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September 2016

Jenni’s Needle Felting Workshop

Thursday, September 8, 2016 @ 15:45 - 17:30
Penicuik Library, 39A Carlops Rd,
Penicuik,, Miidlothian EH26 8NJ United Kingdom
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Felting is a way of painting pictures with wool that produces some amazing effects to delight children and adults alike. Jenni is enthusiastic about this technique, using it herself to produce images and teaching it to both adults and children. For this workshop she will help the children produce flags from around the world and to produce their own friendship flags. The technique involves using a needle and the workshop is suitable for children aged 5 years and over. If…

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Poetry and Music in Rosslyn Chapel

Friday, September 9, 2016 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Rosslyn Chapel, Chapel Loan
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£8 – £10

Henry Marsh, poet, is the inspiration behind this annual, popular event in our PENFEST programme. This year we have been very saddened by the death of  Jackie Marsh, Henry's wife, and this concert is dedicated to her memory. Proceeds from the concert will be divided between Penicuik Community Arts Association and Marie Curie Nursing Home. Rosslyn Chapel will donate the cost of chapel hire to Marie Curie Nursing Home. This year we have 3 poets and 5 musicians weaving their…

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Festival Concert – East meets West

Saturday, September 10, 2016 @ 19:00 - 22:00
Town Hall, High Street
Penicuik, EH26 8HS
£10 – £12

The Corrina Hewat Band Dance Ihayami   Sangstream Corrina Hewat is recognised as one of Scotland's most innovative and unique musicians.The essence of her music is her passion for Scottish traditional music fused with influences from popular music, jazz and contemporary classical music. Within a few minutes of hearing her, the energy and the timing, the depth and the colour of her music will touch you. Kate Young is a Scottish musician and composer who combines voice with her fiddle…

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Penicuik Turner Prize

Sunday, September 11, 2016 @ 14:00 - 16:00
West St Arts Centre, 4 West Street
Penicuik, Midlothian EH26 9DL United Kingdom
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The winner of the Annual Penicuik Turner Prize and the People's Choice will be announced at approximately 3.00pm. We hope that all artists and their friends can come for the closing of the annual art exhibition. The judge this year is Aine Divine RSW. Aine is well-known locally and has supported the Arts Association for many years. She has won the Penicuik Turner Prize on 4 occasions. She was recently elected a member of the Royal Society of Watercolourists. and…

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