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December 2017

Pips! Family: Garlands for 4–7 year olds

Saturday 16 December, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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paperchain

Sat 16 Dec, 2–5pm. Free. Drop-in, no booking required. Make paperchains and garlands in this festive workshop with artist Juliana Capes. Have fun with a range of materials including leather, plastic and paper, inspired by Jacqueline Donachie’s work in the exhibition.

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January 2018

Fresh Fruit: Teens for 12–15 year olds

Sunday 14 January, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb

4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Explore Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition in a series of workshops using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities, led and supported by trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include drawing, performance, sculpture and installation art.

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Literary Littles: Kasia Matyjaszek: Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl

Saturday 27 January, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Molly Rogers. Pirate Girl

Sat 27 Jan, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Literary Littles is a free book group for children aged 2–7 years. Today Edinburgh based illustrator Kasia Matyjaszek will read from her book about ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard and his crew who meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly! Tickets only required for children.

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February 2018

Literary Littles: Janis MacKay: The Selkie Girl

Saturday 10 February, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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the selkie girl

Sat 10 Feb, 10–11am. Free. Suitable for 2–7 years Book via Eventbrite Janis MacKay returns to The Frutimarket Gallery bookclub for little people, woth a fun, interactive storytelling session, she will reading from her enchanting tale inspired by Scottish folklore. Tickets only required for children.

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Fresh Fruit: Tweens for 8-11 year olds – Temple of Youth

Sunday 11 February, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo Ruth Clark

Sun 11 Feb, 10–11am 12 places for 8–11 year olds. Book via Eventbrite These workshops designed for 8–11 year olds take place on the second Sunday of the month. In the workshop Artist Louise Fraser will explore themes, ideas and materials in Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition. February’s workshop is entitled Temple of Youth and will be an immersive morning exploring sound and music through art.

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Fresh Fruit: Teens for 12–15 year olds

Sunday 11 February, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb

4–6pm. 12 places for 12–15 year olds. Book via Eventbrite Explore Jacqueline Donachie’s exhibition in a series of workshops using a variety of materials, techniques and discussion activities, led and supported by trained Fresh Fruit Leaders and artist Louise Fraser. Each workshop is unique and will include drawing, performance, sculpture and installation art.

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March 2018

Lynne Rickards: Rowan the Red Squirrel

Saturday 17 March, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Lynne Rickards: Rowan the red squirrel

Sat 17 Mar, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite  From the creators of the bestselling Skye the Puffling, Lynne Rickards will be joining us to read from the delightful Rowan the Red Squirrel. Set in the Scottish Highlands and featuring some of Scotland’s most famous wildlife, it’s a tale sure to entertain both children and adults alike. The reading will be followed by craft activities. This forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery's fun book group for children aged 3–7.

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April 2018

Paint and Slide, Fresh Fruit: Tweens for 8–11 year olds

Sunday 8 April, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 8 Apr, 10–11am. Free. 12 places. To book a place email the bookshop on bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk or call 0131 226 8181. Artist Louise Fraser leads this workshop which explores themes, ideas and materials within our Lee Lozano exhibition Slip Slide Splice. You will make paintings that merge forms, working from faces and everyday tools. Experiment with techniques and materials including slime!

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Kasia Matyjaszek: Molly Rogers, Pirate Girl

Saturday 21 April, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Molly Rogers. Pirate Girl

Sat 21 Apr, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite  Illustrator Kasia Matyjaszek will read from her book about ferocious pirate Captain Firebeard and his crew who meet their match when they kidnap a small, feisty girl named Molly! This forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery's fun book group for children aged 3–7.

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May 2018

Set Pieces: Fresh Fruit Tweens for 8–11 year olds

Sunday 13 May, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sun 13 May, 10–11am. Free. 12 places for 8–11 year olds. To book a place email the bookshop on bookshop@fruitmarket.co.uk or call 0131 226 8181. Artist Louise Fraser leads this workshop which explores themes, ideas and materials within our Lee Lozano exhibition Slip Slide Splice. You will perform and document everyday scenarios in this workshop exploring language and instruction as art.

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