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CashBack Nights: Visual and digital art workshops, Glasgow

Free CashBack Nights workshops will offer 12-19 year olds the chance to work with artists Allan Whyte and Elina Bry as part of fun, friendly and fascinating visual arts workshops!

Come along to learn about print-making, design, sculpture, casting, music and sound design. We will use the environment and the history of the local area as inspiration in creative and exciting sessions designed to give you new skills and have fun.

Digital workshops will teach you storyboarding, quick drawing, collage and digital photography. We will think about identity and the heritage of our area, creating a comic, story or picture to share as part of a digital exhibition.

Workshops are running:

  • Every Tuesday from 4pm until 6pm at The Factory, 319 Craigpark Drive, Glasgow G31 2TB. Runs 19th January - 16th April 2019.
  • Every Monday from 6pm until 8pm at GESH Community Centre, 1 Redcastle Square, Glasgow G33 5EG. Runs 28th January - 25th March 2019.
  • Every Thursday from 6.30pm until 8.30pm at FARE, 31 Drumlanrig Avenue, Glasgow G34 0JF. Runs 31st January - 28th March 2019.
Interested? You can sign up here. If you have any questions, give Heather at Impact Arts a call on 0141 575 3001 or email heather.gault@impactarts.co.uk.

These workshops are funded and supported by Cashback for Communities, the Heritage Lottery Fund's Young Roots fund and the Scottish Maritime Museum.

CashBack Nights: Performance & video workshops, Paisley


Free CashBack Nights workshops will offer 12-19 year olds the chance to work with artists Mina Heydari-Waite and Gemma Crook on fun and lively character design and video workshops, involving stop motion, green screen, acting, prop-making and costume design!

You will work with Mina, Gemma and others your age to create exaggerated characters inspired by heritage and identity. Taking cues from the excess of Ru Paul's Drag race and work by contemporary artist Rachel McLean, you will create vibrant and punchy short films to form part of a digital showcase.

We have workshops running:
  • Wednesdays, 4pm - 6pm, at the Tannahill Centre (76 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT). Running 30th January - 17th April 2019
  • Wednesdays, 7pm - 9pm, at the Paisley YMCA (St. Ninian's Parish Church, Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NR). Running 30th January - 27th March 2019.
Interested? You can sign up here. If you have any questions, give Heather at Impact Arts a call on 0141 575 3001 or email heather.gault@impactarts.co.uk.

These workshops are funded and supported by Cashback for Communities, National Museums Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund's Kick the Dust fund.

CashBack Nights: Visual art workshops, Edinburgh


Free CashBack Nights workshops will offer 12-19 year olds the chance to work with artist Kate Southern on fun arts and crafts workshops inspired by the contents of the National Museum of Scotland!

You will learn how to create nail and yarn art, origami, and paper crafts, while also using the rich collections within the Museum to inspire wonderful tapestries, embroidery, textiles and pottery.

We will be taking inspiration from heritage and museums generally, while also creating work inspired by our own heritage - our identities and stories.

Workshops are running every Friday from 2pm until 4pm at the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF. This block will run from 1st February - 19th April 2019.

Interested? You can sign up here. If you have any questions, give Rosanna at Impact Arts a call on 0141 575 3001 or email rhall@impactarts.co.uk.

These workshops are funded and supported by Cashback for Communities, National Museums Scotland and the Heritage Lottery Fund's Kick the Dust fund.

CashBack Nights: Visual art workshops, North Ayrshire

 

Free CashBack Nights workshops will offer 12-19 year olds the chance to work with artist Christine Novosel as part of fun, friendly and fascinating visual arts workshops!

You will learn how to make printed bags, signs, tiles, sketchbooks, patches, badges and cards. You will make cool prints from everyday items - from rubbers and old shoes, to granny's cutlery and potatoes!

We will be taking inspiration from the local area - everything from the family living room to A-listed buildings - and tying personal stories in with the heritage of North Ayrshire.

Workshops are running:

  • Every Wednesday from 4pm until 6pm at Impact Arts, 60 Bank Street, Irvine KA12 0LP. Runs 30th January - 27th March 2019.
  • Every Tuesday from 7pm until 8.30pm at Townhead Youth & Community Centre, 15 Townfoot, Dreghorn, Irvine KA11 4EQ. Runs 29th January - 26th March 2019.
  • Every Wednesday from 6.30pm until 8pm at Springside Community Centre, Overtoun Road, Springside, Irvine KA11 3BG. Runs 30th January - 27th March 2019.
Interested? You can sign up here. If you have any questions, give Kelly at Impact Arts a call on 01294 273 051 or email kelly.espindola@impactarts.co.uk.

These workshops are funded and supported by Cashback for Communities, the Heritage Lottery Fund's Young Roots fund and the Scottish Maritime Museum.

Get Out, Get Active! Line dancing/Qi-gong sessions for over-60s

Loosen up those limbs, get up and get moving at these free sessions for over-60s! Step right up for line dancing classes in Barrhead and Linwood, featuring fun and fitness to good music in good company. Qi-gong classes in Linwood will give you the chance to take part in a Chinese exercise technique featuring slow, graceful movements and breathing exercises. Come along and exercise body and mind while trying something new!

Here's what's running from :

  • Line dancing, Linwood: Every Monday, 10am - 12pm, at St. Conval's Church (Greenfarm Road, Linwood PA3 3HD); runs 14th January - 4th March 2019
  • Qi-gong, Linwood: St. Conval's Church (Greenfarm Road, Linwood PA3 3HD); runs 14th January - 25th March 2019
  • Line dancing, Barrhead: Every Tuesday, 10am - 12pm, at the ARC Centre in Auchenback (64 Aurs Drive, Barrhead G78 2LW); runs 15th January - 19th February 2019

Drop ins welcome, but if you would like to find out more, please call Heather on 0141 575 3001 or email artscafe@impactarts.co.uk.

This work is funded by the Scottish Government's People and Communities fund, Linstone Housing and Barrhead Housing Association.

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