Summer Workshops for Children and Young People 2018

Check out all the Creative Learning Summer Workshops at the Tolbooth for children and young people!

Summer Workshops for Children and Young People 2018

About Summer Workshops for Children and Young People 2018

17th Jul 2018 to 7th Aug 2018
Various events - see listing for dates and times
Tolbooth
Tolbooth Jail Wynd, Stirling FK8 1DE
Various prices - see listing for details
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Rod Puppets
Tuesday 17 July / 11am-3.45pm / Ages 7-12 / £15
Join the Scottish Mask & Puppet Centre to make your own rod puppet from a wide selection of colourful decorative materials in the morning, before bringing it to life with mime, improvisation and story creation skills in the afternoon.
Tutor: Sarah Lee

8-storey Musical Instrument
Friday 20 July / 11am-1pm / Ages 9-13 / £7
Using special microphones, simple tech and a range of sound effects, turn the Tolbooth into one huge musical instrument by making stairs, walls and objects trigger sounds and music.
Tutor: Rory Clark

Scratch Coding
Monday 23 July / 11am-3.30pm / Ages 8-11 / £8
Computer coding workshops for complete beginners – fly rockets to the moon, mess about with monkeys and design your own rock band!
Tutors: Louise Graham & Ray Cramb

Python Coding
Tuesday 24 July / 11am-1pm / Ages 11 + / £6
A beginner’s introduction exploring how to design games, software and other programmes.
Tutors: Louise Graham & Ray Cramb

Photography & Camera Techniques
Wednesday 25 July / 11am-3.30pm / Ages 8-11 / £12
Thursday 26 July / 11am-3.30pm / Ages 12-16 / £12
Explore different elements of photography and learn interesting tips, tricks and techniques. Please bring own DSLR camera with blank memory card and charged battery. Cameras can also be provided. Bring a pen drive to take photos home.
Tutor: Lisa Fleming

Garageband
Friday 27 July / 11-1pm / Age 8-12 / £6
Turn your iPad into a whole range of virtual musical instruments and play together as a group using the ‘Garageband’ app. Fun, quick and easy, open to both musicians and non-musicians. iPads provided.
Tutor: Kenny Bates

Lego Animation
Monday 30 July / 11am-1pm & 1.30-3.30pm / Ages 8 + / £6
Using simple and fun animation software, build characters and settings using Lego before letting your imagination run wild bringing them to life!
Tutors: Louise Graham & Ray Cramb

Pump Up The Jam - Summer Session
Tuesday 31 July & Wednesday 1 August / 11am-3.30pm / Ages 9-13 / £20
An introduction to our regular term-time songwriting and band workshop that runs throughout the year. Form a band on the day, learn the basics of how to write your own indie/rock/pop style song and perform it live!
Tutors: Davie Scott & co

Robotics
Tuesday 31 July / 11am-1pm / Ages 10 + / £6
Build and programme your own 3D-printed robot which you can then take home with loads more programming activities to do on your own.
Tutors: Louise Graham & Ray Cramb

Art
Thursday 2 August / 11am-4pm / Ages 8-12 / £12
Using a variety of drawing media you will explore colour, shape, texture and line. In the afternoon take these drawings and turn them into a wonderful print to take home!
Tutor: Dawn Cullen

Jazz Big Band In A Day
Friday 3 August / 10am-4pm / Ages 10-21 / £6
Fun day of jazz – all instruments and levels of experience welcome. Short performance at end of day for family to attend 3.45pm – 4pm. Own instrument required. www.tolboothjazz.com
Tutors: Laura Macdonald & Kevin Mackenzie

Paper Mosaics
Tuesday 7 August / 11am-1pm / Ages 7-10 / £6
A fun and hands-on workshop inspired by animals, birds and fish. Bright and bold colours, will be used to create striking paper mosaics.
Tutor: Louise Martin

Paper Collage: Landscapes of the Countryside
Tuesday 7 August / 1.30-3.30pm / Ages 11-14 / £6
Exploring collage through layering, cutting and tearing paper and other materials.
Tutor: Louise Martin

Animation: Monsters in 3D and 2D
Wednesday 8 August / 10.30am-4pm / Ages 10-12 / £13
Bring your own drawings of weird creatures to life in 2D animations in fantastical places. In the afternoon, build your critter in 3D plasticine and animate them with stop-motion apps. All films will go online.
Tutor: Jim Stirk

Animation: Toys Unlimited!
Thursday 9 August / 10.30am-4.00pm / Ages 7-9 / £13
Whether it’s a toy robot firing lasers or a monster on the rampage - bring your toys to life with animation! Bring along a small-ish toy (5 – 15 cm toy that stands upright without help!) or choose from some of ours. Followed by a 2D drawn animation session. All films will go online.
Tutor: Jim Stirk

Studio Recording
Thursday 9 & Friday 10 August / 11am-3.30pm / Age 13+ / £18 for 2 days
2-day course taking place in the Tolbooth Recording Studio that’ll introduce you to all the techniques and practices involved in recording a band or artist in a professional music studio.
Tutor: Mark Lough

Day of Traditional Music
Tuesday 14 August / 10am-4.15pm / Ages 9-21 / £6
Open to all instruments and levels of experience. Bring own instrument (a small number of fiddles/guitars available to borrow – please request when booking). Short performance at end of day for family to attend 3.45pm – 4.15pm. www.tolboothtrad.com
build your critter in 3D plasticine and animate them with stop-motion apps. All films will go online.
Tutor: Jim Stirk

Songwriting with Rachel Sermanni
Wednesday 15 August / 11am-3.30pm / Ages 12-18 / £13
Join celebrated folk artist Rachel Sermanni for a masterclass in songwriting, gaining insight into how she approaches her work and pick up tips, advice and perhaps a whole new perspective on your own writing. Great opportunity for those with some experience writing their own songs.
Tutor: Rachel Sermanni

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Summer Workshops for Children and Young People 2018 are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Tolbooth

Vishtèn

Vishtèn

21st July 2018
Acadian powerhouse trio Vishtèn bring their fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals to the Tolbooth on 21st July.
Summer Ceilidhs at the Tolbooth

Summer Ceilidhs at the Tolbooth

26th July 2018
Our ever popular summer ceilidhs are back at the Tolbooth and suitable for all ages and stages!
Laura Cortese and The Dance Cards

Laura Cortese and The Dance Cards

27th July 2018
Laura Cortese and The Dance Cards are back in the UK for summer festival appearances and a string of tour dates that brings them to the Tolbooth on 27th July.
Ceilidh Trail Performance

Ceilidh Trail Performance

4th August 2018
Don't miss a triple bill of traditional music performed by some of the most talented young players from across Scotland, the Forth Valley and Paisley areas!
Summer Ceilidhs at the Tolbooth

Summer Ceilidhs at the Tolbooth

15th August 2018
Our ever popular summer ceilidhs are back at the Tolbooth and suitable for all ages and stages!
The Gary Innes Band

The Gary Innes Band

23rd August 2018
Gary Innes will be featuring material from his second solo album ERA with a stellar band, Siobhan Miller on vocals, Steve Byrne on guitar and Ewen Henderson on fiddle.
Rose Room with Konrad Wiszniewski

Rose Room with Konrad Wiszniewski

24th August 2018
Scottish Jazz Awards finalists Rose Room return to the Tolbooth on 24th August and joining them will be top Scottish saxophonist Konrad Wiszniewski.
Strange Behaviours: Adam Stafford

Strange Behaviours: Adam Stafford

30th August 2018
Strange Behaviours are excited to be bringing Adam Stafford back to the Tolbooth on 30th August, kicking off the first SB show of the new season.
The Unknown Soldier

The Unknown Soldier

31st August 2018
Grist to the Mill presents: The Unknown Soldier, a moving, often humorous, but above all thought provoking new theatre piece by the award nominated writer Ross Ericson.
Scottish Chamber Music Showcase

Scottish Chamber Music Showcase

1st September 2018
Enterprise Music Scotland presents the Scottish Chamber Music Showcase 2018 – a concert event showcasing some of the finest talent within the Scottish Chamber Music sector.
Greig Taylor plus Support

Greig Taylor plus Support

8th September 2018
Catch Greig Taylor, former singer/songwriter of Stirling band GT’s Boos Band, at the Tolbooth on 8th September.
Tolbooth Doors Open Day

Tolbooth Doors Open Day

15th September 2018
The Tolbooth Doors Open Day will be held on 15th September with free organised tours at 11am & 1pm.
Strange Behaviours: Kathryn Joseph

Strange Behaviours: Kathryn Joseph

15th September 2018
Making her welcome return to the Tolbooth is award-winning singer-songwriter Kathryn Joseph, touring in support of forthcoming new album ‘When I Wake The Want Is’.
Betse and Clarke

Betse and Clarke

21st September 2018
Betse Ellis is back touring in the UK with her new musical partner Clarke Wyatt and returns to the Tolbooth on 21st September.

Family and Kids Events you might like...

Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
20th Jul 2018 - 21st Jul 2018
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre, Aberfoyle
Build and decorate your own bird box and provide a beautiful home for next years chicks in this workshop at The Forest Lodge Visitor Centre.
More than Tartan and Teacakes
More than Tartan and Teacakes
21st July 2018
Cowane Centre, Stirling
GOSSIP Stirling: More than tartan and teacakes is an exhibition exploring themes of identity, home and what Scotland means to our artists.
Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games
Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games
21st July 2018
Lochearnhead
Experience a traditional Games in beautiful surroundings at the Balquhidder, Lochearnhead and Strathyre Highland Games on 21st July.

Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
20th Jul 2018 - 21st Jul 2018
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre, Aberfoyle
Build and decorate your own bird box and provide a beautiful home for next years chicks in this workshop at The Forest Lodge Visitor Centre.
Family Friendly Crafts
Family Friendly Crafts
21st July 2018
Callendar House, Falkirk
Make your own hacky sack and count your keepy-ups in Callendar Park or recreate your favourite athlete in finger puppet scale at these family friendly craft sessions.
More than Tartan and Teacakes
More than Tartan and Teacakes
21st July 2018
Cowane Centre, Stirling
GOSSIP Stirling: More than tartan and teacakes is an exhibition exploring themes of identity, home and what Scotland means to our artists.

Music Events you might like...

Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday
Live Music at Nicky-Tams every Saturday
21st July 2018
Nicky Tams Bar and Bothy, Stirling
Sit back and absorb the atmosphere as a variety of musicians play some awesome music every Saturday afternoon at Nicky-Tams.
Vishtèn
Vishtèn
21st July 2018
Tolbooth, Stirling
Acadian powerhouse trio Vishtèn bring their fiery blend of traditional French songs and original instrumentals to the Tolbooth on 21st July.
Boogie Beat POP UP Classes in Bridge of Allan
Boogie Beat POP UP Classes in Bridge of Allan
23rd July 2018
Bridge of Allan Sports Club, Bridge of Allan
Come along to our Boogie Beat SUMMER POP UP classes at Bridge of Allan Sports Club with Singing, dancing, nursery rhymes and much more!

Photography Events you might like...

Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
20th Jul 2018 - 21st Jul 2018
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre, Aberfoyle
Build and decorate your own bird box and provide a beautiful home for next years chicks in this workshop at The Forest Lodge Visitor Centre.
Tales from the Battlefield
Tales from the Battlefield
21st July 2018
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Vulture Weekend
Vulture Weekend
21st Jul 2018 - 22nd Jul 2018
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, Stirling
Join us at Blair Drummond Safari Park for our 'Vulture Weekend' on 21st and 22nd July!

Workshops Events you might like...

Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling
Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling
19th July 2018
Allan Park South Church Stirling, Stirling
Pragmatic Buddhism is mindfulness made meaningful for today’s world. Come and join us on a Thursday evening at Allan Park South Church!
Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
Summer Family Nature Club: Build your own Bird Box
20th Jul 2018 - 21st Jul 2018
The Lodge Forest Visitor Centre, Aberfoyle
Build and decorate your own bird box and provide a beautiful home for next years chicks in this workshop at The Forest Lodge Visitor Centre.
Free Your Heart - Fridays
Free Your Heart - Fridays
20th July 2018
Dunblane
Learn to free your heart, clear your mind, and release pain in the body at these Friday morning classes with Lillian Fellmann.

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