Round Up of Our Successful Summer ‘Hit Play’ Programme

We’ve had so much fun hosting lots of workshops over the last two weeks as part of our Hit Play programme! The first week was our ‘Youth’ workshops (aimed at 13-25 year olds) including fashion upcycling, ceramics, film screenings, creative robotics and photography. The next week was our kids workshops (aimed at […]

Gala Day at the Stirling Smith

For our culture connects segment, we are sharing the success of community programmes happening around Stirling.  The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum was buzzing with activity on Saturday 7 August for their Family Garden Party.  Over 800 people were in attendance to join in the fun which included performances by Merman Tom, […]

Hit Play on Summer – Creative Programme for Kids and Young People

This summer, we’re hitting play on fun and providing new and exciting creative learning opportunities for kids and young people in our community! Across two weeks of creative sessions with healthy lunch included, we will be working with local creatives and partners to host a mix of activities from animation, robotics, photography, […]

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There’s No Community Without You – Community Video and Interview with Hannah Grey

We are making a short film in collaboration with Strathcarron Hospice & The Kitchen at 44 to celebrate the ways that our community comes together!  We would love to include anything that has brought people together since the beginning of the pandemic – perhaps you have created a WhatsApp group with your neighbours; […]

Reflecting on Art of Glass Exhibition

Last month, Made in Stirling hosted work made by graduates and staff from the City of Glasgow College HNC Art and Design Course as part of the ‘Art of Glass’ exhibition. Originally planned back at the beginning of 2020 as an end of year show, staff and students alike were thrilled to […]

Spotlight on Local Talent: Cat Hepburn

This month we want to shout about local writer and poet Cat Hepburn who has recently released her book ‘Dating & Other Hobbies’. She is a writer living between Glasgow and Berlin. Cat is originally from Stirling and was co-producer with Kevin P Gilday of the fantastic programme of Sonnet Youth spoken word events in Edinburgh Glasgow and […]

Artists make places make artists – our story of reorganisation and creative recovery

“In a sector rocked by the pandemic, freelance workers have been hit hard without the structure or financial support of an organisation to soften the devastating blow. This multiskilled, resourceful, creative, passionate, adaptable and dynamic workforce represents a third of the creative industries, yet they have felt completely abandoned by the sector they have worked so hard to build. So, what happens now that the sector is starting to return to ‘normal’, and is ‘normal’ good enough?”