Creative Courses

Easdale Experiences is delighted to be able to host professional and artistic development and training on the island. We can accommodate groups of participants and practitioners in our cottages. Easdale is an ideal base to run courses and workshops: the island’s community hall has a flexible set up which can be used for a variety of activities, including rehearsals or  live performances and there is space within the cottages for group sessions and tutorials. The area around Easdale island offers inspiration to those wishing to lead or take part in creative activities and offers opportunities to run all sorts of weekend or longer courses for people of all ages in many subjects. Get in touch for more information about the facilities we have and how we can work with you to bring your ideas to life.

STAY at our modern and comfortable traditional cottages on Easdale island in the heart of the Hebrides.

EAT locally-sourced, freshly-prepared home cooked meals in a convivial setting on Scotland’s west coast.

LEARN creative skills directly from artists and top industry professionals on our short residential courses.

Creative Courses 2025 Programme

Screendance in the landscape
with Katrina McPherson

7-14 June & 19-26 July 2025

This course offers participants an amazing opportunity to work with Katrina McPherson, one of the  most celebrated and innovative contemporary artists who uses dance and film to create outstanding and acclaimed bodies of work. This intensive, hands-on course will allow participants to learn directly from Katrina taking as their inspiration the work she has produced over a 30-year career.


Creatively re-set your photography
with Colin and Adam

Pick up your camera and come to Easdale island.

For the last five years, professional photographers Colin McPherson and Adam Lee have welcomed participants to two distinctive and rewarding short, residential courses. It is your opportunity to visit the island, to work with us creatively and develop your photography skills whilst enjoying the stunning scenery, comfortable accommodation and delicious home-cooked food.

These short courses are aimed at people who love photography and want to take their practice to a new level. Colin and Adam will help you explore what makes a great photograph and how to take one.

Practical Storytelling
5-8 June, 2021
21-24 August, 2021

Develop Your Narrative
9-12 June 2021
25-28 August 2021