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

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

7th October 2017 - 13th May 2018
Explore the new activities in the family activity area at City Art Centre to complement the exhibition ‘Hidden Gems’ Read more
Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

7th October 2017 - 13th May 2018
Exhibition of ‘hidden gems’ from City Art Centre’s collection of fine art; celebrating the unsung and the unusual. Read more
Scotland’s Early Silver

Scotland’s Early Silver

13th October 2017 - 25th February 2018
A stunning exhibition of Scotland’s Early Silver explores it's impact during the first millennium AD. Read more
Modernist Jewellery

Modernist Jewellery

1st December 2017 - 29th April 2018
Discover a generation of designers and makers who embraced innovative and diverse influences in this exhibition at the National Museum of Scotland. Read more
OPEN - SSA and VAS Together 2018

OPEN - SSA and VAS Together 2018

29th January 2018 - 8th March 2018
The SSA & VAS join forces to present an ambitious collaborative exhibition celebrating the best in contemporary and applied art.​ Read more
Woodworking Weekend

Woodworking Weekend

3rd February 2018 - 4th March 2018
Always wanted to try your hand at woodwork? Why not try this introductory course led by Designer and Furniture Maker, Robin Burns. Read more
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 21st February

2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 21st February

21st February 2018
Become familiar with the basics of machine sewing at a 2 week Introduction to Sewing workshop starting on 21st February. Read more
Make a Tartan Lampshade Craft Workshop

Make a Tartan Lampshade Craft Workshop

21st February 2018
Come along and learn how to make your very own tartan Lampshade in this workshop at ScotlandShop on 21st February. Read more
Wednesday Drop-in Sessions

Wednesday Drop-in Sessions

21st February 2018
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club is also holding Wednesday drop-in sessions for anyone with their own projects needing advice, help or a sewing machine to work on. Read more
Introduction to speed-sketching

Introduction to speed-sketching

23rd February 2018
A full day Introduction to Speed Sketching workshop run by The Arienas Collective with artist Mark Kirkham, also known as EdinburghSketcher. Read more
1 Day Introduction to Sewing - 24th February

1 Day Introduction to Sewing - 24th February

24th February 2018
This practical sewing course on 24th February will help you become familiar with the basics of a machine sewing. Read more
Fantastic Creatures

Fantastic Creatures

24th February 2018
Come along to this paper-craft workshop at the Writers' Museum and construct a fantastic collage of your favourite mythical creatures. Read more
Furniture Painting Workshop

Furniture Painting Workshop

24th February 2018
Want to try furniture painting? Then come along to this half-day furniture painting workshop with Upcycled World. Read more
Paint Stitch and Sip!

Paint Stitch and Sip!

24th February 2018
Gather your friends for a social evening with a difference at Upcycle World's Paint Stitch & Sip event! Read more
Performance Art

Performance Art

24th February 2018
A one-hour group workshop. Using objects, and a live art approach, we will devise a short performance art piece on a chosen topic. No experience necessary. Read more
Song Writing Workshop with Lou Mclean

Song Writing Workshop with Lou Mclean

24th February 2018
Join Lou Mclean for a 2 hour song-writing workshop, with the focus on individual process, building confidence & getting on with writing songs. Read more
Valuing Our Words

Valuing Our Words

24th February 2018
A women-only creative writing workshop exploring playful, joyful, mischievous ways to be more powerful and creative. Read more
Black Skirts and Bonnets

Black Skirts and Bonnets

25th February 2018
An art workshop designing a placard inspired by the history of the of Edinburgh Ladies Emancipation Society and what they campaigned for. Read more
Embroidered (iron on) Patch Making Class

Embroidered (iron on) Patch Making Class

25th February 2018
Spend a day in the studio learning some simple embroidery stitches to create fun and unique iron-on patches with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Open Mic With Dance Performance

Open Mic With Dance Performance

25th February 2018
For any woman who's written a poem, sung a song, penned a short story, or danced a dance, come and perform it to a small audience of Festival participants. Read more
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

26th February 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 27th February

2 Week Introduction to Sewing Class - starting 27th February

27th February 2018
This practical sewing course with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing. Read more
Tuesday Drop-in Sessions

Tuesday Drop-in Sessions

27th February 2018
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club is holding Tuesday drop-in sessions for anyone with their own projects needing advice, help or a sewing machine to work on. Read more
Wednesday Drop-in Sessions

Wednesday Drop-in Sessions

28th February 2018
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club is also holding Wednesday drop-in sessions for anyone with their own projects needing advice, help or a sewing machine to work on. Read more
Beginners Sewing Day

Beginners Sewing Day

3rd March 2018
Learn how to use a sewing machine and some basic sewing skills in this Beginners Sewing Day with Artisan Stitch. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

3rd March 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

4th March 2018
Release your inner creative on this Introduction to glycerine soap-making workshop run by Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks. Read more
Introduction to soap-making

Introduction to soap-making

4th March 2018
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with The Arienas Collective. Read more
6 Week Dressmaking Class - starting 7th March

6 Week Dressmaking Class - starting 7th March

7th March 2018
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club is holding a 6 week dress making class and it's ideal for someone who has intermediate dressmaking skills. Read more
Wednesday Drop-in Sessions

Wednesday Drop-in Sessions

7th March 2018
The Edinburgh Sewcial Club is also holding Wednesday drop-in sessions for anyone with their own projects needing advice, help or a sewing machine to work on. Read more
Children’s Clothing Workshop

Children’s Clothing Workshop

8th March 2018
Learn all about dressmaking, adjusting patterns and how to make versatile and unique clothing for your child in this 4 week class. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

9th March 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Introduction to screen-printing

Introduction to screen-printing

10th March 2018
Release your inner creative on this Introduction to screen-printing experience run by Edinburgh artist Brodie Sim and hosted by The Arienas Collective. Read more
Learn to Sew - Refashion Curtains into a Tote Bag

Learn to Sew - Refashion Curtains into a Tote Bag

10th March 2018
Refashion Curtains into a Tote Bag in this Learn to Sew Workshop with Upcycled World and led by Green Designer, Rose Hall. Read more
Make Wall Art - Stencilling

Make Wall Art - Stencilling

10th March 2018
Come join us at Upcycled World and let your creativity flow in this Stencilled Wall Art workshop! Read more
Edinburgh Yarn Festival

Edinburgh Yarn Festival

15th March 2018 - 17th March 2018
The UK's Premier specialist Hand-Knitting Event 'Edinburgh Yarn Festival' returns to Edinburgh Corn Exchange from 15th to 17th March. Read more
Patchwork Memory Cushion

Patchwork Memory Cushion

17th March 2018
Make a beautiful patchwork cushion from old baby clothes, a beautiful keepsake for all those memories, with The Edinburgh Sewcial Club. Read more
Infinity | Extracts

Infinity | Extracts

22nd March 2018 - 27th March 2018
An exhibition of painting and drawing by Artist Greg Bryce opens on 22nd March in the beautiful and unusual DOK Space by Edinburgh's shore. Read more
Introduction to speed-sketching

Introduction to speed-sketching

23rd March 2018
A full day Introduction to Speed Sketching workshop run by The Arienas Collective with artist Mark Kirkham, also known as EdinburghSketcher. Read more
1 Day Introduction to Sewing - 24th March

1 Day Introduction to Sewing - 24th March

24th March 2018
This practical sewing course on 24th March will help you become familiar with the basics of a machine sewing. Read more
Paint Stitch and Sip!

Paint Stitch and Sip!

24th March 2018
Gather your friends for a social evening with a difference at Upcycle World's Paint Stitch & Sip event! Read more
Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

25th March 2018
Create three different pieces of jewellery in this one-day introduction to silver jewellery workshop run by The Arienas Collective. Read more
Introduction to lino-printing

Introduction to lino-printing

28th March 2018
Learn the basic skills to create beautiful prints in this Introduction to lino-printing workshop with The Arienas Collective on 28th March. Read more
Synthetica

Synthetica

31st March 2018 - 13th May 2018
Synthetica, a special contemporary art exhibition, will showcase the work of established international artists working in the field of bioart. Read more
Wee Wonder World

Wee Wonder World

31st March 2018 - 14th April 2018
Have fun learning about science as you journey through our special space for smaller scientists. Read more
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
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

7th April 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
Introduction to Macramé

Introduction to Macramé

8th April 2018
Learn the four basic knots of macramé in this introductory workshop with local artist Nichole Fernández at The Arienas Collective. Read more
Kids Sewing Course Level 1

Kids Sewing Course Level 1

9th April 2018 - 13th April 2018
Teach your child the valuable life skill of sewing in five 2-hour structured lessons over 5 days with Artisan Stitch. Read more
Introduction to knicker making

Introduction to knicker making

10th April 2018
Lingerie designer Hazel Lethaby of Mischke Lingerie will introduce you to the world of making your own lingerie in this 3 hour workshop. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

13th April 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

14th April 2018
Release your inner creative on this Introduction to glycerine soap-making workshop run by Jenny Smith of The Scottish Soapworks. Read more
Introduction to soap-making

Introduction to soap-making

14th April 2018
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

15th April 2018
The Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire is a gathering of creators from Edinburgh and beyond who will showcase the things they make and do. Read more
Beginners Sewing Course XL

Beginners Sewing Course XL

19th April 2018
This 6-week Beginners Sewing Course is called XL because it gives you an extra two great beginner sewing projects. Read more
Enchanted Woodlands

Enchanted Woodlands

21st April 2018
Make gorgeous felted pictures inspired by the magic of the woodland in this workshop with Margaret Findlay at Lauriston Castle on 21st April. Read more
Introduction to speed-sketching

Introduction to speed-sketching

27th April 2018
A full day Introduction to Speed Sketching workshop run by The Arienas Collective with artist Mark Kirkham, also known as EdinburghSketcher. Read more
Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy

Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy

29th April 2018
The Arienas Collective is holding an Introduction to Traditional Calligraphy workshop with artist Panna Chauhan on 29th April. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

5th May 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

11th May 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

12th May 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

13th May 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
Ferret Mischief

Ferret Mischief

20th May 2018
Find out all about playful ferrets during this day-long event at Almond Valley Heritage Centre as part of Festival of Museums. Read more
Introduction to Macramé

Introduction to Macramé

25th May 2018
Learn the four basic knots of macramé in this introductory workshop with local artist Nichole Fernández at The Arienas Collective. Read more
The Morningside Makers Market

The Morningside Makers Market

2nd June 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

15th June 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

16th June 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

17th June 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

7th July 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

13th July 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

14th July 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

15th July 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

4th August 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

10th August 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

11th August 2018
Shop for the best in Scottish Crafts and support your local makers at The Crafters Roadshow at The Centre, Livingston. Read more
The Crafters Roadshow

The Crafters Roadshow

12th August 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

1st September 2018
The monthly Morningside Makers Market is a great opportunity to buy from local home grown Scottish based talent. 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
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
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
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
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

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