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

Park Lane Market

Park Lane Market

Selected dates between 7th March 2021 - 5th December 2021

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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Milngavie Market

Milngavie Market

Selected dates between 2nd April 2021 - 17th December 2021

You'll find meat, fish, game, Cheese, home baking, plants, Organic soap, jewellery, and more at Milngavie Market on the first and third Friday of each month!
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Helensburgh Market in the Square

Helensburgh Market in the Square

Selected dates between 10th April 2021 - 11th December 2021

Buy the best of seasonal local produce at Helensburgh Market in the Square held on the second and last Saturdays of each month in Colquhoun Square!
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Clack and Yak: Online Knitting Group

Clack and Yak: Online Knitting Group

Selected dates between 19th April 2021 - 21st June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Get those knitting needles out and enjoy a chat and a cuppa whilst knitting, sewing or crocheting something for yourself or family and friends with Platform Glasgow's Clack and Yak!
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Art Factory: Online Art Group

Art Factory: Online Art Group

Selected dates between 20th April 2021 - 22nd June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Platform Glasgow's Art Factory is an online visual arts and crafts session for adults who wish to learn to draw, paint or make things!
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Nu Gen - Online Art Group

Nu Gen - Online Art Group

Selected dates between 20th April 2021 - 22nd June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Platform Glasgow's weekly arts group challenges teenagers to make artwork that represents their interests, exploring identity and what it’s like to be a teenager today!
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Saturday Art Club at Home

Saturday Art Club at Home

Selected dates between 24th April 2021 - 26th June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Platform Glasgow's Saturday Art Club at Home is a playful and creative online art session that gives young artists the chance to draw, paint, make and get creative!
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Largs Market

Largs Market

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 18th December 2021

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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The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

The Market at Loch Lomond Shores

Selected dates between 2nd May 2021 - 19th December 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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MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops

MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops

Selected dates between 9th May 2021 - 30th May 2021

Every Sunday, MAKE at Dumbreck Stables host outdoor art workshops for your mini creatives aged 5 - 11!
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Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Selected dates between 14th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Join Spin for a two hour pottery workshop and create at your own socially distanced table with staff on hand to help bring your vision to life!
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De-stress Drawing Group

De-stress Drawing Group

19th May 2021
Online Event

Join the Drawing and Painting Studio online on Wednesday 19th May and enjoy some relaxing drawing and doodling!
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Beginner’s Textile Printing Workshop

Beginner’s Textile Printing Workshop

Selected dates between 20th May 2021 - 27th May 2021

Print Clan's two hour Beginner's Workshop is the perfect introductory session to textile screen printing!
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The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show - POSTPONED

The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show - POSTPONED

20th May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

The Creative Craft Show returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 20th and 23rd of May 2021 and includes The Scottish Quilting Show!
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Knitting For Beginners

Knitting For Beginners

21st May 2021

Join Sew Confident for their Knitting For Beginners class and in one session you'll learn the basics and leave with your very own chunky knit headband!
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Japanese Shodo Calligraphy - Zen Brush

Japanese Shodo Calligraphy - Zen Brush

24th May 2021
Online Event

Learn about Shodo calligraphy using traditional materials such Japanese sumi ink and fude brushes on washi paper on this online course from Drawing and Painting Studio!
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Digital Lecture: Working with Ian Hamilton Finlay

Digital Lecture: Working with Ian Hamilton Finlay

29th May 2021
Online Event

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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Intermediate Patchwork Block Class

Intermediate Patchwork Block Class

30th May 2021

This Patchwork Block class from Sew Confident is a super exciting opportunity to really delve into the quilting world!
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Print & Make Your Own Lampshade

Print & Make Your Own Lampshade

30th May 2021

Learn how to screen print and construct your own lampshade on this two day course with Print Clan!
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The Crafters Roadshow - Silverburn

The Crafters Roadshow - Silverburn

Selected dates between 3rd June 2021 - 6th June 2021

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow returns to Silverburn!
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Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 5th September 2021

Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets return to Royal Exchange Square with their fabulous pop-up markets full of original pieces of art, jewellery, crafts, and designer products!
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Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair

Selected dates between 5th June 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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Hand Embroidery Class

Hand Embroidery Class

Selected dates between 7th June 2021 - 23rd June 2021

Looking for a craft to make you feel ZEN and happy and creative, without having to set up the sewing machine? This hand embroidery class with Sew Confident is for you!
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Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

7th June 2021
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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Beginner’s Textile Printing Course

Beginner’s Textile Printing Course

8th June 2021

Join Print Clan for their upcoming six week Textile Printing Course perfect for complete beginners or those who wish to refresh their skills!
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Castlemilk Explorers

Castlemilk Explorers

Selected dates between 12th June 2021 - 12th March 2022

Castlemilk Explorers is fun, free, nature group for 7 - 12 year old's to learn about nature in a fun environment!
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Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

14th June 2021
Online Event Glasgow

Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!
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Crackin’ Crochet For Beginners

Crackin’ Crochet For Beginners

16th June 2021

Easter got postponed this year so why not celebrate it in June instead with Sew Confident's Crackin' Crochet For Beginners workshop!
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Arm Knit A Chunky Blanket

Arm Knit A Chunky Blanket

18th June 2021

This class is for beginner knitters and arm knitters alike... learn the basics of knitting, all while creating a super luxurious chunky blanket!
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2 Day Sewing Pattern Class

2 Day Sewing Pattern Class

19th June 2021

Have you ever wanted to make your own clothes? Got a bit of sewing under your belt? This weekend sewing pattern class is perfect for you!
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Roman Blind Masterclass

Roman Blind Masterclass

20th June 2021

Learn how to make a fab Roman blind ready to dress your own window on this one day workshop from Sew Confident!
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T-Shirt Yarn Crochet Class

T-Shirt Yarn Crochet Class

23rd June 2021

Always wanted to try your hand at crochet? This session from Sew Confident will get your right up to speed with this super popular craft!
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Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

27th June 2021
Online Event

Join Drawing and Painting Studio on Sunday 27th June for their Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras online workshop!
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The Crafters Roadshow - St. Enoch Centre

The Crafters Roadshow - St. Enoch Centre

Selected dates between 7th October 2021 - 10th October 2021

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers when The Crafters Roadshow returns to St. Enoch Centre!
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The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

The Creative Craft Show / Crafts for Christmas

14th October 2021 - 17th October 2021

Two events for the price of one! The Creative Craft Show and Crafts for Christmas at the SEC Glasgow in October is the ultimate day out for hobbyists and crafters!
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Country Living Christmas Fair

Country Living Christmas Fair

2nd December 2021 - 5th December 2021

Get in the festive spirit when the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair returns to the SEC Glasgow between the 2nd and 5th December 2021!
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Eaglesham Fair

Eaglesham Fair

4th June 2022

It's always a fun filled family day out at the bi-annual Eaglesham Fair being held on Saturday 4th June 2022!

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

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

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 - SUSPENDED

Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s - SUSPENDED

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.

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Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021

Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.

Find out about Air and Space Exhibition on What's On Edinburgh
Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes

1st April 2021 - 31st December 2021

Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!

Find out about Upcycling and Sustainable Living Classes on What's On Edinburgh
Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

26th April 2021 - 26th June 2021

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first-ever major retrospective of his work.

Find out about Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! on What's On Edinburgh
Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

Ray Harryhausen - Titan of Cinema

26th April 2021 - 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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Another Time, Another Place

Another Time, Another Place

28th April 2021 - 29th May 2021

Another Time, Another Place is a beautiful conversation between renowned artist Victoria Crowe OBE and poet Christine de Luca, both of whom have produced twelve works in this collaborative exhibition.

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Points of Departure

Points of Departure

28th April 2021 - 21st May 2021

Upright Gallery is delighted to be reopening on the 28th April with an exhibition by Edinburgh based artist Mary Walters!

Find out about Points of Departure on What's On Edinburgh
Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

Joint Wildlife Art Exhibition

29th April 2021 - 30th May 2021

This exhibition brings together pastel drawings by John Threlfall and oil paintings by Esther Tyson with ceramics sculptures by Simon Griffiths.

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Connections - Wholly Holistic

Connections - Wholly Holistic

1st May 2021 - 30th June 2021

A group of artists come together in the creative spirit which flows in these challenging times to bring Connections – Wholly Holistic Exhibition + Events to Santosa Wellness Centre Edinburgh.

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Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Selected dates between 2nd May 2021 - 22nd May 2021

These practical sewing courses will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.

Find out about Beginner’s Sewing Workshops on What's On Edinburgh
Sketchbook Saturday

Sketchbook Saturday

Selected dates between 8th May 2021 - 12th June 2021

It's Sketchbook Saturday at to The Palace of Holyroodhouse, so come along and sketch several spectacular spots during your visit!

Find out about Sketchbook Saturday on What's On Edinburgh
Producer: Proper Job, Honest!

Producer: Proper Job, Honest!

Selected dates between 10th May 2021 - 17th May 2021

This two hour, taster workshop from the CGO Institute is aimed at aspiring creative producers of the future. It will guide participants through the different pathways into a career in producing.

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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.

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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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Better Dressmaking Course

Better Dressmaking Course

20th May 2021

Learn loads of tips and tricks to improve the fit and finish of your home dressmaking projects at this Better Dressmaking Course run by Artisan Stitch!

Find out about Better Dressmaking Course on What's On Edinburgh
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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Saining and Scottish Folklore Online Workshop

Saining and Scottish Folklore Online Workshop

27th May 2021

Discover traditional Scottish folk magic practices and plant lore dating back to our early ancestors – plus some modern botany and geology at this online workshop run by The Edinburgh Remakery!

Find out about Saining and Scottish Folklore Online Workshop on What's On Edinburgh
Digital Event: Curator’s Tour - Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s

Digital Event: 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.

Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith

Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith

29th May 2021 - 26th September 2021

This is the first major exhibition Donald Smith's work, in partnership with An Lanntair, Stornoway and is part of Edinburgh Art Festival 2021.

Find out about Islander: the Paintings of Donald Smith on What's On Edinburgh
Making Botanical Extracts Workshop

Making Botanical Extracts Workshop

29th May 2021

Join this half day workshop at the Seilich Natural Skincare Workshop and Wildflower Meadow on the beautiful Prestonhall Estate outside Edinburgh, where we will learn about botanical extracts.

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Marine Fest 2021

Marine Fest 2021

31st May 2021 - 13th June 2021

Explore the wonders of Scotland’s marine environment at the first ever Marine Fest hosted by the Scottish Seabird Centre!

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

Digital 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.

4-Week Online Wardrobe Surgery

4-Week Online Wardrobe Surgery

3rd June 2021

Join The Edinburgh Remakery's 4-week Wardrobe Surgery course and learn practical ways to modify and upcycle the clothes you have, so you don’t have to buy new!

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Digital Lecture: Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie

Digital Lecture: Patrick Geddes’ Evergreen and Charles Mackie

3rd June 2021

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

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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Jock McFadyen: Lost Boat Party

Jock McFadyen: Lost Boat Party

11th June 2021 - 25th September 2021

This summer Dovecot Studios celebrates the artist Jock McFadyen’s 70th birthday year with Lost Boat Party an exhibition of paintings which describe the romance and grandeur of the Scottish landscape

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Digital Event: Family Craft: Pirate Treasure Hunt

Digital Event: Family Craft: Pirate Treasure Hunt

20th June 2021

Ahoy me hearties! Make and decorate your own pirate treasure chest at this digital event on 20th June!

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Digital Lecture: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Digital 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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Digital Event: Adult Creative Workshop - Messages and Ships

Digital Event: Adult Creative Workshop - Messages and Ships

26th June 2021

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

Enchanted Woodland Cushions - CANCELLED

Enchanted Woodland Cushions - CANCELLED

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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Digital Exhibition Tour: Charles H. Mackie: Colour and Light

Digital 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.

Digital Event: Adult Creative Workshop: Poetic Maritime Prints

Digital Event: 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!

Digital Event: Adult Craft Workshop - Romantic Victorian Florals

Digital Event: Adult Craft Workshop - Romantic Victorian Florals

4th July 2021

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.

Introduction to Abstract Art - CANCELLED

Introduction to Abstract Art - CANCELLED

4th July 2021

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

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Digital Event: Adult Craft - Linocut Printing

Digital Event: Adult Craft - 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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Digital Event: Family Craft – Stained Glass Windows

Digital Event: Family Craft – Stained Glass Windows

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

Digital Event: 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.

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

Digital 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.

Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

Exhibition Tour of ‘Marine: Ian Hamilton Finlay’

31st July 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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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!

Summer Mosaics

Summer Mosaics

5th August 2021 - 6th August 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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Out East Festival

Out East Festival

6th August 2021 - 7th August 2021

Out East is a new family friendly festival landing in a socially distanced East Lothian this summer!

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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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Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

Fringe by the Sea: Irvine Welsh

14th August 2021

Join Irvine Welsh at Fringe By The Sea as he chats about his books, film, career and life!

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

Digital event: 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.

Hidden Door Festival 2021

Hidden Door Festival 2021

15th September 2021 - 19th September 2021

The Hidden Door festival returns in September 2021 for an outdoor festival of music, visual art, theatre, dance and spoken word.

Find out about Hidden Door Festival 2021 on What's On Edinburgh
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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Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre

19th September 2021 - 31st May 2022

Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired within the last ten years.

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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

Family Event: Poetic Neon Signs

Family Event: Poetic Neon Signs

25th September 2021

Inspired by maritime themes in our Ian Hamilton Finlay exhibition, Create your own poetic neon sign using paint!

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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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Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

Reflections, The Light and Life of John Henry Lorimer

6th November 2021 - 20th March 2022

This exhibition at the City Art Centre will explore John Henry Lorimer’s art through five key themes: light, identity, family, femininity and home.

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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!

Find out about Printmaking for Christmas on What's On Edinburgh
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

Borderlines Exhibition

Borderlines Exhibition

28th April 2021 - 27th June 2021

This exhibition is on at Community Gallery of Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries until 27th June 2021.

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Set of Silver Stacking Rings Workshop

Set of Silver Stacking Rings Workshop

Selected dates between 14th May 2021 - 2nd July 2021

Come along to East Nook Studio and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver rings from scratch!

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A Treat for Lovers of Wood, Design, and Fine Craftsmanship

A Treat for Lovers of Wood, Design, and Fine Craftsmanship

15th May 2021 - 29th August 2021

Max McCance, one of Scotland’s leading furniture makers, is pleased to announce a special exhibition of unique and extraordinary works for sale to the public in his Kinloch Gallery.

Silver Pendant Workshop

Silver Pendant Workshop

Selected dates between 21st May 2021 - 6th August 2021

In this workshop, run by East Nook Studio, you will design and create your own simple pendant from a piece of silver, before connecting it to a chain.

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Makers Market at Falkland

Makers Market at Falkland

29th May 2021

Come along to the Makers Market at Falkland on 29th May for some quality handmade arts, crafts and gifts produced locally by talented artists and craftsmen!

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Set of Silver Bangles and Ring Workshop

Set of Silver Bangles and Ring Workshop

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 31st July 2021

Learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver bangles from scratch in this workshop rum by East Nook Studio!

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Rings with Things Workshop

Rings with Things Workshop

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 7th August 2021

Create hammered texture rings using both traditional and contemporary jewellery techniques in this workshop run by East Nook Studio!

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Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

Jack Vettriano: The Early Years

17th June 2021 - 23rd 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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Pendants Vs Earrings creative Workshop

Pendants Vs Earrings creative Workshop

3rd July 2021

One for the indecisive - in this workshop you can create either a silver pendant with chain, or a pair of dangly or stud earrings.

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All Day Intensive Jewellery Class for Beginners

All Day Intensive Jewellery Class for Beginners

10th July 2021

The perfect class for an individual or a group of friends to come and learn, socialise and most importantly, to make some jewellery to take home!

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Rings to Wear 3 Ways

Rings to Wear 3 Ways

30th July 2021

Finger rings, Earrings, Necklace or bracelet, however you want to wear it, if you love a circle, this is the workshop for you!

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Events in Lanarkshire

New Lanark Markets

New Lanark Markets

Selected dates between 3rd April 2021 - 19th December 2021

New Lanark's regular indoor and outdoor market's showcase the best of hand-made products from designers and producers across Scotland!

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Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Family Activities at North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre

Selected dates between 1st May 2021 - 22nd June 2021

North Lanarkshire Heritage Centre hold a range of fun museum activities, arts and crafts every week for children!

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The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

The Crafters Roadshow - East Kilbride

Selected dates between 10th June 2021 - 13th June 2021

Shop from the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at EK, East Kilbride!

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Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Beginners Sewing Course

Beginners Sewing Course

Selected dates between 8th May 2021 - 6th July 2021

Always wanted to learn how to sew but just don’t know where to start? Then this four day course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course is for you!

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Dressmaking Course

Dressmaking Course

Selected dates between 12th May 2021 - 13th July 2021

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? Then this 3 day Dressmaking Course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course for you!

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Erskine Riverside Market

Erskine Riverside Market

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 27th November 2022

You'll find range of fresh produce, unique gifts & street food and more at Erskine Riverside Market on the last Sunday of each month!

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Thimbleberry Sewing Summer School

Thimbleberry Sewing Summer School

2nd July 2021 - 30th July 2021

Learn how to sew or master a new craft this summer at Thimbleberry's Sewing Summer School!

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Events in Stirling and Falkirk

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

The Man Who Could Paint Anything – The Legacy of Thomas Stuart Smith

30th April 2021 - 1st January 2022

This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.

The Big Summer Exhibition & Market

The Big Summer Exhibition & Market

15th May 2021 - 16th May 2021

Join us at Greengallery Buchlyvie for a relaxed day out in lovely rural Stirlingshire with food, drinks and free parking!

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Eco Printing and Dying Textile Workshop

Eco Printing and Dying Textile Workshop

12th June 2021

Explore the alchemy of natural dyeing and printed textiles in this three-day course with Sarah Diver Lang, an experienced designer maker and community focussed artist.

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Passememnterie Lace Weaving

Passememnterie Lace Weaving

17th July 2021 - 18th July 2021

Join us for a unique weaving workshop and explore the wonders of open weave structures with heritage craft specialist Elizabeth Ashdown!

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Embroidered Embellishments

Embroidered Embellishments

21st August 2021

Join us for an embroidery workshop with a difference! Bring some bling to your embroidery with stitcher to the stars, Chloe Patience. This workshop will be chock full of techniques.

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Coptic Book Binding

Coptic Book Binding

22nd August 2021

Learn how to make a fabulous and funky, A5 size, recycled rubber covered journal or sketchbook using one of the oldest types of bookbinding stitches – the coptic stitch.

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Botanical Bookbinding

Botanical Bookbinding

25th September 2021

Join Bookbinder Cass Barron at Central Scotland School of Craft for a creative day of printing and bookbinding inspired by the nature on our doorstep.

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AIRS Exhibition

AIRS Exhibition

1st November 2021 - 17th November 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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