10:00 am - 12:15 pm
Relax Kids offers fun activity classes to help children manage anxiety and emotions while building self-esteem and confidence. Relax Kids Classes are starting back at St. Margarets House Meadowbank in February.
The next Relax Kids sessions will be running from Panda Yoga Studios 6.28 St Margaret’s House 151 London Road EH7 6AE starting in April.
• 5-8 year-old 10.15-11.15 Starting Sun 22nd April Magical Adventures
• 9-12 year-olds 11.15-12.15 Chill Skills is ideal for kids that are transitioning up to the upper end of primary or onto high school.
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:
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Private View: Friday 22 June, 7 – 9 pm
A continuing exploration of diverse forms coming together and drifting apart.
New work by painter and printmaker, Alan Chapman; experimental works
Alan Chapman is an Edinburgh-based painter and printmaker, who trained at Teesside College of Art and Sunderland College of Art, graduating with BA (Hons) Fine Art in 1980.
His current work combines painting, collage and printmaking techniques to produce sheets of pure colour.
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Preview: Friday, June 22 at 7 PM – 9 PM
Music and performance evening: Friday, July 6 at 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Given half a chance showcases the work of a mix of artists, brought together by their ability to react and respond to the unpredictability and preca
Their works reflect and respond to this fleeting sense of presence and encounter through varying mediums.
On the one hand their fragmented works create haunting moments of poignant reflection and unnerving irreverence. Whilst, on the other, they embrace the space before them as an opportunity to collaborate, display and discuss their works, creating an open space in which they show exactly what they’d do given half a chance…
Featured artists include:
Luke Thomas Edwards
3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Come join us and let your creativity flow! This is a relaxing and fun class, where you will design and make your own personalised wall art using decoupage. We will give you all instructions on how to make an amazing wall art using our tried and tested decoupage techniques.
Decoupage is the art of cutting out paper designs and applying them to decorative objects and furniture, it’s a great technique that can be used to create various looks and styles.
If you have items that you wish to work on directly (such as picture frames, mirrors, boxes or small items of furniture) you’re welcome to bring them with you.
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
All sessions are held at G5 Education and Workshop space, Edinburgh Palette, 151 London road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE