Events - 26 May 19

Poster for Exhibition

FACES AT OUR FEET, FACES OF THE STREET

Friday 10 May - Saturday 1 June
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Artist Jamie King has produced portraits of homeless people in Edinburgh, painted from photographs taken with agreement from each individual.

Part of the Mental Health Festival 2019.

Launch: 10th of May 6:30 – 9pm

Gallery: 1

Open Daily: 11th May – 1st June 10am – 6pm

www.mhfestival.com

 

Adventure Drama: 6 Week Drama and Performance Programme

Saturday 11 May - Saturday 15 June
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm

Do you like the sound of playing games, learning drama skills, having fun and trying meditation and mindfulness. Why not book on to our 6 week Drama and Performance Workshop?

The Adventure Drama 6-week programme covers:
-Confidence Building
-Improv
-Mime
-Drama Games
-Storytelling
-Performance
-Role Play
-Meditation and Mindfulness.

Each of our one hour drama workshops incorporates an exciting warm up, drama technique session and performance practise. Each session ends with a calming cool down which teaches children mindfulness and meditation. There will be a performance showcase at the end of the six weeks.

New Term: 11 May- 15 June (14.45- 15. 45)

Cost: £35 per term or £6 per week

Book now: adventuredrama@outlook.com
Call or text: 08933540650

Poster for exhibition

FEELS

Friday 24 May - Thursday 30 May
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

In March 2019, FEELS Exhibition has made emotions come alive, over two days in Teviot Dining Room, the University of Edinburgh. Over 250 audiences experienced the magic. (See Video)

This May! FEELS Exhibition is BACK as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival 2019! The exhibition will be upgraded in the bright and airy gallery space at Edinburgh Palette, Gallery 2.

We have invited 40 artists to share with you their encounters with emotions. Through the artworks collected, you will see the abstract and invisible emotions come alive, which you can see, hear, touch, feel and interact with them. There will also be interactive exhibits, photography, illustration, written word, music and video.

Booking for Exhibition: Here

We are also bringing you more engaging and thought-provoking workshops and talks! Topics range from Film and Consciousness, Art-based Experiential Workshop, Experiential Creative Painting, Mono-printing to Creative Mindfulness!

Detailed Programme:

Date Time Programmes Venue (In Edinburgh Palette)
1030am – 12pm Paint, Skin, Connection Workshop: Relating Without Words The Drawing Room (Third Floor)
26th May (Sun) 11am – 12pm Creative Printing Gallery 2 (Third Floor)
1215pm – 2pm Artist Get Together: Let’s Connect! Gallery 2 (Third Floor)
7pm-8pm Interaction Beyond Data: Creative Mindfulness G5 Education Space (Ground Floor)
29th May (Wed) 230pm-330pm Art-Based Experiential Workshop: Different Colours Connect Together Gallery 2 (Third Floor)
4pm-5pm Mind the Screen: Film and Consciousness G5 Education Space (Ground Floor)
30th May (Thur) 4pm Closing Ceremony Gallery 2 (Third Floor)

Let’s allow creativity, imagination, thoughts and emotions flow, interact and explode!

Come and feel the creative power of emotions at Edinburgh Palette (Third Floor Gallery 2) from 24th May to 30th May (10am-9pm)!

STAINED GLASS WEEKEND WORKSHOPS FOR BEGINNERS

Saturday 25 May - Sunday 26 May
10:00 am - 1:00 pm

In this workshop you can learn the basis of leaded stained glass.

We will go through:

-The art of cutting glass
-Choice of subject and design
-Moving the drawing into cardboard templates
-Cutting the different pieces of glass
-Leading
-Welding
-Cementing, polishing, and finishing your project.

We will complete a simple leaded panel 20 x 20 cm.

We’ll go through from beginning to end in two days, which means it will be intensive, but I can guarantee that you will have a lovely experience

Maximum 5 people for course for maximum individual attention.
All tools, equipment and consumables provided but please, bring a packed lunch.

What to bring : Please wear comfortable clothing in layers with flat covered footwear.

Saturday 10 am to 3 pm (with half an hour break for lunch)
Sunday 10 pm to 1 pm.

Bookings online: https://www.midasskillsschool.com/leadlights

Fair Isle Knitting

Sunday 26 May
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Love knitting but want to add a little colour and pattern to the mix? Come and learn the technique of Fair Isle knitting.

Techniques to be covered
How to read a Fair Isle chart.
How to knit with two colours.
Stranding and weaving of float yarns.
Swiss darning: how to add further colours or correct mistakes.

Materials needed
4.0mm circular needle (40cm)
50grams of double knitting wool in 2 different shades
Darning needle
Stitch marker

For knitters who can already knit and follow a basic knitting pattern.

Worksheets and patterns will be provided on the day.

All workshops are held in my dye studio (which is near the shop). After booking you will be emailed with the details on how to access the building. Please note payment is required to book in to this workshop, and is non-refundable.

Book Online: https://gingertwiststudio.com/products/learn-fair-isle-saturday-26-may

Intarsia Knitting

Sunday 26 May
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Take your colour work to another level.
Join Katharine from Gilbert & Marnie and learn the tips and tricks of successful intarsia knitting (also known as picture knitting).

Techniques to be covered:

  • Reading and understanding an Intarsia Chart.
  • Working in multiple colours using knitters bobbins.
  • Changing colours and twisting yarn to avoid holes.
  • Weaving in ends neatly and securely

Skill level

You will be able to knit and purl with confidence and have completed at least one colour work project.

Materials

3 shades of DK yarn.
4 or 5 mm needles.
Darning needle
3 knitters bobbins.
All workshops are held in my dye studio (which is near the shop). After booking you will be emailed with the details on how to access the building. Please note payment is required to book in to this workshop, and is non-refundable.

Image from Gilbert & Marnie Instagram (Katharine).

Book online: https://gingertwiststudio.com/collections/workshops/products/intarsia-knitting-workshop-sunday-26-may

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