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. 

Photography

Nick Hanson: A Journey to Skye

Fullarton ConneXions, Irvine
£5

Irvine Camera Club’s keynote speaker for 2023 is multi award-winning landscape photographer Nick Hanson. 

Music

Band Factory

Geilsland Estate Studio, Beith
£20 for 5 days

Band Factory is a one-of-a-kind experience for any young musicians aged 12-18. No matter what instrument you play, there will be a place for you – the more obscure, the better!

Photography

Gordon Rae: A Photographer’s Journey

Irvine Community Sports Centre, Irvine
FREE

Award-winning wildlife photographer Gordon Rae will give an illustrated presentation about his photography journey, including many examples of his excellent work.

Music

Stroud Zhang Duo

Arran High School, Isle of Arran
£12 / FREE for under 18s

Come and enjoy an evening of music, mindfulness and relaxation with the Tunnell Trust Award winners Daniel Stroud and Hanzhi Zhang, performing with violin and piano.

Writing

Velcro Poetry: All Ages Writing Workshop

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
FREE

Join local poet Simon Lamb for this entertaining and inspirational taster session of Velcro Poetry, in which participants of all ages will be given time, space and encouragement to explore their emotions through the blank universe of a piece of paper.

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?’. 

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.

Crafts

Get Healthy Get Happy

Irvine Library, Irvine
FREE

Join the Co-op Member Pioneers for a fun afternoon of positive mental health arts and craft activities for all ages.

Multi-Arts

SMHAF Launch: North Ayrshire

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine
FREE

Join us for an evening of celebration as we launch North Ayrshire’s Arts & Culture programme, as part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival.