from Camera to Canvas

27th October 2021

This talk by Dr Antonia Laurence Allen is about Scottish artist Edward Atkinson Hornel and illustrates how Hornel’s travels and use of photographs influenced his artistic practice.

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Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Lecture: Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

16th November 2021

This lecture investigates a range of artworks by artists including S.J. Peploe, Dorothy Johnstone, Eric Robertson and William McCance, and places them within the context of their times.

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Sock Snowmen

Sock Snowmen

21st November 2021

Make a beautiful little festive snowman to decorate your home for Christmas at this family workshop in Lauriston Castle!

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Tartan Wreaths

Tartan Wreaths

26th November 2021

Make a colourful and unique Christmas wreath for your door using tartan remnants, bells, baubles and ribbons. No sewing is required!

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Christmas Patchwork Appliqued Cushions

Christmas Patchwork Appliqued Cushions

27th November 2021

Make a beautiful appliqued cushion using exquisite Christmas and vintage-inspired fabrics with Felicity Bryant!

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Printmaking for Christmas

Printmaking for Christmas

2nd December 2021

Join us for an adorable Christmas class where you can print Robins, fir trees and other beautiful motifs with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb!

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Enchanted Christmas Pictures

Enchanted Christmas Pictures

4th December 2021

Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this workshop with Lauriston Castle staff!

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Paper Garlands and Silver Wings

Paper Garlands and Silver Wings

6th December 2021

Using a selection of beautiful papers and foils in silvery colours create a wreath, angel and garland in this relaxing workshop with Artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb!

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Festive Decorations

Festive Decorations

15th December 2021

Join us for a festive class making a variety of Christmas decorations to adorn your home!

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Country Wreaths and Garlands

Country Wreaths and Garlands

17th December 2021

Make a sweet little natural wreath inspired by Scandinavia with little painted reindeers, stars and hearts and a magical lit garland to decorate your door, stairs or fireplace!

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Green Wreaths

Green Wreaths

18th December 2021

Always the highlight of the season, make not one but 2 stunning natural wreaths to decorate your home using Lauriston Castle greenery and a host of beautiful embellishments.

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Fresh Giant Wreaths

Fresh Giant Wreaths

19th December 2021

Join Margaret Findlay as you gather natural greenery to make 2 giant wreaths for you home!

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Events in Fife

Falkland Late Night Shopping Event

Falkland Late Night Shopping Event

Selected dates between 18th November 2020 - 2nd December 2020

Come along to these late night, socially distanced Christmas Makers Markets and support the local village businesses!

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East Neuk Virtual Open Studio Christmas Market

East Neuk Virtual Open Studio Christmas Market

27th November 2020 - 29th November 2020

Feel like giving Black Friday the swerve and supporting small business instead? Then join us for the East Neuk Open Studio Virtual Christmas Market and find unique gifts from our local artists!

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Clarabella Christie Open Studios at Abbot House

Clarabella Christie Open Studios at Abbot House

Selected dates between 28th November 2020 - 6th December 2020

A warm welcome awaits you as textile designer and maker Clarabella Christie opens the door of her new design studio at Abbot House in Dunfermline!

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Central Fife Open Studios Festive Pop-Up Shop

Central Fife Open Studios Festive Pop-Up Shop

5th December 2020 - 6th December 2020

Don’t miss Central Fife Open Studios festive pop-up shop at the Burntisland Heritage Museum on 5th and 6th December!

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St Andrews Art Club Winter Exhibition

St Andrews Art Club Winter Exhibition

5th December 2020 - 13th December 2020

St Andrews Art Club is delighted to announce the 2020 Christmas Exhibition held in the club rooms at Argyle Street and also online!

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Christmas Wreath Workshops

Christmas Wreath Workshops

9th December 2020 - 10th December 2020

Get in the Christmas spirit at one of Lindores Abbey Distillery's Christmas Wreath workshops by the wonderful Bramble & Thyme Flowers.

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Art-tastic

Art-tastic

19th December 2020 - 10th April 2021

Come along to our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition to explore the stories hidden within some of our fantastic paintings.

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Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

18th June 2021 - 24th October 2021

This exhibition is a celebration of Jack Vettriano's extraordinary career and will be showing paintings he created from in his 20s until he moved to London in 2000.

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Events in Lanarkshire

New Lanark Makers Market

New Lanark Makers Market

Selected dates between 11th July 2020 - 20th December 2020

New Lanark's regular Makers Market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers, crafters and artists across Scotland!

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Clack & Yack

Clack & Yack

Selected dates between 8th October 2020 - 17th December 2020

Join East Kilbride Universal Connections online every Thursday afternoon for their Clack and Yack group... all welcome!

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Rockin Rovin Christmas Wreath: Zoom Workshop

Rockin Rovin Christmas Wreath: Zoom Workshop

26th November 2020

Join Knitting on Cloud Nine on the countdown to the Festive Season with their live ZOOM workshop and learn how to hand crochet a Rockin Rovin Christmas Wreath!

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The BIGGAR Christmas Sessions - CANCELLED

The BIGGAR Christmas Sessions - CANCELLED

6th December 2020

Join The Material Geeks on Sunday the 6th of December for two of their new workshops making Festive Bath Bombs or taking part in Santa's Slime Studio!

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The Tolbooth Christmas Shop

The Tolbooth Christmas Shop

12th December 2020 - 7th January 2021

45 local artists and makers will be showcasing their products at The Tolbooth Christmas Shop in Lanark between the 16th November and 7th January!

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Winter Wreath Workshop - CANCELLED

Winter Wreath Workshop - CANCELLED

13th December 2020

Book a space on the National Museum of Rural Life's festive workshop and create your own wreath to take home inspired by the winter colours of the countryside.

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Festive Creations

Festive Creations

19th December 2020

Create a festive masterpiece for your mantelpiece, all made from natural materials, sourced in Drumpellier Country Park!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Christmas Wreath Workshops

Christmas Wreath Workshops

13th December 2020

Make a traditional Christmas wreath under the expert guidance of the Countryside Rangers at Clyde Muirshiel Regional Park!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

The Big Christmas Exhibition

The Big Christmas Exhibition

15th November 2020 - 24th December 2020

Come along to Greengallery for their Big Christmas Exhibition with loads of original art and unique Christmas presents!

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Christmas Crafting

Christmas Crafting

5th December 2020

Learn a number of skills including hand sewing, machine sewing, upcycling, crafting or stenciling to create your own Christmas decorations, wreaths or any other festive project!

Find out about Christmas Crafting on What's On Stirling
Hands and Feet Figure Drawing Class - Blaeberry River Art - POSTPONED

Hands and Feet Figure Drawing Class - Blaeberry River Art - POSTPONED

5th December 2020

Do you love to draw people but always avoid the hands and feet? Come and join this Blaeberry River Art workshop to learn some hints and tips and tackle the tricky bits.

Christmas Stocking Workshop

Christmas Stocking Workshop

9th December 2020

Using scrap fabrics you will make your own unique Christmas stockings in this online workshop run by Transition Stirling on 9th December!

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Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop

Fold Forming 2 Day Weekend Workshop

23rd January 2021 - 24th January 2021

Discover the art of fold forming in this fun and energetic 2-day workshop, led by award-winning jeweller Jenny Deans at Central Scotland School of Jewellery on 23rd & 24th January!

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AIRS Exhibition

AIRS Exhibition

12th April 2021 - 25th April 2021

Scottish contemporary landscape artist Beth Robertson Fiddes, has created a stunning exhibition of paintings, which shares inspiration with Mhairi Hall’s AIRS.

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