Digital EA week

East Ayrshire Digital Week aims to highlight the importance of digital and how it:

  • helps to change the way deliver our services
  • supports people to live independently and longer in their own home
  • provides opportunities to learn new skills and connect communities to new ways
  • is being used in schools
  • enables businesses to get online and have a digital footprint

The following programme details the activities taking place during East Ayrshire Digital Week.  If you would like to keep up-to-date with activities taking place during East Ayrshire Digital Week by following the hashtag #DigitalEA19.

Remember to include the hashtag #DigitalEA19 if you are hosting your own digital event or doing something which involves digital.

Digital events

DateTimeVenueDescription
Monday 16 September 2019 9am - 5pm Celebrate Kilmarnock, King Street, Kilmarnock and Customer Services

Our East Ayrshire - Save time, do it online

Create your own online customer account and understand the benefits of using Council services online.

Monday 16 September 2019 9.30am - 3pm Shortlees Community  Campus, Blacksyke Ave, Kilmarnock

ICT Communications Course

This course is aimed at helping people who are unemployed to progress their learning for qualifications to assist them back into employment.

Email Vibrant Communities for more information including booking instructions.

Monday 16 September 2019 10am - 3pm Celebrate Kilmarnock, King Street, Kilmarnock

Launch of East Ayrshire Digital Week and drop-in event.

View the list of organisations exhibiting at event

Monday 16 September 2019 10am - 3pm

The Cross, Kilmarnock

CCTV van will be stationed at The Cross where you can view our mobile security vehicle.
Monday 16 September 2019 10am - 12 noon Muirkirk Museum, Main Street, Muirkirk

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

More information can be found on the Let's Get Online website.

Monday 16 September 2019 10am - 4pm

The Cross, Kilmarnock

CHIP Van at the Cross

Come along for a mini-health check and learn how to look up any health related concerns you may have via the onboard device.

Monday 16 September 2019

10am - 12 noon
and
12.30pm - 2.30pm

Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock

Wacky World of Walliams 
(OPEN ONLY TO PRIMARY SCHOOLS BY BOOKING)

Interactive workshops designed to inspire young readers using drama, discussion and digital skills to bring books and characters to life and spark imagination.

To book, please contact the Arts, Libraries & Museums Development Team by emailing rosemary.milligan@eastayrshireleisure.com or telephone 01563 554333.

Monday 16 September 2019 1.30pm - 4.30pm Business Gateway, Burns House, Burns Statue Square, Ayr

Digital Boost Programme: Funding the Business course

This session will cover a range of funding options and alternative funding sources for small businesses.

More information including booking instructions can be found on the Business Gateway website.

Tuesday 17 September 2019 9.30am - 12.30pm Carlton Hotel, 187 Ayr Road, Prestwick

Digital Boost Programme: Pinterest, Instagram and Photography for business

Find out how to use image sharing apps Pinterest and Instagram to grow your business. Learn how to shoot, process and upload photos.

More information including booking instructions can be found on the Business Gateway website.

Tuesday 17 September 2019 10am - 12 noon New Cumnock Town Hall, New Cumnock

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

More information can be found on the Let's Get Online website.

Tuesday 17 September 2019 10am - 12 noon Drongan Library, Mill O'Shield Road, Drongan

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

More information can be found on the Let's Get Online website.

Tuesday 17 September 2019

10am - 12 noon
and
12.30pm - 2.30pm

Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock

Wacky World of Walliams
(OPEN ONLY TO PRIMARY SCHOOLS BY BOOKING)

Interactive workshops designed to inspire young readers using drama, discussion and digital skills to bring books and characters to life and spark imagination.

To book, please contact the Arts, Libraries & Museums Development Team by emailing rosemary.milligan@eastayrshireleisure.com or telephone 01563 554333.

Tuesday 17 September 2019

10.30am - 12 noon

Onthank Community Centre, Meiklewood Road, Kilmarnock

ESOL Digital Class

This course is aimed at helping people who are unemployed to progress their learning for qualifications to assist them back into employment.

Email Vibrant Communities for more information including booking instructions.

Tuesday 17 September 2019 10.30am – 12.30pm Cumnock Library, Rothesay House, 1 Greenholm Road, Cumnock

Universal Credit Digital

This course supports complete beginners to use Computers & IT  and improve their digital and/or employability skills.

Email Vibrant Communities for more information including booking instructions.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 9.30am - 12.30pm The Quay Zone, Knockcushan Street, Girvan

Digital Boost Programme: Introduction to Twitter

This is a workshop for compete beginners to Twitter. You will learn all you need to get started, including how to create a Twitter business page,what your profile should include and what to tweet.

More information including booking instructions can be found on the Business Gateway website.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 10am – 12 noon Onthank Community Centre, Meiklewood Road, Kilmarnock

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

More information can be found on the Let's Get Online website.

Wednesday 18 September 2019

10am - 12 noon
and
12.30pm - 2.30pm

Dick Institute, Elmbank Avenue, Kilmarnock

Wacky World of Walliams
(OPEN ONLY TO PRIMARY SCHOOLS BY BOOKING)

Interactive workshops designed to inspire young readers using drama, discussion and digital skills to bring books and characters to life and spark imagination.

To book, please contact the Arts, Libraries & Museums Development Team by emailing rosemary.milligan@eastayrshireleisure.com or telephone 01563 554333.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 10.30am - 3pm Shortlees Community  Campus, Blacksyke Ave, Kilmarnock

Good 2 Go / SHINE Employability

This course is aimed at helping people who are unemployed to progress their learning for qualifications to assist them back into employment.

Email Vibrant Communities for more information including booking instructions.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 10.30am - 3pm Boswell Centre, Well Road, Auchinleck

ELEVATE Employability course

This course is aimed at helping people who are unemployed to progress their learning for qualifications to assist them back into employment.

Email Vibrant Communities for more information including booking instructions.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 10.30am - 3pm Boswell Centre, Well Road, Auchinleck

SHINE Employability course

This course is aimed at helping people who are unemployed to progress their learning for qualifications to assist them back into employment.

Email Vibrant Communities for more information including booking instructions.

Wednesday 18 September 2019

1pm - 3pm Onthank Community Centre, Meiklewood Road, Kilmarnock

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

More information can be found on the Let's Get Online website.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 5pm - 8pm Business Gateway, Ingram Enterprise Centre, 30 John Finnie Street, Kilmarnock

Digital Boost Programme: Start-up Workshop 1: Researching and Planning your Business

This workshop is the first of a 2-part series aimed at people who are planning to start or have just started a business and need to know the basics of what to do.

More information including booking instructions can be found on the Business Gateway website.

Wednesday 18 September 2019 10am - 2pm WG13, 13 West George
Street, Kilmarnock

Digital Health Event

Come along to this drop-in event and find out the latest developments in digital telecare / telehealth / both locally and nationally and take part in interactive sessions.

Thursday 19 September 2019 10am - 12 noon Patna Community Centre, Whitehill Avenue, Patna

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

Email Vibrant Communities for more information including booking instructions.

Thursday 19 September 2019 10am - 12 noon Shortlees Community  Campus, Blacksyke Ave, Kilmarnock

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

More information can be found on the Let's Get Online website.

Thursday 19 September 2019 1pm - 3pm Cumnock Library, Rothesay House, 1 Greenholm Road, Cumnock

Work / Digital clubs

These clubs are aimed at helping people who are unemployed and need assistance with job searches or want to learn how to use a computer.

More information can be found on the Let's Get Online website.

Thursday 19 September 2019 5pm - 8pm Garnock Community Campus, Beith Road, Glengarnock

Digital Boost Programme: Facebook for Business

This workshop is designed for people who want to deepen their understanding of how Facebook can be used to engage with their target audience in order to boost conversions.

More information including booking instructions can be found on the Business Gateway website.

 

Contact Information

Transformation Team
Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
KA3 7BU
Telephone: 01563 576001
Telephone: 01563 576232