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Christmas Wassail 2019

The National Trust shop will be open between performances for those last minute Christmas gifts.

National Trust: Coughton Court, Alcester

Sat 7 Dec

£30 Booking essential (Children £12 Booking essential) / 01789 400777

Sun 8 Dec

£30 Booking essential (Children £12 Booking essential) / 01789 400777

Sketch and de-stress

A creative session to explore simple mark making techniques, unleash your creativity and unwind. These workshops are informal and drop in, for all levels of ability. Drawing materials are provided. Sessions take place once a month on the following Wednesdays; 06/03, 03/04, 01/05, 05/06, 03/07, 07/08.

Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Wed 26 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0141 287 3050

…and 41 more dates until 7 Aug

Art Explorers - Weave a Wonder

Join us for an afternoon of creative fun and be inspired to make your own work of art. Weave a beautiful picture to show the beauty of Blanket Bogs using natural and up-cycled materials 

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 4 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2909

Graffiti Art Class

Two-hour, one-day art classes in graffiti techniques. Each participant creates their own 3'x3' poster to take away. All equipment provided. Ages 5+.

Zap Graffiti Arts, Liverpool

Sat 29 Jun

£25 / 0151 538 2176

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 6 Jul

£25 / 0151 538 2176

  • 14:00 – 16:00

Sat 13 Jul

£25 / 0151 538 2176

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 7 more dates until 31 Aug

Paisley's Weaving Materiality

Weaving workshop using locally-made materials.

Made in Paisley

Mon 1 Jul

Adult Drawing and Painting Classes

Drawing and painting classes for adults, suitable for both beginners and more advanced artists. All materials included.

Airdrie Town Hall

Thu 27 Jun

Over-16s only

£6 (£5.50) / 01236632828

Pather Artworks, Wishaw

Fri 28 Jun

Over-16s only

£6 (£5.50) / 01236632828

Art Explorers - A garden that moves

Join us for an afternoon of creative fun and be inspired to make your own work of art. Come along and learn how to create a simple sculpture inspired by the garden in summer with bees, butterflies and birds that move. We will use upcycled materials.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Jul

Free / 0131 248 2909

Art Explorers - Weave a Wonder

Join us for an afternoon of creative fun and be inspired to make your own work of art. Weave a beautiful picture to show the beauty of Blanket Bogs using natural and up-cycled materials 

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 4 Aug

Free / 0131 248 2909

ASCUS Art & Science Lab Open Sessions

Open day at ASCUS Lab, suitable for anyone with a creative idea or interested in experimenting with scientific tools.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Jun

ASCUS Lab

£0–£5 (£4) / 0131 560 1581

Thu 4 Jul

ASCUS Lab

£0–£5 (£4) / 0131 560 1581

Thu 11 Jul

ASCUS Lab

£0–£5 (£4) / 0131 560 1581

…and 22 more dates until 12 Dec

Ballater Victoria Week

Initiated in 1987 to commemorate the 150th anniversary of Queen Victoria's accession and to raise funds for the refurbishment of the Victoria and Albert Halls, Ballater's Victoria Week brings together numerous sections of the community to lay on a host of fun activities for all ages.

Various venues: Ballater

Sat 3 Aug

prices vary

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Sun 4 Aug

prices vary

  • 12:00 – 00:00

Mon 5 Aug

prices vary

  • 12:00 – 00:00
…and 6 more dates until 11 Aug

Beatrix Potter - The Melford Hall Connection

Beatrix Potter would regularly take extended holidays at Melford Hall between 1899 and 1916 and her name and doodles can be found in a number of visitor books in the house. Beatrix would always carry a camera or sketchbook with her, and would sketch, paint or photograph. This exhibition will show some of these sketches…

National Trust: Melford Hall, Sudbury

Wed 26 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01787 379228

Thu 27 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01787 379228

Fri 28 Jun

Free Admission applies / 01787 379228

…and 15 more dates until 19 Jul

Bicycles, tricycles and unicycles

Come along and put your hands on different bicycles, from the penny farthing to new innovative designs.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Thu 27 Jun

Free / 0141 287 2720

Bird bath making workshop

We're very excited to announce this new pottery workshop at the Laing, inspired by our upcoming The Enchanted Garden exhibition. Join the team at Muddy Fingers for an afternoon of clay at the gallery. The session will start with a short demonstration on how to assemble and decorate your bird bath then it’s over to you…

Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 27 Jul

£40 / 0191 232 7734

Bread in the barn

Get hands on and making your own tasty dough following a simple traditional recipe.

National Trust: East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley

Tue 2 Jul

£2 Admission applies / 01535 607075

Tue 16 Jul

£2 Admission applies / 01535 607075

Tue 30 Jul

£2 Admission applies / 01535 607075

…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Calligraphy: The Art of Beautiful Writing

Calligraphy is the art of beautiful writing and as part of the Writing: Making Your Mark season Glasgow Scribes are running FREE workshops to let you try your hand at calligraphy.  At each 2 hour session a Glasgow Scribes member will introduce participants to broad-edged calligraphy for those who wish to learn or…

Mitchell Library, Glasgow

Sat 6 Jul

Free / 0141 287 2999

Children's Guitar Classes

Guitar lessons for children 8–16.

Airdrie Town Hall

Tue 25 Jun

£5 / 01698 403120

Contemporary Embroidery Workshop with Elnaz Yazdani

The workshop includes a look at Elnaz' work on display in the Strands of Place and Time exhibition, made in response to an 18th century Persian goldwork embroidery panel in the textile collection.

National Trust: Gawthorpe Hall, Padiham, Burnley

Sat 27 Jul

£10 Booking essential / 01282 771004

Creative Writing Class

Creative writing classes for ages 16+, suitable for beginners and experienced wordsmiths.

Bellshill Cultural Centre

Wed 26 Jun

£5 (£4.50) / 01698 302999

Design And Print In 3D For Angus Extra

This is an introductory course that will teach you the basic skills and techniques required to design, develop and print in 3D. During the session students will see a 3D printer in action and have an opportunity to engage with a design platform and take away an example print.This course runs for 1 week. (17/01/2020)s1 - s3

Monifieth Library

Fri 17 Jan 2020

£10 / 01382 533819

Downhill Gardens and Estate Tours

An exciting opportunity to join our knowledgeable gardener and learn more about the beautiful gardens at Bishops Gate

National Trust: Downhill Demesne And Hezlett House, Coleraine

Wed 3 Jul

Free Admission applies / 028 7084 8728

Wed 10 Jul

Free Admission applies / 028 7084 8728

Wed 17 Jul

Free Admission applies / 028 7084 8728

…and 6 more dates until 28 Aug

Erddig sidesaddle weekend

The Sidesaddle Association will be joining us for a weekend filled with information and fun.

National Trust: Erddig, Wrexham

Sat 6 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01978 355314/315151

Sun 7 Jul

Free Admission applies / 01978 355314/315151

Festival Day: SouthWestFest

Annual festival day with a petting zoo filled with the animals from Vauxhall City Farm, crafts and activities, workshops and more.

St. George's Square - South West Fest, London SW1V

Sat 29 Jun

The Festival on The Close with Cancer Research UK

Multi-arts festival with free creative workshops and experiences to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.

Rugby School

Tue 25 Jun

£5–£50

  • 16:00 – 22:00

Wed 26 Jun

£5–£50

  • 16:00 – 22:00

Thu 27 Jun

£5–£50

  • 16:00 – 22:00

The Great Big Tree Climb at Morden Hall Park! Wed 24 Jul & Wed 21 Aug

This summer, for the first time, you can join instructors from the Big Tree Company for an exciting tree top adventure at Morden Hall Park.

Morden Hall Park

Wed 24 Jul

£25 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895

Wed 21 Aug

£25 Booking essential / 0844 249 1895