Arts And Crafts events in Edinburgh

View all the upcoming Arts And Crafts events taking place throughout Edinburgh below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Edinburgh

Art of Glass

Art of Glass

6th April 2018 - 2nd September 2018
An exhibition exploring the work of leading glass artists in Britain today comes to the National Museum of Scotland from 6th April. Read more
Canaletto and the Art of Venice

Canaletto and the Art of Venice

11th May 2018 - 21st October 2018
The exhibition presents a spectacular selection of eighteenth-century Venetian art, bringing the irresistible allure of the most beautiful city in the world to The Queen's Gallery. Read more
Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

Fringe Schools Poster Competition Exhibition

22nd May 2018 - 24th August 2018
The winning entries to the 2018 Fringe Schools Poster Competition will be on display at Dynamic Earth from 22nd May until 24th August. Read more
SLIME Workshops

SLIME Workshops

15th June 2018 - 1st September 2018
Bring the kids along to Gooey Events Ltd for these new slime making and playing workshops during the summer holidays. Suitable for ages 4+. Read more
‘Moon Shadows’ by Laura Gill Artwork

‘Moon Shadows’ by Laura Gill Artwork

16th June 2018 - 25th August 2018
Artist Laura Gill's latest exhibition ‘Moon Shadows’ continues her study of the timeless quality of movement of the human figure. Read more
In Focus: Scottish Photography

In Focus: Scottish Photography

7th July 2018 - 12th May 2019
This exhibition showcases the City Art Centre’s photographic collections, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland from the 19th century to present day. Read more
Puzzle in the Gardens

Puzzle in the Gardens

15th July 2018 - 15th September 2018
Cryptically painted puzzle pieces are set in the trees for viewers to discover in this art installation by Anne Gilchrist. Read more
Gilded Balloon at the Museum

Gilded Balloon at the Museum

1st August 2018 - 27th August 2018
Fringe favourites Gilded Balloon present 27 days of inspiring and diverse programming at the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

4th August 2018 - 10th February 2019
This is the first major exhibition to focus on this unusual and enigmatic artist and features over sixty artworks from public and private collections. Read more
Wildlife Art by Michael Warren

Wildlife Art by Michael Warren

4th August 2018 - 29th August 2018
Come along to an exhibition of watercolours by Michael Warren, focusing on birds in their natural habitat, on now at the Scottish Ornithologists' Club, Waterston House, Aberlady. Read more
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Stripped

Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Themes: Stripped

11th August 2018 - 25th August 2018
Edinburgh Intenational Book Festival Stripped programme celebrates comics and graphic novels in style, with authors and artists from around the world bring pictures and performance. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes:  Mind and Body

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Mind and Body

11th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
In this strand authors explore the complex functionality of the brain, the mysterious workings of the body’s mighty immune system and navigate the connections between physical and mental health. Read more
Venice Abstracted

Venice Abstracted

15th August 2018 - 22nd August 2018
Edinburgh East
Need a break from the Festival crowds? Then come alone to this photographic exhibition featuring work by Fi Phillips in Dr Neil's garden overlooking Duddingston Loch! Read more
Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

Capturing the image: the two faces of portrait with Alexander Moffat and Greg Moodie

22nd August 2018
Artist Alexander Moffat and cartoonist Greg Moodie discuss the two faces of portrait in this event as part of ScotlandsFest2018. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

22nd August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

22nd August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

The meaning of art with Angus Reid and Richard Demarco

22nd August 2018
Artists Angus Reid and Richard Demarco discuss the meaning of art on 22nd August as part of ScotlandsFest 2018. Read more
An Evening of Paint, Poetry & Performance with Jodie Powell and Laura Wyatt-O’Keeffe

An Evening of Paint, Poetry & Performance with Jodie Powell and Laura Wyatt-O’Keeffe

23rd August 2018
Join The Arienas Collective on 23rd August for an evening of paint, poetry & performance with artist Jodie Powell and poet Laura Wyatt-O'Keeffe. Read more
Beginners Sewing Course (4 weeks)

Beginners Sewing Course (4 weeks)

23rd August 2018
Learn lots of basic sewing techniques in this 4 week Beginners Sewing Course with Artisan Stitch starting 23rd August. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

23rd August 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

24th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

24th August 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

A Different Approach- Surrealist Paintings and Collage

25th August 2018
Explore aspects of surrealism in still life and landscape, inspired by Edwin Lucas’s vibrant artworks in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb. Read more
Colourful Kite Holder

Colourful Kite Holder

25th August 2018
Make the coolest picture kite and decorate with inspiration from the historic samplers in the Museum of Childhood on 25th August. Read more
Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Illustrator in Residence

Edinburgh International Book Festival Themes: Illustrator in Residence

25th August 2018 - 26th August 2018
The Edinburgh International Book Festival is thrilled to welcome back Iranian artist Ehsan Abdollahi, this time as Illustrator in Residence. Read more
Furniture Painting Class by Upcycled World

Furniture Painting Class by Upcycled World

25th August 2018
Let your creativity flow and learn how to paint your furniture in this class run by Upcycled World on 25th August. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

25th August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Identity - A Collaborative Art Exhibition

Identity - A Collaborative Art Exhibition

25th August 2018 - 2nd September 2018
This exhibition is the result of a summer residency where artists from different backgrounds have worked together exploring the various shapes of “identity” Read more
Journaling Dina Wakley Style

Journaling Dina Wakley Style

25th August 2018
Join us at Stampers Grove on 25th August and learn about colour theory basics before using them to create art journal pages inspired by Dina Wakley. Read more
Leafy Laminated Jewellery

Leafy Laminated Jewellery

25th August 2018
Get your hands on the good stuff collaging 24ct gold and silver leaf foils in this fun workshop at Lauriston Castle in which you'll create pendants, brooches and earrings. Read more
Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

25th August 2018
Let your creativity flow in this relaxing and fun class, where you will design and make your own personalised wall art using decoupage. Read more
Art Classes for Children

Art Classes for Children

27th August 2018
A fun introduction to drawing and watercolour techniques at The Hand Made Factory for ages 6 - 11. Read more
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class (evening)

2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class (evening)

28th August 2018
This practical evening sewing course with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing. Read more
6 Week Dressmaking Class - starting 29th August

6 Week Dressmaking Class - starting 29th August

29th August 2018
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club is holding a 6 week dressmaking class, ideal for someone who has intermediate dressmaking skills, starting on 29th August. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

29th August 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

29th August 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Lampshade Making Workshop

Lampshade Making Workshop

29th August 2018
Gorebridge
Learn how to make a 30cm drum lampshade in this 2 hour workshop at The Sheep Shed. An excellent workshop for beginners, groups and hen do's, or simply just some "me" time. Read more
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 30th August

30th August 2018 - 30th September 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine in this 2 week workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

30th August 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Curator’s Tour

30th August 2018
Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

31st August 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Make a Messenger Bag

Make a Messenger Bag

31st August 2018
Make a stylish and useful messenger bag, and learn some craft sewing skills too, in this workshop with Artisan Stitch on 31st August! Read more
Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

31st August 2018
Join the Arienas Collective for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. Read more
1 Day Introduction to Sewing

1 Day Introduction to Sewing

1st September 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing in this 1 day Introduction to Sewing Workshop on 1st September with the Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Beginners Sewing Day

Beginners Sewing Day

1st September 2018
Learn how to use a sewing machine and some basic sewing skills in this Beginners Sewing Day with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Descriptive Tour for Visually Impaired Visitors

1st September 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb for a tour specifically designed for visually impaired visitors. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

1st September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Painting from Nature

Painting from Nature

1st September 2018
Develop you painting skills in this workshop with artist Erik Petrie on 1st September at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Print Jam – Monthly creative meet-up for young people aged 10 – 25

Print Jam – Monthly creative meet-up for young people aged 10 – 25

1st September 2018
Out of the Blueprint’s monthly creative meet up for young people aged 10 – 25 returns on Saturday 1st September at Out of the Blue Drill Hall! Read more
Stitching Stories

Stitching Stories

1st September 2018
Explore the potential of applique and hand embroidery to create your very own stitched narrative inspired by your childhood memories discovered in stories. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

1st September 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
Make Your Own Lampshade

Make Your Own Lampshade

4th September 2018
Join BertyB at Out of the Blue Drill Hall on 4th September for this creative workshop of lampshade making! Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

5th September 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

5th September 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

6th September 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Needlefelted Birds

Needlefelted Birds

6th September 2018
Learn the art of needlefelting in this relaxed craft class with Artisan Stitch on Thursday 6th September. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

7th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Beeswax Eco Wraps Workshop

Beeswax Eco Wraps Workshop

8th September 2018
Spend a day in the studio making eco wraps from printed cotton and bee wax for a more sustainable, environmental way to store and transport food. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

8th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Stitched Open Spine Book

Stitched Open Spine Book

8th September 2018
Join artist Joanne Baker and make a beautiful stitched open spine book in this workshop at Lauriston Castle! Read more
The Figure Making and Meaning  4 day Figurative Clay Modelling Course with sculptor Kenny Hunter

The Figure Making and Meaning 4 day Figurative Clay Modelling Course with sculptor Kenny Hunter

11th September 2018 - 14th September 2018
Develop your technical ability in clay modelling and creative thinking about figurative sculpture in this 4 day workshop with sculptor Kenny Hunter. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Evening Sessions

12th September 2018
Learn basic dressmaking techniques so you can make your own clothes in these drop-in evening dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

Dressmaking Course - Drop-in Morning Sessions

12th September 2018
Learn to make your own unique clothes that fit perfectly in these drop-in dressmaking sessions with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

13th September 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates: Andrew Bell’s Illustrations for the first edition (1771) of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates: Andrew Bell’s Illustrations for the first edition (1771) of the Encyclopaedia Britannica

13th September 2018
Ann Gunn examines the plates for the Encyclopaedia, the sources Andrew Bell used, and the importance he accorded the illustrations as an integral part of the publication. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

14th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

14th September 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Tea, cake and make: Gilding beauty

Tea, cake and make: Gilding beauty

14th September 2018
Discover gilding techniques and create your own plaques with artist Gemma Coyle in this relaxed, hands-on workshop inspired by the great craftsmanship of the Palace of Holyroodhouse. Read more
Exploring Bookbinding and Cyanotype

Exploring Bookbinding and Cyanotype

15th September 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, join artist Cassandra Barron to make your own hand-printed papers and bind them into an album or journal. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

15th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Patchwork Memory Cushion

Patchwork Memory Cushion

15th September 2018
Make a beautiful patchwork cushion from old baby clothes, a beautiful keepsake for all those memories, with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Relief Carving in Limestone with Marion Smith

Relief Carving in Limestone with Marion Smith

15th September 2018
Learn to hand carving a relief panel in limestone on this 2 day course led by Marion Smith at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Read more
Rubik’s Cube-solving Masterclass with Adam Black

Rubik’s Cube-solving Masterclass with Adam Black

15th September 2018
Learn Cube-solving techniques from magician Adam Black in a fun, hands-on workshop and maybe even experience a little magic at the same time. Read more
The Garden of Creativity: Cultivating your inner artist with yoga and painting

The Garden of Creativity: Cultivating your inner artist with yoga and painting

15th September 2018
Cultivating your inner artist with yoga and painting at this workshop on 15th September, hosted by Invisible Caims. Read more
Canaletto’s Drawings

Canaletto’s Drawings

20th September 2018
Join Rosie Razzall, Curator of Prints & Drawings, as she discusses how and why Canaletto became a master at depicting views of Venice. Read more
Curator’s Choice: Drawing Venice

Curator’s Choice: Drawing Venice

20th September 2018
Learn more about Canaletto's drawings on display in the Canaletto & the Art of Venice exhibition as Rosie Razzall shares some of her personal picks of the exhibition. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

20th September 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

21st September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Felt Making Workshop

Felt Making Workshop

22nd September 2018
Spend a day in the studio making felt from merino wool tops and create beautiful things with like minded creative folks in this workshop run by The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Lampshade Making Workshop

Lampshade Making Workshop

22nd September 2018
Gorebridge
Learn how to make a 30cm drum lampshade in this 2 hour workshop at The Sheep Shed. An excellent workshop for beginners, groups and hen do's, or simply just some "me" time. Read more
Marvellous Puppets

Marvellous Puppets

22nd September 2018
Using a range of recycled materials, you can create and take home your very own puppet inspired by our Growing up with Books Exhibition. Read more
Peter Pan

Peter Pan

22nd September 2018
Join artist Stephen White, creator of Peter Pan the Graphic Novel, at the Museum of Childhood and watch him draw some characters. Read more
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

22nd September 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
Helen Bellany at Valvona & Crolla

Helen Bellany at Valvona & Crolla

24th September 2018
Join us at Valvona & Crolla for a Port Seton inspired supper and bathe in the incessant laughter and joy of an hour spent with Helen Bellany! Read more
Autumn Hand-tied Bouquet Workshop

Autumn Hand-tied Bouquet Workshop

27th September 2018
The hand-tied bouquet is a fundamental skill in Floristry and for anyone starting out or looking to perfect their technique this workshop should be their first port of call. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

27th September 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

In Focus: Scottish Photography - Curator’s Tour

27th September 2018
Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, provides a tour of the exhibition In Focus: Scottish Photography, charting the development of fine art photography in Scotland. Read more
The Narcissus Lunch Club

The Narcissus Lunch Club

27th September 2018
The Narcissus Flower School is delighted to present the unique Narcissus Lunch Club Series running over four weeks on Thursday lunch times. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Introduction to speed-sketching

Introduction to speed-sketching

28th September 2018
A full day Introduction to Speed Sketching workshop run by The Arienas Collective with artist Mark Kirkham, also known as EdinburghSketcher. Read more
Shamanic

Shamanic

28th September 2018
Edinburgh Old Town
Be transported into sensual overload through a live union of sound and vision when SHAMANIC comes to Edinburgh University Old Quad on 28th September. Read more
A Home for Teddies and Trains

A Home for Teddies and Trains

29th September 2018
Bring along a toy and make your very own basket using a variety of textures and pictures to keep your toys in one safe place so no one gets lost. Read more
Aall and Create Wrap Journal

Aall and Create Wrap Journal

29th September 2018
Join Lorna at Stampers Grove on 29th September and create a fabric journal full of colour backgrounds and collage papers. Read more
Comic Book Creation Workshop

Comic Book Creation Workshop

29th September 2018
Join graphic novelist Edward Ross for a comic book storytelling workshop at the Surgeon’s Hall Museum on 29th September. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

29th September 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Canaletto & the Art of Venice: BSL tour

Canaletto & the Art of Venice: BSL tour

2nd October 2018
Join Deaf presenter John Wilson for a British Sign Language highlights tour of the Canaletto exhibition at The Palace of Holyroodhouse on 2nd October. Read more
Beginners Sewing Course

Beginners Sewing Course

4th October 2018
This Beginners Sewing Course at Artisan Stitch is a good starting point to learn expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

4th October 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Rags to Riches Creative Embroidery Workshop

Rags to Riches Creative Embroidery Workshop

4th October 2018
Come along to a unique and fun workshop with Artisan Stitch creating your own unique fabrics from scraps. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

5th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Know Your Overlocker

Know Your Overlocker

5th October 2018
This Know Your Overlocker workshop with Artisan Stitch on 5th October will show you how versatile your overlocker can be. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

5th October 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
Exploring Surrealism

Exploring Surrealism

6th October 2018
Artist Mark Kirkham, aka the famous Edinburgh Sketcher is holding a workshop on 'Exploring Surrealism' at City Art Centre in October. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

6th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Spooky Happenings

Spooky Happenings

6th October 2018 - 31st October 2018
Explore a world of magic & shadows, with mysteries to solve and games to play at Almond Valley Heritage Centre. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

6th October 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

6th October 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
Botanical Painting with Jacqui Pestell MBE

Botanical Painting with Jacqui Pestell MBE

7th October 2018
Narcissus Flower School invites you to spend a day painting with the talented and renowned Botanical Illustrator Jacqui Pestell MBE of Edinburgh Royal Botanical Garden. Read more
Felted Soap Making Workshop

Felted Soap Making Workshop

7th October 2018
Spend a day in the studio with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club making felted soap. A great beginner workshop and also an ideal class for kids too! Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

7th October 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
Eco-Printed Fabric

Eco-Printed Fabric

9th October 2018
Gather leaves and foliage to print directly onto garments or fabric using natural methods to extract the pigments from your chosen plants in this workshop with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
How to sew in a zip

How to sew in a zip

10th October 2018
Get a grip on those zips. No more lumps and bumps; learn to sew in perfect zips every time at this workshop with Artisan Stitch! Read more
Cushion-making with Zips & Piping

Cushion-making with Zips & Piping

11th October 2018
Learn how to make professional looking cushions with zips and piping to match your furnishings and you'll never need to buy a cushion again. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

11th October 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Free Motion Embroidery

Free Motion Embroidery

12th October 2018
This free-motion embroidery workshop at Artisan Stitch is a useful core skill for Textile Artists, Quilters & Felters. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

12th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

12th October 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

13th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Lace Cut Tags

Lace Cut Tags

13th October 2018
Create your own original Balzer style hand cut lace tag in this workshop with Lorna at Stampers Grove on 13th October. Read more
Portrait Masterclass

Portrait Masterclass

13th October 2018
Follow our new portrait trail around the Palace of Holyroodhouse, then join artist Gemma Coyle in the Family Room for a drop-in portrait masterclass. Read more
The Spooky Enchanted Forest

The Spooky Enchanted Forest

13th October 2018
Join artist Melanie Ross in the Museum of Childhood to create your own terrifying ghosts and monsters that live in the forest. Read more
Autumn Wreaths

Autumn Wreaths

14th October 2018
Join Margaret Findlay in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 14th October and make a gorgeous seasonal autumnal wreath. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

18th October 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Halloween Wand Making Workshop

Halloween Wand Making Workshop

18th October 2018
Join us at Lauriston Castle in a magical crafting class just in time for Halloween and create your own unique magic wand! Read more
Creative Machine Embellishing

Creative Machine Embellishing

19th October 2018
Learn how to use your embellishing machine in ways you've probably not explored yet at this creative machine embellishing workshop with Artisan Stitch on 19th October. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

19th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
The Art Friends of St Columba’s Hospice Annual Exhibition

The Art Friends of St Columba’s Hospice Annual Exhibition

19th October 2018 - 21st October 2018
The Art Friends of St Columba’s Hospice 32nd Annual Art Exhibition will be taking place from 19th-21st October at The Edinburgh Academy. Read more
The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

The Edinburgh Sketcher In The Gallery

19th October 2018
Come along to the City Art Centre on 19th October and learn to sketch with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

20th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

Halloween Magic School - with Edinburgh International Magic Festival

20th October 2018
Learn, create and perform your own magic at a spooky, magic workshop this Halloween at Lauriston Castle! Read more
Photography into Art

Photography into Art

20th October 2018
To complement our In Focus: Scottish Photography exhibition, join Erik Petrie for a talk outlining his journey as an artist and how photography influences him. Read more
Relief Carving in Lime Wood with Marion Smith

Relief Carving in Lime Wood with Marion Smith

20th October 2018
Learn to hand carve a relief panel in locally sourced Lime wood on this 2 day course led by Marion Smith at the Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Read more
Decorative Scrap Paper Tree

Decorative Scrap Paper Tree

21st October 2018
Decorate your home with a beautiful paper tree in this workshop at Lauriston Castle with Erik Petrie. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

25th October 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

25th October 2018
Create three different pieces of jewellery in this one-day introduction to silver jewellery workshop run by The Arienas Collective. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

26th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Introduction to speed-sketching

Introduction to speed-sketching

26th October 2018
A full day Introduction to Speed Sketching workshop run by The Arienas Collective with artist Mark Kirkham, also known as EdinburghSketcher. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

27th October 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Scary Masks

Scary Masks

27th October 2018
With many faces at the Museum of Childhood, make your own masks depicting your own favourite character with scary add-ons. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

1st November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
The Narcissus Lunch Club

The Narcissus Lunch Club

1st November 2018
The Narcissus Flower School is delighted to present the unique Narcissus Lunch Club Series running over four weeks on Thursday lunch times. Read more
Beginners Weekend Sewing Course

Beginners Weekend Sewing Course

2nd November 2018 - 3rd November 2018
Learn to use a sewing machine safely and confidently in this Beginners Weekend Sewing Course with Artisan Stitch! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

2nd November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

3rd November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
The Biggest Explosion

The Biggest Explosion

3rd November 2018
Join artist Melanie Ross in the Museum to experiment with different textures and mixed media to create beautiful bonfire and firework pictures telling us the story of Guy Fawkes. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

3rd November 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
Puppet Workshop Theatre

Puppet Workshop Theatre

4th November 2018
Make your very own hand and finger puppet then use them to perform a puppet show in our traditional Miniature puppet theatre. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

8th November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

9th November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

9th November 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

10th November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye

14th November 2018
To coincide with a major new exhibition at the City Art Centre, this lecture traces the story of Edwin G. Lucas’ life and career. Read more
Beginners Sewing Course

Beginners Sewing Course

15th November 2018
This Beginners Sewing Course at Artisan Stitch is a good starting point to learn expert sewing techniques whether you want to progress into dressmaking, soft furnishing or craft projects. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

15th November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

16th November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

17th November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Sparkling Snowmen

Sparkling Snowmen

18th November 2018
Learn to make your snowman from scratch and decorate him with a brightly coloured scarf and glossy buttons in this popular workshop. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

22nd November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

23rd November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Introduction to speed-sketching

Introduction to speed-sketching

23rd November 2018
A full day Introduction to Speed Sketching workshop run by The Arienas Collective with artist Mark Kirkham, also known as EdinburghSketcher. Read more
Enchanted Hand Wreath

Enchanted Hand Wreath

24th November 2018
Express your creativity and imagination and make a beautiful little wreath to hang for Christmas. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

24th November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop

Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop

24th November 2018
Learn how to make two different types of fine silver ring in this intermediate one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

29th November 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

30th November 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Enchanted Christmas Pictures

Enchanted Christmas Pictures

1st December 2018
Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this workshop with Mike Durnan. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

1st December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

1st December 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
A Perfect Paper-craft Edwardian Christmas

A Perfect Paper-craft Edwardian Christmas

3rd December 2018
Using beautiful papers and simple techniques create beautiful paper Christmas decorations in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb. Read more
Magical Christmas Scenes

Magical Christmas Scenes

5th December 2018
Join artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb to explore seasonal landscapes and the creatures who live in them and make a series of wintry artworks to give as gifts or keep to adorn your own walls. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

6th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

Edwin G. Lucas: An Individual Eye - Lecture by Dr Helen Scott

7th December 2018
In this illustrated lecture Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, traces the career of Edwin G. Lucas and reveals the stories behind his intriguing artworks. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

7th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

7th December 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

Christmas Balloon Modelling Workshop

8th December 2018
Learn how to make your very own Christmas-themed Balloon Models with super-fun hands-on workshop from Magic Ian. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

8th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
A Family Christmas at Lauriston

A Family Christmas at Lauriston

9th December 2018
Get back to traditional values as a family and spend a very special morning with us at Lauriston Castle this Christmas. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

13th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Birch Star Wreaths and Scandinavian Garlands

Birch Star Wreaths and Scandinavian Garlands

14th December 2018
Make an exquisite natural wreath and also a variety of different felt and Scandinavian inspired decorations for your home this Christmas. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

14th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Fresh Green Wreaths

Fresh Green Wreaths

15th December 2018
Make a stunning green wreath to take pride of place on your street in this workshop at Lauriston Castle with Margaret Findlay! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

15th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Magical Wreaths

Magical Wreaths

16th December 2018
Make a spectacular wreath for your home in this magical wreaths workshop at Lauriston Castle with Margaret Findlay! Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

20th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

21st December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

22nd December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Reflection of Home

Reflection of Home

22nd December 2018
Make your own little model house reflecting your 'special' place and taking inspiration from all the lovely doll’s houses in the Museum of Childhood. Read more
Drink and Draw

Drink and Draw

27th December 2018
Come along to Drink and Draw, a fun beginners life drawing class held every Thursday at The Hand Made Factory, and BYOB! Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

28th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more
Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

Gallery Tours at City Art Centre

29th December 2018
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition. Read more

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