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The Creative Arts Programme offers a wide range of courses, workshops and events for both adults and young people. Including painting, drawing, craft, pottery, demos. For more information on current programme and events, why not join our mailing list within the forms section.

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Get Creative: Adults Programme

All our courses are led by professional tutors/artists and are open to adults (16 years +) of all abilities. All are welcome to attend, some courses may require previous experience or be part of a progressive series of courses. We also support the year-round Exhibitions Programme both at Auld Kirk Museum and Lillie Art Gallery.

Where events highlight exhibition artists, some of the skills on display or simply to be inspired by the current exhibition within our learning spaces.

Term 1: September to December
Term 2: January to March
Term 3: April – June

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Get Creative Young People's Learning Programme

Get Creative Young People's Learning Programme offers a year-round programme of core Saturday classes and one-off workshops. With an annual Young Peoples Exhibition within Lillie Art Gallery. Producing a professional setting for young people to experience their work on display next to national and international recognised artists. The would is inspired by our rich and diverse permanent collections/archives and general art/design history. A lot of course work is self-directed which challenges young people to take lead in their creative journey.

smART classes at the Lillie Art Gallery and Auld Kirk Museum (Ages 7 - 11years)

Our workshops and courses provide fun creative classes with a chance to make new friends, build confidence and develop skills and interests. Within our cultural venues throughout East Dunbartonshire. If you are or know of someone who would be interested or benefit from attending any of the Get Creative Programmes. Please complete our mailing list register to keep up to date.

*Our participants attend for a varied reason; to make new friends, develop creative skills, combat loneliness, as part of carers respite, newly retired, moved to the area, build confidence out with the educational setting and many more.

How to book

Booking Information



Get Creative Programme is making a welcomed return on a phased basis.
See our new way to book your place. All course information and payment can be viewed in the one place. 

Payment Methods: Debit or credit card. Please have your debit or credit card ready when you call to book,  We accept MasterCard, Maestro, Visa and Visa Electron

Email Booking Enquiry: to - replies within three working days. 

Terms and Conditions: Bookings are made on a first come, first served basis. For this reason we advise you to book quickly, to ensure your place. Regretfully, we are unable to offer refunds, unless the activity you have booked is cancelled. In this situation, we will inform you as soon as possible, and give you the choice of a full refund or a place on a suitable alternative, if one is available.

Workshops and classes will only run if sufficient numbers enrol.

If for some reason you’re unable to attend a course on a certain date please do inform us as soon as possible. This will help the tutor to try and accommodate what you have missed in any subsequent sessions.
Venue Information: Before booking a place, please check the accessibility, as some venues only have limited access for wheelchair users or people who have problems with mobility . If you are in any doubt, please call the number above for more information, or contact the venue directly. 

Young People:  Children cannot be left at venues unaccompanied.  Children aged over 7 years who attend workshop activities can be left as long as the parent or guardian has completed a registration form with emergency contact details etc.

In line with Leisure the following 35% discount now covers Cultural Services (Arts & Events)

If you wish to apply a concessionary discount please check the following list before applying the discount within the payment page

Apply Code: 35OFFALL (Please present proof of eligibility on the first day of each course) 


If you would like to receive information about the Children & Young People's Programme please complete a mailing list form.

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