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
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Learrn to make beautiful clothes for your children or as a lovely present.
During this 4 week class you will learn all about dressmaking, adjusting patterns and how to make versatile and unique clothing for your child.
Other skills learned on this course:
- buttons holes
- frilled hems
Why not also up-cycle old clothes to make more personal too – dad’s old shirts make fab summer dresses, mums dresses and skirts too – helps keeps costs down too!
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 number of arts organisations across Edinburgh including National Galleries of Scotland and Jupiter Artland in school engagement roles. Poppy has a working knowledge of child protection and a full PVG disclosure.
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
PILATES 4 ALL by Clare Shillinglaw
I run fun and friendly Pilates classes held in the Drawing Room, 3rd Floor on Tuesday evenings 5-6pm.
Pilates is amazing for improving posture, balance, flexibility and easing any muscle and joint niggles. Regular practice can help you build long and lean muscle, strengthen the core from within and relax the mind. It is suitable for a wide range of people, from beginners to professional sportspeople, and including pregnant women and seniors so please come along!
4:00 pm - 5:15 pm
Our classes aim to be fun and informative. They also aim to help children find materials and techniques that they really enjoy using to create art.
Each week, children will be introduced to a new artist and different ways of making. Using these they will be encouraged to explore their skills and imagination.
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:
- Measuring, adjusting and pattern cutting
- Fabric Properties & grain lines
- Seams, garment construction, pleats, darts, sleeves and pockets (depending on pattern and style chosen)
- Fitting a concealed zip
- Hemming and finishing
Class sizes are kept small to ensure everyone has plenty of attention and guidance and there may be a small amount of homework required each week.
By the end of this course you will have a fabulous made to measure dress, skirt, trousers, jacket etc. and will be able to follow a dress making pattern to make many more clothes for yourself.
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
These classes are open to all: beginners, dance students, performers, both experienced and not in Dance Improvisation. Utilizing the principles of contact dance improvisation, somatic movement practices and contemporary dance, Monica’s teaching focuses on areas such as; awareness of the body’s organisation and anatomy; connection to the floor, the
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
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
(Excluding 15th Feb)
This course is suitable for all levels including complete beginners.
You will learn basic jewellery making techniques on a weekly basis, such as sawing, filing, soldering, roll printing and finishing metals, as well as cabochon stone setting. You will be making a ring, pendant and earrings along the way. There will be one to one guidance enabling you to confidently create your own piece of jewellery.