Nicholas is a self-taught traditional sculptor doing time-lapse creations on YouTube, using industry standard Fx materials to recreate famous characters of Lore and Legend. Nicholas does many private and professional commissions and has been featured in multiple outlets including BBC, Esquire, Daily Mail, USA Today and more!
Contemporary and traditional willow weaving demonstrations, display and workshops for all. Join Simone and Steve for their creative willow works and make a willow creation to take away. Willowpool also have a unique range of finished items for sale, such as birds, stars, piglets and flowery Christmas wreaths, all of which make perfect gifts.
Facebook: Willowpool Designs
The SWI is one of the largest women’s organisations in Scotland, with groups across the country. It offers lifelong learning and skill sharing to all women.
The Guild of Silk Painters Scotland promotes the craft of painting on silk through skill sharing and teaching workshops. They welcome new members from beginners to those more experienced to learn more of this fascinating and therapeutic craft.
Facebook @ Silk Painters Scotland
A group of enthusiastic local ladies dedicated to promoting papercraft, 3D decoupage in particular, as a therapeutic relaxing hobby suitable for all ages and abilities using scissors, tweezers and silicone glue.
Facebook @ Creative Care at Brackenbrae
The Scottish Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (SAFAS) is one of the 21 areas affiliated to National Association of Flower Arrangement Societies (NAFAS). There are 63 flower clubs affiliated to SAFAS throughout Scotland. Bringing people and flowers together for Fun Friendship and Flowers.
Facebook: @ Friends of safas
The Beadworkers Guild is a registered charity dedicated to promoting and supporting the art of bead weaving. Open to Beadworkers and bead artists everywhere it provides various events, activities and publications to encourage knowledge sharing and the exchange of ideas.
The Family History Federation is your “One Stop” for family history information. Visit them to collect a FREE starter booklet, learn about Family History Societies and/or receive research advice. They also sell a wide variety of family history books.
Helen stitches fabric books using her stash of mainly vintage and pre-loved fabrics. Helen says, “The hardest part of starting textile art is looking at a blank piece of fabric”. Helen will be demonstrating painted backgrounds using different techniques on her stand.
Traditional Corn Dollies from around the World – Corn Dollies go back 8,000 years to the beginning of farming as a celebration of harvest time and a traditional gift for plenty and happiness. Hear all about their history and folklore; see how they are made and try making your own!