Events - 12 Apr 18

Architexture

Saturday 7 April - Sunday 22 April
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

An exploration of the infinite possibilities presented by the ultimate building material, clay.

16 ceramic designer makers from the Bridge Pottery Collective celebrate their different approaches and the tactile nature of ceramics through the exhibition Architexture.

Exploring contrast through form, function and surface texture including mark making, patination and glaze chemistry.

Hidden

Saturday 7 April - Sunday 22 April
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hidden is a collection of photographic work created by individuals who have caring responsibilities. The work demonstrates the uniqueness of photography, its ubiquitous nature offering the time-starved an opportunity to create and be included.

Treasured family photographs evoke memories and instigate discussion around those we care for. Everyday objects are placed under studio lights, elevating it’s status to more accurately demonstrate its vital role in the successful play of a day. Pinhole cameras facilitate image making from household waste with long exposure times allowing for multitasking. A still-life is created from found objects, stumbled across when carrying out daily chores. An unpaired glove becomes the starting point of photographic narrative, real or imagined it’s an alternative to reality. Photography has been used to capture a reflection, allowing the subject to play with how they are seen in the world.

Journeys

Saturday 7 April - Sunday 22 April
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

 A Life Journey through Creativity By Sylvie Stainton

My inspiration as a painter and sculptor comes  from what I observe and feel as it echoes from the world we live in. My work is guided by a deep connection to Nature and its Soul: the outer and inner landscapes, the visible and invisible.

Increasingly what happens in the world emerges through forms, shapes, lines, colours and movement as it expresses itself from the raw materials of the canvases, wood and/or stone.

Introduction to Tapestry Weaving

Thursday 12 April
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

4 week course, running for 2.5 hours every Thursday @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
10 hours tuition in total

Learn the basics and create a piece to take home
Loom and yarns provided

Kids Sewing Course

Thursday 12 April
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Kids sewing course Level 1 aims to teach your child the valuable life skill of sewing in five 2-hour structured lessons over 5 days.

The Kids Sewing Course level 1 includes:
how to use a sewing machine confidently and safely
cutting and sewing fabric
each day offers a new project offering progressive challenges.
Projects include bunting, a lined tote bag, and an applique cushion.
10 hours tuition and all fabrics (Materials used are worth approx £15)
I provide sewing machines and all equipment or child can bring their own
I can advise on buying a sewing machine either for your child or yourself. Read my review of the Singer Tradition 2282 sewing machine.
I am insured and I hold a PVG (Disclosure Scotland) certificate

Kids Sewing Course

Thursday 12 April
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Kids sewing course Level 1 aims to teach your child the valuable life skill of sewing in five 2-hour structured lessons over 5 days.

The Kids Sewing Course level 1 includes:

  • how to use a sewing machine confidently and safely
  • cutting and sewing fabric
  • each day offers a new project offering progressive challenges.
  • Projects include bunting, a lined tote bag, and an applique cushion.
  • 10 hours tuition and all fabrics (Materials used are worth approx £15)

Re:Connect Digital Drop-ins

Thursday 12 April
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

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.

At our Digital Drop-ins, we build up people’s confidence and ask them what they want to get from computers and the internet. We want people to know that if they want to do someone online but don’t know where to start, they can come to a drop in session to get some helpful advice. Whether they want to create a CV, find a cheaper utility provider, create an email account or look at entertainment we are there to help you do that.

Our volunteers come from a range of backgrounds with a variety of skills and experience, and we believe that people know how to find the answers to their questions
over a friendly conversation.

There are two drop-ins located at our office at 5.03 St. Margaret’s House.
Thursdays from 11am – 2pm
Saturdays from 11am – 1pm (1 st , 3 rd , 5 th Saturday of the month)
4pm – 6pm (2 nd & 4 th Saturday in the month) – in association with Feniks Counselling

Additionally we have drop-ins throughout the city at these locations
Monday – Streetwork 9:30 – 11:30am
Tuesday – Dr. Bells 11 – 2pm
Wednesday – Ripple Project 11 – 2pm
Friday – Starbucks Leith Walk (Shrub Pl) 2pm – 6pm 4pm
Find out more from our page at http://peopleknowhow.org/digital-drop- ins/
and check us out on Facebook @peopleknowhow and twitter @PKHinnovation

2 Week Introduction to Sewing

Thursday 12 April
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

2 week Introduction to Sewing: Tuesday 12th & 19th April

This practical sewing course will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine before moving on to a simple sewing project after which you can graduate onto another intermediate course offered by Edinburgh Sewcial Club.

Week one:

Threading Sewing Machine and winding & inserting bobbin in machine.
Confident driving skills
Learning about fabric qualities and various machine stitches

Week two:
Summary of previous week
Utilising the skills learned on week 1 for a small project – envelope cushion or tote bag.

Once you have completed the 2 week beginners class you will be able to confidently move on to a dressmaking class to progress further your new found skills.

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3375331

Ashtanga vinyasa yoga, evening class

Thursday 12 April
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ashtanga is a dynamic, very energising yoga style.
A great way to start the new year!

This class is an introduction to the Ashtanga yoga method, we will finish the class with relaxation in Savasana (corpse pose)

Please notice that this class is still tough, the difference between this class and a regular full led Ashtanga class is that the pace is slower, as I take the time to explain the postures in more detail.

Mats available on request or bring your own
Drops in-welcome

bookings@bodhiyoga-Edinburgh.co.uk
www.bodhiyoga-Edinburgh.co.uk

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