Luminate Photography Challenge: pop-up exhibition

talc. is hosting a pop-up exhibition of architectural photographs created by older people living across Scotland. The exhibition features photographs taken by people who took part in the Luminate Challenge this summer, and also includes images taken by professional photographer Chris Leslie as an inspiration for the Challenge participants. Come and find out more about …Read More


LOCHGILPHEAD — Artmap Engage/AYA Monday, 11 July: SNH bog walk & Digital photography (outdoors) Tuesday, 12 July: Kinetic light sculptures
 Wednesday, 13 July: Kinetic light sculptures 10am – 4pm, Ages: 12–25 TARBERT Monday, 25 July:
 Photography & sound recording (outdoors) Tuesday, 26 & Wednesday, 27 July:
 Sound & Sculptures (outdoors; can only be booked as …Read More

Young Start: (de)code landscapes

We are delighted to announce that the Templar Arts and Leisure Centre have been successful in their application for Young Start, Big lottery funding for the project (de)code landscapes. The project series (de)code landscapes is for young people, ages 12-25 and is about interpreting their natural surroundings for themselves, their communities and visitors of Argyll …Read More

Boswell & Johnson graphic novel is published!

The graphic novel is online now and can be purchased as a printed version. The TTS Digital project A (digital) visit from Boswell and Johnson is a collaboration of the Templar Arts and Leisure Centre with Mid Argyll Youth Forum. Using their own writing as a starting point, the young people photographed themselves ‘posed’ as Boswell …Read More


The documentation about the project Yellow is published! Yellow is part of the Colour project, initiated and funded by Argyll and Bute Council with CAST – Creative Artists in Schools Team. Participants were S3 pupils from Oban High School. They painted and installed their imagined little worlds into the inside of a yellow umbrella, attached a …Read More

New Creative Digital Art Courses for Spring/Summer

The new creative digital art & design courses for spring & summer 2015 are now online. We will continue our Tuesday evening drop-in session, where you can try something new, whenever it suits you. Our professional courses include Digital Photography (with Adobe Photoshop for image enhancing), Adobe InDesign (Layout) to design leaflets, magazines, portfolios or …Read More

150 Tree Rings

This book 150 Tree Rings – Memories of the old Argyll and Bute Hospital was created by the Mid Argyll Youth Forum & the 5/6 Personal Development Award Group, Lochgilphead. This has been an intergenerational project between the young people of Mid Argyll, the hospital staff and former patients and members of the Blarbuie Woodlands …Read More