Songs Around the PIano

3 September 2017
Sunday, September 03, 2017

Popular Scottish Singer/ Songwriter Moira Kerr  is accompanied byBarry MacKillop to bring to the Music Room  an afternoon of "Songs Around the Piano". The set-list will feature a variety of all time favourites, from Sin...

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Home to Home

15 October 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017

A unique opportunity for an in depth exploration of Mackintosh's greatest domestic works with an introductory talk followed by a guided tour of the House and visits to see the Mackintosh House at the Hunterian and his f...

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Autumn Wine Dinner

28 September 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Join us for a fabulous evening of food and drinks celebrating the best quality ingredients and wines. Head Chef Andy Temple has created a delicous seasonal menu showcasing the best of the Scottish Autumn Larder, with So...

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Murder Mystery Dinner

26 October 2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Join us for an evening of intrigue and mystery in collaboration with Spirit Events for this specially produced murder mystery script - The Tea Time Murder!

The scene is Glasgow in the year 1903, and Kate Cranston is...

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St Andrews Day Gala Dinner

30 November 2017
Thursday, November 30, 2017

We have put together a feast of food, wine and music in celebration of our National Day, this black tie event will mark the occasion in style. Head Chef Andy has created a sumptuous menu  incorporating the best of Scotl...

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Wedding Open Day

7 August 2017
Monday, August 07, 2017

BY APPOINTMENT

This August bank holiday we have the ideal opportunity to see the venue with the rooms set as they could be for your special day, with appointments available right  throughout the day from 9.15am. Han...

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Wedding Open Evening

19 October 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017

The perfect opportunity to look around the Mackintosh Suite which will be set for a ceremony, drinks reception and dinner to give you an idea of how it will be on your special day. there will be live music fromone of ou...

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Summer ARTScool! (P1-P3, week 1)

5 July 2017 - 7 July 2017
Friday, July 07, 2017

THIS CLASS IS FULLY BOOKED 

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1 – P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and inte...

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Introduction to Egg Tempera Painting

8 July 2017
Saturday, July 08, 2017

This class is an introduction to the ancient technique of egg tempera painting, exemplified so beautifully in the work of renaissance painters such as Piero Della Francesca and Raphael. Within this workshop you will exp...

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Dimensional Line with Fraser Taylor

10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017
Friday, July 14, 2017

How can line be created in space? During this course we will discuss ideas and strategies on how drawing can be used to propel concepts and provide information to build dimensionally. Drawings will be made from observat...

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Summer ARTScool! (P1-P3, week 2)

11 July 2017 - 13 July 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017

THIS CLASS IS FULLY BOOKED 

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1 – P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and inte...

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Art of Glass

15 July 2017 - 16 July 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017

This course will be led by contemporary glass artist, Siobhan Healy, and will enable you to learn the fundamental techniques and skills required to create your own, original stained glass panel. Using a wide variety of ...

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Summer ARTScool! (P4-P7, week 1)

18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017

THIS CLASS IS FULLY BOOKED 

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4 – P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and inte...

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FURNITURE UPCYCLING WEEKEND

22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Sunday, July 23, 2017

Create your own Vintage, Distressed or Rustic furniture in this furniture upcycling class!
During this course, you will learn about upcycling paint techniques which can be applied to your own piece of small furniture....

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LIFEdrawing (Monday 24 Jul-28 Aug)

24 July 2017 - 28 August 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017

This six week course is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a lifemodel with the guidance of a professional tutor. Partic...

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Summer ARTScool! (P4-P7, week 2)

25 July 2017 - 27 July 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4 – P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, desig...

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LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 30 Jul - 26 Aug)

26 July 2017 - 30 August 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

This six week course is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a lifemodel with the guidance of a professional tutor. Partic...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Full Day)

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning, afternoon or full day in the studio building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acrylics. Tutor-led demonstrations wil...

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DRAWING & PAINTING STUDIO (HALF DAY AM)

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning, afternoon or full day in the studio building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acrylics. Tutor-led demonstrations wil...

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DRAWING & PAINTING STUDIO (HALF DAY PM)

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning, afternoon or full day in the studio building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acrylics. Tutor-led demonstrations wil...

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Drawing and Painting: Developing Practice

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This 12 week evening course will encourage participants with some experience of drawing & painting to extend their skills, knowledge and theoretical understanding of fine art practices in a friendly, creative environmen...

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DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS (July-October)

30 July 2017 - 15 October 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017

This 12-week course will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of materials such as pencils, cha...

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Painting with Watercolours

30 July 2017 - 3 September 2017
Sunday, September 03, 2017

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique. 

Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, application, drawing and subject...

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Creative Craft

1 August 2017 - 5 September 2017
Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The Creative Craft workshops will help you explore a wide range of arts and craft activities using a variety of media and techniques - this block of classes will focus on clay and ceramics. Designed to inspire your inne...

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Drawing the Landscape

5 August 2017
Saturday, August 05, 2017

Like to draw? In this fun masterclass, you will explore a number of expressive techniques to help loosen up your drawing skills. Drawing small and large-scale, you will experiment with markmaking and waterbased media to...

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Saturday ARThouse P1-P3 (9:30-10:45)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1-P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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Saturday ARThouse P1-P3 (11:15-12:30)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1-P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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Saturday ARThouse P4-P7 (1:15-2:45)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4-P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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Saturday ARThouse P4-P7 (3:15-4:45)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4-P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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After School ARThouse P4-P7

21 August 2017 - 13 November 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017

After School ARThouse is designed to inspire and nurture creativity.

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for classes that will provide an opportunity for children to develop their artistic skills. Within these classes there i...

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After School ARThouse P1-P3

22 August 2017 - 14 November 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

After School ARThouse is designed to inspire and nurture creativity.

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for classes that will provide an opportunity for children to develop their artistic skills. Within these classes there i...

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Transformations in Drawing

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Sunday, August 27, 2017

‘We accept that it is a good thing to be literate about our native and spoken and written languages… similarly, to draw and understand drawing can vastly deepen our understanding of the world.' (Seeing Through Drawing’...

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Beginners Guide to Abstract Painting

4 September 2017 - 20 November 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017

Take the plunge into the world of abstract shape and form by exploring a range of painterly techniques and approaches. Drawing upon source material, you'll pare it back to its visual essence through the process of abstr...

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Observational Drawing (Sept-Oct)

4 September 2017 - 9 October 2017
Monday, October 09, 2017

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

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Collage, Mixed Media & Print

5 September 2017 - 21 November 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Collage, sketching, mark-making, painting, printing, covering up, revealing, tracing, copying, repeating, erasing… this course takes a dynamic cut-and-paste approach to image-making!

In this class you will explore t...

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Painting Portraits (Sept-Oct)

6 September 2017 - 11 October 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

This 6 week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to create a successful portrait through drawing and sketching. You will then use these skills to develop a finished painted portrait you can be proud of...

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Upcycling Collage Club

9 September 2017 - 10 September 2017
Sunday, September 10, 2017

If you have an eye for shapes, colours and composition but can't draw to save your life, or if you simply wish to swap paint and pencil for a pair of scissors and paper join our weekend of creative collage.

We will ...

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Creative Craft (Monday, Sept-Oct)

11 September 2017 - 9 October 2017
Monday, October 09, 2017

This 5-week workshop which will help you explore a wide range of arts and craft activities using a variety of media and techniques.  Designed to inspire your inner artist, this class will help you to create beautifully ...

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Creative Craft (Tuesday, Sept-Oct)

12 September 2017 - 10 October 2017
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

This 5-week workshop which will help you explore a wide range of arts and craft activities using a variety of media and techniques.  Designed to inspire your inner artist, this class will help you to create beautifully ...

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Furniture Upcycling

14 September 2017 - 16 November 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Create your own Vintage, Distressed or Rustic furniture in this furniture upcycling class!
During these classes, you will learn about upcycling paint techniques which can be applied to your own piece of small furnitur...

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Screen Printing

30 September 2017 - 1 October 2017
Sunday, October 01, 2017

This course will enable participants to work with traditional screen-printing techniques, such as using hand-made positives and conventional film positives, gaining experience in hand-drawn stencils, and washout methods...

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Painting with Stitch and Collage

14 October 2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017

This workshop is suitable for those with some previous experience of painting and drawing. Support and guidance will be given to experiment with collage techniques and the painted surface. It is a great opportunity to p...

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Macrame Workshop

21 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Sunday, October 22, 2017

This workshop will teach you the basics of macrame knots and designs, and how to apply them to make wall hangings and plant hangers. By the end of the course you will leave with a romantic plant hanger and plant, perfec...

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Observational Drawing (Oct-Nov)

23 October 2017 - 27 November 2017
Monday, November 27, 2017

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

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LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 2-4pm)

25 October 2017 - 29 November 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

This six week course, on a Wednesday afternoon or evening, is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the g...

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Painting Portraits (Oct-Nov)

25 October 2017 - 29 November 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

This 6 week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to create a successful portrait through drawing and sketching. You will then use these skills to develop a finished painted portrait you can be proud of...

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LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 6-8pm)

25 October 2017 - 29 November 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

This six week course, on a Wednesday afternoon or evening, is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the g...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Full Day)

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Morning)

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Afternoon)

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing & Painting: Developing Practice

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This evening course will encourage participants with some experience of drawing & painting to extend their skills, knowledge and theoretical understanding of fine art practices in a friendly, creative environment. The c...

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Experimental Drawing and Painting

28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Sunday, October 29, 2017

If you've ever fancied trying some distinctly different approaches to drawing and painting, then this class is for you! Working from the human figure, still life and photographs, this fun weekend will take you on a jour...

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Drawing and Painting for Beginners

29 October 2017 - 17 December 2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017

This 12-week course will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of materials such as pencils, cha...

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Painting with Watercolours (Oct-Dec)

29 October 2017 - 3 December 2017
Sunday, December 03, 2017

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique.

 Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, application, drawing and subject...

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Print, Fold & Bind

10 November 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017

Print, stamp, stencil, fold and bind with Stencil Artist and Upcycler Elisabeth Viguié-Culshaw and Bookbinder Cassandra Barron in this special collaborative workshop.

Experiment with different printing, stamping and...

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Creating Hand-Painted Papers

11 November 2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Create a range of hand-painted papers using a number of fun techniques to make a small visual journal. You will explore mixed media and mark-making techniques to make expressive designs on paper. This workshop will enco...

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Vibrant Inks and Other Media: Creating a Still-Life Painting

25 November 2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017

Create a vibrant still-life painting using inks, watercolours and other media to make your painting visually exciting and engaging. This is an enjoyable, relaxing and fun workshop where accidental splashes and splatteri...

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Christmas Fayre

3 December 2017
Sunday, December 03, 2017

We are pleased to invite you to our annual Christmas Fayre, showcasing a range of local festive items and gift ideas. From foodie treats including homemade fudge, jams and chutneys, to handmade jewellery, a whole array ...

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Festive Concert with Afternoon Tea

10 December 2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017

 Join us to be entertained by an afternoon of festive music and singing by Stuart on the Piano, in the atmospheric surroundings of the Music room.

Enjoy mulled wine on arrival, then following the performance a festi...

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Winter Dinner Recital

14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Join us for a sophisticated evening of music and dining. Fiona Joice returns to the Music Room once again for a wonderful performance of Classical Christmas songs. Mezzo-Soprano Fiona, a first class honours graduate of ...

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Festive Concert - Ticket ONLY

21 December 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017

This years  festive calendar includes an evening PIano concert, join us to be entertained with an evening of festive music and singing by Stuart on the Piano. The concert will take place in the in the atmospheric surrou...

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Festive Concert - with supper

21 December 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017

This years  festive calendar includes an evening PIano concert, join us to be entertained with an evening of festive music and singing by Stuart on the Piano.

The concert will take place in the in the atmospheric su...

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Hogmanay Dinner Dance

31 December 2017

It’s difficult to imagine a more special setting to bring in the bells than House for an Art Lover. Start off the celebrations at 7pm with champagne and canapés, followed by a 3 course meal with wine in the atmospheric ...

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Highlights

Day Events

Songs Around the PIano

3 September 2017
Sunday, September 03, 2017

Popular Scottish Singer/ Songwriter Moira Kerr  is accompanied byBarry MacKillop to bring to the Music Room  an afternoon of "Songs Around the Piano". The set-list will feature a variety of all time favourites, from Sin...

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Home to Home

15 October 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017

A unique opportunity for an in depth exploration of Mackintosh's greatest domestic works with an introductory talk followed by a guided tour of the House and visits to see the Mackintosh House at the Hunterian and his f...

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Evening Events

Autumn Wine Dinner

28 September 2017
Thursday, September 28, 2017

Join us for a fabulous evening of food and drinks celebrating the best quality ingredients and wines. Head Chef Andy Temple has created a delicous seasonal menu showcasing the best of the Scottish Autumn Larder, with So...

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Murder Mystery Dinner

26 October 2017
Thursday, October 26, 2017

Join us for an evening of intrigue and mystery in collaboration with Spirit Events for this specially produced murder mystery script - The Tea Time Murder!

The scene is Glasgow in the year 1903, and Kate Cranston is...

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St Andrews Day Gala Dinner

30 November 2017
Thursday, November 30, 2017

We have put together a feast of food, wine and music in celebration of our National Day, this black tie event will mark the occasion in style. Head Chef Andy has created a sumptuous menu  incorporating the best of Scotl...

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Wedding Planning

Wedding Open Day

7 August 2017
Monday, August 07, 2017

BY APPOINTMENT

This August bank holiday we have the ideal opportunity to see the venue with the rooms set as they could be for your special day, with appointments available right  throughout the day from 9.15am. Han...

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Wedding Open Evening

19 October 2017
Thursday, October 19, 2017

The perfect opportunity to look around the Mackintosh Suite which will be set for a ceremony, drinks reception and dinner to give you an idea of how it will be on your special day. there will be live music fromone of ou...

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Art Classes

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Our art class brochures are also available online:

If you require any further information or advice on our art courses, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 0141 427 9557 during office hours.

Summer ARTScool! (P1-P3, week 1)

5 July 2017 - 7 July 2017
Friday, July 07, 2017

THIS CLASS IS FULLY BOOKED 

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1 – P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and inte...

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Introduction to Egg Tempera Painting

8 July 2017
Saturday, July 08, 2017

This class is an introduction to the ancient technique of egg tempera painting, exemplified so beautifully in the work of renaissance painters such as Piero Della Francesca and Raphael. Within this workshop you will exp...

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Dimensional Line with Fraser Taylor

10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017
Friday, July 14, 2017

How can line be created in space? During this course we will discuss ideas and strategies on how drawing can be used to propel concepts and provide information to build dimensionally. Drawings will be made from observat...

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Summer ARTScool! (P1-P3, week 2)

11 July 2017 - 13 July 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017

THIS CLASS IS FULLY BOOKED 

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1 – P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and inte...

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Art of Glass

15 July 2017 - 16 July 2017
Sunday, July 16, 2017

This course will be led by contemporary glass artist, Siobhan Healy, and will enable you to learn the fundamental techniques and skills required to create your own, original stained glass panel. Using a wide variety of ...

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Summer ARTScool! (P4-P7, week 1)

18 July 2017 - 20 July 2017
Thursday, July 20, 2017

THIS CLASS IS FULLY BOOKED 

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4 – P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and inte...

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FURNITURE UPCYCLING WEEKEND

22 July 2017 - 23 July 2017
Sunday, July 23, 2017

Create your own Vintage, Distressed or Rustic furniture in this furniture upcycling class!
During this course, you will learn about upcycling paint techniques which can be applied to your own piece of small furniture....

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LIFEdrawing (Monday 24 Jul-28 Aug)

24 July 2017 - 28 August 2017
Monday, August 28, 2017

This six week course is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a lifemodel with the guidance of a professional tutor. Partic...

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Summer ARTScool! (P4-P7, week 2)

25 July 2017 - 27 July 2017
Thursday, July 27, 2017

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for a summer art course that will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4 – P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, desig...

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LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 30 Jul - 26 Aug)

26 July 2017 - 30 August 2017
Wednesday, August 30, 2017

This six week course is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a lifemodel with the guidance of a professional tutor. Partic...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Full Day)

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning, afternoon or full day in the studio building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acrylics. Tutor-led demonstrations wil...

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DRAWING & PAINTING STUDIO (HALF DAY AM)

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning, afternoon or full day in the studio building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acrylics. Tutor-led demonstrations wil...

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DRAWING & PAINTING STUDIO (HALF DAY PM)

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning, afternoon or full day in the studio building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acrylics. Tutor-led demonstrations wil...

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Drawing and Painting: Developing Practice

27 July 2017 - 12 October 2017
Thursday, October 12, 2017

This 12 week evening course will encourage participants with some experience of drawing & painting to extend their skills, knowledge and theoretical understanding of fine art practices in a friendly, creative environmen...

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DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR BEGINNERS (July-October)

30 July 2017 - 15 October 2017
Sunday, October 15, 2017

This 12-week course will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of materials such as pencils, cha...

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Painting with Watercolours

30 July 2017 - 3 September 2017
Sunday, September 03, 2017

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique. 

Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, application, drawing and subject...

Find Out More

Creative Craft

1 August 2017 - 5 September 2017
Tuesday, September 05, 2017

The Creative Craft workshops will help you explore a wide range of arts and craft activities using a variety of media and techniques - this block of classes will focus on clay and ceramics. Designed to inspire your inne...

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Drawing the Landscape

5 August 2017
Saturday, August 05, 2017

Like to draw? In this fun masterclass, you will explore a number of expressive techniques to help loosen up your drawing skills. Drawing small and large-scale, you will experiment with markmaking and waterbased media to...

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Saturday ARThouse P1-P3 (9:30-10:45)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1-P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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Saturday ARThouse P1-P3 (11:15-12:30)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P1-P3.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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Saturday ARThouse P4-P7 (1:15-2:45)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4-P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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Saturday ARThouse P4-P7 (3:15-4:45)

19 August 2017 - 18 November 2017
Saturday, November 18, 2017

This Saturday course will inspire, entertain and educate children aged P4-P7.

Children will be encouraged to develop their creative skills and interests in a variety of art, design and arhcitecture themed projects. ...

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After School ARThouse P4-P7

21 August 2017 - 13 November 2017
Monday, November 13, 2017

After School ARThouse is designed to inspire and nurture creativity.

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for classes that will provide an opportunity for children to develop their artistic skills. Within these classes there i...

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After School ARThouse P1-P3

22 August 2017 - 14 November 2017
Tuesday, November 14, 2017

After School ARThouse is designed to inspire and nurture creativity.

Join tutor Leanora Brophy for classes that will provide an opportunity for children to develop their artistic skills. Within these classes there i...

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Transformations in Drawing

26 August 2017 - 27 August 2017
Sunday, August 27, 2017

‘We accept that it is a good thing to be literate about our native and spoken and written languages… similarly, to draw and understand drawing can vastly deepen our understanding of the world.' (Seeing Through Drawing’...

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Beginners Guide to Abstract Painting

4 September 2017 - 20 November 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017

Take the plunge into the world of abstract shape and form by exploring a range of painterly techniques and approaches. Drawing upon source material, you'll pare it back to its visual essence through the process of abstr...

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Observational Drawing (Sept-Oct)

4 September 2017 - 9 October 2017
Monday, October 09, 2017

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

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Collage, Mixed Media & Print

5 September 2017 - 21 November 2017
Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Collage, sketching, mark-making, painting, printing, covering up, revealing, tracing, copying, repeating, erasing… this course takes a dynamic cut-and-paste approach to image-making!

In this class you will explore t...

Find Out More

Painting Portraits (Sept-Oct)

6 September 2017 - 11 October 2017
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

This 6 week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to create a successful portrait through drawing and sketching. You will then use these skills to develop a finished painted portrait you can be proud of...

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Upcycling Collage Club

9 September 2017 - 10 September 2017
Sunday, September 10, 2017

If you have an eye for shapes, colours and composition but can't draw to save your life, or if you simply wish to swap paint and pencil for a pair of scissors and paper join our weekend of creative collage.

We will ...

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Creative Craft (Monday, Sept-Oct)

11 September 2017 - 9 October 2017
Monday, October 09, 2017

This 5-week workshop which will help you explore a wide range of arts and craft activities using a variety of media and techniques.  Designed to inspire your inner artist, this class will help you to create beautifully ...

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Creative Craft (Tuesday, Sept-Oct)

12 September 2017 - 10 October 2017
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

This 5-week workshop which will help you explore a wide range of arts and craft activities using a variety of media and techniques.  Designed to inspire your inner artist, this class will help you to create beautifully ...

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Furniture Upcycling

14 September 2017 - 16 November 2017
Thursday, November 16, 2017

Create your own Vintage, Distressed or Rustic furniture in this furniture upcycling class!
During these classes, you will learn about upcycling paint techniques which can be applied to your own piece of small furnitur...

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Screen Printing

30 September 2017 - 1 October 2017
Sunday, October 01, 2017

This course will enable participants to work with traditional screen-printing techniques, such as using hand-made positives and conventional film positives, gaining experience in hand-drawn stencils, and washout methods...

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Painting with Stitch and Collage

14 October 2017
Saturday, October 14, 2017

This workshop is suitable for those with some previous experience of painting and drawing. Support and guidance will be given to experiment with collage techniques and the painted surface. It is a great opportunity to p...

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Macrame Workshop

21 October 2017 - 22 October 2017
Sunday, October 22, 2017

This workshop will teach you the basics of macrame knots and designs, and how to apply them to make wall hangings and plant hangers. By the end of the course you will leave with a romantic plant hanger and plant, perfec...

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Observational Drawing (Oct-Nov)

23 October 2017 - 27 November 2017
Monday, November 27, 2017

This course will help participants improve their visual understanding of our surroundings by using both traditional and experimental drawing methods. Students can expect to immerse themselves in the transformation of 3-...

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LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 2-4pm)

25 October 2017 - 29 November 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

This six week course, on a Wednesday afternoon or evening, is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the g...

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Painting Portraits (Oct-Nov)

25 October 2017 - 29 November 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

This 6 week course will introduce you to the basic skills required to create a successful portrait through drawing and sketching. You will then use these skills to develop a finished painted portrait you can be proud of...

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LIFEdrawing (Wednesday 6-8pm)

25 October 2017 - 29 November 2017
Wednesday, November 29, 2017

This six week course, on a Wednesday afternoon or evening, is designed to encourage the exploration of a wide variety of life drawing techniques, materials and approaches by working directly from a life model with the g...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Full Day)

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Morning)

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing & Painting Studio (Afternoon)

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This course enables participants to spend a morning (10am-12pm), afternoon (1pm-3pm) or full day (10am-3pm) in the studio, building the skills and techniques necessary to create original work in watercolour, oil or acry...

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Drawing & Painting: Developing Practice

26 October 2017 - 14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

This evening course will encourage participants with some experience of drawing & painting to extend their skills, knowledge and theoretical understanding of fine art practices in a friendly, creative environment. The c...

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Experimental Drawing and Painting

28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017
Sunday, October 29, 2017

If you've ever fancied trying some distinctly different approaches to drawing and painting, then this class is for you! Working from the human figure, still life and photographs, this fun weekend will take you on a jour...

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Drawing and Painting for Beginners

29 October 2017 - 17 December 2017
Sunday, December 17, 2017

This 12-week course will encourage creative thought and help participants gain confidence through developing a strong set of artistic skills. Participants will experiment with a variety of materials such as pencils, cha...

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Painting with Watercolours (Oct-Dec)

29 October 2017 - 3 December 2017
Sunday, December 03, 2017

This 6-week course offers the opportunity to focus solely on watercolours, developing skills and technique.

 Students can expect step-by-step instruction on materials, colour-mixing, application, drawing and subject...

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Print, Fold & Bind

10 November 2017
Friday, November 10, 2017

Print, stamp, stencil, fold and bind with Stencil Artist and Upcycler Elisabeth Viguié-Culshaw and Bookbinder Cassandra Barron in this special collaborative workshop.

Experiment with different printing, stamping and...

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Creating Hand-Painted Papers

11 November 2017
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Create a range of hand-painted papers using a number of fun techniques to make a small visual journal. You will explore mixed media and mark-making techniques to make expressive designs on paper. This workshop will enco...

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Vibrant Inks and Other Media: Creating a Still-Life Painting

25 November 2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017

Create a vibrant still-life painting using inks, watercolours and other media to make your painting visually exciting and engaging. This is an enjoyable, relaxing and fun workshop where accidental splashes and splatteri...

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Festive

Christmas Fayre

3 December 2017
Sunday, December 03, 2017

We are pleased to invite you to our annual Christmas Fayre, showcasing a range of local festive items and gift ideas. From foodie treats including homemade fudge, jams and chutneys, to handmade jewellery, a whole array ...

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Festive Concert with Afternoon Tea

10 December 2017
Sunday, December 10, 2017

 Join us to be entertained by an afternoon of festive music and singing by Stuart on the Piano, in the atmospheric surroundings of the Music room.

Enjoy mulled wine on arrival, then following the performance a festi...

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Winter Dinner Recital

14 December 2017
Thursday, December 14, 2017

Join us for a sophisticated evening of music and dining. Fiona Joice returns to the Music Room once again for a wonderful performance of Classical Christmas songs. Mezzo-Soprano Fiona, a first class honours graduate of ...

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Festive Concert - Ticket ONLY

21 December 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017

This years  festive calendar includes an evening PIano concert, join us to be entertained with an evening of festive music and singing by Stuart on the Piano. The concert will take place in the in the atmospheric surrou...

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Festive Concert - with supper

21 December 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017

This years  festive calendar includes an evening PIano concert, join us to be entertained with an evening of festive music and singing by Stuart on the Piano.

The concert will take place in the in the atmospheric su...

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Hogmanay Dinner Dance

31 December 2017

It’s difficult to imagine a more special setting to bring in the bells than House for an Art Lover. Start off the celebrations at 7pm with champagne and canapés, followed by a 3 course meal with wine in the atmospheric ...

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