North Light Arts are really excited about the launch of our summer project in the Backlands Community Garden were we will be creating a Rainbow Garden in the Community Gathering Space.
On 22April, which is John Muir’s Birthday, we had a fabulous day with craft demonstrations from the Haddington Spinners and lots more artisans who were […]
April 2017 at Dunbar Town House
Really pleased to be part of this exhibition with Donald Urquhart. Selected flags will be displayed in the community room of Dunbar Town House Please ring for dates and times: 01620 820699
North Light Arts completed five amazing days in Dunbar Primary School in connection with Donald Urquhart’s public art work […]
Join us for a Big Green Picnic Saturday 20August 2016 12 to 4pm
We are teaming up with the Ridge for a celebration of summer and the progress of the Backlands Regeneration Project. This FREE family event is also part of Dunbar Street Art Trail.
Local produce of all kinds will grace a big picnic table on […]
Please join us for this free family friendly workshop with John Muir Artist in Residence Kathy Beckett; helping her to tame Garden Lane | 12.00 to 4.00 pm Saturday 30July
Over the past four months John Muir Artist in Residence Kathy Beckett has been gathering ideas for the Ridge’s Backlands redevelopment. This public consultation took place through many […]
| Image by Fiona Hermse and the Dementia Friendly Group and the Craft Group from Dunbar Library
North Light Arts are busy engaging with lots of people of all ages through our Lottery funded Growing Arts Seeds project co-ordinated by our Project Manager Tracy Morgan.
We are working with the following fabulous artists and groups who developed […]
Travelling Plant Menagerie
Special Science Club workshop with Kathy Beckett 7May 2016
Kathy talked to the groups explaining the inks from natural dyes then asked the children to offer their ideas on paper. The drawings contributed to the ideas hung in Kathy’s Open Studio exhibition.
Then they sowed wild flower seed on Garden Lane in triangles cut into […]
‘Travelling Plant Menagerie’ | John Muir Day Celebration 23 April 2016
North Light Arts are really pleased to announce that Kathy Beckett is the artist for the John Muir Residency 2016, she has been commissioned by East Lothian Arts Service for the Garden Lane project | linked to Cultivate a Grow Wild project for Kew gardens.
Creative Workshop with Kathy Beckett throughout […]
Celebrating John Muir’s passion for the outdoors to mark John Muir’s birthday there will be a range of events taking place across East Lothian.
This is UN Year of Light and is also International Year of Soil, which offers a unique opportunity for North Light Arts to collaborate with Dunbar Science Festival, and Zero Waste Dunbar […]
environmental arts towards change
Fertile Ground Conference took place over one weekend in October with speakers, artists and specialist travelling from across the country to join the conversation with our community in the small harbour town of Dunbar.
Chris Fremantle our Chair ably steered us through the process of thinking about this growing dialogue around – trans-disciplinary arts […]
FERTILE GROUND CONFERENCE
environmental arts towards change
25 & 26 October 2014, Bleachingfield Centre, Dunbar, East Lothian
North Light Arts will deliver the ‘Fertile Ground Conference’ on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 October in Dunbar, East Lothian, with the aim of creating a space to nurture a conversation exploring creative ways to engage communities in the potential for […]