Learning events in Renfrewshire

View all the upcoming Learning events taking place throughout Renfrewshire below or use the calendar to find events taking place on a specific month or date.

Events in Renfrewshire

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

Weekly Online Computing Club for Kids

10th August 2020 - 19th December 2021
Online Event

Check out ComputerXplorers SEScotland's online kids computing clubs, the perfect way to learn the latest technologies and develop invaluable tech skills.
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Thimbleberry Sewing Summer School

Thimbleberry Sewing Summer School

2nd July 2021 - 30th July 2021

Learn how to sew or master a new craft this summer at Thimbleberry's Sewing Summer School!
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Beginners Sewing Course

Beginners Sewing Course

Selected dates between 3rd August 2021 - 4th September 2021

Always wanted to learn how to sew but just don’t know where to start? Then this four day course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course is for you!
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The Fine Art of Textiles - Summer School

The Fine Art of Textiles - Summer School

9th August 2021 - 13th August 2021

Create beautiful fine art textiles through felt making, transfer, lino and geli printing on this five day workshop with textile artist Deborah Campbell!
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Dressmaking Course

Dressmaking Course

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 7th September 2021

Ever wanted to learn how to make your own clothes? Then this 3 day Dressmaking Course from Thimbleberry Sewing is the course for you!
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Introduction to Fermented Fruit and Vegetables

Introduction to Fermented Fruit and Vegetables

7th September 2021
Online Event

Not sure what to do with your glut of homegrown fruit and vegetables? Join us online for an introduction to fermentation.
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Events in East Renfrewshire

Events in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Scotland’s Precious Seas

Scotland’s Precious Seas

19th August 2020 - 15th August 2021

To celebrate the Year of Coasts and Waters, this small exhibition explores Scotland’s diverse sea life and the many threats facing our marine life.

Find out about Scotland’s Precious Seas on What's On Edinburgh
Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

Curious About Edinburgh - Quirky Heritage Walks for the Curious!

14th May 2021 - 31st October 2021

Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Beginner’s Sewing Workshops

Selected dates between 29th May 2021 - 21st August 2021

These practical sewing courses will help you become familiar with the basics of machine sewing and help you build your confidence using a domestic sewing machine.

Find out about Beginner’s Sewing Workshops on What's On Edinburgh
Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Hopetoun Grounds Walk

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 18th September 2021

This Ranger-led walk at Hopetoun House will lead you through the nature and history of Hopetoun’s designed landscape.

Find out about Hopetoun Grounds Walk on What's On Edinburgh
1:1 Textile Printing Session

1:1 Textile Printing Session

16th June 2021 - 31st December 2021

Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!

Find out about 1:1 Textile Printing Session on What's On Edinburgh
Tall Tales Walking Tours

Tall Tales Walking Tours

24th June 2021 - 25th July 2021

Discover incredible stories behind some of Edinburgh's iconic statues on a 90 minute walking tour with a qualified STGA Blue Badge Guide.

Find out about Tall Tales Walking Tours on What's On Edinburgh
Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning

Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning

5th July 2021 - 12th August 2021

Tynecastle DigiFest, the online Festival of Learning, is on until 13th August with an amazing line-up of guest speakers and workshops guaranteed to get you thinking about how you can use technology.

Find out about Tynecastle DigiFest - Online Festival of Learning on What's On Edinburgh
Family Dog Safety Workshops

Family Dog Safety Workshops

Selected dates between 14th July 2021 - 11th August 2021

Join Dogs Trust West Calder for an afternoon of learning all about safe behaviour around dogs. Suitable for children 7-11 years old and their families.

Find out about Family Dog Safety Workshops on What's On Edinburgh
Dressmaking Course

Dressmaking Course

Selected dates between 27th July 2021 - 19th August 2021

Join The Edinburgh Sewcial Club for 6 evenings in the studio and learn how to make your own clothes. You can choose any garment you'd like to make!

Find out about Dressmaking Course on What's On Edinburgh
Counterfeiting the Loss of Virginity in Early Modern England

Counterfeiting the Loss of Virginity in Early Modern England

28th July 2021

Join the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh for this free event looking at the cultural history of virginity and the medicinal preparations used to fake virginity in Early Modern society!

Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping

2nd August 2021

Discover what lives in our wonderful pond in the Japanese Garden and like a scientist record what you have found in a special little book.

Find out about Family Craft: Pond life - Pond Dipping on What's On Edinburgh
Print Your Own Silk Scarf or Tie

Print Your Own Silk Scarf or Tie

Selected dates between 14th August 2021 - 13th November 2021

This four hour, short printing course knows no bounds and only cares about you creating something special and going home with something beautifully wearable.

Find out about Print Your Own Silk Scarf or Tie on What's On Edinburgh
Pinhole Cameras

Pinhole Cameras

15th August 2021

To celebrate World Photography Day (19 August), join us at Lauriston Castle for a special workshop exploring pinhole cameras!

Find out about Pinhole Cameras on What's On Edinburgh
Print your own Pampering Kit

Print your own Pampering Kit

11th September 2021

Create a custom-designed, unique pampering kit made with your own two hands. You will love exploring print, pattern and colour on this four hour hands-on printing course!

Find out about Print your own Pampering Kit on What's On Edinburgh
Scots at War at the Castle

Scots at War at the Castle

11th September 2021

Join Scots at War for an interactive family experience where you can join Scotland's army of yesterday- today!

Find out about Scots at War at the Castle on What's On Edinburgh
Tracks, Trail and Signs

Tracks, Trail and Signs

20th September 2021

A Ranger-led guided walk to help you investigate the tracks, trails and signs of the Hopetoun wildlife.

Find out about Tracks, Trail and Signs on What's On Edinburgh
Textiles Printing Level 1

Textiles Printing Level 1

6th October 2021

This 8 weeks textiles course is ideal for those who has a special interest in textiles or screen-printing and would like to take this interest further using a variety of fabric, dyes and inks.

Find out about Textiles Printing Level 1 on What's On Edinburgh

Events in Fife

Silver Pendant Workshop

Silver Pendant Workshop

Selected dates between 21st May 2021 - 6th August 2021

In this workshop, run by East Nook Studio, you will design and create your own simple pendant from a piece of silver, before connecting it to a chain.

Find out about Silver Pendant Workshop on What's On Fife
Set of Silver Bangles and Ring Workshop

Set of Silver Bangles and Ring Workshop

Selected dates between 30th May 2021 - 31st July 2021

Learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver bangles from scratch in this workshop rum by East Nook Studio!

Find out about Set of Silver Bangles and Ring Workshop on What's On Fife
Rings with Things Workshop

Rings with Things Workshop

Selected dates between 5th June 2021 - 7th August 2021

Create hammered texture rings using both traditional and contemporary jewellery techniques in this workshop run by East Nook Studio!

Find out about Rings with Things Workshop on What's On Fife
Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World

Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World

27th June 2021 - 21st August 2021

Enjoy a great day out at Deep Sea World and learn all about snakes in their Summer of Snakes exhibit along with fun activites for children and adults of all ages.

Find out about Summer of Snakes at Deep Sea World on What's On Fife
Rings to Wear 3 Ways

Rings to Wear 3 Ways

30th July 2021

Finger rings, Earrings, Necklace or bracelet, however you want to wear it, if you love a circle, this is the workshop for you!

Find out about Rings to Wear 3 Ways on What's On Fife

Events in Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

Curious About Glasgow

1st January 2020 - 31st December 2021

Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!

Find out about Curious About Glasgow on What's On Glasgow
Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops

Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops

Selected dates between 5th March 2021 - 10th December 2021

Explore how to live more intentionally and incorporate nature and the seasons into your daily life on a Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshop with Debbie Innes.

Find out about Seasonal Self-Discovery Writing Workshops on What's On Glasgow
Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Pottery Handbuilding Workshop

Selected dates between 14th May 2021 - 19th December 2021

Join Spin for a two hour pottery workshop and create at your own socially distanced table with staff on hand to help bring your vision to life!

Find out about Pottery Handbuilding Workshop on What's On Glasgow
Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group

Selected dates between 7th June 2021 - 7th March 2022

This year, Castlemilk Park Project are combining wildlife and photography in a series of photo walks and talks!

Find out about Wildlife and Photo Walks and Talks Group on What's On Glasgow
Cuban Salsa Classes With HT Dance

Cuban Salsa Classes With HT Dance

Selected dates between 11th June 2021 - 27th August 2021

Get your summer off to a fun start, meet people and keep fit at the same time with these new Cuban Salsa classes from HT Dance!

Find out about Cuban Salsa Classes With HT Dance on What's On Glasgow
Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day

Selected dates between 11th June 2021 - 30th July 2021

The Glass Fusing Classes at Cass Peters Glass Art are designed to give total beginners an introduction to a new skill, and allow more time to create a larger piece of work

Find out about Glass Fusing Class: 1 Day on What's On Glasgow
Summer Schools at RCS

Summer Schools at RCS

1st July 2021 - 31st August 2021

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland's exciting programme of online summer schools, featuring a range of courses designed to keep you learning and creating at home, will run throughout July and August!

Find out about Summer Schools at RCS on What's On Glasgow
Introduction to Zen Buddhism

Introduction to Zen Buddhism

31st July 2021

Cloud Water Zen Group are holding an 'Introduction to Zen Buddhism' covering the basics of Zen teaching and practice beginning on Saturday 31st July.

Find out about Introduction to Zen Buddhism on What's On Glasgow
PASC Summer School: Participatory Arts Short Course for 16 - 25 year olds

PASC Summer School: Participatory Arts Short Course for 16 - 25 year olds

3rd August 2021 - 5th August 2021

Glasgow Connected Arts Network are hosting a free Participatory Arts Short Course for 16 - 25 year olds at CCA Glasgow in August!

Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters

9th August 2021

Learn to read and write kanji characters in Drawing and Painting Studio's fun and inspiring online language group and discover their meanings!

Find out about Kanji Club - Learn Japanese and Chinese Characters on What's On Glasgow
Beginner’s Lampshade Printing Workshop

Beginner’s Lampshade Printing Workshop

10th August 2021

Learn how to screen print and construct your own lampshade on this beginner's evening course with Print Clan!

Find out about Beginner’s Lampshade Printing Workshop on What's On Glasgow
City of Glasgow College - Virtual Clearing Day

City of Glasgow College - Virtual Clearing Day

12th August 2021

Sign up for City of Glasgow College's free Virtual Clearing Day and their friendly staff will guide you through and help you to make the right choice for your future.

Find out about City of Glasgow College - Virtual Clearing Day on What's On Glasgow
Bushcraft for Beginners

Bushcraft for Beginners

21st August 2021

Reconnect with your wild side and join TCV Scotland for a morning in the woods and learning basic survival skills!

Find out about Bushcraft for Beginners on What's On Glasgow
Glasgow Songwriting Festival

Glasgow Songwriting Festival

21st August 2021 - 22nd August 2021

Glasgow Songwriting Festival returns for 2021 with a variety of online workshops plus an opening concert featuring Reg Meuross, Donna Maciocia, Emily Barker and Findlay Napier!

Find out about Glasgow Songwriting Festival on What's On Glasgow
Drawn to Print with Fraser Taylor

Drawn to Print with Fraser Taylor

4th September 2021 - 5th September 2021

This two day workshop at Print Clan with Fraser Taylor will explore the relationship between the hand drawn image and the printed image.

Find out about Drawn to Print with Fraser Taylor on What's On Glasgow
Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku

6th September 2021

Carve your very own Japanese hanko stamp to make your inei impression, learn about the different stages in the Tenkoku process and the tools used with the Drawing and Painting Studio!

Find out about Japanese and Chinese Seal Engraving: Tenkoku on What's On Glasgow
Intermediate Textile Printing Course

Intermediate Textile Printing Course

16th September 2021

Build on your existing printing skills and learn specialist techniques in this six week intermediate course with Print Clan!

Find out about Intermediate Textile Printing Course on What's On Glasgow

Events in Lanarkshire

Behavioural Design Fest 2021

Behavioural Design Fest 2021

14th October 2021

Behavioural Design Fest 2021 brings you the best and latest techniques from expert practitioners in the emerging fields of Behavioural Design and Decision Science!

Find out about Behavioural Design Fest 2021 on What's On Lanarkshire

Events in Stirling and Falkirk

Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn

Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn

Selected dates between 29th May 2021 - 21st August 2021

Come join us at the Made in Stirling store and make your own Stop Motion Animation short film with Indie Flynn from local charity Square Peg SCIO!

Find out about Stop Motion Animation with Indie Flynn on What's On Stirling
Summer Holidays Activity Programme

Summer Holidays Activity Programme

28th June 2021 - 13th August 2021

Join us at The Battle of Bannockburn over the summer holidays for a dazzling array of exciting activities!

Find out about Summer Holidays Activity Programme on What's On Stirling
The Littlest Pet Shop

The Littlest Pet Shop

2nd July 2021 - 29th July 2021

This summer we are bringing the cutest and cuddliest event of them all to Thistles, Stirling - The Littlest Pet Shop!

Find out about The Littlest Pet Shop on What's On Stirling
HIT PLAY Youth Summer Programme

HIT PLAY Youth Summer Programme

29th July 2021 - 6th August 2021

Are you between the ages of 13-25 & living in Stirling? Then don’t miss out on Creative Stirling's Youth Summer Programme with a variety of fun and educatinal skills classes!

Find out about HIT PLAY Youth Summer Programme on What's On Stirling
Foraging for Youngsters (12-14 year olds)

Foraging for Youngsters (12-14 year olds)

6th August 2021

As part of Summer of Activities, Transition Stirling is delighted to bring you a foraging event for children aged 12 to 14 years old on 6th August!

Find out about Foraging for Youngsters (12-14 year olds) on What's On Stirling
Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds)

6th August 2021

Learn how to forage safely, how to identify plants and enjoy some foraging games too at this event run by Transition Stirling!

Find out about Foraging for Youngsters (8-11 year olds) on What's On Stirling
Dollar Glen Ramble

Dollar Glen Ramble

10th August 2021

Join Chris Knapman on a journey of discovery through Dollar Glen SSSI as we explore the glorious Summer woodland to reveal unusual trees and abundant wildlife.

Find out about Dollar Glen Ramble on What's On Stirling
Introduction to Pastels - Flowers with Blaeberry River Art

Introduction to Pastels - Flowers with Blaeberry River Art

22nd August 2021

Join Fiona from Blaeberry River Art for an intensive day learning to sculpt and shade vibrant blooms at Made in Stirling on 22nd August!

Introduction to Bumblebees

Introduction to Bumblebees

27th August 2021

This half day workshop run by TCV Scotland Stirling Branch will introduce you to the most common species of bumblebee found in the UK.

Find out about Introduction to Bumblebees on What's On Stirling
Introduction to Colour Theory with Blaeberry River Art

Introduction to Colour Theory with Blaeberry River Art

4th September 2021

Come along to Made in Stirling on 4th September for this intensive day learning about the history of colour, pigments and have a play with paint!

Find out about Introduction to Colour Theory with Blaeberry River Art on What's On Stirling

Events in Other Areas

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Erskine Riverside Market
You'll find range of fresh produce, unique gifts & street food and more at Erskine Riverside Market on the last Sunday of each month!
Paisley Farmers Market
Ayrshire Farmers Markets hold a market in Paisley Town Centre on the second and last Saturdays of each month!
BRICKLIVE Animal Paradise
Have a great family day out in Paisley this summer with BRICKLIVE's Animal Paradise running from Saturday 26th June until Sunday 15th August!
Renfrewshire Leisure Summer Activity Camps
Renfrewshire Leisure's summer activity camps are back with a mixture of fun indoor and outdoor sporting activities, arts & crafts, games, and so much more!
Death And Dirty Water Tour!
Join Paisley Darkside Historical walking tours on Sunday 25th July as they look at the horror that was cholera in Paisley.

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Beacon Arts Centre Braehead Arena Johnstone Town Hall Paisley Arts Centre The Bungalow Paisley