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Past Events

  • Free Art Sessions - Warm Space with Art, Food and Chat!
    Free Art Sessions - Warm Space with Art, Food and Chat!
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 27 Feb
    MacArts Centre
    27 Feb 2024, 18:00 – 20:45
    MacArts Centre, Bridge St, Galashiels TD1 1SP, UK
    A fantastic opportunity to take part in four free arts workshops with local artist Emma Whigham. Funded by a warm spaces grant there will be nutritious food and chat a-plenty alongside the creative activities.
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  • FREE Lino Printing Workshop
    FREE Lino Printing Workshop
    Sat, 24 Feb
    Untangled Yarns - Back room of shop
    24 Feb 2024, 11:00 – 14:00
    Untangled Yarns - Back room of shop, 10 Channel St, Galashiels TD1 1BA, UK
    NOW FULLY BOOKED! Email us to be added to the waiting list. A fantastic opportunity to try lino printing, guided by local artist Emma Whigham
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  • FREE Foraged Still Life  - Art workshop
    FREE Foraged Still Life  - Art workshop
    Wed, 21 Feb
    Untangled Yarns - Back room of shop
    21 Feb 2024, 11:00 – 14:00
    Untangled Yarns - Back room of shop, 10 Channel St, Galashiels TD1 1BA, UK
    A fantastic opportunity to paint and draw using various materials on paper and raw canvas, guided by local artist Emily Moir.
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  • Art'N About in Gala - Community Arts Festival
    Art'N About in Gala - Community Arts Festival
    Sat, 17 Feb
    Mac Arts Centre
    17 Feb 2024, 10:00 – 14:30
    Mac Arts Centre, Bridge St, Galashiels TD1 1SP, UK
    A FREE family friendly event at Mac Arts Galashiels, in which we invite you to get creative with paint, collage, animation, clay and music. Have fun and celebrate our local nature with art!
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  • Extraordinary Beasties  -  Community Mosaic Workshop 2 - with Joy Parker -  Art'N About in Gala
    Extraordinary Beasties  -  Community Mosaic Workshop 2 - with Joy Parker -  Art'N About in Gala
    Sat, 25 Nov
    The Focus Centre, Galashiels
    25 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 15:00
    The Focus Centre, Galashiels, Livingstone Pl, Galashiels TD1 1DQ, UK
    A fantastic opportunity to take part in a free community mosaic making workshop with local artist Joy Parker. Create curious mosaics to be displayed around Galashiels brightening overlooked spaces with something surprising! Enjoy creating, learn a skill and contribute towards improving the town.
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  • Decay & Plenty!   Film, Photography & Animation Workshops with artist Julia Parks
    Decay & Plenty!   Film, Photography & Animation Workshops with artist Julia Parks
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 24 Nov
    TD1 Youth Hub, Galashiels
    24 Nov 2023, 14:00 – 16:00
    TD1 Youth Hub, Galashiels, 47A Ladhope Vale, Galashiels TD1 1BW, UK
    A fantastic opportunity for young people age 10-16 to take part in fun animation and photography workshops which explore the traditional still life scene with a contemporary twist.
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  • Art Using Texture and Light -  with Claire Beattie & Borders Hearing Care  (Art'N About in Gala)
    Art Using Texture and Light -  with Claire Beattie & Borders Hearing Care  (Art'N About in Gala)
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 18 Nov
    Borders Hearing Care
    18 Nov 2023, 10:30 – 14:00
    Borders Hearing Care, 52 Channel St, Galashiels TD1 1BA, UK
    A fantastic opportunity to take part two art workshops aimed at anyone with hearing loss, deafness, or other sensory issues . Claire Beattie, a fabulous local Artist will be partnering with Borders Hearing Care to deliver these sessions in their cosy colourful shop in Galashiels.
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  • Extraordinary Beasties  -  Community Mosaic Workshop 1  with Joy Parker -  Art'N About in Gala
    Extraordinary Beasties  -  Community Mosaic Workshop 1  with Joy Parker -  Art'N About in Gala
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 18 Nov
    The Focus Community Centre, Galashiels
    18 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 15:00
    The Focus Community Centre, Galashiels, Livingstone Pl, Galashiels TD1 1DQ, UK
    A fantastic opportunity to take part in a free community mosaic making workshop with local artist Joy Parker. Create curious mosaics to be displayed around Galashiels brightening overlooked spaces with something surprising! Enjoy creating, learn a skill and contribute towards improving the town.
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  • Create Magical Art with Light! - FREE Community Arts Workshops -
    Create Magical Art with Light! - FREE Community Arts Workshops -
    Sat, 04 Nov
    Galashiels
    04 Nov 2023, 10:00 – 14:00
    Galashiels, Channel St, Galashiels TD1, UK
    ART & LIGHT – A FREE EVENT FOR ALL AGES As we enter the darker months lets get Creative with Light! Two shops on Channel Street, Galashiels will become hives of creative activity on the next Heartland Market Saturday. All welcome to just drop in to inspired and create with light!
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  • Frankenstein Collage!   Arts Workshop with Emma Whigham - Art'N About in Gala
    Frankenstein Collage!   Arts Workshop with Emma Whigham - Art'N About in Gala
    Sat, 28 Oct
    Untangled Yarns
    28 Oct 2023, 11:00 – 14:00
    Untangled Yarns, 10 Channel St, Galashiels TD1 1BA, UK
    Get monstrously creative for Halloween! Rummage through lots of inspiring collage materials to create your own unique characters made up from human, animal or anything else parts! A fantastic opportunity to get freakily creative with local artist Emma Whigham.
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  • Marvellous Monochrome!    Mixed Media Arts Workshop with Claire Beattie - Art'N About in Gala
    Marvellous Monochrome!    Mixed Media Arts Workshop with Claire Beattie - Art'N About in Gala
    Sat, 21 Oct
    Untangled Yarns
    21 Oct 2023, 10:00 – 14:00
    Untangled Yarns, 10 Channel St, Galashiels TD1 1BA, UK
    A fantastic opportunity to get drawing and printmaking with local artist Claire Beattie. As the seasons change and we prepare for the clocks going back come along to a fun drawing session inspired by the autumn season, using a variety of unexpected drawing and printmaking materials.
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  • Fantastic Feast! Family Arts Event
    Fantastic Feast! Family Arts Event
    Sat, 23 Sept
    Bank Street Gardens, Galashiels
    23 Sept 2023, 10:30 – 14:30
    Bank Street Gardens, Galashiels, Galashiels TD1 3JX
    A FREE family event on Bank Street Gardens in which we invite you to help create a fun imaginary sculptural feast, and music to go with it!
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  • Crafty Day & Meet the Animals at Birkhill House
    Crafty Day & Meet the Animals at Birkhill House
    Sat, 05 Nov
    At Birkhill House
    05 Nov 2022, 10:00 – 15:30
    At Birkhill House, Birkhill House, Earlston TD4 6AR, UK
    A day of creative activity and meeting the animals. Take part in a workshop with Fibre artist Magdalena Sobula and meet Birkhill's Founder Lara Armitage as well as lots of animals!! We will be finishing our Arts Award by learning about this special crafting venue and the work that happens here.
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  • Summer Creativity Day - Selkirk Cricket Club, Philiphaugh.
    Summer Creativity Day - Selkirk Cricket Club, Philiphaugh.
    Mon, 01 Aug
    Selkirk
    01 Aug 2022, 10:00 – 15:00 BST
    Selkirk, Selkirk Cricket Club, Ettrickhaugh Rd, Selkirk TD7 5AY, UK
    A community day of nature themed free & fun creative workshops for all ages and abilities. Have a go at painting on boards, making giant outdoor art, plastic fusing, making nature trolls & action painting. Refreshments & play equipment for wee ones too.
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  • Summer Creativity Day - Ettrickbridge
    Summer Creativity Day - Ettrickbridge
    Mon, 18 Jul
    Ettrickbridge
    18 Jul 2022, 10:00 – 19 Jul 2022, 15:00
    Ettrickbridge, Kirkhope Parish Hall & Ettrickbridge Sports Field, Ettrickbridge, Selkirk TD7 5JN, UK
    A community art day of free & fun creative workshops for all ages and abilities. Mini mosaic making, plastic fusing, giant recycled art, action painting, and lino printing workshop (bookable separately). Refreshments & play equipment for wee ones too. Booking advised but not essential.
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  • Lino Printing Workshop
    Lino Printing Workshop
    Mon, 18 Jul
    Kirkhope Parish Hall, Ettrickbridge
    18 Jul 2022, 10:00 – 12:30
    Kirkhope Parish Hall, Ettrickbridge, Ettrickbridge, Selkirk TD7 5JN, UK
    A wonderful chance to learn lino printing with local artist Emma Whigham. You will learn how to carve out and print a simple design of your own inspired by local nature, landscape, wildlife.
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  • Christmas Craft Evening - Screen printed Gifts
    Christmas Craft Evening - Screen printed Gifts
    Sat, 11 Dec
    Galashiels
    11 Dec 2021, 19:00 – 22:00
    Galashiels, 58 Island St, Galashiels TD1 1NU, UK
    Join us for a sociable and fun evening of crafting with refreshments and food. You will be provided with all you need to make unique screen printed tote bags or tea towels, which will make amazing gifts!
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  • Christmas Craft Evening - Natural Wreath Making and tree decorations
    Christmas Craft Evening - Natural Wreath Making and tree decorations
    Sat, 04 Dec
    Galashiels
    04 Dec 2021, 19:00 – 22:00
    Galashiels, 58 Island St, Galashiels TD1 1NU, UK
    Join us for a sociable and fun evening of crafting with refreshments and food. You will be provided with all you need to make a stunning wreath and tree decorations using all natural and reclaimed materials.
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