Author: Avril Nicol

Jewellery making workshop with Eloise Kerr.


Make your very own sterling silver ring using basic forming, soldering and finishing techniques. The skills you learn can be taken forward into more advanced classes.

The informal class will be in my workshop in Stirling and is suitable for complete beginners.

Price includes use of tools and materials. The silver used is certified, traceable and 100% recycled sterling silver.

Classes are limited to 4 people.

Click on the link below to make a booking:

Artist talk by Jenny Smith at &Collective

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Jenny Smith ‘Paintlines’ 15th April-26th May 
An Exhibition of limited edition prints
There will be a meet the artist event in the gallery on
Saturday 23rd April between 3-5pm. 
We will begin with a short artist’s talk, followed by the opportunity to chat informally in the gallery and see the exhibition.

Enjoy Jazz, Swing Dance and afternoon tea at the University of Stirling

The University is hosting a jazz and dance event, held in conjunction with the Speaking of the Sky: Jon Schueler exhibition, on 14 May, 1-4pm. Join us in celebrating the centenary of this American abstract expressionist who was involved in the American jazz scene in the 1950s. 
Glasgow based Pianist/composer Peter Johnstone, fast becoming recognised as one of the leading lights in British Jazz, will also perform with his trio featuring bassist Brodie Jarvie and drummer John Lowrie. Peter won the prestigious BBC Young Scottish Jazz Musician of the Year competition in 2012.
The Glasgow Lindyhop group will also perform and will lead a taster session to show people how to swing dance.
This event is part of the 2016 Festival of Museums; a weekend of events for all the family in Scottish museums.
The event includes guided tours of the exhibition, afternoon tea, a jazz band and swing dance performance.
This event is open to students, staff and members of the public. Tickets include afternoon tea and cost £10 for adults, £6 for children.
Places must be booked in advance via the University’s online shop.
For further information please see: [email protected]
Venue: Art Collection, Pathfoot Building, University of Stirling

Artist Wanted: Heritage School Art Project

The Falkirk THI is seeking an experienced Artist to deliver a heritage art based programme, ‘Falkirk’s Shopfronts: First Impressions’ to schools in the Falkirk area. This is an exciting opportunity to encourage local Primary School children to explore their local built heritage through art. The artist would deliver the project between August and December 2016 and an project brief is attached to this email.

If you know anyone who would be interested please forward this email on. If you are interested in this opportunity please see Creative Scotland Opportunities advert for more information, or contact Julia Branch THI Heritage Engagement Officer on 01324 614061 / 07739328530 or email[email protected] .

The deadline is Monday 23rd May 2016 at 5.00pm.