Get Creative Festival

East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure are holding a range of free workshops on Saturday 18th May as part of the BBC Get Creative Festival!

Get Creative Festival

About Get Creative Festival

Free events are being held up and down the country as part of the BBC's Get Creative Festival allowing people to try their hand at pottery, origami, painting, screen printing, poetry, playing instruments and more.

East Renfrewshire Culture & Leisure are joining in the fun by hosting a full day of free workshops at Eastwood House in Giffnock on Saturday 18th May!

Photography in the Park!
Eastwood House - Adult Workshop
10am - Midday
Suitable for all abilities, meet at Eastwood House with your camera and enjoy a walk round Eastwood Park, learning tips on how to take photos along the way. The workshop will finish at Eastwood House, where you will recap on everything you learned during the session.

Part of this activity will take place outdoors, so please remember to dress appropriately for the weather!

Drama School
Eastwood House - Suitable for 8-12 years
10am - 11.30am
This is a fun and creative workshop for you to take part in, led by our tutor. No experience required, just bring your playfulness and imagination!

Watercolour Workshop
Eastwood House - Adult Workshop
10am - Midday
Suitable for all abilities, come along and take part in a session of watercolour painting led by our tutor.

Painting in the Park
Eastwood House - Adult Workshop
11am - 3pm
Suitable for all abilities, come along and take part in the painting workshop led by our tutor.

Meet at Eastwood House then head outdoors to create a beautiful landscape masterpiece. Materials will be provided but you can also bring along your own if you wish!

This activity will take place outdoors, so please remember to dress appropriately for the weather! If the weather is bad, the workshop will be moved indoors. Please also remember to bring along some refreshments with you if you wish.

Materials will be provided but you can also bring along your own if you wish!

Acrylic Art
Eastwood House - Adult Workshop
1pm - 3pm
Suitable for all abilities, come along and take part in the workshop led by our tutor.

Materials will be provided but you can also bring along your own if you wish!

Art School
Eastwood House - Suitable for 5-12 years
11.30am - 12.30pm & 1.30pm - 2.30pm
This is a fun and creative workshop for you to take part in, led by our tutor. Materials will be provided for the workshop, but remember to wear old clothes or bring an apron with you.

Physical Theatre
Eastwood House - Suitable for 8-12 years
1.30pm - 2.30pm
This is a fun and creative workshop for you to take part in, led by our tutor. No experience required, just wear comfy clothes and bring a bottle of water. We may move outdoors, weather permitting.

Printing Workshop
Eastwood House
Adult Workshop - 11am - 1pm
Teens 12-16 years - 2pm - 4pm
Suitable for all abilities, come along and take part in the session led by our tutor. No prior experience is required and materials will be provided for the workshop.

Please wear old clothes or a bring an apron with you.

Jewellery Workshop
Eastwood House
Teens 12-16 years - 10am - 12noon
Adult Workshop - 2pm - 4pm
Suitable for all abilities, come along and take part in the session led by our tutor. No prior experience is required and materials will be provided for the workshop.

Animation in an Hour
Eastwood House - Suitable for 8-12 years
1.30pm - 2.30pm & 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Suitable for all abilities, come along and take part in the session led by our tutor where you will create a stop-motion animation on iPads.

No prior experience is required and materials will be provided for the workshop.

Family Crafts
Eastwood House - Suitable for 0-5 years accompanied by adult
10am - 11am & 3pm - 4pm
This session is for 0-5 years accompanied by an adult who joins in the fun too!

Materials will be provided for the workshop, but remember to wear old clothes or bring an apron with you - this class can get a little bit messy!

Adults must also book a space on the session; minimum one adult per two children.



The events are funded by East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure as part of our Get Creative programme.

Visit www.ercultureandleisure.org/classes for full details on our Arts & Heritage classes.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Get Creative Festival are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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13th October 2019
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14th October 2019
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16th October 2019 - 19th October 2019
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The Oscar Wilde Season

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20th October 2019
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24th October 2019
Janey Godley is on tour. So, tell all the Sandra's, Big Frank and all the lassies fresh from Zumba to grab the soup pot and get ready for the 'Queen of Scottish Comedy' at Eastwood Park Theatre!
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Halloween Event

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The Wedding Planners

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30th October 2019
The Wedding Planners is the hilarious girls' night out you won't want to miss and it's coming to Eastwood Park Theatre on October 30th!
Family Films at Eastwood Park Theatre

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31st October 2019
Come along to Eastwood Park Theatre for a special screening of some classic family films including The Little Mermaid and Goosebumps 2!
Spontaneous Potter

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1st November 2019
After an sold-out Edinburgh Fringe run in 2018, Spontaneous Potter, an entirely improvised Harry Potter comedy play, is coming to Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock on November 1st!
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You'll think you're experiencing the Fab Four live in concert when you catch Just Beatles at Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock on Saturday 2nd November!
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3rd November 2019
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The Freddie & Queen Experience

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3rd November 2019
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The Billy Joel Songbook

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Eastwood Park Theatre has announced its official panto for 2019 is set to be Cinderella and the cast from GAMTA are set to deliver show stopping, all-singing, all dancing performances!

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