Stuck-at-Home Creative Activities

Our response to the Coronavirus is to get creative! Our small gesture is to create a resource of interesting and fun things to do that might make the weeks ahead easier for everyone. We hope to connect the world with the Isle of Bute though creative activities and challenges we can all join in and share digitally. We can’t wait to see what you create.

PAV-i Short Film

This short film by Basharat Khan was made last year and is featured on our home page. For the last few months I have had the absolute pleasure to travel and work in Bute for the Rothesay Pavilion project. Meeting the amazing community, exploring the stories about the...

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PAV-i Colour it! Challenge

For this challenge we want you to use your imagination and do things a little differently... so, instead of a conventional colour-in illustration where there are strict boundaries, we asked Glasgow-based artist Ally Wallace to let us use his drawing. The PAV-i colour...

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PAV-i-Synthpop Challenge

From the early experiments of Simple Minds, through Altered Images and all the way up to modern day and the Chvrches, many Scottish bands have created hits using synthesizers. Although hardware could set you back thousands, some things in life are FREE (at least for a...

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PAV-i-Portraits Challenge

If you like to draw, paint, make prints, or collages this is the PAV-i Challenge for you! @RothesayPav challenges you to create a portrait. It can either be a self-portrait or a portrait of someone in your family. Upload it to INSTAGRAM or your favorite social media...

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PAV-i-Poetry Challenge

OK, here goes.... So we have to tip our hats to Rabbie Burns And not just by feasting at his supper So write a new poem or recite an old fav Just don't give up on your Pav 'cause you're scupper'd Now we know you can do better than this... so what are you waiting for?...

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PAV-i-Kitchen Sink Challenge

So this is where you get to contribute activities we haven't thought of (and there are many!) The RothesayPavilion challenges you to invent something new, or suggest a family favourite activity that can be done at home while isolating from the Coronavirus. You can...

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PAV-i-Design Challenge

Here are three great ideas for DIY iPhone tripods that you can make at home. @RothesayPav challenges you to design you own tripod out of repurposed materials. Share your ideas with us on Instagram or Facebook by tagging us @RothesayPav and using the hashtag...

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PAV-i-Percussion Challenge

@RothesayPav challenges you to watch the video (below) from @NewVictoryTheater on Broadway, New York and create your own body-percussion-fruit-salad-beat (at least four bars or 16 counts) and post it on your preferred social media platform (eg Instagram, Youtube,...

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PAV-i-Jitterbug Game

The rules are easy and anyone can play. Print out our game sheet (as many sheets as there are players). Or if you don't have a printer, use blank sheets of paper and sketch out a grid with twelve squares. You'll need a game sheet each, one dice each (or one dice to...

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