March 30, 2018

granton:hub Jumble Day

Calling all swap-fans, bargain hunters, and upcycling aficionados!

Are you stuck with a pile of stuff you want to recycle after a spot of spring cleaning? Or looking to find something to do with the kids during the holidays? Or do you just like a good old rummage?

Why not come along to our pop up community swapshop/freeshop day on Sunday 8th April.

Featuring clothes, books, toys and bric-a-brac, you can bring items to swap if you can, or just come along and have a browse.

There will also be a jewellery repair station with Anna and ELREC will be providing sewing sessions and upcycling advice!

On from 11am until 3pm, Entry is 50p. Hope to see you there!


Painting for pleasure weekend


granton:hub will be hosting an enjoyable and inspirational painting weekend designed to help beginners & enthusiasts gain experience in painting with Oils or Acrylics, whilst also supporting more advanced painters to develop their skills and techniques. No previous experience necessary. The Painting for Pleasure workshop organised by Gareth Hutchison is designed for adults of all ages and abilities. From beginners to art enthusiasts interested to learn new or practice existing skills in your preferred painting medium.

Dates: Sat, 14 Oct 2017, 10:00 – Sun, 15 Oct 2017, 16:30 BS

More information and book tickets

Tuesday art club


Learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting within a variety of art materials of your choice, from pencils, pastels/charcoal, watercolour or acrylics.

Try out new painting and drawing methods, alternative techniques or styles at your own pace, leisure and enjoyment, with helpful constructive feedback and positive encouragement.

Tuesday Art Club is for adults of all ages and abilities, no experience is necessary. There’ll be free tea and coffee, and you can attend individual classes as well as making a block four-week booking.

About the tutor: Gareth Hutchison is fully qualified and practising artist, with over 10 years of experience successfully teaching both adult education art courses and private classes. The new Granton:Hub Art Club has been developed as a self-directed art program, working at your own pace to build confidence, deciding on your own themes and art materials

Classes throughout October and November

Check the classes and book


Painting for Pleasure Weekend Workshop – 16 and 17 September

Painting for Pleasure - Gareth

Artist Gareth Hutchison will be hosting a painting weekend workshop on 16 and 17 September. These events will be designed to help beginners and enthusiasts gain experience in painting with oils or acrylics, whilst also supporting more advanced painters to develop their skills and techniques. No previous experience is necessary. Find out more and book tickets at our Eventbrite page.

Coming up!

We are now planning for the following events – updates to follow.

  • 20 December 2015: Lantern Storytelling
  • 30 January 2016: The Embassy Cinema
  • 27 February 2016: New Life from Old
  • 18, 19 and 20 March 2016: Art in Granton

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