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Fly Cup

Fly cup cafe and what next…Sunday 26th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm After our taster programme, we’re hosting a monthly coffee morning where you can drop by for a chat, tea and cake with the community. Join us to reflect on the first taster programme and let us know about what you want to make needs to happen next. Open to all ages, children must be accompanied by their carer, parent or guardian. Refreshments provided, please bring your own food or […]

Introduction to Traditional Sign Writing

This event is fully booked.Please email us if you would be interested in taking part in an event like this in the future or sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page. Saturday 18th March10am – 4pm  Led by Owen Bushell. In this workshop, you’ll be led through the process of drawing, laying out and painting decorative letters. All the while learning about the history of sign-writing and getting some tips on how to make good […]

Introduction to Stained Glass

This event has been cancelled due to adverse weatherPlease email us if you would be interested in taking part in an event like this in the future or sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page. Sunday 12th March10am – 1pm & 2pm – 4.30pm Led by Margaret Bell Learn how to cut & grind glass and use a soldering iron to make hanging sun-catchers using the copper foil method. Session 1: 10am – 12.30pmSession 2: […]

Basket Making with Willow

This event is fully booked.Please email us if you would be interested in taking part in an event like this in the future or sign up to our mailing list at the bottom of this page. Sunday 5th March10am – 2pm Led by Frank Richards. Learn how to make a beautiful bird feeder out of willow in this half day workshop. Willow is a renewable resource and grows readily in the Scottish landscape. The bird feeder is woven from locally […]

Hands of a child are embroidered with threads using a hook

Knitting & Crochet Circle

Sunday 26th February10am – 1pm A drop in knitting and crochet circle facilitated by Lumsden school. All participants will be provided with a free knitting starter pack to use and take home and beginners can be supported throughout the session. Come along for a cuppa and start your knitting or crochet journey or work on your latest knitting project and share handy hints.  Booking information:To book your place please email arts@ssw.org.uk or call 01464 861372 and include the following info: As all […]

Clay Play

Saturday 25th February and Saturday 11th March10am – 1pm Saturday 25th February: Tile MakingLed by Matthew Wilcock Come along to the new ceramics studio at SSW and have a go at some ceramics techniques. Together we will create tiles to decorate the community making space and of course one for you to take home too. This is a drop in workshop and we will let people in on the hour (at 10, 11 and 12) so that you can be […]

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Traditional Straw Work

Sunday 19th February10am – 12pm & 1pm – 3pm Led by Elaine Lindsay Join local artisan Elaine Lindsay from “Something Corny” for this straw working workshop. You’ll discover the story of this ancient craft, and using a variety of techniques you’ll also make at least two items for you to take home. Session 1: 10am – 12 midday Session 2: 1pm – 3pmPlease state which workshop you’d like to attend when booking. Find out more about Elaine’s work: www.somethingcorny.co.uk Booking information:To […]

A fluorescent yellow paper sign with the words 'sanitise your hands' is on a white wall next to a staircase. The stairs curve up out of shot. There is a hand sanitiser pump on the entrance to the stairs.

COVID-19 guidelines: June 2022

All Covid rules and restrictions have been lifted in Scotland. Despite this, the health and wellbeing of everyone at SSW remains a priority. To reduce the risk from Covid-19 at SSW: We will continue to clean using Covid safe cleaning products. Hand sanitising stations remain in place and we encourage all users to practice good hand hygiene. If you are feeling unwell we advise you to stay at home and contact us to rearrange your visit. Anyone who is travelling […]

Programme and Communications Fellow: Job Pack breakdown

pdf files: Section 1 – Important information and key dates Section 2 – About SSW Section 3 – About the role Section 4 – Skills and experience we are looking for Section 5 – Programme Section 6 – Equal opportunities and access Section 7 – How to apply Section 8 – Information about the Weston Jerwood Creative Bursaries MS word files: Section 1 – Important information and key dates Section 2 – About SSW Section 3 – About the role […]

Edge Effects Library, Edge Effects: Glasgow (2017). Photo: Ross Fraser McLean / Studio RoRo

Edge Effects Library

The Edge Effects library was first presented at Edge Effects: Glasgow, before travelling to SSW for Edge Effects: Lumsden. It’s now in permanent residence in our communities room for everyone at SSW. The library is made up of a series of reading lists selected by artists and organisations involved in the Edge Effects: Glasgow programme. These include: Brett Bloom and Ximena AlarconMele Broomes
Taru ElfvingHIAP (Helsinki International Artist Programme)Interfaces for EmpathyMari Keski-Korsu
Peter McMaster
Richard Skelton
Scottish Sculpture Workshop You can download a PDF of the Reading […]