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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 online HERE

For more information click HERE

EXHIBITIONS

APRIL EXHIBITION IN THE CAFE is by Gillian Westland

There are 2 opportunities to meet the artist: The opening on Sunday the 31st March 2.00pm-4.00pm and again on Saturday 6th April from 2.00pm-4.00pm when Gillian will give a demonstration and will also raffle one of her works.

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

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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