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March 2020

Fresh Fruit Pop Up: Stick It Up!

Sunday 1 March, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waverley Mall, 3/1 Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
Fresh Fruit Pop UP

Sun 1 Mar, 2–5pm. Free, drop in for 8–15 year olds at Waverley Mall, lower level. Fresh Fruit Pop Up is an open creative space for 8–15 year olds tp drop in, make art and chat to peers. These workshops explore craft, printing and fashion, led by Fresh Fruit Intern and artist Brooke Milliken. This week we will work together to make a huge collaborative wall collage. Tear, paste and layer your images on top of one another to create an eye catching 2D…

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Open Book Workshop

Wednesday 4 March, 2020 at 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Bookmarket: a pop up bookshop and events space by The Fruitmarket Gallery, 3/1 Princes Street
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Wed 4 Feb, 10.30am–12noon. Free. Book via Eventbrite Read and discuss passages of fiction and poetry then try your hand at creative writing in response. This session will be led by the poet Alice Tarbuck.

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Kerry Douglas: Coptic Binding

Saturday 7 March, 2020 at 10:15 am - 12:15 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sat 7 Mar, 10.15am –12.15pm. £25 plus booking fee. Book via Eventbrite At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL Glasgow-based bookbinder Kerry Douglas will guide you through Coptic binding, a glue-free and ancient binding method, you’ll use a mix including recycled materials. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those looking to learn about new book structures. This event is part of Artists’ Bookmarket and is suitable aged 14+, no prior experience necessary. All tools and materials…

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Susie Wilson: Rubber Stamps Workshop

Saturday 7 March, 2020 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sat 7 Mar, 12.30–2pm. £15 plus booking fee. Book via Eventbrite At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL Edinburgh based artist Susie Wilson  will introduce a simple and quick method to create content by cutting an image into an eraser.  These stamps will then be used to  create a unique concertina book and you can experiment with printing and layering colours. This event is part of Artists’ Bookmarket and is suitable aged 14+, no prior experience necessary.…

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Creative Informatics Lab #11: Data-driven publishing


Saturday 7 March, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sat 7 Mar, 4pm–6pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL This Lab explores how digital technology is both disrupting and offering new opportunities for artists to publish their creative work. Speakers include Jen Ross (Senior Lecturer in Digital Education and co-director of the Centre for Research in Digital Education at University of Edinburgh), Anouk Lang (Senior Lecturere in Digital Humanities at the University of Edinburgh) and artist, writer and performer JR Carpenter.…

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Collage & fold with Rhed Fawell

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 10:15 am - 11:15 am
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sun 8 Mar, 10.15–11.15am. £8 plus booking fee. Book via Eventbrite At Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf, Leith, Edinburgh, EH6 6AL This workshop is led by collage artist Rhed Fawell, she will teach you how to make a simple 8-page paper booklet from one piece of A4 paper. You will learn some simple collaging techniques to decorate the front cover and internal pages of your booklet. Materials supplied but please feel free to bring your own magazines or interesting visuals to…

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Lucy Roscoe: Pop-ups for grown-ups

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 11:30 am - 12:15 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sun 8 Mar, 11.30am–12.15pm. £16 plus booking fee. Book via Eventbrite Learn to make a pop-up book with Lucy Roscoe of The Book Tree Press Absorb yourself in the magical world of the pop-up book, which is strictly not just for children! You will learn a few paper engineering and manipulation techniques that can be used and adapted to create all kinds of unique book forms. At the end of the workshop you will take home your own pop-up book.…

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Society of Bookbinders: Box making
 demo

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Custom Lane, 1 Customs Wharf
Edinbrgh, EH6 6AL United Kingdom
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Sun 8 Mar, 12.20–1.30pm. Free. Book via Eventbrite. Box making demonstration with Gillian Stewart of the Society of Bookbinders Boxes can be protection, storage and art objects in their own right. In this demonstration we'll share techniques for measuring, cutting, constructing and covering a drop-back box. Led by Gillian Stewart, Chair of the Society of Bookbinders in Scotland, prize winning bookbinder and owner of Juju Books. The Society of Bookbinders is a UK-based educational charity dedicated to traditional and contemporary…

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Fresh Fruit Pop Up: Weave It Out!

Sunday 8 March, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waverley Mall, 3/1 Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Fresh Fruit Pop UP

Sun 8 Mar, 2–5pm. Free, drop in for 8–15 year olds at Waverley Mall, lower level. Fresh Fruit Pop Up is an open creative space for 8–15 year olds tp drop in, make art and chat to peers. These workshops explore craft, printing and fashion, led by Fresh Fruit Intern and artist Brooke Milliken. Using found materials such as fabric, plastic and all things fantastic, we will weave our way in and out of different structures to create colourful, patterned artworks.…

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Fresh Fruit Pop Up: In the Bag!

Sunday 15 March, 2020 at 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Waverley Mall, 3/1 Waverley Bridge
Edinburgh, EH1 1BQ United Kingdom
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Fresh Fruit Pop UP

Sun 15 Mar, 2–5pm. Free, drop-in for 8–15 year olds. Fresh Fruit Pop Up is an open creative space for 8–15 year olds tp drop in, make art and chat to peers. These workshops explore craft, printing and fashion, led by Fresh Fruit Intern and artist Brooke Milliken. Today, design and make your own tote bag to take away! Get creative and stamp, write and wear your own bag for life. Sessions take place in a dedicated unit at Waverley Mall during…

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