Museums and galleries across the UK are subject to temporary closures. Those that remain open have safety measures in place, please remember to check venue guidelines before visiting.

Learn to weave like tapestry trailblazer Archie Brennan in this two-day workshop.

Coinciding with Archie Brennan Tapestry Goes Pop!, the first major retrospective exhibition of his work, this workshop will lead your through themes and techniques commonly used by Brennan throughout his outstanding weaving career.

Aimed at those who have a basic knowledge of tapestry weaving and want to explore different design approaches, this workshop is a rare opportunity to delve into the world of Archie Brennan and create your own small tapestry inspired by his legacy.

Your ticket includes tapestry yarn and use of equipment during the workshop. Should participants wish to continue their work at home weaving kits and accessories are available for sale on the day.

All attendees will receive a 10% discount in Dovecot Shop.

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Dovecot Studios

10 Infirmary Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH1 1LT

01315 503660


Opening times

Gallery & Shop
Mon-Sat (10am-5pm)

Tapestry Studio Viewing Balcony
Mon-Fri (12pm-3pm)
Sat (10am-5pm)

Pinks at Dovecot
Mon 10am-3pm
Tue – Sat 9.30am-5pm

To ensure the safety of visitors and staff we have introducued various measures noted below. We are certified Good to Go by Visit Britain.

  • timed exhibition tickets
  • a one-way system around the building
  • hand-sanitising stations
  • increased cleaning
  • social distancing
  • face-coverings are to be worn throughout the building
  • plexiglass dividers between staff and visitors

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