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Penicuik Community Arts Association

is a charitable body whose sole purpose is to promote and encourage the study, practice and knowledge of the Arts in Penicuik and surrounding district. We do this by mounting changing exhibitons in the cafe gallery and by organising regular concerts catering for all tastes. We aim to give a platform to local talent. We also bring the best talents to Penicuik to entertain and inspire local people at affordable prices. We encourage participation in the arts and the premises are used by several craft and art groups.

COMING UP

DOUGIE MACKENZIE AND BRIAN MILLER

Friday 17th May 7.30pm in West Street Arts Centre.

art work by Jan Miller

We are delighted to welcome Dougie and Brian to the Arts Associaiton for an evening of traditional song.

Tickets £12(£10 for PCAA members) from the cafe at 4 West Street or on line at

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PENICUIK TURNER PRIZE 2019

This year the Penicuik Turner Prize Exhibition will run from the 7th till the 15th September. Works will be accepted on Thursady the 5th September. The judge this year is Philip Hutton, an artist based in Peebles. The prizes will be announced on Sunday the 15th.

We are organising several events in the exhibition space. Confirmed so far are:  Michelle Dierx, a talented violinist who will give a recital on Sunday the 8th September; Aine Divine, artist will lecture on Wednesday the 11th September and Sandy Brechin and Gregor Borland who will be in concert on Saturday the 14th September. The judge this year is Philip Hutton, an artist based in Peebles. The prizes will be announced on Sunday the 15th September

More information to follow.

Last year’s prize winners were John Rogers who won the Penicuik Turner Prize and Michele Catto who won the People’s Choice trophy.

EXHIBITIONS

The exhibiton throughout March is photographs highlighting the work of the Swiss Group charity who work with refugees and displaced persons. All proceeds from the sale of works will go to the group to continue their work

FUTURE EXHIBITIONS

APRIL EXHIBITION IN THE CAFE is by Gillian West land

Gillian is known for her photorealistic portraits of animals. This one of a baby gorilla won the People’s Choice 2017

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