"Thanks again for all your hard work, my son James had great fun helping with this and doing all the arts and crafts and clay figures over the 4 weeks (Kilmarnock Summer Madness)."

Lee Gracie (via FaceBook)

Spider Arts News

Work for Us

We are always looking for new talented and experienced freelance artists of all mediums, so if you would like to work with us, please send your CV and a cover letter to: info@spiderarts.co.uk


Thinking of volunteering work? We are always looking to recruit new volunteers to work on our projects and in return we can offer great experience working in the community with a range of different client groups and training in a variety of art forms. If you would like to get involved, Contact Us.

01/12/18 Making Christmas Decorations

The children have loved making thoughtful Christmas gifts for their families today!

Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations

25/11/18 Glasgow Loves Christmas Parade

Another brilliant effort from everyone at Monkey Puzzle Glasgow Central!

Glasgow Loves Christmas Parade

24/11/18 Feeling Festive at Saturday Art Club

Painting a Reindeer

18/11/18 Painting our Autumn Leaves at Saturday Art Club

Didn’t they turn out lovely! 

Painted Clay Leaves

10/11/18 Saturday Art Club

Anyone fancy a hedge-hug from one of these cuties?

Sketching Hedgehogs

Collecting autumn leaves and making clay dishes today!

Clay Leaf Dishes

09/11/18 Story Massage Training

Fiona attended a fantastic course today with Story Massage for Children! The training comes highly recommended. We can’t wait to incorporate story massage in to our creative sessions! 

Watch this space...

Attendees at Story Massage for Children

09/11/18 Spider Arts at Camglen Buddies

Big thanks to Camglen Buddies for having Fiona along tonight! Best way to spend a Friday night... arty fun with friends!

Camglen Sign

31/10/18 Pumpkins, pumpkins and more pumpkins!!

Fab work from the families that attended tonight’s session at Three Towns Growers!


27/10/18 What a busy day at Tamfest.

Phew! Over 130 pumpkins carved today at Tamfest. Reloaded and ready for more fun tomorrow!! 

12-4pm at Ayr Central Shopping Centre
11-4pm at Kyle Centre


25/10/18 Sarah Adamson at Tamfest.

As if we don't have enough exciting activities to offer this weekend, we also have the wonderfully talented Sara Adamson, Glasgow based makeup artist, FX artist and facepainter, offering some super creepy, realistic SFX gore!

Sara has an impressive professional background with experience in film, including: British Zombie horror, Redcon1 (in cinemas now!) and Wolves in Winter (2017). She also won an award in 2016 for best hair and makeup as the makeup designer on the short film Eddie!

Sarah Adamson

01/10/18 Spider Arts to be at Tamfest - 27th & 28th October 2018.

Spider Arts are delighted to be back at Ayr Central this year Sunflowers at Saturday Art Schoolhosting some weird and wonderful, spectacular and spooky creative activities for all the family as part of Tamfest!

There's so much to see & do. Come along and join in the fun before the pumpkins are all gone!

Sunflowers at Saturday Art School

14/09/18 Mosaic Mural with St. Angela's Primary School P7 Pupils.

The finished article! Created by Primary 7 pupils at St. Angela’s Primary School in Darnley to celebrate their 40th anniversary.

Sunflowers at Saturday Art School

01/09/18 Sunflowers today at Saturday Art School.

There’s nothing quite like sunflowers to make you smile!

Sunflowers at Saturday Art School

16/08/18 Tie Dye Notebook Craft Workshop at Ayr Central Shopping Centre.

Had a lovely last day of the Summer programme at Ayr Central Shopping Centre! Great to see so many familiar faces each week. See you next time!

Tye Dye Notebooks

Tye Dye Notebooks

09/08/18 Pencil Case Workshop at Ayr Central Shopping Centre.

Some wonderful personalised pencil cases made today at Ayr Central Shopping Centre. So we are all set for going back to school!

Pencil Case

Pencil Case

04/08/18 Merchant City Festival.

Another fab day for the Merchant City Festival parade with Monkey Puzzle Glasgow Central! Well done everyone for getting into the spirit & shaking your tail feathers!

Merchant City Festival

Merchant City Festival

16/07/18 Spider Arts at Ayr Races.

Fantastic day at Ayr Racecourse again yesterday with lots fab crafty fun andsome of our weird and wacky games! See you next year!

Ayr Races

Ayr Races

Ayr Races

12/07/18 Slime making at Ayr Central Shopping Centre.

So... 162 plastic tubs, 7 liters of glue and 5 hours of slime making later, we are done!!

Great, messy fun for all ages! (Did we mention we also do slime parties??)

Making Slime

09/06/18 Paper Maché at Saturday Art School.

Paper Mache

Good enough to eat!!

paper mache ice cream cones

03/05/18 Spring has sprung at Saturday Art School.

So go out & grab some sticks to paint with!

Stick blossom paintings

02/04/18 Easter events at Ayr Central.

Painting plant pots and planting spring bulbs at Ayr Central Shopping Centre today.

Wild at HeART

10/03/18 Spider Arts at Festival 2018 Share and Decide Event Glasgow at Glasgow City Chambers.

Hello from all of us here at Glasgow City Chambers today representing our project proposal Wild at HeART!

Wild at HeART

24/02/18 Saturday Art Club.

Some of the gorgeous artwork created by the kids at art club today.

Pastel Drawing

Pastel Drawing

18/02/18 Funding Update!!!

If you haven't already, please don't forget to use your votes for the Our Place Fund! Remember you need to use ALL 5 VOTES for them to be counted and all members of your household are eligible to vote as long as they are 1 year old +

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE!!! Take a moment and use one of your votes to vote for Wild at HeART.

Wild at HeART

17/02/18 Happy Chinese New Year

Dragon masks at Saturday Art Clubtoday!

Chinese Dragon Mask

Chinese Dragon Mask

Chinese Dragon Mask

08/02/18 Spider Arts Needs YOU!!!

Exciting news!! We have put forward a proposal to deliver an environmental art/outdoor play project in Dams to Darnley Country Park during the summer holidays in partnership with Operation Play Outdoors and SAPC Community Sports Hub.

But we need your help!! In order to secure the funding to make this amazing project happen, we need your votes and for you to spread the word!

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE!!! Take a moment to vote for Wild at HeART.

timerous beasties

04/02/18 Robert Burn's inspired sculptures at Saturday Art Club

The kids loved painting their timerous beasties this weekend!

timerous beasties

timerous beasties

timerous beasties

20/01/18 Today at Saturday Art Club

We have been feeling Inspired by the weather!.

Self Portrait

Self Portrait

Spider Arts News

Upcoming Events


Saturday Art School
Next Term Starts Saturday 27th October
Eastwood Park Theatre, Rouken Glen Road, Giffnock, G46 6UG


Darnley Crafters
Every Thursday, 7 - 9pm
Darnley Community Education Centre, 32A Glen Livet Pl, Glasgow G53 7LA