Arts And Crafts events in Edinburgh

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

Events in Edinburgh

Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

Traverse Young Writers’ Scratch Performances

1st August 2020 - 16th May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

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.
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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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Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures - SUSPENDED

Jock McFadyen Goes to the Pictures - SUSPENDED

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.
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Air and Space Exhibition

Air and Space Exhibition

28th February 2021 - 31st December 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

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.
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Adjust / Adapt

Adjust / Adapt

27th March 2021 - 24th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

This exhibition explores how our homes and outdoor spaces are working harder for occupants; as multigenerational sanctuaries, workspaces, classrooms, fitness and entertainment settings.
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Simpson’s Poetry Competition

Simpson’s Poetry Competition

1st April 2021 - 30th April 2021

This month Surgeons’ Hall Museums new education mascot Simpson the Bear is looking for witty poems and revolting rhymes. For ages 12 and under.
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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!
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Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet Workshop

Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet Workshop

6th April 2021 - 17th April 2021
Online Event

Make your own Wibble-Wobble Clown Puppet on this workshop run by Temporary Commons as part of the Puppet Animation Festival!
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Easter Holiday Club

Easter Holiday Club

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021
Online Event

Check out TCV Scotland's online Easter Holiday Club! From birds to butterflies, dance to drawing and outdoor nature adventures it's suitable from age 5+.
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Introduce to Website Design Age 8+ - Easter Camp

Introduce to Website Design Age 8+ - Easter Camp

12th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Build your own website to share your thoughts, videos, music and images and much, much more in this online course for ages 8+ run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland!
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Love Drama Easter Spring Sensation 2021

Love Drama Easter Spring Sensation 2021

12th April 2021 - 16th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Are you looking for something to do during the Easter holiday? Come and join us for a week of fun filled drama classes, open to all 7-12 year olds.
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Create & Design Your Very Own Skate Park - Easter Camp

Create & Design Your Very Own Skate Park - Easter Camp

13th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Learn how to create and design your very own Skate Park using Computer Aided Design (CAD Drawing) on this course run by ComputerXplorers SEScotland! It's suitable for ages 8+!
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World of Stop Motion Animation - Easter Camp for Kids

World of Stop Motion Animation - Easter Camp for Kids

15th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join ComputerXplorers SEScotland this Easter where we will produce our very own stop motion animation!
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Digital Event: Descriptive Tour for visually impaired visitors of Bright Shadows - Scottish Art in the 1920s

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

17th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

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.
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IberoDocs 8th Edition

IberoDocs 8th Edition

19th April 2021 - 2nd May 2021
Online Event

IberoDocs brings a programme of over 20 documentaries, highlighting that both in our darkest as well as our brightest moments, art (in any of its forms) has become a necessary and faithful companion.
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Japanese Shodo Calligraphy - Zen Brush

Japanese Shodo Calligraphy - Zen Brush

19th April 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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De-stress Drawing Group

De-stress Drawing Group

21st April 2021
Online Event

Join the Drawing and Painting Studio online on Wednesday 21st April and enjoy some relaxing drawing and doodling!
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Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk

Restless Worlds - A Kinetic Sculpture Artwalk

22nd April 2021 - 2nd May 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

All across the city, in a moment of wider social and cultural upheaval, curious hidden worlds are shifting and revealing their secrets.
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Miniature Landscape Embroidery Workshop

Miniature Landscape Embroidery Workshop

24th April 2021

This class will teach you basic embroidery stitches to create beautiful landscape art. It would make an amazing keepsake or gift, a fabric postcard!
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Needle Felting Workshop - Make a Landscape Picture

Needle Felting Workshop - Make a Landscape Picture

25th April 2021
Online Event

Join Léla from The Green Boat LIVE ONLINE for a Needle Felting Workshop and learn how to 'paint with wool'!
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Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras

25th April 2021
Online Event

Join Drawing and Painting Studio on Sunday 25th April for their Shakyo - Tracing the Sutras online workshop!
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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.
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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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BOnFire – Beltane Online Fire Festival

BOnFire – Beltane Online Fire Festival

30th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Witness the spirit of Beltane brought to life in the virtual realm with an evening of poetry, art, and song.
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Guid Crack: Nae Far Fae Here with Jackie Ross

Guid Crack: Nae Far Fae Here with Jackie Ross

30th April 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Join guest storyteller Jackie Ross for another online version of the Scottish Storytelling Centre's monthly storytelling session as we explore stories close to home.
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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.
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Digital Event: Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

Digital Event: Creepy Crawly Bug Hunt

3rd May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

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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Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Edinburgh

3rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021
Various Locations Edinburgh

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.
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Dressmaking

Dressmaking

4th May 2021

Join the Edinburgh Sewcial Club for 6 evenings in the studio and learn how to make your own clothes. You can choose any garment you'd like to make!
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Adult Creative Workshop: Vibrant 1920s Still Life Explorations

Adult Creative Workshop: Vibrant 1920s Still Life Explorations

8th May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

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.
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Sashiko Embroidery

Sashiko Embroidery

8th May 2021

Learn the beautiful art of Sashiko embroidery, it's history and traditions at this workshop run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club on 8th May!
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Tall Tales Oscar

Tall Tales Oscar

8th May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Listen to tall tales, ferocious fibs and fables performed live on Zoom by some of Scotland's finest tellers, then you decide who wins the lucrative accolade of Oscar the Leprechaun!
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Botanical Embroidery Workshop

Botanical Embroidery Workshop

9th May 2021

Be inspired by nature during this class as you spend the day in the studio learning embroidery techniques whilst making a beautiful hand stitched embroidery piece.
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Rebellious Truth 2021: Karine Polwart + Mike Vass

Rebellious Truth 2021: Karine Polwart + Mike Vass

10th May 2021
Online Event Edinburgh

Tradfest is delighted to present their first annual Rebellious Truth Lecture on 10th May and the first speaker is Karine Polwart. The evening will begin with a performance by Mike Vass.
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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
Online Event

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.
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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
Online Event Edinburgh

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

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
Online Event Edinburgh

Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition Bright Shadows: Scottish Art in the 1920s.
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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.
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Lecture: Working with Ian Hamilton Finlay

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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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.
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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 - 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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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 - 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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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.
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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.
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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!
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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
North Berwick

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

Barrhead Housing Eco Crafting!

Barrhead Housing Eco Crafting!

Selected dates between 25th February 2021 - 29th April 2021

As part of Barrhead Housing Associations Climate Challenge Project, they are delivering FREE Zoom crafting workshops for all of the family to enjoy!

Find out about Barrhead Housing Eco Crafting! on What's On East Renfrewshire
Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show

Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show

1st April 2021 - 30th April 2021

Hundreds of original works of art will be on display virtually during April as part of the annual Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show!

Find out about Christian Aid Clarkston Art Show on What's On East Renfrewshire
Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market

Barrhead Foundry Indoor Market

Selected dates between 8th May 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

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 Fife

St Andrews Art Club Spring Exhibition

St Andrews Art Club Spring Exhibition

1st May 2021 - 9th May 2021

Celebrate the end of lockdown by visiting St Andrews Art Club's spring exhibition in person or online with its exciting range of affordable and original paintings and artwork!

Find out about St Andrews Art Club Spring Exhibition on What's On Fife
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.

Find out about Jack Vettriano: The Early Years on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

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

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

Find out about All the Young Nudes’ Online Life Drawing Club on What's On 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!

Find out about Park Lane Market on What's On Glasgow
Beginners Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshop

Beginners Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshop

Selected dates between 27th March 2021 - 17th April 2021

If you can't tell your nib from your elbow, or have tried your hand at calligraphy before and ended up in a big inky mess (we’ve all been there) then this is the course for you!

Find out about Beginners Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshop on What's On Glasgow
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!

Find out about Milngavie Market on What's On Glasgow
MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops for Kids

MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops for Kids

Selected dates between 4th April 2021 - 25th April 2021

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

Find out about MAKE! Kids Outdoor Arty Workshops for Kids on What's On Glasgow
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!

Find out about Helensburgh Market in the Square on What's On Glasgow
Seven Stitches: Textile Art Group for Teenagers

Seven Stitches: Textile Art Group for Teenagers

10th April 2021 - 11th April 2021

Join Platform Glasgow and artist Zephyr Liddell in an exploration of textile craft techniques to try new ways of making craft, design and clothes making!

Find out about Seven Stitches: Textile Art Group for Teenagers on What's On Glasgow
Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

12th April 2021

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

Find out about Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Art and Music Combined

Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Art and Music Combined

15th April 2021

Join Glasgow Zine Fest for their 'Art and Music Combined' workshop featuring a range of activities from a quick fire drawing round to mark making with multiple items!

Find out about Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Art and Music Combined on What's On Glasgow
Print From Home

Print From Home

15th April 2021

Learn to screen print from the comfort of your own home in this four week online course, on Thursday evenings, with Print Clan!

Find out about Print From Home on What's On Glasgow
Print & Make Your Own Lampshade

Print & Make Your Own Lampshade

18th April 2021

Learn how to screen print and construct your own lampshade on this online course with Print Clan!

Find out about Print & Make Your Own Lampshade on What's On Glasgow
Clack and Yak: Online Knitting Group

Clack and Yak: Online Knitting Group

Selected dates between 19th April 2021 - 21st June 2021

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!

Find out about Clack and Yak: Online Knitting Group on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Make A Zine With The YPP

Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Make A Zine With The YPP

24th April 2021

Join Glasgow Zine Fest's Young Producers as they dish out some helpful tips and tricks to get you set to express yourself through the medium of zines!

Find out about Glasgow Zine Fest 2021: Make A Zine With The YPP on What's On Glasgow
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!

Find out about Largs Market on What's On Glasgow
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!

Find out about The Market at Loch Lomond Shores on What's On Glasgow
Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

3rd May 2021

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!

Find out about Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku on What's On Glasgow
Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow

3rd May 2021 - 23rd May 2021

The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF), led by the Mental Health Foundation, will return from 3-23 May 2021 and explore the theme of 'Normality?'.

Find out about Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival: Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show

The Creative Craft Show featuring The Scottish Quilting Show

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!

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!

Find out about Art On the Exchange Outdoor Markets on What's On Glasgow
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!

Find out about Merchant Square Craft & Design Fair on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Weekly Online Art Salon

Weekly Online Art Salon

Selected dates between 17th March 2021 - 12th May 2021

LEAP project's weekly art salon provides time and online space to work on your own art project as part of a group!

Find out about Weekly Online Art Salon on What's On Lanarkshire
Knit and Natter

Knit and Natter

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

Grab a cuppa, bring your wool and have a good old natter at LEAP Project's weekly virtual knitting group!

Find out about Knit and Natter on What's On Lanarkshire
Sketch and Chat

Sketch and Chat

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

Dedicate some time to sitting down and doodling while having a chat with other art enthusiasts at LEAP Project's weekly Sketch and Chat session!

Find out about Sketch and Chat on What's On 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!

Find out about New Lanark Markets on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Renfrewshire and Inverclyde

Online Easter Extravaganza

Online Easter Extravaganza

4th April 2021 - 14th April 2021

Renfrewshire Leisure have an exciting range of fun online activities for the whole family to enjoy this Easter!

Find out about Online Easter Extravaganza on What's On Renfrewshire
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!

Find out about Erskine Riverside Market on What's On Renfrewshire

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.

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.

Find out about AIRS Exhibition on What's On Stirling

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