Creative Dundee

December Make/Share: Creativity and Self-Care

Venue: The Beer Kitchen Dundee // Date: December 12 // Time: 7-8:30pm

Make/Share is a free monthly event which brings people together to gain a behind the scenes insight into their creative processes, held on the second Tuesday of each month, at The Beer Kitchen Dundee, from 7pm – 8.30pm.

Join us on Tuesday December 12th and hear short talks by four local makers about the processes behind turning their ideas into reality, and how living and working in Dundee influences their work. The theme for this month is ‘Creativity and Self-Care’.

Speakers explore how their project or product has evolved, how they experiment, what their biggest challenges have been and how they were overcome. After the talks we have a short opportunity for any questions to the speakers, and for you to share your upcoming events with the group.

We’re delighted that The Beer Kitchen is our official sponsor venue for Make/Share and supports the event with a complementary beer or soft drink at arrival. Also, exclusively for Make/Share attendees, after 5pm you can claim a 10% on any food or drink at the Beet Kitchen!

You don’t need to sign up, just come along!



Speakers this month include:

Stephanie Arsoska

Stephanie is a theatre maker and facilitator living in Scotland. She is currently studying towards an MEd in Teaching and Learning in the Performing Arts at the Royal Conservatoire Scotland with a focus on ensemble theatre practice.  She is artistic director of Little Red Theatre which makes theatre with young people aged 11-25.  She will be talking about how the process of self-care has become a central part of her creative practice. Website: Little Red Theatre Company Twitter: @StephArsoska

Dylan Drummond

Dylan is a video content creator and photographer based in Dundee. He has a diverse range of clients from small businesses and community organisations to high profile organisations like V&A Dundee, Dundee 2023, University of Dundee and DJCAD. He will be talking about some of the pitfalls of being a freelancer, sharing some high and lows of his career to date and some of things he does to care for his practice and business. Website: | Facebook: sonoftheseashop | Twitter: @sonofthesea8 | Instagram: @sonofthesea86

Lauren Herd

Lauren is a freelance filmmaker and community artist based in Dundee. She is passionate about person centered practice and the wide personal development possibilities within the creative arts. Her talk will touch on personal storytelling as a tool in mental health support, empowering others through creativity. Twitter: Laurenshka | Facebook: LaurenHerdArts | Instagram: @laurenshka | Split Screen

Amira Kermers


Interesting in sharing your work at Make/Share?

If you’d like to talk about a project you’ve been working on at a future Make/Share, just get in touch with Claire at

Future Make/Share dates and themes are:

Feb 13th – Sustainable Making
Mar 13th – In the Spaces we Make
Apr 10th – Divergent Thinking – Making with Others
May 8th – The Worship of ‘Busy’
June 12th – How do we measure our Successes?
July 10th – The Impostor Syndrome


7pm – 8.30pm
The Beer Kitchen by Innis & Gunn (*map below)
10 South Tay Street

You don’t need to sign up, just come along!


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