Archive: Sep 2015

  1. Much Ado About Govan – FILM PREMIERE

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    As part of the Southside Film Festival, we are so proud to present the official premiere of “Much Ado About Govan”.

    An adaptation of the Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing”, this fun and engaging film was made by the brilliantly creative bunch of teenagers that are the Create Crew. Working over their Spring break, the team gave it their all to create a film which brings a literary classic into the modern world.

    As an added bonus, we will also be screening the “Making of Much Ado”, followed by a Q and A session and live DJ set from Paul N’Jie.

    Friday 9th October 2015
    Doors 7.30pm/film 8pm/DJs 9pm
    Kinning Park Complex, 43 Cornwall Street, Glasgow G41 1BA
    All ages, FREE

  2. Beginners Machine Sewing Class

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    This Friday, we start our brand new Beginners Sewing with a full class of eager beginners! So between now and the Festive Season (yes it’s on its way folks) we will be busy picking up the skills to make those gifts ourselves.

    When: 10.30-12.30
    Where: Gallery 966
    Dates: 25th September – 18th December 2015

    Funded by Glasgow City Council Integrated Grants Fund, through Glasgow Clyde College.

  3. Urban Sketching Group

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    Every day we walk down the same streets and visit the same places, yet how often do we forget to take a good look around us? It is only when we take the time to appreciate our surroundings that we start to notice new features and intricate details that we can’t believe we didn’t see before.

    Local Artist in Residence, Fiona Fleming would like to invite you to take a fresh new look at the streets and buildings of Govan and join her Urban Sketching Group. Whether a total beginner or more experienced artist, you can learn or brush up on your sketching skills, whilst looking at Govan in a new light.

    When – Thursdays from 1pm onwards (Starts 17th September)
    Where – Meet at the Portal AIR Space – 974 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 3AJ
    Contact – For further information, contact Fiona Fleming on 07826 112 502.

  4. Creative Steps Celebration

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    To celebrate a year of our pilot Arts & Well-being Programme, Creative Steps, we held a Participation Day in Gallery 966. We filled it with examples of our work and enjoyed expert tuition in mixed-media canvas art and clay work. Over the past year we have delivered over 200 creative workshops, with additional exhibitions, fayres and events! Working in partnership with Mental Health professionals, we have used creative participation to reach individuals suffering from enduring mental health conditions.
    Along with our Mental Health partners, and most importantly our participants, we are convinced that our approach supports people to realise their potential and make a contribution to the community. Many people, formerly very isolated, have entered the programme through workshops in centres where they receive treatment and from there have developed the confidence and resilience to try creative activities, make the step of attending community classes, connect with others, and ultimately improve their quality of life. How to sum it all up? Maybe just use the words of one of our participants?

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    and just share some of our work and good times …

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