Saltire Award and Art Group Volunteers

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Four young people from S3 Torry Academy completed their fifty hour Saltire Award for Outward Bound at Torry Academy and wanted to explore further volunteering opportunities in their area. While considering a community project, the young people felt an activity aimed at younger children would be beneficial as families frequenting Torry Learning Centre had previously […]

Collaborate Educate: Creative CPD Opportunity

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Collaborate || Educate – CPD opportunity for artists and teaching staff Creative Learning is inviting applications from both artists and primary school educators to take part in Collaborate || Educate – a CPD programme for creative practitioners and teachers who want to develop their practice in working together and in thinking about creative approaches to the […]

Draw and Win: National John Byrne Drawing Competition

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Budding young artists in Scotland are being urged to enter the third annual John Byrne Drawing Competition. Since the launch of the competition in 2014, over 7000 entries from pupils across Scotland have submitted their artwork to be judged by the renowned artist and playwright himself, John Byrne. The competition, in partnership with Education Scotland, […]

Inspiration Point: Free Expressive Arts Workshops for Schools

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On Friday 17th February, as part of the city wide project Inspiration Point, Aberdeen City Council’s Creative Learning are taking over the Lemon Tree and offering a day for young people focussed on exploring careers in the arts, with an exciting programme of practical workshops in drama, creative writing and visual art. The Royal Conservatoire, […]