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Events/Workshops

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Ayrshire Farmers Market

First Saturday of every month - Free

Established in 2000, we have a monthly stall at the food and craft market celebrating local producers and artisans, with a delicious range of fresh produce which recently relocated to the new:

 

Cutty Sark Centre 9am-2pm 


Saturday 2nd December

Exhibition Opening & 
Preview: 'Off Contact'

Friday 1st December 6pm-8pm

Join us for the Off Contact Exhibition opening with Laura Lightbody and Bethany Farmer at MAKE by Narture Studios! This in-person event is a fantastic opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant world of their collaborative practice. Come and experience the captivating works of these talented artists up close. We will be getting in the festive spirit and providing mulled wine and handmade sourdough stollen!

'Off Contact’, explores the collaborative space between Laura Lightbody and Bethany Farmers individual creative practices. By continually working together and sharing their creative process, the artists create cohesive and harmonious work that embodies the collective vision they've developed throughout their collaboration. This method celebrates the value of creative exchange, and the ability to merge individual skills into a unified artistic expression.

MAKE by Narture Studios
30 Newmarket St, Ayr

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Parent and child Ceramic workshop making Christmas tree decorations with Creadh Ceramics

Saturday 2nd of December 10.30am-12.30pm
MAKE 30 Newmarket St, Ayr, KA7 1LP

Get into the festive spirit with your wee one and make some beautiful Christmas decorations for your home in clay. In this workshop, you will use press molds and cookie cutters to make some gorgeous shapes to hang on your tree or mantlepiece.

This is a fun and engaging family activity in the run up to Christmas, where little artists can get involved with a project alongside their adult in a festive creative session. You will use decorative slips to adorn your work after you have molded your decorations, which will be clear glazed and fired for you, ready to pick up in time for decorating your tree! 

Riso print your own
Christmas card workshop

Saturday 2nd of December 1-3pm 
MAKE 30 Newmarket St, Ayr, KA7 1LP

Get into the festive spirit with your wee one and make some beautiful Christmas cards. In this workshop, you will use riso-printer and fantasy to make your own gorgeous cards.
This is a fun and engaging family activity in the run up to Christmas, where little artists can get involved with a project alongside their adult in a festive creative session.
You will use collage and your fantasy to create your own cards.
It will be ready in time to be send! 

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Poetry evening

Wednesday 6th of December 7.30-10.30pm 
MAKE 30 Newmarket St, Ayr, KA7 1LP

Join us at Make for en evening of Poetry on the 6th of December: “To speak one’s mind” is the first of a series of evenings where renowned poets share our intimate stage alongside young creatives. And if you want to share your poems, we will host an open mic from 9:30 PM.

Parent and child workshop-making Christmas decorations from paper

Saturday 16th of December 12pm-2pm 
MAKE 30 Newmarket St, Ayr, KA7 1LP

During this workshop, you will use paper and your imagination to make your own gorgeous decorations for your tree.

This is a fun and engaging family activity in the run up to Christmas, where little artists can get involved with a project alongside their adult in a festive creative session.


 

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Adult mug making workshops
with Creadh Ceramics

Monday 15th and 22nd January 6.30-8.30pm
MAKE 30 Newmarket St, Ayr, KA7 1LP

The first class is making and the second glazing.  Great idea as a present!

Come and make your own mugs! In this tactile workshop you will get hands on with clay, and learn ceramic hand-building techniques to create two mugs. Whether you prefer espresso, coffee, or tea mugs. The mugs will be fired and in the second workshop you will decorate them with glaze. 

After the workshop, the mugs will be fired for the final time and ready for you to pick up and enjoy using at home for your favourite drinks. 

This class is perfect for complete beginners as well as those with some experience in clay.

Interested in doing a workshop, talk, event or hiring space? Please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

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