Events & Talks Archive


The Bevvy Sisters come to MAC Arts!

7.30pm Friday 5th December 2014

The Bevvy Sisters come to MAC Arts!


7.30pm - 10.00pm, Thursday 11th December 2014

How Music Works 2

2.00pm - 5.30pm, Friday 5th December 2014

CABN welcomes members of the music sector to MAC Arts to hear about and discuss various topics relevant to today's professional musician.

Scott's Treasures - New Poetry Showcase

7.00pm - 9.00pm, Tuesday 18th November 2014

Join a host of new and established poets from the Scottish Borders and further afield for a night of poetry inspired by the world-renowned collections at Abbotsford House.

Haining at Home - Showcase of Contemporary Applied Arts

10.00am - 4.00pm, Friday 24th October 2014 - Monday 27th October 2014

Haining at Home showcases some of the Scottish Borders finest applied arts in an inspirational setting.

Dreamtime Dance Residency

Monday 10th November 2014 - Friday 14th November 2014

Dreamtime Dance Residency , November 2014 Dance Residency is a partnership project between Scottish Borders Council and Dance Base, Edinburgh

Creative Lab 2: WALK event - ‘Borderlands’

Saturday 13th September 2014

This event is to enable cultural exchange and dialogue by artists and others interested in the themes of the Creative Lab, from both sides of the Border. With the Independence Referendum happening a few days later on the 18th of September 2014, we feel that the critical creative dialogue that is/has been taking place, is a fertile ground for exchange.

Curating Contemporary Art in a Rural Context

2.00pm - 5.00pm, Tuesday 26th August 2014

This event - co-delivered by the Creative Arts Business Network (CABN) and the Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) - is aimed at curators, programmers, artists, community groups and organisations initiating and managing exhibition programmes.

Borders Writers Forum 2014-2015 Programme

Borders Writers' Forum was founded by a number of Borders Writers to provide a forum and meeting point for writers in the Scottish Borders.

Monthly Dance Improvisation Gathering

From 27th May 2014

A monthly gathering of people interested in dance improvisation. Some previous experience of movement/dance or improvisation is required as this is not a taught class.

Research Trip to Australia - Mary's Show and Tell

5.30pm - 7.30pm, Thursday 29th May 2014

In March this year, CABN Leader Mary Morrison was selected to take part in a research trip/curatorial visit to Melbourne and Sydney as part of a Scotland wide group.

"Scott's Treasures" Poetry Workshops at Abbotsford

11.00am - 2.00pm, Saturday 7th June 2014, Saturday 21st June 2014 and Saturday 28th June 2014

The Abbotsford Trust and CABN are delighted to announce the launch of a new project - Scott's Treasures - made possible through Live Literature Funding from the Scottish Book Trust.

Castles Guardians and Kings

June/July 2014

Archaeology, History and Performing Arts - Summer 2014

Guest Speakers at Heriot Watt University

Various dates, March 2014 - May 2014

Resource is pleased to announce a series of guest speakers at Heriot Watt University, in the Small Lecture Hall.

The Bothy, the Hut and the Wild, Wild Mind

10.30am - 5.00pm, Saturday 1st March 2014

A public conversation about bothy culture & artist residencies to celebrate the opening of Bothan Shuibhne | Sweeney’s Bothy

Scottish Contemporary Art Network Open Meeting

5.30pm - 7.00pm, Monday 10th March 2014

Scottish Contemporary Art Network (SCAN) is hosting an informal meeting, workshop and networking event as part of a Scotland wide ‘roadshow’ to speak to those working across the contemporary visual arts in Scotland. This is an opportunity for anyone working in this area discuss and workshop the development needs for contemporary art across Scotland.