What’s On

Apr 2017

6 Week Dressmaking Class - 25th April

Tuesday 25 April - Tuesday 30 May
6:30 pm - 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:

  • Measuring, adjusting and pattern cutting
  • Fabric Properties & grain lines
  • Fitting a concealed zip
  • Hemming and finishing

ECA | Running Up That Hill

Saturday 29 April - Saturday 13 May
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Preview Friday 28 April, 6pm

“Running Up That Hill” is an exhibition showcasing the progressing art practices of third year Edinburgh College of Art students from the four disciplines of Painting, Intermedia, Sculpture and Photography. The exhibition encapsulates a variety of perspectives reflecting the exciting diversity of ways in which our generation is approaching contemporary art practice. From the navigation of everyday society and the re-examination of conditions rooted in art history to the creation of imagined worlds and narratives, a range of themes are explored as we are all Running Up That Hill.

Relax Kids (ages 4-6) & (ages 7-10)

Sunday 30 April
9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Relax Kids classes have a theme which for this term will be Explorer Adventures. The classes  follow a 7 step format which incorporates movement, games, stretching, massage, breathing, positive affirmations and relaxation. Each session is aimed at supporting the mental, physical and emotional well-being of the child whilst building self esteem and confidence.

Relax Kids (ages 7-10)

Sunday 30 April
9:30 am - 11:30 am

The Relax Kid’s classes have a theme which for this term will be Happiness. They follow a 7 step format which incorporates movement, games, stretching, massage, breathing, positive affirmations and relaxation. Each session is aimed at supporting the mental, physical and emotional well-being of the child whilst building self esteem and confidence.

Artyfarty Arts & Crafts Kids Workshop (Aged 5-11)

Sunday 30 April
11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Design Your own Cool Kids Tshirt using everyday materials found in your home in a new and exciting way!!!

Location: G5 Studio ( Ground Floor), St Margarets House, 151 London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE
Date : Sunday 30th April 2017
Time: 11.45am-1.15pm
Price : £15 ( includes all materials and Tshirt plus Refreshments) Payable on the day (Cash only)
Booking: If you would like to reserve a place on the workshop please email or call Jane
Contact: rare.orchid1@yahoo.co.uk or 07568081064
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/edgelands2/

Yin yoga

Sunday 30 April
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

A relaxing Sunday afternoon class where we use props to support the body, allowing us to comfortably stretch beyond the muscles and into the connective tissues.

For more details or to book a place contact Kirsten by phone on 07787 148630 or email kirstenyoga4u@outlook.com

May 2017

Curso de teatro intermedio - creación de personaje

Monday 1 May
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

CURSO INTERMEDIO – CREACIÓN DE PERSONAJE

Este curso es para todos aquellos que os guste el teatro y queráis ir un poquito más allá. La base de nuestras clases es la risa, el juego y la libertad para dejar volar la creatividad de cada uno!

Big and Small Art

Tuesday 2 May
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Storytime followed by art and crafts for pre-schoolers and their adults.

10 – 11am on Tuesday mornings in room G5. Term dates 25th April – 20th June. £6 drop-in price or £5 per class when you book for the whole term (£45).

Atelier Lila

Tuesday 2 May
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

SALE of trade samples lady garments in linnen and scarves in light printed wool.
We sell every piece for only 15 pound
So don’t miss the opportunity to come to room 2.24 A on 2 May between 12 -2pm

THE MCPHERSON DANCE STUDIO - DANCE CLASSES

Tuesday 2 May
3:30 pm - 8:30 pm

THE MCPHERSON DANCE STUDIO – DANCE CLASSES FOR ALL AGES

Primary Art

Tuesday 2 May
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our classes are fun and friendly. They introduce different artists and techniques each week. Children get to use a variety of materials and are encouraged to further their ability and imagination. Working in a rage of 2d and 3d mediums, we meet children where they are, all abilities are welcome.

Pilates Classes

Tuesday 2 May
5:00 pm - 7:00 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 6:15-7:15pm.

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!

Iyengar Yoga classes - Level 1

Tuesday 2 May
5:45 pm - 8:45 pm

This level is suitable for people who have done the Beginners class or have some previous experience of Iyengar yoga.  We concentrate on standing poses at this level and introduce a range of sitting poses, twists, backbends, shoulder stand and restorative poses.

Tuesday Classes:  19:00 – 20:30
Thursday Classes:  17:45 – 19:00

New timetable of Iyengar Yoga classes at Yoga Now studio, 4th floor.

A full timetable of classes at all levels, from Beginners to level 3 and Teachers, weekdays, evenings and weekends. See www.yoganowstudio.co.uk for full details

Contact lucy@yoganowstudio.co.uk to book or for more information.

Advanced Art

Wednesday 3 May
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This class focusses more on technique and how to use each medium. It helps children find their own style and encourages them to critique their work and that of others.

Our classes are fun and friendly. They introduce different artists and techniques each week. Children get to use a variety of materials and are encouraged to further their ability and imagination. Working in a rage of 2d and 3d mediums, we meet children where they are, all abilities are welcome.

Theatre Sans Accents: Les Cabotins | Learn French through Drama

Wednesday 3 May
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

*** FREE TASTER SESSION FOR ALL NEWCOMERS ***

Whether your child is learning French at school, one of the parents is French or simply you want him/her to learn French, join us in this interactive workshop where we will go through the basics of conversational French.

The children will have the chance to test their capacities and learn new words and skills whilst being creative on stage (this class is also suitable if your child is a complete beginner). Drama games and improvisation exercises will be at the core of the class focusing on building up self-assurance in the first place, playing around with sounds, developing vocabulary and discovering French culture.

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