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Doors Open Day at The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop

Saturday 28 September 2019

 

Simon Burns-Cox, Sculptor and Letter Carver, based at The Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop will open his studio to the public on Saturday 28th September 2019 from 12.00 to 16.00. Simon makes interior and exterior sculptures for home and gardens, and offers all types of lettering in stone and marble. He makes Headstones, Gravestones and Memorials and teaches Sculpture, Stone Carving, Stone Letter Carving and Relief Carving to groups and individuals throughout the year. His work can be viewed at his website at http://simonburnscox.co.uk/ and he can be contacted at info@simonburnscox.co.uk if you would like to discuss your requirements further.

 

What’s On:

Tours of ESW’s Bill Scott Sculpture Centre and Creative Laboratories building including the workshops and studios.

The tour will take you through the Metal, Wood and Mixed-Media Workshops as well as visiting several studios.

Spaces are limited, please book online https://www.eventbrite.com/e/edinburgh-sculpture-workshop-doors-open-day-tours-tickets-71260137991?aff=ebdssbdestsearch )

12pm, with an ESW staff member

1pm, with an ESW staff member

2pm, with David McKenna, Projects Director at Sutherland Hussey Harris.

3pm, with an ESW staff member

 

Sculpture Saturdays Drop-in Workshop

12-3pm

In the Courtyard, join ESW Member Giulia Gentili to make Modrock relief panels to take home. Suitable for all ages and abilities.

 

Lucy Wayman’s sculpture Clovehitch

Installed above the Hawthornvale Path adjoining ESW, this work was commissioned by ESW in the summer of 2019 and will be in place for three years in a project supported by Sustrans.

https://edinburghsculpture.org/whats-on/lucy-wayman-clovehitch-edinburgh-art-festival/

 

Adam Benmakhlouf’s sound poem The Noise of Making Spills Over

Installed in the beacon tower at the edge of our Courtyard.

https://edinburghsculpture.org/whats-on/adam-benmakhlouf-the-noise-of-making-spills-over-edinburgh-art-festival/

 

Bound by Stone Display and Demonstrations

In the Courtyard members of our stone carving group will present their recent projects and be available to demonstrate and answer questions about their processes.

 

Jennifer Kelly’s exhibition Rat Park

In the Hawthornvale Space (viewable from Hawthornvale pavement) ESW Member Jennifer Kelly is presenting a new exhibition which runs until 3 November 2019.

 

Info Space

In the North Lab at the back of the Courtyard we have information available about our programme, joining as a Member and our newly launched Public Courses Programme which runs from this October to June 2020. Come in to have a look, browse the courses and book your place to learn new skills.

 

Café MILK

Our licenced café is running a special food offer to celebrate Doors Open Days. They are open until 5pm and have tables inside and out.