Photomedia Studio Events & Workshops

As well as weekly classes, Photomedia Studio runs blocks of specialist tutorials and on off workshops. These provide great activities for rainy days and weekends, as well as great gifts for your loved ones!

Advance booking and payment is essential as places are limited at all workshops and short courses. To book, please call 01236 632828 between 12 noon and 4pm, Monday to Friday. You can pay with most credit and debit cards.

For general enquiries about Photomedia classes, activities and equipment call 01236 638463 or email


After Hours at the Museum

15+yrs     £10/£9 Concession

Thursday 21 March 6pm – 8pm Summerlee Museum, Coatbridge


Enjoy an after-hours evening in Summerlee Museum to explore the lighting environment. Led by one of CultureNL’s photography tutors you can explore the character of the museum and its objects, learn how to use natural evening light creatively and introduce balanced portable flash or constant source lights for added effect.


Superheroes – Animation with Lego

8 – 13yrs     £10

Monday 1 or Tuesday 2 April 2019 12pm – 4pm Photomedia Studio, Summerlee Museum

A one day workshop led by an animation artist where you will explore the world of Superheroes using Lego.

During the day you can create your own backdrops and sets, add characters then bring your story to life through the animation process that includes sound and music.


Easter Family Portraits

All ages welcome     £3 per print

Friday 19 April 2019 12pm – 4pm Summerlee Museum

Select a traditional Easter bonnet from our range and have a seasonal photo taken in our professional photgraphic studio.

This is a drop in activity.



Photo Momentos

Pooch photos (for families with or without dogs)

All ages welcome    £15 per family

Sunday 5 May 2019 11am – 3pm Photomedia Studio, Summerlee Museum

Join our photography tutors for a family friendly studio photo session with two very cute dogs, or bring your own family favourite. Get some top photo tips on how to take great family pet images with our cute models, Bonnie and Poppy.

Please not an adult, 18+yrs must accompany children at all time. Maximum sessions are 30 minutes per family.


Applebox Film Club Location Shoot – Water lot of Fun!

8 – 13 yrs     £10

Monday 1 July 2019 11am – 3.30pm Leaves from and returns to Summerlee Museum, Coatbridge

Sign up for a great chance to be part of a location based film shoot. Join the team for a chance to learn about the filming techniques and challenges when working on and around water in a safe and well supervised outdoor environment.

Bring outdoor gear and a packed lunch. Pre booking is essential.


Photo Field trip – Falkirk Wheel and Callendar House and Park

14+yrs    £10

Thursday 4 July 2019 10.30am – 3.30pm Leaves from and returns to Summerlee Museum, Coatbridge

Accompanied by one of CultureNL’s photography tutors, get some expert tips on photographing outdoors around the unique structure of the Falkirk Wheel and the historical building and grounds of Callendar House and Park.