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October 2017

Exhibition: Colour Collective

Friday 27 October, 2017 at 11:00 am - Sunday 29 October, 2017 at 6:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Photo: Sally Jubb Photography

Exhibition: Colour Collective Making Matters: Garcia Family Foundation Schools Programme 27 – 29 October 2017 The Gallery is delighted to present an exhibition of work created by pupils from six local primary, secondary and special schools. Working alongside artists Louise Fraser and Jenny Bell Harman, the pupils have explored ideas, objects and materials, creating their own work inspired by Jac Leirner’s exhibition Add It Up. Made by young people from: Drummond Community High School, Pilrig Park School, Prospect Bank School,…

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December 2017

Pips! Family: Baubles for 4-7 year olds

Saturday 16 December, 2017 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Sat 16 Dec, 10am–12pm. Free. 20 places. Siblings welcome. Book via Eventbrite A fun family craft workshop with the opportunity to explore the exhibition and create festive baubles using a variety of materials including papier-maché, balloons and balls of different shapes and sizes inspired by Donachie’s artwork, led by artist Juliana Capes.

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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

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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April 2018

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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June 2018

Elizabeth McKay: Wee Granny’s Magic Bag and the Pirates

Saturday 2 June, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Granny pirate

Sat 2 Jun, 10–11am. Free.
 Book via Eventbrite What weird and wonderful things will Wee Granny pull out of her magic bag next? Elizabeth McKay will reveal all in her third book in this popular series. Think Mary Poppins, with more tartan (and pirates). This forms part of Literary Littles, The Frutimarket Gallery's fun book group for children aged 3–7.

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July 2018

Lari Don: The Treasure of the Loch Ness Monster

Saturday 14 July, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Lari Don

Sat 14 Jul, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Join this renowned children’s author and storyteller as she reads from her new book – a timeless tale about Scotland’s most famous creature. A huge green head shot up from the depths of Loch Ness and crashed into the bottom of the boat. The wooden boat flew into the air. It splintered and split and broke apart…’ She is Scotland’s most famous monster, but what’s her story? This event forms part of…

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August 2018

Alastair Chisholm: The Prince and the Witch and the Thief and the Bears

Saturday 11 August, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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Alastair Chisholm

Sat 11 Aug, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Local author Alastair will launch his action-packed book full of lock-picking princesses and broccoli-wielding ninja frogs. Available at a discounted launch price on the day. This event forms part of The Fruitmarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The reading will be followed by craft activities. Tickets only required for children.

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September 2018

Tom Morgan-Jones: The Red Dread

Saturday 1 September, 2018 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
The Fruitmarket Gallery,
45 Market Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1DF United Kingdom
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The Red Dread

Sat 1 Sep, 10–11am. Free. Book via Eventbrite Edinburgh’s own Tom Morgan-Jones will be hosting a draw-along event to introduce his spooky picture book debut! Told entirely in dialogue, this read-aloud tale plays out in sly illustrations brimming with visual humour. This event forms part of The Fruitmarket Gallery’s fun book group for children aged 3–7. The reading will be followed by craft activities. Tickets only required for children.

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