• peacock is a printmaking workshop in the North-East of Scotland, established in 1974. We offer a wide range of artistic techniques, such as relief printing, intaglio, screenprint, lithography, risograph, and letterpress. We are a charity supported by Aberdeen City Council & Creative Scotland.


    the worm is a contemporary visual art gallery in Aberdeen, Scotland. We showcase artworks from all over the world, focusing on printing and publishing. Our exhibitions show work by contemporary artists, fine art prints from our archives and objects related to Aberdeen’s rich print history. Entry is always free.
  • Studio Facilities Access to printmaking facilities (screenprint, etching, relief, lithography and more recently letterpress) with technical support from our Master...
    Peacock and the Worm, Screenprinting workshop

    Studio Facilities

    Access to printmaking facilities (screenprint, etching, relief, lithography and more recently letterpress) with technical support from our Master Printer and Print Technician. Invitation to engage with a community of artists developing exciting projects ranging from fine art prints to publications, posters and even a bestiary.



    Non Members
    Half Day (4 hours): £9.00
    Full Day (8 hours): £18.00

    Half Day (4 hours): £6.00
    Full Day (8 hours): £12.00


    The rate for an artist working with our printmaker is set at £30 per hour (£250 per day 10am – 5pm) ex-VAT.

    1-to-1s in any printmaking technique available for £30+VAT per 3-hour session.

    Annual Membership fee: £50

    For information on concessions please get in touch with us.


    Minimum Period



    Maximum Period

    Negotiable (up to one month)


    Other facilities

    Access to Digital facilities with the assistance of a digital technician. Equipment includes Risograph, laser cutter, vinyl cutter, scanner, computers with digital imaging software (Adobe Suite).


    Support offered

    Workshop facilities, curatorial and technical support.


    Promotional support offered

    Online marketing, website, email bulletin and invitations to any events. We can also produce flyers and posters depending on budget.


    Exhibition or other opportunities

    Depending on the project there could be a public presentation of the work in our Print Room, and a public talk by the artist and curator.



    Workshop user must already be proficient in the area they want to work in. Classes and one-to-one tuition are available. All new workshop users must complete an induction.


    Accommodation offered



    Alternative accommodation

    Hotel/B+B £50 per night. (Peacock can assist artists in organising accommodation).



    Accessible by bus, train, car and bicycle Half a mile from train station and 100 meters from bus stop (line 1 and 2) 11,14 and 23 Online map available from our website.



    Historic building with no lift. Wheelchair access to ground floor studio (relief printing) and worm gallery. Accessible toilet in the worm gallery with baby changing facility. No wheelchair access to 1st floor studio (screenprinting, kitchen)



    Peacock has public liability insurance.


    For further details please visit peacock.studio

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