Xmas Arts Markets, Open Studios and Bruncheon!

Saturday 3rd & Saturday 10th December 2016
11am - 5pm, £1 entry

Artwork and crafts for sale direct from the artists in the relaxed atmosphere of The Out of the Blue Drill Hall. Over the two dates, more than 100 artists and makers will be selling their work, ranging from painting​s​, prints​ and photography through fashion​, jewellery​ and textiles to ​ceramics, soft furnishings and design​. All the stalls are different on each market date​, so it’s well worth attending both events to browse the full range of work on offer and find unusual Christmas presents and treats for yourself. The licensed Drill Hall Arts Café will be open, serving delicious and wholesome​ ​meal​s, ​snack​s ​and refreshments​.

On Saturday 3rd December ​alongside the Xmas Arts Market we are ho​st​ing​ the ​annual OPEN STUDIOS​ event. ​An opportunity to meet the diverse range of professional artists and makers based at the Out of the Blue Drill Hall.

Artists opening their doors for Open Studios include:

Mairi B’s World of Sewing
Megan Chapman: Visual Artist
Claire Williamson Art
The Clarsach Society & Edinburgh International Harp Festival
Claire Pouget Wright jewellery + mixed media art
Carla Edwards Jewellery
Out of the Blueprint
Strollers Music School – Out of the Blue
Polly Thelwall
Lizette Venter – Clovetree
Kat Corbet – the institute for l!ghter living!™

The Xmas Arts Market on Saturday 10th December ​features a very special XMAS BRUNCHEON! with live music ​between 12noon and 3pm.


 Saturday 3rd December 

Julia Laing – Materialized – Colourful, quirky textile art and accessories
Koshka design – screen printed kids clothes and accessories
Eileen Robinson ART – Stained Glass, Mosaics, Cards
Beck Tait – Acies Co – Hand drawn origami artwork, screen-printed clothing and accessories
Sally Fisher – Salgallery – Art, giftware, cards
Wizardrops – Handmade Aromatherapy 
Thom O’Neill – Photography & photoart from across Scotland
Zyzanna Illustration – Illustrated gifts and goodies
Kate Charter – Illustrated cards, prints and gifts.
Kevin Allan – The Inkery – Handcrafted orginal art prints
Bitter Lime Designs – fun textile accessories and gifts
Mancelina – Unique crocheted, knitted and sewn accessories inspired by children.
Tubular – Upcycled bicycle inner tube wares
Mister Thread – Quirky homewares and accessories in retro fabrics
Twiggd – Colourful Lasercut Jewellery
Claire MacDonald Portraits and Prints – Original woodcut prints and cards.
Drew Catlow – Artists books and Art prints
Elaine Fullerton – Artists books
Gill Norval – Dibujo Design – Surface pattern design gift range.
Gio Martin – Lino cuts 
Flybybella – recycled textiles
Kathleen Meaney Illustration – Illustration and gifts
Penguin Parade – Penguin cards, prints & gifts
Kirsty Crawford – Hamespuns – Locally handmade wooden jewellery.
Laubscher Coetzee – This Little Print Shop – Hand printed baby grows
Dot and the Line – Screen printing and letterpress
Lucia Castillo/Mixed Media – unique, limited editions handmade objects
Rona Innes Art – Grumpy animal artwork and gifts
Woolly Originals – Crafters & Artists Woolly Linen-lined Bags
Tangle Textile Accessories – Statement accessories from upcycled textiles
The Hounds of the Basketcase – Creatures crafted from recycled jumpers 
Philippa Wyllie – Silvertangle – Handmade silver jewellery
Mush’s Fair Isle hats 
Beth Watson Design – Sleek & structured timeless jewellery
Azenka Jewellery – Sterling silver handmade jewellery 
Zephirine Designs – Delicate, handmade silver & gold jewellery
Saraphir – Crochet/knitting accessories and décor
Bill Zima – artist
Debbie Mallon Art & Design – Paintings and prints 
Surtsey – Bespoke vintage kimono accessories 
Coco & You! – Handmade Jewellery
Lynsey Walters – Felt jewellery & hair accessories 
Michelle Young – Hares Ceramics – Scottish Landscapes-Contemporary Stoneware ceramics
Indigo Aana – Uniquely handcrafted, silver jewellery 
Dollop & Scoff – hand-made, seasonal preserves
CuteToots – Funky and practical baby accessories
Christine Atira Pauly – SpoonSeeker – Artist; paintings, drawings, handmade goods
Paper Concrete – Stylish concrete and paper gifts

 Saturday 10th December 

MÄ Harel Illustration – Original artwork, books and prints
Indy Prints by Stewart Bremner – Art celebrating Scottish culture
Dinky Dot Knitwear – Accessories made from 100% Shetland wool 
Emma Boxall-Gray Designs – Jewellery, illustrations, cards, prints & coasters
Jennifer Boxall-Gray – Magpie & Sparrow – jewellery, sculptures, illustrations, cards & prints
Agelos Glass – Unique handmade glass creations.
Chloe Henderson – Original artwork, jewellery, & prints.
Anna Liebmann Basketweaver – Handwoven willow baskets
Anna York – Screenprints of Planets and Moons
Craft Reactor Edinburgh – A Craft Collective for the 21st Century
Baked Glass Creations – Let the sparks fly! Innovative glass art.
Eddscape – Graphic Art prints
Liz Tainsh Designs – prints for home & fashion
Emma Boynton – Green Ginger Studio – Handcrafted & bespoke affordable fashion jewellery
Jonnie Crawford – Fife Woodturner – Handmade turned bowls and woodenware 
Ladykerry Illustrated Gifts – Cute & kitsch illustrated gifts
Poymorphics – jewellery, home decor and lighting 
Mairi Simpson – Vintage Kitten – Vintage dress, arts and craft
Teenietingsterrariums – Air Plants and unique accessories
Lia B – simple, geometric and ethical jewellery
Miss Ria’s clocks – Unique, quirky handmade clocks
Vroni Holzmann – Landscape Photography & Classical Piano Compositions
Evie Milo – Milomade – Jewellery, stationery, accessories & decorations.
Deborah Chalmers – Unique designs, vintage inspired
Tillyrie Crafts – Textiles and sterling silver jewellery
Shea Aroma Company – Hand made, organic, quality Shea Butter cosmetics and soaps
Feltingstudio – Felted wool slippers, cat caves, scarves, brooches and other felted wool products.
Concrete Sweet – Handmade concrete homeware
Alison Gordon – Handmade by Alison – Jewellery, shell candles and letterpress
Ana Herranz-Molina – Handmade jewellery with unusual textures.
Souss Products and Treatments – Aromatherapy products for face and body
Felicity Bristow – But n Ben Bindery & Press – Handbound books, prints & cards
Fiona Shiers – Pretty Paper Petals – Paper flower bouquets and decorations
Iwona Goralska/Glass and Fabric Artist
Feather Tales – Unique feather jewellery with bohemian soul
Chunk Fudge – Gourmet awesome alternative fudge!
andlolita – Bold colourful statement jewellery
Leah Bastiani – Unique handmade silver jewellery
Lucky Cloud Skincare – Luxurious handmade, natural skincare
Marie’s Artisan Soaps – Artisan Natural Vegan Scottish Soap
Silver Sparrow – Sterling silver and Raku jewellery
Pavithra Sarma – Passion Earth – Upcycled, eco-friendly and fairtrade gifts
Creative Ceramics – Hand made ceramics and drawings.
Piera Migliorelli – Knitted and crocheted items
Veronika Jureckova – Decoupage decorations
Miss Vicky Viola – Vintage inspired accessories
Jenni Douglas Designs – Contemporary Printmaking and Design 
Meraki / Ginie Naisby – Original artworks on slate / canvas



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