††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Gus Fisher †lettercutter †††
†††††††††† Ian Newton stonecutter and sculptor† †
†††††††††††††† Jane Kelly potter, Penicuik Pottery†
†††††††††††† †††Penicuik Community Food Project †
†††††††††††† ††††††††††††††Penicuik Arts Festival 2009 †
†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Penicuik Arts Festival 2008
†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Penicuik Arts Festival 2007
†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Penicuik exhibitions††
††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Putting up a yurt
††††††††††† PENICUIK CRAFT SHOP††
20 talented craft≠ workers and artists have a co-operative craft shop in
Penicuik Arts Centre.† Because
overheads are low, they can sell their work without the inflated prices that
larger shops charge.† Thereís a happy,
friendly atmosphere and you can have a snack in the cafe downstairs, and browse
and chat in the shop.† The Craft Shop
holds occasional craft fairs in
Crafts sold include: silk batik, pottery, aromatics, dried flowers, knitwear, hand painted silks, jams, honey, hand made cards, watercolours, wooden articles and stained glass. Many† members take commissions.
The Craft Shop is open on:
and closed on Sundays.
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Within a few minutes walk are 18th, 19th and 20th century buildings that reflect the special character of our town, like Robert
Hamiltonís Valleyfield Monument,
†Frederick Pilkingtonís Park End and South Kirk,
†Campbell Douglasís Cowan Institute (now
†and Frank Mearsí Coronation clocktower.
THE GALLERY CAF…
The Gallery Cafe is the heart of the Arts
With a good cup of coffee, you can enjoy the gallery all around you. A different selling exhibition is featured here every month.
Upstairs at Penicuik Arts is a matchless exhibition and acoustic performance space.† Our members organise a very wide programme over the year with folk, world music, jazz and classical concerts, international and Scottish evenings, plays, parties, dance, poetry, talks on art and local history, film showings, art, music and craft workshops and childrenís events. Many local and international performers develop a great rapport with the intimate Arts Centre audience and come back again for more!
Exhibitions often feature in the main gallery upstairs.† Thereís the Associationís own big exhibition in June each year. Plus one-off special shows like Models and their Makers, Wood and Stone, Scottish Ecology Design, Pilkingtonís architecture, Inspired by Horses,or our two Memorable Clothes exhibitions.
Arts Centre and
Telephone 01968 678804
a few upcoming Penicuik events,
Penicuik Trustís fortnightly CINEMA programme
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