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May 2019

The Big Lit Festival: STORIES, SONGS AND MADCAPPERY | Tony Bonning

May 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright,Dumfries and GallowayDG5 4AQUnited Kingdom
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STORIES, SONGS AND MADCAPPERY - Tony Bonning Tony Bonning is among the top children’s performers in Scotland. With his madcap mix of stories, songs and rhymes he instantly engages his young audience. A consummate professional with over twenty-five years’ experience and thousands of shows under his belt, he guarantees that the children will have a marvellous and exciting time. Tony is also founder of the annual Galloway Children’s Festival and the Play-it-by-Ear Music Group. May 4th 10.30 – 12.00 :…

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Children’s Day Japan Workshop | 5th May | 1-3pm

May 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright,Dumfries and GallowayDG5 4AQUnited Kingdom
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Join us as we make paper Koi Carp Kites in celebration of Children's Day which is celebrated widely in Japan.  This is a day for families to celebrate the healthy growth and happiness of children. On childrens day, families fly huge carp streamers. The carp symbolizes strength and success. We will be making mini carp streamers with tissue paper! This event will operate as a drop in from 1-3pm, for children ages 6+  Please note that children must be accompanied…

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Childrens Woodblock and Foam Printing Activity | 19th May

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright,Dumfries and GallowayDG5 4AQUnited Kingdom
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Image © National Museums Scotland Image from the series Chiyu rokkasen (Selection of Six Men of Wisdom and Courage) Japan, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1849-1852. Image © National Museums Scotland Childrens Woodblock and Foam Printing Activity  A fun and interactive arts and craft session delivered by Arts Officers Lily and Alistair using resources that have been provided to us by National Museums Scotland. Participants will be able to have a look at a wide range of traditional woodblock prints, before having…

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June 2019

Japanese Woodblock and Foam Printing Crafts Session | 1st June

June 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Galleries, St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright,Dumfries and GallowayDG5 4AQUnited Kingdom
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Image © National Museums Scotland Woodblock Print from the series Chiyu rokkasen (Selection of Six Men of Wisdom and Courage) Japan, by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, 1849-1852. Image © National Museums Scotland   A fun and interactive arts and craft session delivered by Arts Officers Lily and Alistair using resources that have been organised in partnership with National Museums Scotland. Supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Participants will be able to have a look at a wide range of traditional woodblock…

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