Events - 29 Apr 17

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

General Yoga class at Yoga Now studio

Saturday 29 April
9:45 am - 12:30 pm

General level classes are suitable for all levels of experience of yoga and are welcoming Beginners at the moment. We concentrate on the Level 1 poses in these classes with some options for those with more experience so do some more challenging work. Alternatives are given according to ability.

Friday classes 9:45 – 11:00 am
Saturday  classes 11:00 – 12:30 am

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.

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.

Ring Making Class - beginners

Saturday 29 April
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

£10 off for Edinburgh Palette residents, including Leith Lapidary Club members.

During the workshop you will learn how to carve jewellery from special waxes and how to prepare your pieces for casting.  

Finalised (casted, cleaned and hallmarked) rings will ready to pick up in 3 weeks. )

All the material will be provided.

The weans just won’t sit still!

Saturday 29 April
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

‘The weans just won’t sit still!’ Despite the lure of thruppence for the cinema or a new comic to read Joan’s young models found it difficult to hold a pose for long. She had to work fast and if you have ever tried to draw your children or your grandchildren you will understand the challenges Joan faced trying to capture a fleeting expression or a shy smile.

Join artists from The Thrive Archive for a 90-minute workshop ‘After Eardley’ and explore the joy of drawing portraits of children at speed. Simply bring a photo of a ‘wee one’ to inspire you and an old shirt or apron to wear. The 90-minute workshops are free and we provide all the materials.