Makers Marque

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Makers Marque
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Makers Marque
Sunday 29th September 2019
12pm - 5pm, £2/£1 concession

Makers Marque is more than just a market for local traders and designers. It is a chance for people to get involved, learn a new skill and see the processes that usually take place behind closed studio doors. The event is a mix of local craftspeople demonstrating their skills and selling their unique products, plus artist and makers workshops, demonstrations and repair stations.

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Participating artists and makers include…

Eira Soaps
Cameron Murdoch
Mand McGrattan
Megan Chapman
Mairi Brown

Eliott Lockhart 
Lynda Wilson
Ron Wilson

Tartan Folk
Jemima Hall

Magoro Graphics
Heather Charters
Wire Pendants by Alina
Monkey King by TsU
Chloe Henderson
Approachable Earth

Richard Arthur Clohessy
Creative Ceramics
Sophie Fields
Edinburgh Paper Studio
Wren By Jenny 
Liana Moran 
Spring Feathers 

…with more to be confirmed!


A programme of workshops will be running throughout the day. Check back soon as we’ll be adding more workshops!

Kids Scarf Making Workshop with Maija Nygren

12 – 1.30pm, 1.40 – 3.10pm & 3.20 – 4.50pm 
£25 per child (with their adult assistant)
Make your own scarf and discover how a knitting machine works in this 90 minute workshop with designer Maija Nygren.
Bookings via eventbriteLimited places so pre-booking is essential. 
For more information email [email protected] or call 07597 133297


Hand decorated tiles and small bowls with Sandra Brown

11am – 1.30pm & 2pm – 3.30pm
£25 per person
Free-hand repeat pattern decoration demonstration and workshop. Tiles and small bowls (2 pieces per person) will be available to decorate using a variety of under glaze colours. The pieces will be taken away and fired, after having a transparent glaze applied, and collected either from OOTB or Creative Ceramics studio, (Lower Granton Rd) at a later date. 4 people per workshop.
Bookings are available by email via [email protected] though spaces may be available on the day.


MUD – muddy painting and sculpting workshops

Drop in workshop from 12 – 4pm
£2 suggested donation per participant
Soil is what connects all beings; it is what we grow from. It has aesthetic, spiritual, cultural and educational benefits. We build with it, the soil creates our food, purifies our water, stores carbon and contains biodiversity. Through drop-in workshops of max 5 participants at a time, we wish for people of all ages to take part in the ancient processes of painting, sculpting and building with soil. Will simply be using soil and water, and basic building fabrics. We will be using the tones of the earth and experimenting with thick and thin mud to create tone and shape. Join us and be inspired to reconnect to what is beneath our feet. Become acquainted with these ancient practices, and get messy!


Creative Hand Embroidery for KIDS with Richa Goel
Workshop from 12.30pm – 1.30pm
£15 – all materials included
In this 1.5 hour class, children will be introduced to hand embroidery with very simple stitches, engaging their creative senses with the tactile nature of thread and textiles, and refining their motor skills. A wonderful introduction to the world of hand sewing!
Please pre-book your place by emailing on [email protected]. Limited spaces.


Creative Hand Embroidery with Richa Goel 
Workshop from 2pm – 4pm
£20 – all materials included
In this 2 hour workshop you will learn the basic techniques of creative hand embroidery. You will learn to make beautiful floral patterns with colourful threads and also how to embroider text. All levels welcome, especially beginners.
Please pre-book your place by emailing on [email protected]. Limited spaces.



Print and Design Workshops with Nagma Sharma
Make your own lampshade 12.30pm – 1.30pm, Small 20cm – £15, Medium 30cm – £20
Print your own t-shirt or bag 1.30pm – 2.30pm – £10
These are drop-in workshops but pre-booking is advised. Limited spaces. 
For bookings please email [email protected]
Spring Feathers 


Let’s Make Comics Workshop (FREE WORKSHOP)

1pm – 4pm (drop in when you like)
Interactive workshop for ages 8 through 13
Comic making Workshop with local comic artist and illustrator TSU. Using a unique random scenario generator learn the basics of comic creation from story telling, character design and panel layout to how to print out and create your own mini comics. Pencils and paper supplied. All you have to bring is an enthusiasm for comics and your imagination.
Monkey King by TsU


This event coincides with The Cockburn Association Doors Open Day. Out of the Blue will be offering ‘behind the scenes’ tours of the Out of the Blue Drill Hall! 

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Telephone (info)
0131 555 7100