Events - 27 Jan 18

Mary Walters

Residency | Projection Space

Saturday 6 January - Sunday 28 January
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meet The Artists events:
Monday 15/01 (4pm – 7pm)
and Sunday 28/01 (12pm – 3pm)

A small group of enthusiasts led by Mary Walters (past director of Edinburgh’s unique Slide Workshop: 1980 – 2000) are to be based at St Margaret’s House in the galleries to explore relationships between a variety of analogue and digital projection methods – and also to investigate the potential of the spaces created by the projected images.
One of the core interests of the group is also to create a projected installation with ICE as the main projection surface. This will enable ideas

Primary Art Club

Tuesday 9 January - Tuesday 27 March
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Our classes are fun and friendly. They introduce different artists and techniques each week, This term we are focusing on colour and pattern in modern art. Children use a variety of materials and are encouraged to further their ability and imagination. Class sizes are small (between 8-15 children) allowing us to spend time with each child and welcome all abilities. Classes are led by Arts Education Tutor Poppy Richards who works across a

6 Week Dressmaking Class

Tuesday 16 January - Tuesday 20 February
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;

6 Week Dressmaking Class

Thursday 18 January - Thursday 22 February
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Make any garment you like – a dress, skirt, waistcoat, jacket, trousers whatever you like! – bring along your own pattern or use one of many patterns in the studio.

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;

Furniture Painting Class

Saturday 27 January
10:00 am - 2:30 pm

Let your creativity flow, learn how to paint your furniture! This class is a great opportunity to relax and have some creative fun.

You gain access to paints / brushes / waxes and can experiment in a friendly and supportive environment without making expensive mistakes. Best of all you get to transform a transform a piece of your furniture and gain the confidence to upcycle more furniture.

During the class, you will learn:


Re:Connect Digital Drop-ins

Saturday 27 January
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

11 am – 1 pm (1st , 3rd , 5th Saturday in the month)
4pm – 6pm (2nd & 4th Saturday in the month)

People Know How’s latest project supports people to realise their full potential.
Re:Connect is a service that provides free access to laptops along with volunteers to help people navigate online services.

Jewellery with Gemstones

Saturday 27 January
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Jewellery with Gemstones class is designed to deepen your knowledge about lost wax casting technique. During this workshop you will learn how to carve jewellery from special waxes, how to set stones in the wax, which stones are suitable and how to prepare your pieces for casting.

Class numbers are small – up to 5 people.

Daisy Dirt Book Launch

Saturday 27 January
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A book launch, featuring a puppet show and craft activity.

Zoe Carter

Paint Stitch & Sip – Design Your Own Fabric & Make A Clutch Bag!

Saturday 27 January
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Paint Stitch & Sip, gather your friends for a social evening with a difference!

DESIGN, PAINT, & STITCH your very own hand-made clutch bag, whilst sipping prosecco and eating decadent appetisers. A brilliant opportunity to party, make new friends and get creative at the same time.

You will leave with a fabulous accessory designed by you and memories to last a lifetime. NO SEWING or PAINTING EXPERIENCE NECESSARY – It’s all about the fun!

Drink, Make and Do

Drink, Make & Do

Saturday 27 January
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

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