What’s On at Craigmillar Community Arts?
A weekly guide to activities.


Music Workshop
An informal session for anyone over 18 who enjoys music - a chance to jam, get tips from more experienced musicians or simply listen and join in when you feel comfortable.

Keyboard, drums and guitars are available to use.
Mondays, 7pm - 10pm, £1

Women’s Multi Art Group
A new group for women - a chance to do arts and crafts or drawing and painting in a sociable setting.
Tuesdays, 10.00am - 11.30am
Open Studio with Tutor
Have you ever wanted to learn the basics of painting or drawing? If so the Tuesday Open Studio is for you.

You can do your own thing or get assistance to unlock your creative talent from our volunteer tutor.
Tuesdays, 1pm - 2.30pm, £1

The Drammie Dodgers
Craigmillar’s drama group for all aged over 8 years meets every week to play drama games, do improvisations and rehearse for performances.

The group is currently working towards their Christmas show Beauty and the Beast and the group is closed -
Due to circumstances beyond the groups control Beauty and the Beast has been postponed until January - check the website for details of the date and look out for information on the group re-opening in the New Year.
Tuesdays, 6.30pm - 8.00pm, £1
Contact the Arts Centre on 669 8432 if you are interested

Open Studio
A chance to do your own art work in the company of other like minded people in a supportive environment, basic materials are provided.

There’s also a chance to take part in exhibitions throughout the year.

If you’re lucky you’ll be entertained while you create by Craigmillar’s very own Elderly Brothers!

Wednesdays, 10.30am - 2.30pm, £1

After School Art Club

For children aged 4 - 12 - here's your chance to experiment, learn from others, be creative and above have fun.

Wednesdays, 5.00pm - 6.15pm, £1


Open Studio
Another chance to drop in and do your own art work or discuss ideas for creative projects with others and receive help to turn dreams into reality!
Thursdays, 12.30pm - 2.30pm, £1


Creative Writing Workshop

This new group is for anyone interested in starting or developing their creative writing skills. Sessions will include a mix of writing tips, some formal instruction, discussion of techniques and topics, writing, sharing and of course tea and biscuits!

Fridays 1pm - 3pm, £1

Karaoke Club

Bored with the telly on a Friday night?

Then why not experience some real live Craigmillar entertainment while boosting your
confidence and developing your vocal chords into the bargain.

Fridays, 7pm - 10pm, £1


Although we're into Winter now there's still work to be done preparing the ground for the growing season to come - why not feel the soil between your fingers and involve yourself in the Arts Centre garden or take up one of our allottment places.

Arts and Environment Project

The project works in local schools and with local children and young people’s groups to raise an awareness of the environment using the arts as the tool.

A major part of their work has been making animated films these can be seen on youtube at: Cmartsandenvironment

Look out for the crazy plastic bottle top collection points throughout the community where you can leave your bottle tops - these tops will eventually be assembled together to produce a “top” piece of recycled art! 

Craigmillar Arts Centre drop in opening hours are:

 10am - 4pm
 Tuesday: 12 noon - 3pm
 Wednesday: 10am - 4pm
 Thursday: 12 noon - 3pm

Craigmillar Community Arts
58 Newcraighall Road
EH15 3HS
0131 669 8432