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
Open Daily: 11th May – 1st June 10am – 6pm
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:
-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
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Call or text: 08933540650
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!
|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)!
10:00 am - 11:30 am
The class is suitable for anyone with minor injuries or health conditions (or anyone else) who needs to work a bit slower.
In Iyengar yoga we use equipment – chairs, bolsters, blocks, belts, bolsters, blankets etc. to make asanas more accessible to those with physical limitations. Poses can be adapted to suit individual requirements. This class begins with gentle preparatory poses, moves on to simple asanas to stretch and align the body and ends with a few relaxing poses – longer holds in supported poses.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions
Book a place online at https://www.yoganowstudio.co.uk
Please note, there is no class on the 8th May – there are 9 Gentle classes this term.
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
This Kids After-school Sewing Course is a suitable follow-on from the Kids introductory sewing class. It will build your child’s foundation sewing skills. And they will make some easy sewing projects. Introductory classes are held during school holidays or can be arranged on a 1:2:1 basis.
At age 8-12, children have the mental capacity to learn the basic concepts and sufficient manual dexterity to operate a sewing machine. It’s actually the perfect age at which to learn. Sewing is an ideal creative activity for children. It develops their manual dexterity, hand/eye co-ordination, and encourages focus and concentration. Completing a sewing project from start to finish fosters a sense of accomplishment that can boost a child’s morale and self-confidence. And it’s really great fun! Plus it gives them a huge sense of achievement and self-worth.
Because they’re having such a great time, they don’t actually realise how many valuable sewing skills they are learning which will stay with them for life.
There is a term-time after-school course of 1.5 hour sessions over 6 weeks.
Who is this aimed at?
Children aged 8-12 years. For their own safety, children must be able to place their feet flat on the floor when sitting on a chair 45cm in height. If they can’t, they will not have full control of the sewing machine and will not be able to take the class.
What will my child learn?
further sewing machine skills (completion of a 2-hour introductory class is required)
cutting and sewing fabric
each project offers progressive challenges.
Projects may include bunting, tote bags, cushions, machine and hand embroidery.
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.
I am insured and I hold a PVG (Disclosure Scotland) certificate
Artisan Stitch has won a Certificate of Excellence for Best Sewing classes in Edinburgh. Jen has over 40 years sewing experience and more than 20 years in a teaching role
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
This dressmaking course will teach you how to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly. Or if you’ve already done a bit of dressmaking, then you can improve your techniques. I’ve been dressmaking since I was at school. I’ve also studied Bridalwear and Tailoring so I’ve learned lots of tips and tricks that give your projects a polished look. During this course, I’ll be focussing on teaching technique so your clothes won’t look ‘Homemade’, but ‘Handmade’. No-one will believe you made them yourself.
If you’ve already familiar with dressmaking techniques and commercial patterns and you’d like to learn pattern cutting, then you can do this here too.
You should be able to use a sewing machine confidently, have had practice making at least one or two craft projects, and have an awareness of basic seams and hems. If you do not, then I recommend you take one of my Beginners classes first.
What will I learn? I’ll coach you in the following:
>How to choose an appropriate pattern for your level of ability,
>Taking measurements, cutting and fitting the pattern, understanding pattern markings and instructions
>Altering the pattern for a perfect fit
>Sewing tips and techniques to achieve a professional finish
Taught by a lifelong sewist with over 40 years experience across dressmaking, tailoring and bridalwear. Recently rated ‘Best sewing classes in Edinburgh.
Must be pre-booked at: https://www.artisanstitch.co.uk/event/dressmaking-course-10/
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