Tag Archives: crafts

Pirates, parrots, cats, dogs and peacocks

Last week I ran two sessions at West Pilton Neighbourhood Project. The first session was pirate themed- inspired by Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson (one of the writers represented in the Writers’s Museum). We made treasure maps and parrots. … Continue reading

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Summer holiday activities

Today is the first day of  our summer holiday activities. I will be running street games sessions at Balgreen Library at 11am and at Fountainbridge Library at 2.30 today (15 July) I will also visit: Oxgangs Library for a games … Continue reading

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Exhibitions and visits

On Friday I visited Score Scotland to run a workshop with the young people there. Here are some images of the fish and sea creatures we made. Last week we also took down the Scars on the City exhibition which … Continue reading

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West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre

Yesterday I ran a  Seascapes and Sea-creatures workshop at West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre. Here are some of the artworks the group created. 

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Crafty fish

This morning I went to visit visit Dads Rock at Whale Arts. We explored some of the seascapes in the City Art Centre collections and the group made these lovely fish crafts.

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The Burryman and Ferry Fair

Yesterday I went out to South Queensferry Library to run craft activities for the Ferry Fair. I also got a glimpse of the Burryman! The Burryman is a local tradition. He dresses up in burrs from burdock plants and parades … Continue reading

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More Sea Monsters

I have just copied lots of photos across from my camera, so I thought I would share some more lovely sea monsters, this time made by children at Leith Library.

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Sea Monsters

I have just got back into the office after running a crafts sessions in West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre. We have lots of lovely seascapes in our art collections and nautical items in our history collections, so we made sea monsters … Continue reading

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Great new photos from Kerry Santo

I’ve just posted some more photographs of the Citizen Curator sessions at Leith Library on our Flickr page. These photos were taken by our lovely volunteer photographer Kerry Santo. Thank you Kerry!

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Some images of past projects

Since this blog is still quite new, I thought I’d post some images of the outreach work I have done in the past. Just to give you a taste of what I do. I work with toddler groups. This photo … Continue reading

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