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Primary Schools Update

Schools being closed did affect the Primary Schools giving programme this past year, and only Westquarter, Stenhousemuir and Victoria requested monies (totalling £675) for creative arts and physical education activities.  Victoria was celebrating its 50th anniversary, and we were pleased to support Kiran’s paternal grandmother’s former school.

Art Exhibition – OUTSIDE

Activities in Edinburgh are limited this year, but Kiran’s Trust was excited to work with Space Artworks again and sponsor three exhibitors for the Edinburgh Palette online exhibition. OUTSIDE is an exhibition celebrating the outdoors and love of the Scottish landscape from the perspective of indoors in 2020! Sarah Galliers has been working with Karen […]

Executive Producers for Origins of the Laioch

Meghan Grieve has also been very busy and creative since graduating from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.  Most recently she has been working with on the new Scottish series Origins of the Laioch.  Kiran’s Trust has taken the opportunity to support this work in recognition of the young people working on the production as well as to […]

LHS Summer Prizes and Scholarships

Larbert High School, Kiran’s former secondary school, is a positive and proactive outlet for Kiran’s Trust to support creative arts education.  Four school prizes are awarded each year in the subjects of creative art and design, music, photography and creative writing.  Even though school was not in session, Larbert held their prize giving online.  A three-year scholarship is […]

Creating the Virtual Gallery

Kiran’s Trust was pleased to renew connections with a former LHS scholarship winner.  Maisie Cotter was graduating from Dundee University but found herself without the opportunity to display her degree work.  KT Director Johnny, and Don Jack, Creative Director of IDEAS, came up with the idea of a virtual gallery to showcase Maisie’s work.  It can be found […]

Carron Dams Gateway Sculptures

A beautiful day for the official opening of our Carron Dams Gateway Sculptures. Our Art & Design Scholar, Josh Hale designed this wonderful archway. Some of the pupils gave monologues of times gone by up to the present day with respect to Carron Iron Works and the Dams they built. @Josh21Hale@ChasWhatmore@kirans_trust@LarbertHigh@Mrs_Heery_Drama@MrsSwinney_LHS@carrondamlnr@falkirk_herald@falkirkcouncil@FCTrust@kirans_trust@Larbert_ExpArts@LarbertHigh

An Invite from Peru

Let us introduce you to Rachel! We supported this severely disabled young lady this year to create a series of Llamas under the guidance of an artist Sarah Galliers, along with the materials. Cost to us a few hundred pounds!!! During the SMHAFF exhibition in Edinburgh in October she posted images of her Llama sculptures […]

Blind Sculpting

This is David, and this is his sculpturing in progress. David attends the Forth Valley Sensory Centre (FVSC) as he’s blind. David’s talent is he sculpts with the materials he finds around him…like tinfoil!! We created an opportunity to for David to be transported to and work with the team at Delta Studios in Falkirk. […]

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