The Arran Gallery at St Columba’s

By Simon Ross-Gill Although I never actually did set foot in the workshop or Gallery at St Columba’s and have no memories of it, it is with great pleasure that I am putting together an exhibition, as a part of A Celebration of Whiting Bay Past And Present on May 11th and 12th 2019. As …

Makers Festival at Brodick Castle – A Call for Stallholders

Brodick Castle is hosting Crafts and Company’s very first Makers’ Festival from the 12th-14th July. There are many elements to this event to include a makers’ exhibition, workshops, demonstrations, walks, talks, exhibition of the 52 Stitched Stories project, performances and stalls. This is a call for stallholders for the event. If you would like to …

Margot Sandeman at Cyril Gerber Fine Art, January 31- February 23 2019.

Review by J Inglis Margot Sandeman and Joan Eardley were good friends as students at Glasgow School of Art and later as they worked together in Arran in the small house to the rear of the converted church in Corrie known as the “Tabernacle”. Their painting styles were very different. While Joan took advantage of …

52 Stitched Stories Community Arts Project

52 Stitched Stories – Community arts project with Earth Threads Launch event – Friday 7th December at Coast in Whiting Bay anytime between 11 and 2pm. This project is open to all. The ambition is for everyone involved to create a textile postcard once a week during 2019. The 52 postcards are designed to reflect …

Corrie’s Christmas Art Competition

Corrie, star terrier of The Westie Fest, a lovely children’s book published this year by Arran author Alison Page, is holding a Christmas Art competition. For any Voice readers out there who know both a little one and Corrie and would like to join in, send your entries in by 5th December… Children aged 8 …

New Tim Pomeroy Exhibition in Edinburgh

MARBLE SLATE WOOD – NEW SCULPTURE BY TIM POMEROY Arran-based stone carver and artist, Tim Pomeroy, opens a one man exhibition at The Fine Art Society in Edinburgh on Friday 16th November. It runs until Saturday 22nd December. This is his third show with The Fine Art Society. Based on northern European archaeology, natural history …

Messy Church starting in Lamlash

Messy Church sessions are starting at Lamlash Church this autumn. Messy church – is a way of being church for families involving fun is found across the world values are about being Christ-centred, for all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebration

100 Years of Women and the Vote art installation

A Glasgow based artist has made an installation, now on at the Rutherglen Library in Glasgow, around a banner she has created to mark the centenary of women gaining the right to vote. Christina Quarrell, who is a regular visitor to Arran told the Voice,  “The art installation came about because I wanted to create …

The AOS Biscuit Tin Iniaitive

Following the success of last year’s Biscuit Tin Initiative, Arran Open Studios, (AOS), is again this year distributing biscuit tins across the island. For those new to the idea, the biscuit tins, kindly donated by Patersons of Arran, will be filled with pencils, sharpeners, rubbers, blank postcards. These will be put in places where people …