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The Lauriston Horoscope

The Lauriston Horoscope


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Tue 24 October 2017
Cost:  £9

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Sir Alexander Napier and his Lauriston Castle horoscope.

Lauriston Castle was built in the late sixteenth century as an inheritance for the judge Sir Alexander Napier whose horoscope can be seen, carved in stone, in the front of the castle. This lecture explores the meaning of the horoscope, and the lives of Sir Alexander, his friends and family, including his half-brother John Napier, the inventor of logarithms. 

Dr Jane Ridder-Patrick gained her PhD in History from the University of Edinburgh. Her speciality is astrology in early modern Scotland.

All of our lecture mornings cost £9 and include a friendly lecture where you have the opportunity to meet our guest lecturer, have coffee and cakes and get a special tour. 

Take advantage of our special offer, book 10 lectures for £80

Pre-booking and advance payment is essential.

To book:

Online at Usher Hall and enter Lauriston Castle in the search box.
By phone on 0131 228 1155 (opening hours Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5.30pm
In person at the Box Office, Usher Hall, Lothian Road, EH1 2EA (opening hours Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5.30pm)

For further information (non-booking information) about this event contact Margaret Findlay, Learning and Programmes Manager on 0131 529 3963 or email Margaret Findlay

  

The Elves of Christmas

The Elves of Christmas


Museum of Edinburgh
[Event]

Christmas puppetry and storytelling

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Saturday 16 December 2017
Cost:  Free

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A Dickensian Christmas

A Dickensian Christmas


The Writers' Museum
[Event]

Christmas tales of terror

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: Saturday 16 December, 2pm - 4pm
Cost:  Free

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WIllow Crafts

WIllow Crafts


City Art Centre
[Event]

Masterclass with Lizzie Farey

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: Saturday 16 December, 10am - 4pm
Cost:  £75 per person

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Magical Wreaths

Magical Wreaths


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Christmas craft activity

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Dates:Sun 17 December 2017
Cost:  £35

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An Edwardian Christmas at Lauriston Castle

An Edwardian Christmas at Lauriston Castle


Lauriston Castle
[Event]

Have a very special Edwardian experience at Lauriston Castle this Christmas.

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 10am - 4pm
Dates:Tue 19 December 10:00 2017 - Tue 19 December 16:00 2017
Cost:  Free

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