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.



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 online HERE

For more information click HERE


May Exhibition

The exhibition in the cafe gallery throughout May is by Gillian Westland’s students. Gillian is a popular local teacher who runs adult art classes in Glencorse and Lasswade. This is a packed and vibrant exhibition. It is open from 10.00am till 4.00pm Monday to Saturday (closed Sunday).

The programme for Penfest 2019 is almost complete. A preview of the programme can be viewed HERE


This year the Penicuik Turner Prize Exhibition will run from the 7th till the 15th September. Works will be accepted on Thursday the 5th September from 2.00pnm till 4.00pm and from 7.00pm till 9.00pm. The judge this year is Philip Hutton, an artist based in Peebles. The prizes will be announced on Sunday the 15th. Artist packs are available in the cafe or email jmcdonaldjmm@aol.com

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

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