What’s On at Craigmillar Community Arts?
A weekly guide to activities.
Be Arty - Be Healthy, Gardening
Have a go at organic gardening in the Arts Centre's very own garden. A chance to work with others to grow your own healthy vegetables - to eat!
10am - 12noon
Photography Project for Adults
The Be Arty Be Healthy Project are working in
collaboration with Outlook to deliver this photography project which is
designed for people with experience of mental health issues. The project
will lead to an exhibition at Craigmillar Library 10 - 17 October to
celebrate the Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.
If you know someone who would be interested in
taking part in the project please get in touch with Tracy, Be Arty Be
Healthy Project Coordinator T: 0131 669 8432 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
1pm - 4pm
Painting with Bill
Learn to paint with CCA's resident artist, Bill Jessiman. If you've never tried painting before - here's your chance to give it a try in a relaxed and informal setting. Bill will talk you through the steps to producing an original oil painting.
1.30pm - 4pm
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
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
Be Arty - Be Healthy, Lunch and Creative Taster
Enjoy a healthy lunch then take part in a creative taster session and experience the benefits to your health. During July there will be short 'creative' walks to a variety of interesting local places,
Lunch at 12.30pm and walk from 1.30pm - 2.30pm
(In conjunction with the Thistle Foundation Health and Wellbeing Project)
Open Studio with Tutor
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
drama group for all aged over 8 years meets every week to play drama
games, do improvisations and rehearse for performances.
Tuesdays, 6.30pm - 8.00pm, £1
Contact the Arts Centre on 669 8432 if you are interested
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
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
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
Thursdays, 12.30pm - 2.30pm, £1
Painting with Bill
to paint with CCA's resident artist, Bill Jessiman. If you've never
tried painting before - here's your chance to give it a try in a relaxed and informal setting. Bill will talk you through the steps to producing an original oil painting.
1.30pm - 4pm
10am - 4pm
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
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:
Craigmillar Community Arts
| Monday: || 10am - 4pm|
| Tuesday:|| 10am - 4pm|
| Wednesday:|| 10am - 4pm|
| Thursday: |
|10am - 4pm|
10am - 4pm
58 Newcraighall Road
0131 669 8432