Community Artist Appointed

The PHRP has recently commissioned a Community artist to work with local community groups in Penicuik to produce an artwork related to the paper making history of the town .Fiona Maher will now be working in Penicuik to engage with local groups and is holding heritage printmaking workshops ….THE PEOPLE :THE PAPER:THE PLACE. These are… continue reading »

New carved panel now in place

The contractors mason for the Penicuik Town Hall restoration work has completed the new replacement stone carving and has now inserted the new stone into it’s position on the front facade of the building .This has replaced the original which was badly weathered and had deteriorated to the extent that it was crumbling away.

Summer Heritage Skills workshops for children

The past few weeks we have really enjoyed meeting and working with the young heritage crafters who attended our summer workshops. We created wooden looms for weaving, carved with soap and wood, learnt printing techniques, created handmade books and crafted bows and arrows from freshly cut wood! Thanks to the Penicuik Community Development Trust for… continue reading »

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Penicuik First
Penicuik Community Development Trust
Midlothian Council
Heritage Lottery Fund
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