What’s On

Sep 2018

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Our Yoniverse 2.0

Tuesday 4 September - Monday 24 September
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Art Residency Participation

Dear precious woman,

after the successful completion of the first Yoniverse and overwhelming positive feedback from participating women and exhibition visitors I like to invite you to become visible and discover your own power in this process.

If you identify as female I would like to invite you to participate in this unique and powerful piece of work in the time between 4th – 24th September 2018. In this time I will provide slots of individual sessions averaging 2,5 hours for a woman to pose their yoni/vulva for being painted in the medium of watercolour.

Live: An Exhibition of (Un)Natural Selection

Saturday 8 September - Sunday 23 September
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Live: An Exhibition of (Un)Natural Selection is a collection of works exploring our society’s severed connections from the natural world. Collating various works from sculpture, projection installation, vertical hydroponics to biomimetic design, Live showcases the life-enhancing potential of reintegrating nature into our everyday spaces.

Lunchtime yoga

Wednesday 19 September
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm

This one hour, lunchtime Iyengar Yoga class is a great way to undo the damage of sitting at a desk!
Sitting and repetitive tasks take a toll on our bodies, leading to back, neck and shoulder pain, knee and hip problems… Learn how to undo accumulated tension in your body and protect yourself against further damage! By taking some time out from your work, you will refresh and calm your mind and be much more effective in the afternoon.
You are welcome to drop-in to the class when it suits you but it is cheaper per class to book for the term (and you are more likely to come regularly if you book in advance). Yoga works best when done regularly.

Dressmaking Class

Wednesday 19 September
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

29 Aug 2018 6:30 PM – 29 Aug 2018 9:00 PM

This dress making class is ideal for someone who has intermediate dressmaking skills, you should be comfortable using a sewing machine and have made simple projects such as cushions or bags.

Key skills learned throughout this course;

Yoga Foundation Course

Wednesday 19 September
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

This 7 week course is an ideal introduction to Iyengar Yoga, suitable for beginners and those who wish to look again at the basics. You will be shown how to work safely in the Foundation level poses and by the end of the course, you should feel confident to join a Level 1 class.
It is best to attend each week of the course and missed classes cannot be refunded.

6 Week Dressmaking Class

Thursday 20 September
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Spend 6 weeks in the studio creating your own bespoke design and sewing your made-to-measure creation.

Learn pattern cutting techniques as well as fitting zips, button holes and other sewing skills to finish your garment for a professional and polished look.

Must have a little sewing experience – i.e. able to thread a machine and can sewing in straight and curved lines or have attended a beginner’s sewing class.

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3596349

Existential Questions? A Series of Six Process Art Workshops

Friday 21 September
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Are you tired of living in a culture where “dumbing down is so prevalent?
Do you like wrestling with the BIG questions?
Come, join us in an exploration of the existential layer of our life process.

In this series of workshops we will take the time to make art, reflect on and share about that which makes us human. One by one you are invited to visit those challenging aspects of the human condition which are unavoidable and which pose ultimately unsolvable questions. Our creativity is put to the best of uses when called upon to remake our answers to these existential questions.
Each week we will explore where we are currently standing in relation to one of six universal themes:
1. embodiment
2. autonomy and relatedness
3. freedom and responsibility
4. death and other limitations
5. meaning and meaninglessness
6. the Un-known
You may attend these workshops as a complete series or individually.

Wet felting & Free-motion Embroidery Workshop

Saturday 22 September
11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Spend 2 evenings learning how to wet felt using merino wool tops in a variety of vibrant colours then fashion into jewellery, wall hangings, book marks and more!

Work further into the felt trapping fabrics, lace, ribbons into the felt and using hand embroidery and free hand embroidery to build textures and layers to your design.

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3583495

Intuitive Painting & Meditation

Saturday 22 September
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
  1. “Intuitive painting is the practice of meditating with a brush in your hand! A powerful spiritual and creative practice designed to connect people with their intuition and inner guidance. “

The class combines intuitive painting, meditation and free writing. It provides a safe and positive space for free expression, with the aim to develop an intuitive approach to the creative process. The main focus of the activity is the process rather than the final outcome. Art is used as a tool for pure self expression, healing and transformation. A short guided meditation opens and closes the practice and helps to relax the mind and the body.

Drink, Make and Do

Drink, Make & Do

Saturday 22 September
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Relax with a cocktail while learning new crafts, no experience needed. Sessions are priced at £20 (£15 if paying in advance) with all materials and drinks provided.

Jan 27th- metal embossing, Celtic designs
Feb 24th- bath bombs, produce your own bath scents and packaging
March 31st- willow weaving, entwine your own Easter wreath
April 28th- spring mobile , inspired by Beltane and nature
May 26th- plaster cast tea light flowers and mod-roc birds
June 30th- block printing, design a beach bag
July 28th- sugar craft, create a perfect cupcake
Aug 25th- needle felting, make insect brooches and magnets
Sep 29th- marbeling and basic bookbinding, construct a notebook
Oct 27th- Lino printing, design Day of the Dead prints
Nov 24th- winter decorations, garlands and centrepieces

Contact us
@drinkmakeanddo
07775622756

All sessions are held at G5 Education and Workshop space, Edinburgh Palette, 151 London road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

Make silver stacking rings

Sunday 23 September
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

**this workshop is also on 28th Oct**

During this workshop, you will be shown how to size your finger. Then you will shape, solder and finish up to 6 contrasting silver rings using different shaped wire to create a set of unique stacking rings. You will be using hammers, pliers, a saw and blowtorch to create your rings which can be polished and ready to wear by the end of the session.

To book your place, email me: leahbastiani@gmail.com
Or visit my website: www.leahbastianijewellery.co.uk

Monday Jewellery Skills 6:30 - 9pm

Monday 24 September
6:30 am - 9:00 am

In this workshop you will learn all basic jewellery skills. We will go through basic skills such as piercing, filling, soldering and finishing jewellery to more advance techniques such as stonesetting. You will learn the skills on real projects such as making a ring or pendant. Part of the class is also improving your design skills.​

There will be individual study plan designed specially for each person depending on your needs and experiences.

Laughter Yoga

Monday 24 September
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

 

Where: People Know How, 5th Floor, Room 5.17, St. Margaret’s House, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE

How much?: Free!

Buses: 4, 5, 26, 44, 45, 104, 113, 124.

More information:
Laughter yoga is good for the mind, good for the heart and good for the soul. You feel human, you feel divine. A great way to start your week. Tones abdominal muscles and facial muscles, assists breathing, beats depression and stress, boosts immune system and makes you feel fantastic. Do come along and ask for Jane.

Stained Glass Skill classes. Advanced and intermediate

Tuesday 25 September
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This workshop is available for those who have done a course and want to develop there own project under expert supervision.

You can book packs of 5 sessions (five Tuesdays). It doesn’t need to be correlative but you have to use in maximum 5 months from the first session.
There is also a limit to the size of panel which can be undertaken due to storage space.

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Pilates Classes

Tuesday 25 September
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

PILATES 4 ALL by Clare Shillinglaw

I run fun and friendly Pilates classes held in the Drawing Room, 3rd Floor on Tuesday evenings 5-6pm.

Pilates is amazing for improving posture, balance, flexibility and easing any muscle and joint niggles. Regular practice can help you build long and lean muscle, strengthen the core from within and relax the mind. It is suitable for a wide range of people, from beginners to professional sportspeople, and including pregnant women and seniors so please come along!

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