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September 2015

Sing along with Penicuik Folk Club

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 @ 20:30 - 22:30
Shottstown Miners Club, 65 John Street
Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 8AT United Kingdom
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Join Penicuik Folk Club for an informal evening of song, music and anecdotes. All are welcome. Bring your voice, instrument or just sit and relax and enjoy the crack. This is a free event

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Local Writers Read

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 @ 19:00 - 21:30
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Performance and Open Mic Night The Pentland Writers and the Penicuik Writers to hold this much valued Celebration of Local Writers’ Work.  This is a free event. A Night of Expression, Sharing of Ideas for all Lovers, Listeners, & Performers of the Spoken & Written Word. We cordially welcome you to bring your own Words to perform. For more details e-mail Cutemeerkats@yahoo.co.uk or telephone Pete Macnab 01968660888

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Art and Craft Movement in Scotland (1880 -1920)

Thursday, September 10, 2015 @ 19:30 - 20:30
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£4 – £5

Elizabeth Cumming is the author of “Hand, Heart and Soul. The Art and Craft Movement in Scotland”. The book was shortlisted for the Saltire Society Research Book of the Year. She will lecture on the Scottish dimension of an international movement that saw the flourishing of the decorative and fine arts at the turn of the last century. Hand, Heart and Soul looked at Arts and Crafts practice across Scotland between 1880 and 1939. More than 300 objects in a…

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SEA Show

Friday, September 11, 2015 @ 14:00 - 17:00
Penicuik Library, 39A Carlops Rd,
Penicuik,, Miidlothian EH26 8NJ United Kingdom
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School Environmental Art Digital Show Reel Over the past year Primary and High schools in and around Penicuik took to their natural environs to create art in their local environment. Most of these installations and art were very temporary, naturally! But to share them with all at Penfest/Midfest 2015 they took images of their creating and they will be on a digital show reel in Penicuik here. Come and see their celebration and appreciation of nature and their own collective…

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Poetry and Music in Rosslyn Chapel

Friday, September 11, 2015 @ 19:30 - 21:20
Rosslyn Chapel, Chapel Loan
Roslin,
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£6 – £8

Henry Marsh Pauline Prior-Pitt Alan Riach Three poets and four musicians combine their talents to present this very popular evening of poetry and music in Rosslyn Chapel. Poets are: Professor Alan Riach is a Scottish poet and academic. He was born in 1957 in Airdrie, Lanarkshire and studied at Cambridge and Glasgow. He is the author of several books of poetry including Arts of Independence, Arts of Resistance and Homecoming; new poems 2001-2009 Pauline Prior-Pitt's poetry readings attract large audiences…

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Inspired Nature Felt at Glencourse Centre with Shirin and Jenni

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 10:55 - 16:00
Glencorse Centre, 4 Firth Rd
Aiuchendinny, Midlothian EH26 0QZ United Kingdom
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at the Glencourse Centre, Auchendinny Step by Step guide to needle felting and intro to wetfelting 45 minute workshops  for all ages, from 4yrs up; by donations   Create your own creature or landscape picture inspired by Nature from bees and butterflies to hillscenes and hippos, as well as delicate wetfelted flowers. 11am - 1.15pm with Shirin  (incl..wet felting) 1.45pm - 4pm with Jenni Shirin Abdullaeva comes from Kyrgyzstan, a country on the silk road with a long tradition of…

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Inspired Nature Felt at the Y with Jenni and Shirin

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 11:00 - 16:00
YWCA Penicuik, 58 Queensway
Penicuik, EH26 0JJ
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Step by Step guide to needle felting and intro to wetfelting 45 minute workshops  for all ages, from 4yrs up; by donations   Create your own creature or landscape picture inspired by Nature from bees and butterflies to hillscenes and hippos, as well as delicate wetfelted flowers.11am -1.15pm with Jenni   1.45pm-4pm with Shirin (incl..wet felting) Shirin Abdullaeva comes from Kyrgyzstan, a country on the silk road with a long tradition of nomadic use of felt for everyday items. In…

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Singing Workshop with Siobhan Miller

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 14:00 - 16:00
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£5

Siobhan was voted Scots Singer of the Year in 2011 and again in 2013. She won the BBC2 Young Folk award in 2008 along with Jeana Leslie. Siobhan is also an experienced singing tutor. This will be a marvellous workshop and is open everybody who just wants to sing. No previous experience needed and no music-reading skills needed. Tickets are £5 and are available from our craft shop at 4 West Street. We are having technical difficulties with our website.…

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Festival Concert

Saturday, September 12, 2015 @ 19:30 - 21:30
Town Hall, High Street
Penicuik, EH26 8HS
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£8 – £10

This celebration of local talent is headlined by our own Siobhan Miller, accompanied by Aaron Jones. Superb classical guitar music from Spain and elsewhere will be provided by the Scottish Guitar Duo: Selina Madeley and Penicuik’s Philip Thorne, MBE. The show is opened by Liquid State, a young, vibrant 4-piece who met at Penicuik High School. Siobhan Miller & Aaron Jones JTNDaWZyYW1lJTIwd2lkdGglM0QlMjIzNjAlMjIlMjBoZWlnaHQlM0QlMjIyMTUlMjIlMjBzcmMlM0QlMjJodHRwcyUzQSUyRiUyRnd3dy55b3V0dWJlLmNvbSUyRmVtYmVkJTJGZlBUZ3d0N242SDQlMjIlMjBmcmFtZWJvcmRlciUzRCUyMjAlMjIlMjBhbGxvd2Z1bGxzY3JlZW4lM0UlM0MlMkZpZnJhbWUlM0U= Siobhan Miller is one of the foremost singers in Scotland. Already a two time winner of the 'Scots…

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Penicuik Turner Prize Award 2015

Sunday, September 13, 2015 @ 14:00 - 16:00
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The Annual Open Exhibition will be shown for a final time between 2.00pm and 4.00pm. Grab your last opportunity to vote for the People's Choice and to buy an original work of art. Voting for the People's Choice closes at 2.30pm and the winners of the People's Choice and the Penicuik Turner prize will be announced shortly after 3.00pm. This is a free event and is always a popular end to the exhibition. The Judge We are delighted to have…

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