WHAT'S ON AT STRATHEARN ARTS

While our previously published season (Feb to May 2020) will now not take place, we are working hard to reschedule as many of these events as possible to dates later in the year when we hope the current COVID-19 crisis will be over.

Right now . . . here are some things to get involved with: 

LEARN GUITAR WORKSHOPS

With Dan Jones

Regular price £30.00
Special half price introductory offer £15.00*

 

Beginners: Saturday 13th June 7.00pm - 8.30pm

An interactive online workshop introducing you to the fundamental skills and techniques you need to get started as a guitarist.


At this workshop you will:

  • Learn how to play some basic chords

  • Get introduced to TAB guitar notation and chord boxes

  • Start working towards playing your first songs

  • Suitable for beginners and for anyone picking up their guitar after a long break!

Improvers: Sunday 14th June 7.00pm - 8.30pm

An interactive online workshop helping you to develop your skills and techniques to take your playing to a new level.

 

At this workshop you will

  • Learn how to play more complex chords

  • Tackle solo instrumental pieces (music provided)

  • Explore and develop your right hand technique

  • Suitable for guitarists looking to take a step beyond open position chords and strumming

Beginners workshop tickets

Improvers workshop tickets

 

*Only 15 places available

About your course tutor

Dan Jones is a highly accomplished and experienced concert guitarist with in-depth expertise in an extraordinary breadth of styles. He is a prolific composer, arranger and performer as well as a much sought-after teacher with regular commitments ranging from beginners up to national conservatoire level. 

STARTING TO WRITE WORKSHOP   SOLD OUT
email: info@strathearnarts.org to join the waiting list for the next one

 

With Tracey Emerson

 

Saturday June 6th 11am-12.30pm

An interactive online workshop developing the skills and confidence you need to get started with your creative writing.

• Embark on a writing journey from the comfort of your own home.

• Enjoy fun writing exercises that will get the words flowing onto the page.

• Learn how to establish a regular writing practice. 

• Together we will start a piece of work you can develop in your own time.

• Suitable both for beginners and for those with previous writing experience.

 

Regular price £30.00
Special half price introductory offer £15.00*

*Just 10 places available!

 

Contact: info@strathearnarts.org to join the waiting list

 

About Tracey Emerson:

Before writing fiction, I worked in theatre and community arts. As well as acting, I ran drama workshops in hospitals, focusing on adults with mental health issues. My short stories have been widely published in anthologies and literary magazines and I have a PhD in Creative Writing from The University of Edinburgh. I work as a literary consultant and writing tutor. She Chose Me is my first novel.

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: STRATHEARN ON LOCKDOWN

 

You might be feeling creatively stifled or maybe you’re looking for a new outlet for expression, but there’s no doubt that life across the world has been unrecognisably altered by the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

In our first ever public call, we are asking all of you - writers, artists, crafters, dabblers, brand-new-hobbyists and creative veterans alike - to send us your interpretation of Strathearn On Lockdown.  And because age is no barrier to creativity, we want to see everyone joining in – juniors, seniors and in-betweeners.

 

What you do is up to you, whether it’s a piece of writing, a photo or series, a painting, illustration, drawing, sculpture, a piece of embroidery, a short film or any other creative output.  You can send us photos or videos of your finished pieces for sharing on our social media platforms, and we would love to be able to feature them in our physical exhibition at Strathearn Arts, 6 Comrie Street. To arrange to deliver a piece for inclusion, please contact info@strathearnarts.org (social distancing rules will apply).

 

The exhibition will be hosted virtually on the Strathearn Arts website, with a view to allowing real-life visitors access to the show as soon as it is safe to do so. Upon completion of the exhibition, we would love to include your piece in an auction to help raise funds that will allow Strathearn Arts to continue and flourish in a difficult post-COVID world. 

So go on – express yourself!

 

MUSIC: LAUREN COLLIER TRIO

Thursday 24 September - 

Lauren Collier is a professional fiddle player and singer in her final year of a

Masters in Traditional Music at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Her interest in world music has taken her to perform around the world. She recently played on the

Take The Floor Christmas show and will appear in the current series of the HBO/

Sony TV show Outlander. Her trio of percussionist Paul Jennings and guitarist

Calum Muir release their debut EP in 2020. Tickets £10 (£8 if purchased in advance). BYOB.  Doors 7pm for 7.30pm.

THEATRE: THE DINOSAUR DETECTIVES
Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre presents

Saturday 3 October

The Dinosaur Detectives follow the journey of discovery, fun and conflict surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantell.  An enchanting story with puppetry combined with projection and shadow theatre create their fascinating world. Tickets £5. Doors 2.30pm for 3pm. Ages 5+

PARKINSON'S DANCE at home

Running Weekly via Zoom from 18 May:

Mondays 2pm 

A dance and movement class designed specifically for those living with Parkinson's or other neurological conditions.  The 30 minute class focuses on balance, coordination and flexibility.  Participants will need access to a device suitable for running Zoom and an appropriate space in which to move freely.  To find out more or join the class, please contact Janice Fraser on 07921 717486.

 

 

BOOKING INFORMATION

currently bookings are not being taken until the situation re Covid-19 advice becomes clearer. 

 

Tickets (where indicated) are available online from Eventbrite or in person from Strathearn Arts. To enquire about availability please call: 01764 655556

To get regular bulletins about upcoming events, sign up to our events email via the form on this page.

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