Get Creative

The Creative Arts Programme offers a wide range of arts and crafts including painting, drawing, writing, weaving, pottery to name a few.  Some courses offer a specific subject ie still life or pets and animals. 

All our courses are led by professional tutors and are open to adults (16 years +) of all abilities.  Absolute beginners' classes are also available for those who have no experience at all.  All beginners are welcome to attend, but there are some courses where some experience is required.

Classes are graded as follows:

Level 1 = Absolute beginners: no experience required
Level 2 = Intermediate: some experience required
Level 3 = Experienced

Classes take place as follows:

Term 1:  October to December
Term 2:  January to March
Term 3:  May

Children & Young People's Creative Learning Programme

We hold regular Saturday art classes at the Lillie Art Gallery (Ages 8 - 17 years) and smART workshops at the Auld Kirk Museum (Ages 7 - 11). 

Our workshops and courses provide family fun, and are a chance to make new friends, build confidence and develop skills and interests. Our first term begins in October; Term 2 in January with a late Spring Term in May. 

Arts and Events

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.

Alternatively, call us on 0141 777 3143 or pop into your local library or museum. All our events are now bookable online.