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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One week to go until the Culture Symposium!

So, it’s just over a week until the Culture Symposium! There’s been so much interest in the event and I’ve been having some really interesting discussions with people here in Stirling since its launch! One of the things we did to promote the symposium was to share some key questions about Stirling’s […]

Meaningful Conversation

This article has been written by Hannah Uttley from Macrobert Arts Centre. I spent my first day as Creative Learning Officer at Macrobert Arts Centre in Sauchie Hall, where members of the community were exploring the theme of protest with artist Philip Gurrey and Drama practitioner Lucy Wild- all inspired by a production called Coal(Gary […]

The Bridges We Build – The Importance of the Arts in an Outreach Setting

I first bit Macrobert’s hand off approximately nine years ago. At school I was given a taste of how liberating drama could be. In a way it was theproverbial lifeboat in a raging sea of awkwardness. I was still me, yet amazingly I found that I could articulate. I could be anything and anyone. […]

Dunblane creative meet-ups at Dunblane library

On Tuesday 7th May, local creative people from Dunblane came together at Dunblane Library to share ideas of how local artists could come together to re-energise creative projects in their area. This is the third time this group have come together at the library and, as ever, we’re grateful to Angela Seaton […]