Central Scotland



Central Scotland School of Craft is a community for creative learning, delivering artisan workshops for crafters of all abilities in the historic city of Dunblane.

The Central Scotland School of Craft is a centre for creative learning in the picturesque city of Dunblane. We offer artisan classes ranging from one day workshops to week-long courses, for everyone from complete beginners to established professional makers. ‘A list’ crafters from all over the country are lined up to deliver a range of craft classes with a focus on heritage and endangered crafts, and skilled hand-making.

Our bright and spacious studio on Dunblane High Street is the perfect setting for the creative community to come together and learn. Dunblane is ideally situated to be reached from all of Scotland whether by road or public transport. It’s the perfect destination for a craft holiday

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"The course was fantastic! Louise was a great tutor, very clear about everything we needed to know and do. She has an amazing passion for what she does, and I felt that transferred on to us as learners...I certainly felt it."

Spoon Carving with Louise Forbes

"Loved the topic, demonstrations, hands on skill learning, lovely products to take home. The other participants were a pleasure too!"

Eco Printing with Sarah Diver Lang

"What a special weekend that was, I really didn't want it to end! "

Art Doll Making with The Pale Rook

"I had such a great weekend. Beautiful workshop, beautiful space."

Eco Printing with Sarah Diver Lang

"The workshop was a valuable me time. A blend of being able to chat to new people, learn new skills, feast my senses on the vibrant materials. It was delivered in a comfortable light and airy space. I was made to feel very welcome and would love to do another course."

Embroidered Embellishments with Chloe Patience