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Best Performance- A Pop Vocal Workshop With Diane Garisto & Elise Morris 2-3 Days

Best Performance- A Pop Vocal Workshop With Diane Garisto & Elise Morris

If you love to sing, but wish you had more confidence, come along to join this Pop Vocal workshop with two of the music industry’s top singers, Diane Garisto and Elise Morris.Diane Garisto’s career spans many years of working with such musical icons as Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Carly Simon, George Benson, and many others. Elise Morris toured with Joe Jackson and is an accomplished jazz recording artist whose albums have landed on several Top Ten Jazz charts in recent years. Together Garisto and Morris will share some key points of vocal warm up, breathing, and how to get the best performance out of your voice.Bring a pop vocal chart and get some great tips. All ages welcome.Places limited so please book. Buy Tickets ..

Date: Thursday 20th October 2022

Brave Art! 2-3 Days

Brave Art!

Find your Brave Art in a castle! How to take your courage, let go and find your creative side to make art. In this workshop you will learn techniques to be bold and brave and learn how good design makes good art.Fun, hands-on and absolutely no experience necessary.To book a place contact: 07711 903537 / kirstenfharris@btopenworld.com / www.kirstenharrisart.co.ukAll materials provided. Delicious lunch included in the ticket cost.Places limited to 12 per day.Suitable for all ages10:00am – 1:00pm (please arrive 15min early) 1:00pm – 2:00pm lunch..

Date: Wednesday 19th October & Thursday 20th October 2022

Fire Food Outdoor Cooking Workshop 2-3 Days

Fire Food Outdoor Cooking Workshop

Join Wild Things Scotland CIC for an afternoon of exploring the exciting world of open fire cooking. Members of the team from Wild Things will share some of their knowledge around the skills and techniques necessary for successful fireside cooking. Cooking over an open fire can be a useful skill for outdoor lovers but on a deeper level it can help us to connect to the traditions of our ancient ancestors. Wild Things hope to reignite some of that magic for the group at Loaningdale House this autumn.Over the afternoon we will look at:   Once the fires are lit and roaring you will How to create a safe space                 create a fireside feast to enjoy as a group. Fire lighting tec..

Date: Saturday 15th October 2022

Swing Dance Workshop And Concert With Cathy Harrison & The Biggar Big Band 2-3 Days

Swing Dance Workshop And Concert With Cathy Harrison & The Biggar Big Band

Featuring Anthony BowersBeginning with a dance workshop: 7:30pm- 8:30pmWhether you’re new to dance band music or you misspent your youth dancing the night away, join the 6 workshop for an evening of swing. Edinburgh based dancer, Cathy Harrison, will kick things off with a swing dance workshop to teach you all the moves you need. Then, suitably ready to let your hair down, let Anthony Bowers and the Biggar Big Band accompany you to a bygone era so you can face the music and dance.Suitable for 12+  Buy Tickets ..

Date: Friday 21st October 2022

Taking To The Stage 2-3 Days

Taking To The Stage

Whether you’re an aspiring performer or simply want to build self-confidence, this class offers a gentle introduction to acting in a friendly, supportive atmosphere. Ideal for those with little or no experience, join professional actor Clare Yuille to explore playful, practical acting games and techniques. Clare is a founding member of Braw Clan. Her credits include the Royal Lyceum, the Tron, Vanishing Point, the Royal Exchange, ITV and the BBC. To take part all you need is comfortable clothes and the willingness to give it a bash.Places limited so please book.Suitable for ages 18+ Buy Tickets ..

Date: Tuesday 18th October 2022

The Alchemist’s Forge 2-3 Days

The Alchemist’s Forge

Enjoy the stunning surroundings from this wonderful venue and handcraft your very own sterling silver pendant with renowned Scottish jewellery designer Sam Glendinning of The Alchemist’s Forge.To book a place contact: 07943 070579 / info@thealchemistsforge.co.uk / www.thealchemistsforge.co.ukAll materials provided.Delicious lunch included in the ticket cost.Places limited to 6 per day.Suitable for ages 16+ years..

Date: Wednesday 19th October & Thursday 20th October 2022

The Play's The Thing 2-3 Days

The Play's The Thing

Read a hilarious play out loud in the company of others – no acting experience necessary! Join playwright Martin Travers for an informal read-through of his award-winning play Scarfed for Life, a modern parable set against the first Old Firm game of the season. Funny, hard hitting and thought provoking, the play is taught in high schools across Glasgow as part of the Sense Over Sectarianism project.You’ll receive a free copy of the play, which includes strong and sectarian language, and no advance reading is required. To take part all you need is your specs.Suitable for ages 18+ Buy Tickets ..

Date: Sunday 16th October 2022

Writing For The Stage 2-3 Days

Writing For The Stage

Would you love to try playwriting but don’t know where to begin? Join award-winning playwright Martin Travers for a fun and informal 90 minutes as we give writing for the stage a whirl.A founding member of Braw Clan Theatre Company based in Biggar, his plays include Scarfed for Life and Whatever Happened to the Jaggy Nettles?, which won the Best Play for Young Audiences from the Writers’ Guild this year.To take part all you need is a pencil and your imagination!Braw Clan is the world’s only Scots language theatre company.From whispered tales around a flickering fire to a brutal monologue on a naked stage, we tell electrifying stories inspired by the people of Scotland.Suitable for ages 18+ Buy Tickets ..

Date: Sunday 16th October 2022

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