EVENTS

Here are the upcoming events for 2018… so far!

Remember to check out the WhimSicAL LusH Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for current happenings and behind the scenes too! X

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26th February 2018

Speaking at Pecha Kucha Dundee

at the REP Theatre, Dundee ( #PKN_DND )

“2018 marks the 10th Anniversary of Creative Dundee! Over the month of February we will be looking back at the last few years of features, events and the reason Creative Dundee was started up; the inspiring, resilient creative community in Dundee. Pecha Kucha Night Dundee Vol 20 will be a culmination of the whole celebration! We’ll bring you some excellent speakers on Monday 26 February 2018 for the first time ever on the main stage of the Dundee Rep Theatre!”

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8th March 2018

No1 Amazing Women Awards Night

It’s an honour to be invited to be one of the Amazing Women Awards Ambassadors #No1AWA celebrating incredible Scottish women on International Women’s Day.

Read more here about being an ambassador.

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24th March 2018

Paper House Workshop

at Forgan Arts Centre, Newport-On-Tay

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30th – 31st March 2018

North Hop Aberdeen at AECC

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13th – 15th April 2018

Fun A Day Dundee Exhibition

at WASPS Artist Studios, Meadowmill, Dundee.

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April 27th

Discovery Walk : Phase Two unveiling ceremony

at Slessor Gardens, Dundee

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Sat 12th & Sun 13th May

I’m going to be at Abertay University next weekend live painting one of my Maggie’s Penguin Parade penguins! I’ll be there 11-3 both days AND my sculpture is going to be part of a digital treasure hunt! 🖤🐧

Whilst I’m painting away the Abertay Digital Graduate Show #ADGS2018 will be in full swing! Be sure to check it out too!

Big thanks to Abertay University for sponsoring my penguin and for being so supportive! 🖤🐧

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19th – 30th June Dundee Design Month Pop Up Concept Atelier Boutique

with Tea Green Pop Up Events at Dock Street Studios

9-10 Dock St, Dundee | 10-5 Daily

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26th May

I’m teaming up with Dundee & Angus College students for the awesome Dundee Design Parade!

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Sunday 27th May

I’m delighted to be a guest artist at WASP’s Summer Sale.

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18th June

6-8pm @ Bird and Bear, Dundee

Live painting with wee baby Maggie from Maggie’s Penguin Parade

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29th June 2018

Maggie’s Penguin Parade hits the streets of Dundee and beyond! A Wild in Art trail Fundraising for Maggie’s Dundee.

Maggie’s Penguin Parade Auction: 24th September – V&A Dundee).

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1st – 9th September

Perthshire Open Studios: 118: Red Route

Come and visit my wonderful mum, Anne Hamilton, and I in our open studio at Tigh Fhada nestled on the edge of Inver by Dunkeld. You know what I do but some of you may not know that my mum creates beautiful organic ceramics. We look forward to seeing you in September!

Here is our page on the POS website for more info: Tigh Fhada

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14th September – Late December

Pleased to be part of the Tea Green Pop Up at Dock Street Studios, Dock Street, Dundee

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1st October – 1st December

Delighted to be a part of the Spectral & Sepia exhibition at the Inverarity Gallery.

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29th September

#ReformationDundee Public Space Painting Drop In

‪This is gonna be fun, bright and very inspiring! Looking forward to being a part of #ReformationDundee & having people drop in to help me paint my ‘Dream Big’ section of Reform Street. 💚 Would you like to help colour some cobbles & paint your dreams? Stop by! ‬

This project is all about painting the cobblestones of Reform Street with colour and pattern, inspirational words, designs and images to ‘create a vibrant and uplifting atmosphere for the wider community, with a focus on mental health.

‘RE-FORMATION is a community art project celebrating and promoting young people’s ideas, skills and achievements as part of Scottish Governments’s Year of Young People 2018. It is a large scale city wide partnership project, co-designed and delivered by young people from school and community groups across Dundee.’

‘The art installation is an ambitious and exciting display, demonstrating young people’s perspective of youth culture.

10 local community groups, have been involved in this wonderful project, which has been organised by Laura Cooney and her brilliant team at The Corner Dundee ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜💕

Sunday’s public painting space will be hosted by Creature Emporium so if you fancy painting a cobble too, and miss helping me on Saturday, he’ll be creating the second public panel at the top end of the project!

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18th October

Discovery Walk @ Festival of the Future

Occupying the space where science and culture collide, the Festival of the Future organised by University of Dundee between 17 – 21 October, will bring together design music, art, science, food, books and theatre. They’re working with partners across the city and throughout Scotland to bring you brand new commissions, world-class performers, authors and the best events for kids.

Take a guided stroll along Discovery Walk and find out more about the history, design and stories around the ten bronze plaques that celebrate the gifts that Dundee has given the world and those inspiring individuals who were behind some of the world’s most ground breaking discoveries and contributions to science and society.

With phase three of Discovery Walk starting soon you will have the chance to talk to the creators of the walk, Suzanne Scott and Kelly-Ann Marr, about who you think should be the next individual to be immortalised with a bronze plaque.

You will also receive a copy of the specially created Discover Walk Guide book to take away.

Meet at the corner of Slessor Gardens nearest to the V&A and wear appropriate clothing and footwear for all weathers.”

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27th & 28th October

Open Studios Weekend

This will be the first time that I open my new studio doors to visitors! So excited! Come and see where I work! So many WASPS artists in Meadow Mill are opening their studio doors this weekend… it’s going to be fantastic!

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3rd & 4th November

Tea Green Festive Market @ Kibble Palace, Glasgow, 10-3

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17th and 18th November

FLOCK

The Barn, Burn O Bennie, Banchory AB31 5QA

24th November

Spirit of North Hop: Dundee @ Apex City Quay, Dundee

Join us at Spirit of North Hop Dundee on 24 November 2018 at the City Quay Suite and Marquee at Apex Hotel for an amazing selection of spirits and much more from across Scotland. It’s guaranteed to be a great day and/or evening out and is the perfect opportunity to pick up some goodies in time for dare we say it Christmas!

Proud to say that I created the illustrations for Spirit of North Hop too…

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25th November

WASPS Christmas Market

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1st December

Etsy Made Local – Dundee

WASPs Studios, 4th floor Meadowmill, West Henderson’s Wynd, Dundee

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2nd December

Harbour Cafe Christmas Craft Fair

Tayport Harbour Cafe: 11 – 3:30

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15th and 16th December

Urban Market Dundee

West Ward Works, Guthrie St, Dundee (just along from Verdant Works and Meadow Mill!)

💚🌿 If there are no events near you but would love some goodies… please do pop over to my wee Etsy shop. I ship worldwide! 🌿💚

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