Spotlight on North Ayrshire

Our festival takes place across the country, with diverse events being programmed and delivered by and for communities in multiple Scottish regions. Today we’re shining a light on the North Ayrshire programme.

Crafts

Wheat Weaver of Auchencairn

Brodick Castle Ranger Centre, Isle of Arran
£40 / £30 for Arran Visual Arts members

Learn straw weaving and plaiting techniques with Julia Bovee during this day-long craft workshop.

Writing

MicroPoetry: So in Flow

2 October 2023-6 October 2023
Zoom
FREE

A series of five short online workshops for busy people who want to be mindful people, led by Molly Murray, owner of Seahorse Bookstore in North Ayrshire.

Visual Arts

Creative Advocacy: A Zine-Making Workshop

Beattie Library, Stevenston Library, Stevenston
FREE
16+

AIMS Advocacy host a zine-making workshop with Stevenston Library. Exploring themes of mental health through facilitated discussion, you will work collectively to create writing and collage and go home with your very own zine. 

Crafts

Be Kind to Your Mind

6 October 2023-13 October 2023
Kilwinning Library, Kilwinning
FREE

Kids are invited to come along and improve their mental health and wellbeing with some mindful arts and crafts this October.

Film

Family Film Club: Coco

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
FREE

Sit back, relax and entertain the kids for an hour or two with a family film at the Harbour Arts Centre.

Visual Arts

Sunrise Walk

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
FREE

Join North Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnership and partners to walk from the darkness of the night to embrace a new day, remembering there is always hope.

Visual Arts

What Does Advocacy Mean to You? 

Trindlemoss Day Opportunities, Irvine
FREE

AIMS Advocacy and Trindlemoss Day Opportunities present their collaborative artwork: ‘What does advocacy mean to you?’.