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Let's Get Together! Free singing sessions for over-60s

 

Come along each week and join musician Michelle for fun, relaxed singing sessions! Enjoy some old favourites and rediscover forgotten classics, while having a cup of tea in good company. No need to book - Michelle will be sure to make you feel at home.

Here's what's running:

  • Johnstone: Every Thursday, 10am - 12pm, at 7 Farrier Court, Johnstone PA5 8AQ; runs 2nd May until 18th July 2019

Drop ins welcome, but f 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 and Linstone Housing.

CashBack Nights: Performance & video workshops, Paisley


Free CashBack Nights workshops will offer 12-19 year olds are fun and lively video and character design sessions involving stop motion, green screen, acting, prop-making and costume design!

You will work with artists Gemma and Susie 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:
  • Every Wednesday from 4pm - 6pm, at the Tannahill Centre (76 Blackstoun Road, Paisley PA3 1NT). Running 17th April - 26th June 2019

 

Interested? You can sign up here. If you have any questions, give Aileen at Impact Arts a call on 0141 575 3001 or email alynn@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 Christine Novosel on fun arts and crafts workshops inspired by the contents of the National Museum of Scotland!

Workshops will involve printing patterns, working with card and textile, painting fabrics, mark-making and typography and painting ceramic tiles. You will learn about the socially and politically-engaged art, the cultural meaning of colour, and look at artwork from around the world.

Workshops are running:

  • Every Friday from 2pm until 4pm at the National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF. Runs 19th April - 28th June 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 National Lottery Heritage Fund's Kick the Dust fund.

Craft Cafe Renfrewshire & East Renfrewshire (60+)



We run Craft Café workshops in Johnstone and Barrhead for people over the age of 60. These are relaxed, friendly and creative sessions to socialise and pick up skills from an artist-in-residence.

Our sessions in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire are run in partnership with FLAIR housing associations. They take place:

  • Johnstone – 7 Farrier Court, Johnstone PA5 8AQ - Fridays, 10.30am-12.30pm
  • Barrhead – 113 Main Street, Barrhead G78 1SB - Wednesdays, 1pm-4pm

If you - or someone you know - are interested in attending, please contact Daniella Rossi on 01294 273 051 / 07813 341 074 or email daniella.rossi@impactarts.co.uk.

Craft Cafe in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire is supported by FLAIR housing associations and the Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund.

Craft Cafe, Govan (60+)



The Craft Cafe Govan is held between 10am and 4pm, from Tuesday until Thursday each week, at the Elderpark Street Centre (82 Elderpark Street, Govan, Glasgow G51 3ST).

It is a relaxed and friendly environment where older people can come along for a cup of tea and try their hand at a various artistic and creative techniques, whatever their experience or level of ability.

You can watch a short film about our Craft Cafe workshops in Govan and Edinburgh here. You can also read more about our work with older people on our older people's blog.

If you or someone you know are interested, the Craft Cafe Govan is looking for members. You must be based in Govan or the surrounding area. Please contact Lead Tutor Charlotte Craig on 0141 575 3001 or email charlotte.craig@impactarts.co.uk.

Craft Cafe Govan is supported by Elderpark Housing Association and the Scottish Government's People and Communities Fund.

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