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
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
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
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
Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny,  Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

Abstract Photography - Featuring work by Paul Kenny, Ricardo Baez Duarte, Philip J Lavery

18th April 2018 - 19th May 2018
Gallery-Close is hosting an exhibition of abstract photography featuring work by some new and leading photographers. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Evenings

Dressmaking Course - Evenings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
Dressmaking Course - Mornings

Dressmaking Course - Mornings

18th April 2018 - 27th June 2018
Learn to make your own clothes in this 11 week dressmaking course with Artisan Stitch starting on 18th April. Read more
Beeswax Wraps Drop-In Class (St Margaret’s House Open Day)

Beeswax Wraps Drop-In Class (St Margaret’s House Open Day)

21st April 2018
Learn how to make Beeswax wraps, a natural eco-friendly alternative for wrapping food, covering bowls and jars, in this drop-in workshop with Upcycled World. Read more
Bookbinding & Botanicals

Bookbinding & Botanicals

21st April 2018
Join 'Bookbinding with Cass' for a creative afternoon of stamping and bookbinding inspired by herbs and botanicals found in the beautiful setting of the Secret Herb Garden! 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
The Sunday Sketch

The Sunday Sketch

22nd April 2018
Join illustrator and artist Cécile Simonis for a monthly creative session, as she guides you through a range of drawing activities. Read more
Experimental Porcelain with Kjersti Sletteland

Experimental Porcelain with Kjersti Sletteland

24th April 2018
Explore and experiment with porcelain on this new 5 week ceramics course with Kjersti Sletteland starting on 24th April at Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop. Read more
Introduction to lino-printing

Introduction to lino-printing

25th April 2018
Learn the basic skills to create beautiful prints in this Introduction to lino-printing workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Make a Tartan Doorstop Workshop

Make a Tartan Doorstop Workshop

25th April 2018
Come along and learn how to make your very own tartan doorstop at this workshop in ScotlandShop on 25th 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
Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

27th April 2018
Join the Arienas Collective for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. Read more
Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

Learn How To Make Decoupaged Wall Art

28th April 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
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
Open Studio: Make an Impression

Open Studio: Make an Impression

1st May 2018
Come along for a free drop-in, messy, art-making morning. Bring a change of clothes! Suitable for ages 1-3. Read more
Beaded Collar - Necklace Class

Beaded Collar - Necklace Class

2nd May 2018
It's back by popular demand! Learn beading techniques and designing and making a detachable collar or necklace with the Edinburgh Sewcial Club. 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
Family Beltane 2018

Family Beltane 2018

6th May 2018
This delightful Beltane Fire Society tradition allows parents to share in the magic of the Beltane story with their little ones through storytelling, face painting and arts & crafts. Read more
Because You are A Girl

Because You are A Girl

11th May 2018 - 12th May 2018
Because You are A Girl is a two day event featuring some of the most exciting Edinburgh based new female voices in contemporary art and music. 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
Beeswax Wrap Class

Beeswax Wrap Class

12th May 2018
Learn how to make Beeswax wraps, a natural eco-friendly alternative for wrapping food, covering bowls and jars, in this workshop with Upcycled World. Read more
Learn to Sew – Make a Tote Bag

Learn to Sew – Make a Tote Bag

12th May 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
Relief Carving in Lime Wood with Marion Smith

Relief Carving in Lime Wood with Marion Smith

12th May 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
Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday

12th May 2018 - 8th July 2018
Focusing on a selection of Robert Callender's work, this exhibition at City Art Centre addresses his environmental concerns and ways and means of recycling. 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
Postcard Portraits

Postcard Portraits

13th May 2018
Pick up your postcard pack, find your portraits and create your own personal masterpieces! Suitable for: Ages 6+. 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
BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

14th May 2018
Come along to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art for free, monthly, informal gallery chats that are designed for grown-ups with their wee-est ones. Read more
Festival of Museums: Japanese Blossom 3D Picture

Festival of Museums: Japanese Blossom 3D Picture

19th May 2018
Enjoy a stroll in Lauriston's beautiful Japanese garden, hear traditional Japanese stories and legends, then return to the castle to make a Japanese blossom picture. Read more
Make a Jupiter Artland Sketchbook!

Make a Jupiter Artland Sketchbook!

19th May 2018
Join Jupiter Artland for a sketchbook bonanza on 19th May! Create your sketchbook then see what interesting things you can find around the Artland. Read more
Seashore Surfaces

Seashore Surfaces

19th May 2018
Inspired and informed by the work of Robert Callender, explore the creative potential of found seaside objects in this workshop with artist Rachael Forbes on 19th May. 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
Learn How To Paint Your Furniture

Learn How To Paint Your Furniture

20th May 2018
Want to try furniture painting? Then come along to this half-day workshop with Upcycled World on 20th May! Read more
The Sunday Sketch

The Sunday Sketch

20th May 2018
Join illustrator and artist Cécile Simonis for a monthly creative session, as she guides you through a range of drawing activities. 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
Introduction to lino-printing

Introduction to lino-printing

23rd May 2018
Learn the basic skills to create beautiful prints in this Introduction to lino-printing workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

24th May 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. 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
Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

25th May 2018
Join the Arienas Collective for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. Read more
Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

26th May 2018
Create three different pieces of jewellery in this one-day introduction to silver jewellery workshop run by The Arienas Collective. Read more
Mexican Mosaics

Mexican Mosaics

26th May 2018 - 27th May 2018
Make a sparkling and beautiful mosaic panel using bright coloured tiles and fractured glass in this two day workshop with Margaret Findlay at Lauriston Castle. Read more
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

26th May 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

Introduction to Glycerine Soap-making

27th May 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

27th May 2018
Learn how to make traditional cold-pressed soap as well as melt and pour glycerine soap with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Tie, Dye and Stitch - Blue Indigo, Shibori and Bookbinding

Tie, Dye and Stitch - Blue Indigo, Shibori and Bookbinding

27th May 2018
Join Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw and Cassandra Barron at Granton:hub for their Tie, Dye and Stitch, Blue Indigo, Shibori and Bookbinding workshop! Read more
Crafting Live Scotland

Crafting Live Scotland

1st June 2018
The award winning Crafting Live show is coming to the Royal Highland Centre for the first time and bringing a whole host of celebrity crafters. Read more
Introduction to lino-printing

Introduction to lino-printing

2nd June 2018
Learn the basic skills to create beautiful prints in this Introduction to lino-printing workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Print, Fold, Stitch - making Eco print books

Print, Fold, Stitch - making Eco print books

2nd June 2018
Join Elisabeth Viguie Culshaw and Cassandra Barron at the Royal Botanic Gardens for their 'Print, Fold, Stitch - making Eco print books' workshop! Read more
Relief Carving in Limestone with Marion Smith

Relief Carving in Limestone with Marion Smith

2nd June 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
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
BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

BYOB (Bring Your Own Baby)

4th June 2018
Come along to the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art for free, monthly, informal gallery chats that are designed for grown-ups with their wee-est ones. Read more
Craft Scotland Conference 2018: New Ways of Seeing

Craft Scotland Conference 2018: New Ways of Seeing

7th June 2018 - 8th June 2018
Makers, curators and those interested in contemporary craft, make connections and share knowledge with international experts at the 2018 Craft Scotland Conference. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

8th June 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Glistening Paper Bowls

Glistening Paper Bowls

9th June 2018
A 2-part family workshop making spectacular papier mache bowls using a variety of special materials and techniques. Suitable for ages 7+. Read more
Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop

Silver Clay Ring Making Workshop

11th June 2018
Learn how to make two different types of fine silver ring in this intermediate one-day workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

13th June 2018
Learn speed sketching skills in the grounds of Lauriston Castle with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher! Read more
The Artist as Beachcomber: A Tour of the Work of Robert Callender

The Artist as Beachcomber: A Tour of the Work of Robert Callender

14th June 2018
Andrew Patrizio will introduce the work of well-known and highly respected Scottish artist Robert Callender in this tour at City Art Centre on 14th June. 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
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

19th June 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
People, Places and Piazzas

People, Places and Piazzas

20th June 2018
This talk at Lauriston Castle will give an overview of the life, work and contribution to Scottish and British art by Charles Mackie. Read more
Introduction to speed-sketching

Introduction to speed-sketching

22nd June 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 lino-printing

Introduction to lino-printing

27th June 2018
Learn the basic skills to create beautiful prints in this Introduction to lino-printing workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

29th June 2018
Join the Arienas Collective for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. 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
Introduction to lino-printing

Introduction to lino-printing

25th July 2018
Learn the basic skills to create beautiful prints in this Introduction to lino-printing workshop with The Arienas Collective. Read more
Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

Scottish Colourist Art & Wine Evening

27th July 2018
Join the Arienas Collective for a fun evening of art and wine with Edinburgh artist Suzanne Kemplay. Read more
Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

Speed-sketching Taster Workshop

27th July 2018
Release your inner creative on The Arienas Collective speed sketching taster workshop with artist Mark Kirkham. Read more
Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

Introduction to Silver Jewellery Making

31st July 2018
Create three different pieces of jewellery in this one-day introduction to silver jewellery workshop run by The Arienas Collective. 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
Edinburgh International Festival:  Power, Gender and The Arts

Edinburgh International Festival: Power, Gender and The Arts

10th August 2018
An afternoon of debate, discussion and performance exploring the history and the reality of power in the arts. 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
Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

Silver Jewellery Taster Workshop

13th August 2018
Try out this silver jewellery taster workshop run by The Arienas Collective with jeweller Anna Campbell-Hall. Read more
At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

17th August 2018
Learn speed sketching skills in the grounds of Lauriston Castle with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher! 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

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