Sat 24 Feb 2018

Connect/Exchange

Rough Music Workshop

13:30-16:30

As the culmination of her Connect/Exchange residency at Stills Gallery, Kimberley O’Neill will present a workshop event on her research around Rough Music. The workshop will be led by invited... [more]

Sat 17 Feb 2018

Brigid Collins & Ed Small - Artist Talk

15:00

Artist Brigid Collins and Ed Small discuss the concept behind the book ‘For A’That’, illustrated by Collins and edited by Kirsty Gunn alongside Anna Day, Cultural Project Manager for the... [more]

Sat 10 Feb 2018

Greg Moodie and Chris Cairns - Artist Talk

15:00

Cartoonists Greg Moodie and Chris Cairns have been tearing up the Scottish and UK political scene since 2012, Cairns as part of Wings Over Scotland and Moodie in the pages of The National. Here they... [more]

Fri 09 Feb 2018

Creativity for Wellbeing

Creativity for Wellbeing Workshop

17:30 - 19:30

A process art workshop where the emphasis is on using creativity to connect with ourselves and each other. The group will engage in structured settling, making and reflective exercises. In the making... [more]

Booking essential

Sat 03 Feb 2018

Catherine Sargeant & Tom Houston - Artist Talk & Performance

15:00

Award winning text artist Catherine Sargeant will discuss her involvement with the poetry of Burns and reveal why the 'e' was dropped. She is joined by Tom Houston, an original and compelling... [more]

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Commissioned Artists Panel

14:00

Commissioned artists panel with Derrick Guild, Ciara Veronica Dunne, Ross Fleming and Robert Powell, co-chaired by ‘Burns Unbroke’ Festival Director Sheilagh Tennant and Exhibitions Facilitator... [more]

Sun 28 Jan 2018

Kenny Hunter - Artist Talk

15:30

Kenny Hunter will discuss his practice as an artist in relation to the life and work of Robert Burns. Looking at shared areas of interest such as history, politics and the natural world. In... [more]

Sat 27 Jan 2018

Neu! Reekie! - Burns Eruption

19:30-23:30

"Scotland's favourite avante-garde noise makers" (The Skinny) present a Burns Night like no other -  expect an eclectic mix of musicians and poets, haggis, veggie haggis and nips of Arran... [more]

27 stairs up to venue

Sat 27 Jan 2018

David Mach - Artist Talk

12:00

David Mach RA discusses his fascination with Robert Burns with Burns biographer Robert Crawford. They will also discuss some of David's recent work merging collage and poetry, as well as performing... [more]

Sat 27 Jan 2018

The Neil Mackenzie Memorial Ceilidh and Talks

17:30 - 19:00 (talks) 19:00 - 01:00 (Ceilidh)

A Burns weekend ceilidh in aid of The Neil Mackenzie Trust (SC046080) featuring the amazing  Dance Bandits. Burns themed food available by Gannet and Guga. Cash bar available from 7pm,... [more]

26 Jan, 01 Feb, 15 Feb, 01 Mar 2018

Whisky Masterclasses - Isle of Arran Distillery

18:30-19:30

Allow yourself to be transported to the beautiful Isle of Arran on the west coast of Scotland, a stone’s throw away from Burns’s birthplace where your host will take you through 5 whiskies from... [more]

Event on 1st March cancelled due to weather conditions

Thu 25 Jan 2018

Oor Rabbie by Andy Cannon and Wendy Weatherby

19:00 - 20:00

Featuring Burns's most popular works - including Tam O'Shanter, Tae a Mouse, Tae a Louse, Address to a Haggis – and with lots of audience participation, poetry, storytelling and live music, Oor... [more]

Sat 09 Dec 2017

Spin Network & Magnetic North

We Are All Made of Stars - Artist's Talk

17:00

Join film-maker Marisa Zanotti and composer Matthew Whiteside of Spin Network, together with Magnetic North's artistic director Nicholas Bone to find out more about the development of We Are All... [more]

Thu 07 Dec 2017

Beyond Borders Scotland

Contested Identities - Cultural dialogues between small nations

10:00-19:30

The Irish poet Eavan Boland once asked, ‘What is this thing – a nation – that is so powerful it can make songs, attract sacrifice and so exclusive it drives into hiding the complex and... [more]

This venue is not wheelchair-user accessible.

Sat 28 Oct 2017

Crofts & Kowalczyk

The Uncanny Miniclick Photographers' Talks Edinburgh Edition

18:30

All October Miniclick are looking into The Uncanny with a new exhibition in Brighton, ‘Spirit Side’, two new workshops and an evening of talks on Hauntings and The After Life. In keeping with... [more]

Sat 21 Oct 2017

Locomotive/Ideolo

15:00

Artist-led workshop by MAŁGORZATA GUROWSKA, JOANNA RUSZCZYK Language: Polish and English “The first carries cattle, then horses not few;/ The third car with corpulent people is filled,/Eating... [more]

Fri 20 Oct 2017

Dog Tricks

12:00

PANI JUREK, MAŁGORZATA GUROWSKA Language: Polish and English Of the cut muzzles, paws, bellies, tails, shaggy fur, spots and glances we will make the prettiest mongrels in the world. We will... [more]

Fri 20 Oct 2017

Paper Preserve

15:00

Artist-led workshop by illustrator KATARZYNA BOGUCKA Language: Polish and English In Poland gardening and making preserve from seasonal products have become fashionable again. We fill jars with the... [more]

Thu 19 Oct 2017

Mr Minuscule

15:00

Artist-led workshop ‘MR MINUSCULE’ by ELIZA MARCINOWICZ Language: English and Polish Mr Minuscule was really inquisitive. He has travelled all around the world and saw everything, except... [more]

Wed 18 Oct 2017

Pigeon, Bottle, Envelope, Computer - An Art of Writing Letters

15:00

Artist-led workshop by DOMINIKA GORZKIEWICZ- KRZYŻANOWSKA Language: Polish and English Where did the carrier pigeons go? Who did the bottle letters reach? How to send a letter without an envelope?... [more]

Tue 17 Oct 2017

Jumping Languages and Other Bilingual Stories

16:00

The workshop will engage both children (pre-school and primary ages) and their parents on the topic of bilingualism and code mixing. Through creative collective writing, illustrations and physical... [more]

This event is not wheelchair-user accessible

Tue 17 Oct 2017

I am a very clever cat

15:00

Workshop led by artist illustrator KASIA MATYJASZEK Language: Polish and English Do you know Stockton, a very claver cat, who is good at everything? Especially knitting! When he decides to knit a... [more]

Mon 16 Oct 2017

Jumping Languages and Other Bilingual Stories

16:00

The workshop will engage both children (pre-school and primary ages) and their parents on the topic of bilingualism and code mixing. Through creative collective writing, illustrations and physical... [more]

This event is not wheelchair-user accessible

Sun 15 Oct 2017

King Matt The First

17:00 - 18:00

Figure Theatre’s “King Matt the First” looks at entering into adulthood in today’s complicated world of many meanings, contexts and points of view. Maturity, battling one’s own weaknesses,... [more]

Language: Polish. This venue is not wheelchair-user accessible.

Sun 15 Oct 2017

We've got a problem

15:00

By artist Iwona Chmielewska Language: Polish and English The workshop is inspired by Iwona Chmielewska’s book “A PROBLEM”. This is a simple story about a girl who was ironing an embroidered... [more]

This event is not wheelchair-user accessible

Sat 14 Oct 2017

Billy Fog

17:00

They call him Billy Fog. He’s fond of solitude, night, rain and melancholy. He loves doing rotten tricks to his little sister Jane and drown ants in chocolate saliva. He isn’t naughty, he... [more]

Language: Polish. This venue is not wheelchair-user accessible

Sat 14 Oct 2017

Polish Contemporary Book Illustrations for Children

12:00

Come to learn about modern Polish book illustrations. Two lectures: ‘Contemporary Polish Picturebook Art: Bridging Tradition and Modernity - Mizielińscy, Ignerska, Concejo’ by Magdalena Sikorska... [more]

This venue is not wheelchair-user accessible

Sat 14 Oct 2017

Make Your Own Monster

15:00

MAKE YOUR OWN MONSTER workshop led by artist illustrator ALEKSANDRA WOLDANSKA – PŁOCINSKA One of the most popular monsters in the world lives in Scotland, in Loch Ness. Some think that it has a... [more]

This event is not wheelchair-user accessible

Fri 13 Oct 2017

Painted with Shadows

15:00

Language: Polish and English Would you like to discover all the secrets of a shadow theatre? Learn how to create scenes, how to move a puppet and how to use the light to create incredible new... [more]

This event is not wheelchair-user accessible

Thu 12 Oct 2017

BAWIALNIA/PLAYROOM - Polish Design For Kids!

18:00

The great opening of the BAWIALNIA/PLAYROOM – Polish Design for Kids exhibition and an official inauguration of ‘KITE AND TRUMPET’ Festival of Polish Art for Children. You don’t want to miss... [more]