14/07/2021

Building Robots and Making Murals: Creating Opportunities Through Experimenting and Play

We spoke with Matthew MacMillan, age 15 (going on 16), who is leading our Creative Robotics workshops as part of our HIT PLAY Summer Programme for Kids and Young People in Stirling. We wanted to hear more about how he got into robotics and coding from a young age, his experience of […]
14/07/2021

Building Wellbeing: Creative Jewellery Sessions for Parents & Kids

On Saturday 23rd June, we hosted our second Creativity and Wellbeing session: a series of jewellery workshops delivered by local jewellery makers aimed at community building, reconnecting and wellbeing, with the project organised by Roberta Pederzoli from Quinta Essenza Jewellery. The adults that attended our session took a step into the world […]
14/07/2021

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; […]

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07/05/2019

Art at the University of Stirling

The tradition of collecting art at the University of Stirling goes back to its founding in 1967. The aim at that time was to surround the new students with art and culture, as part of their day-to-day educational experience, regardless of what they were studying. This aim continues into the present, with […]
30/04/2019

Digging Stirling – by Dr Murray Cook, Stirling Council Archaeologist

Creation and identity are bound tight together. Everywhere in Scotland has a unique story, resulting from the interactions and responses of people to their environment, their geography and their history. Millennia of stories, impressions and acts: all creating today’s sense of place. Without an understanding of the past we may as well […]
10/04/2019

Magpie Mind

The Quickening – a day in the life of an author On 25th of April, Laura Fyfe joins 44 King St to launch her new book and pilot new workshops for emerging creative writers! You can book you tickets here Below, Laura tells us a little about the journey… Just this morning, […]
09/04/2019

Get involved! Stirling Culture Symposium

On May 23rd, the Stirling Cultural Partnership will host Stirling’s first Culture Symposium. The aim of this is to support us, through our Place Partnership work, to work together – local creatives, creatively curious, policy makers, organisations, freelancers, and everyone in-between – to celebrate and be constructively critical of what we have […]