Community Clay Time!

Community Clay Time!

Join Jim Parkyn – professional plasticine player, expert Aardman Animator and the mysterious man behind The Amazing Scene Machine. 

Clay 2021

Clay 2021

Welcome to The Adam Pottery on the corner of Saxe-Coburg Street and Henderson Row where you will find an exciting array of ceramics on display in the sunny gallery, each piece bein… 

Dazzle@Dovecot

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Dazzle, in its 40th year, returns showing 53 contemporary jewellers working in a variety of materials and a range of prices. 

Art to Wear – International Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition

Art to Wear – International Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition

This small yet unmissable jewellery exhibition features over 300 unique and original jewellery designs from 30 independent designers across the globe including local emerging talen… 

Tales of Travel and Trade

Tales of Travel and Trade

A photographic celebration of our travels to source ethically produced artisan products over the last four decades, with a selection of these unique objects collected along the way… 

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop!

Archie Brennan: Tapestry Goes Pop! tells the story of Edinburgh native Archie Brennan (1931-2019) in the first major retrospective exhibition of his work. 

Coburg House Festival Exhibition

Coburg House Festival Exhibition

A showcase exhibition from the 70+ residents of the buzzing Coburg House studio complex. 

Art to Wear: International Contemporary Jewellery Show

Art to Wear: International Contemporary Jewellery Show

This small yet unmissable jewellery exhibition features over 300 unique pieces from 30 independent designers across the globe including local, emerging and established talents. 

Willow Weaving Workshop

Willow Weaving Workshop

Weave a boat-shaped basket from organically grown Scottish willows. 

The Knitted Bible Stories Exhibition

The Knitted Bible Stories Exhibition

After a showstopping visit in 2017, The Knitted Bible Stories Exhibition returns with extra stories, all beautifully handcrafted from wool by members of the knitting group at the S… 

Introduction to Paper Folding

Introduction to Paper Folding

Learn the art of paper folding with designer/maker Kate Colin. 

Heat Transfer Printing Workshop

Heat Transfer Printing Workshop

Learn how to create colour, patterns and textures on fabric. 

Hand Weaving Workshop

Hand Weaving Workshop

Now in its seventh year, and gaining momentum with each new calendar, Craft Scotland are back for Fringe 2019. 

Make Your Own Book Workshop

Make Your Own Book Workshop

Transform paper into 3D forms. 

Pop Up Makers

Pop Up Makers

Meet and learn from a collective of Edinburgh-based designer/makers, showcasing their handcrafted work including bookbinding, jewellery, pottery, woodwork and pyrography, organic c… 

Grayson Perry – Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

Grayson Perry – Julie Cope’s Grand Tour

Written on an arch, Julie Cope’s Grand Tour: The Story of a Life by Grayson Perry, gives the sense of entering a house, secret garden or place of habitation. 

Clay 2019

Clay 2019

When you visit The Adam Pottery you will find much more than your everyday ceramics exhibition. 

Persevere: Summer Exhibition

Persevere: Summer Exhibition

A showcase from the 70+ residents of the buzzing Coburg House art studio complex. 

West End Fair

West End Fair

125 makers, artists and designers exhibiting their latest creations in a spectacular outdoor setting. 

Dazzle at Dovecot

Dazzle at Dovecot

Dazzle returns to the festival for the 36th time; a major exhibition with a huge following, showing 60 contemporary jewellers, 3,000 pieces, a leading contemporary printmaker and a… 

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2019

Discover handmade objects for you, and your home, from 41 Scotland-based makers in one unique location. 

Art to Wear: International Contemporary Jewellery Show

Art to Wear: International Contemporary Jewellery Show

This small yet unmissable jewellery exhibition features over 300 unique pieces from 30 independent designers across the globe, including local emerging and established talents. 

The Rule of Three

The Rule of Three

Each of these award-winning artists traverse their own routes across the boundaries between fine art and craft, challenging context and materiality. 

Zimbabwe Sculptures

Zimbabwe Sculptures

Zimbabwean artists make some of the best stone sculptures in the world. 

Ceramic Art Edinburgh

Ceramic Art Edinburgh

This exhibition showcases two Edinburgh-based contemporary ceramic artists. 

Make a Leather Purse With Jude Gove

Make a Leather Purse With Jude Gove

Sew a coin purse by selecting soft leather and pure wool felt in contrasting colours. 

Learn to Mosaic With Helen Miles

Learn to Mosaic With Helen Miles

Make a mosaic with ceramic and glass tiles. 

Handmade Edinburgh – The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

Handmade Edinburgh – The Contemporary Craft and Design Fair

Over three days, Handmade Edinburgh will celebrate the best in high-end design and craftsmanship from over 80 highly-skilled, British and international designer-makers. 

Spoon Carving Workshop

Spoon Carving Workshop

Learn to carve a wooden spoon from sustainably sourced Scottish greenwood using traditional hand tools and techniques. 

Visible Mending With Flora Collingwood-Norris

Visible Mending With Flora Collingwood-Norris

Bring your favourite jumper back to life with creative visible mending. 

Art to Wear: International Contemporary Jewellery Show

Art to Wear: International Contemporary Jewellery Show

This small yet unmissable jewellery exhibition features over 300 unique and original jewellery designs from 30 independent designers across the globe including local emerging talen… 

Illustrate Your Own Ceramic Object

Illustrate Your Own Ceramic Object

Edinburgh Fringe is typically visited for a gluttonous helping of comedy and theatre shows. 

Clay 2018

Clay 2018

This exhibition of ceramics could be on show in any gallery anywhere but what makes it special to many of our visitors is it being held in a working pottery. 

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. 

West End Fair

West End Fair

125 makers, artists and designers will be exhibiting their latest creations. 

Roald in Clay

Roald in Clay

Inspired by the characters of Roald Dahl, come and make a Wonka pot on the potter’s wheel or hand build a Matilda or an enormous crocodile! The most squishy squashy substance, cl… 

A Contemporary Perspective

A Contemporary Perspective

international artists and emerging local talent. 

Carve a Ring Workshop

Carve a Ring Workshop

Carve your own ring in jeweller’s wax. 

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2018

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2018

The second floor of White Stuff becomes a haven for design-lovers. 

Dazzle Jewellery Exhibition

Dazzle Jewellery Exhibition

Returning for the 35th year. 

Zimbabwe Sculptures

Zimbabwe Sculptures

Zimbabwean artists make some of the best stone sculptures in the world. 

Liberty Lates

Liberty Lates

Liberty Lates is a Thursday night late access to Liberty Art Fabrics and Fashion at a special reduced ticket price for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. 

Caledonia: Spirit of Place

Caledonia: Spirit of Place

Ian Scott Massie has fond childhood memories of Scotland. 

Ian Smith: Craft

Ian Smith: Craft

Multi award-winning comedian Ian Smith (BBC Three’s Sweat the Small Stuff, Dave’s The Magic Sponge podcast) returns. 

Alpha Art Highlights

Alpha Art Highlights

Alpha Art is delighted to present a vibrant collection of works by local and international artists. 

GloW-Design: World Youth Designer Forum (WYDF) 2017

GloW-Design: World Youth Designer Forum (WYDF) 2017

The World Youth Designer Forum (WYDF), a cumulative accelerator and incubator discourse, explores the 2017 theme – Design Interventions: Nationalism vs Globalism. 

The Knitted Bible Stories Exhibition

The Knitted Bible Stories Exhibition

A fun, yet breathtaking and moving display of thirteen stories chosen from the Bible and reproduced by hand in wool. 

Contemporary Clay

Contemporary Clay

Edinburgh ceramicist Craig Mitchell will be exhibiting a range of figurative clay sculpture, which explores contemporary themes and personal narratives in a humorous way. 

'Art to Wear' International Contemporary Jewellery

'Art to Wear' International Contemporary Jewellery

This small yet yet unmissable jewellery exhibition features over 300 unique and original jewellery designs from 30 independent designers across the globe including local emerging t… 

Clay 2017

Clay 2017

Welcome to our long-established Fringe exhibition, where visitors can not only enjoy our exciting show of ceramics but also visit us backstage in our studios. 

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. 

Roald in Clay

Roald in Clay

Inspired by the characters of Roald Dahl, come and make a Wonka pot on the potter’s wheel, or handcraft a Matilda, a giant peach, or an enormous crocodile! The most squishy squas… 

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2017

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2017

The second floor of White Stuff becomes a haven for design lovers. 

Dazzle at Dovecot

Dazzle at Dovecot

This wonderful giant contemporary jewellery exhibition is held in a stunning venue. 

Pillow Talk

Pillow Talk

We present a sumptuous selling exhibition of kilim and textile cushions, chairs, fenders, pouffees, hall seats and sofa stools in vibrant colours and contemporary and traditional d… 

Cultureground @ B.fest

Cultureground @ B.fest

Presenting the best in art, sculpture, debate and creative workshops, Cultureground is the interactive gallery that showcases young people’s work from across the city. 

The Fairy Tale Fair

The Fairy Tale Fair

Join The Fairy Tale Fair at Brighton Open Market for a special Saturday market takeover. 

AART TV Live Broadcast!

AART TV Live Broadcast!

New Zealand’s finest Mikey the Aartist returns to Brighton Fringe for the launch of AART TV Live with special guest artists Jim Parkyn (Aardman Animations) and George Egg (Anarch… 

House of Alchemy

House of Alchemy

A week long exhibition of visionary art and imaginative Realism in central Brighton. 

Learn To Throw a Pot

Learn To Throw a Pot

Come along and learn to throw your own pot on the potters wheel at the Painting Pottery Cafe! Learn a new skill alongside other beginners with one of our fabulous potters in this s… 

Words and Pictures. Pictures and Words

Words and Pictures. Pictures and Words

An enthralling exhibition based on a year-long collaboration between a photographer and a poet. 

Woodland Tribe

Woodland Tribe

Help create a unique adventure playground! Over the course of Brighton Fringe, children and adults of all ages can use hammers, nails, saws, rope and a huge quantity of wood to co-… 

Children's Area: The Den

Children's Area: The Den

The Den is a new, purpose-built family-friendly area at The Warren. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Craigmillar Castle Craft Skills Festival

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Craigmillar Castle Craft Skills Festival

Something for the entire family! Come along and learn about the science of medieval construction, try stone carving and join our expert guided tours! See website for details: histo… 

The Amazing Scene Machine Does Aardinburgh!

The Amazing Scene Machine Does Aardinburgh!

Celebrate Aardman’s 40th birthday with expert Aardman model maker Jim Parkyn and his Amazing Scene Machine. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Lead Roofing Demonstration

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Lead Roofing Demonstration

Steve McLennan of the National Federation Roofing Contractors provides an enjoyable demonstration of the expertise required for creating and repairing lead roofing details. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Roof Slating Demonstration

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Roof Slating Demonstration

Scotland’s buildings have slate roofs, now no Scottish slate quarry remains. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Sash and Case Windows, Maintenance and Repair

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Sash and Case Windows, Maintenance and Repair

Care for these windows and they’ll thrive for another few decades. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Architectural Cast Iron – Skills Demonstration

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Architectural Cast Iron – Skills Demonstration

Scotland used to export iron buildings around the world; Andrew Laing of the Charles Laing Foundry gives an entertaining demonstration of casting processes and where these skills c… 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Traditional Building Skills and World Heritage

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Traditional Building Skills and World Heritage

Edinburgh provides a magnificent festival setting. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Stonemasonry Skills Demonstration

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Stonemasonry Skills Demonstration

Scotland’s traditional buildings used indigenous stone, only a few dimensional stone quarries remain. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Marbling and Graining Techniques, Signwriting Skills

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Marbling and Graining Techniques, Signwriting Skills

Mark Nevin, Nevin of Edinburgh, demonstrates remarkable transforming painting techniques. 

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Lime mortars demonstration

Celebrating Edinburgh’s Traditional Buildings: Lime mortars demonstration

Roz Artis and Scott MacAskill of the Scottish Lime Centre Trust demonstrate lime slaking, part of the alchemy of the lime cycle. 

Gin on the Fringe

Gin on the Fringe

Gin on the Fringe is a boutique gin event at the Surgeon’s Hall in Edinburgh during the final two weekends in August at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world’s largest arts … 

Clay 2016

Clay 2016

What makes this ceramic exhibition special is that it is held within a collective working pottery. 

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists' Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy artists/makers open their studios to the public. 

Mad Hatter's Potting Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Potting Tea Party

Pottery and Alice in Wonderland fans, come and have fun and make in clay the tableware, cakes, biscuits, hats, caterpillars, rabbits and anything else, allowing your imagination to… 

The Amazing Scene Machine

The Amazing Scene Machine

Join expert model maker and Aardman animator, Jim Parkyn, and make your own mini masterpiece in this hands-on model making workshop. 

Dazzle at Dovecot

Dazzle at Dovecot

Returning for the 33rd time to the Fringe and for the fifth year to the beautiful Dovecot Studios, this jewellery, designer scarves and photography exhibition presents 70 artists. 

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2016

Craft Scotland Summer Show 2016

Back by popular demand! Returning for its fourth year, the Craft Scotland Summer Show sets up shop in the centre of town. 

Scottish Craft Beer and Food Matching at The Gait

Scottish Craft Beer and Food Matching at The Gait

The Gait Bar, 232 Canongate Royal Mile hosts a special Fringe Craft Beer and Food Matching event: four to six courses paired with beers from different Scottish craft breweries ever… 

BIF: Brighton Illustration Fair

BIF: Brighton Illustration Fair

The 2nd year of BIF: The Brighton Illustration Fair. 

Plant Sale: Brighton and Hove Organic Gardeners with the Brighton and Hove Food Partnership

Plant Sale: Brighton and Hove Organic Gardeners with the Brighton and Hove Food Partnership

Brighton and Hove Organic Gardeners, together with Brighton and Hove Food Partnership, will host an organic plant sale in Preston Park. 

eXXhibition by Candy Medusa

eXXhibition by Candy Medusa

Ecological art weekend, raising awareness of plastic pollution, toxics in our seas and our bodies, women in science, art and exploration. 

Woodland Tribe

Woodland Tribe

Help create a unique adventure playground! Over the course of Brighton Fringe, children and adults of all ages can use hammers, nails, saws, rope and a huge quantity of wood to co-… 

Children's Area: The Den

Children's Area: The Den

The Den is a purpose-built family-friendly area at The Warren, encompassing a beautiful covered play area and a spacious, colourful outdoor space. 

Art of Printmaking: Open Studio

Art of Printmaking: Open Studio

Once again, this busy, central, printmaking studio opens its doors to the public, exhibiting members’ works amid the tools and presses of their creation. 

Plastic is Forever

Plastic is Forever

Jewellers dedicate their craft to transform our waste into desirable objects. 

'Who Sampled Who' presents 'Fallen Hip Hop Legends'

'Who Sampled Who' presents 'Fallen Hip Hop Legends'

An interactive, musical, play experience by Exploring Senses and One Brighton FM. 

Albert Mews Open Studio

Albert Mews Open Studio

Albert Mews Studio opens its doors for five weekends this May, hosting an array of returning and new designer talent. 

Learn to Throw a Pot

Learn to Throw a Pot

Have a go on the potter’s wheel. 

Press and Release 2016

Press and Release 2016

Technology and the evolution of the Artist’s Book: the exhibition features the work of notable book artists from across the world, selected by New York-based curator and artist … 

A Morning with Morph

A Morning with Morph

The iconic animated clay character Morph made his TV debut in 1977 and entertained an entire generation with his slapstick antics. 

Morph Modelmaking Workshop

Morph Modelmaking Workshop

Iconic animated clay character Morph made his TV debut in 1977 and entertained an entire generation with his slapstick antics. 

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

Live art every day. 

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

The Great Scottish Make Off - Free

Live art every day. 

Coburg Collective

Coburg Collective

Coburg Collective is an exciting festival exhibition featuring award-winning artists and makers from Edinburgh’s Coburg House Studios. 

The Comedian's Comedian Podcast Live

The Comedian's Comedian Podcast Live

The thinking person’s late night alternative! Triple award-nominated podcast reveals your favourite comics’ creative secrets. 

Mad Hatter's Potting Tea Party

Mad Hatter's Potting Tea Party

Age 5-100. 

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Artists’ Open Studios and Exhibition

Seventy contemporary artists/makers open their studios to the public. 

West End Fair

West End Fair

One hundred makers, artists and designers exhibiting their latest creations in a spectacular outdoor setting. 

Craft Scotland Summer Show

Craft Scotland Summer Show

Back by popular demand! Returning for its third year, the Craft Scotland Summer Show sets up shop in the centre of town. 

BattleActs!

BattleActs!

Two teams of intrepid comedians battle it out for the audience’s respect. 

Thai Cookery and Fruit Carving

Thai Cookery and Fruit Carving

The Krua Thai Cookery School is a Thai cookery centre in Scotland where students have come from 30 countries for their specific training. 

Arctic Convoys – Men and Ice

Arctic Convoys – Men and Ice

Stories, photographs and tapestries about men in the Arctic Convoys in WW2 who received the Ushakov Medal in 2014.