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Blooming Marvellous Flower Pots

Blooming Marvellous Flower Pots


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Sat 30 April 2016
Cost: £4 per person

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Spring has arrived!


Celebrate by decorating a lovely terracotta pot, plant some seeds and create some stylish labels so you don’t forget what you’ve sown.

With Bragela Hornal.

** Please note that children cannot be booked into events alone; at least one paying adult must accompany them. **



Booking

Pre booking and advance payment are essential for all events.  To book:
Online: Go to usherhall.co.uk and look for the Other Venues link on the homepage, then select Lauriston Castle
By phone - 0131 228 1155 (Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm)
In person - Box Office, Usher Hall, Lothian Road, EH1 2EA (Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10am - 5.30pm)


For further information (non-booking information) about any event, contact Margaret Findlay, Public Programmes Manager, on 0131 529 3963, or email margaret.findlay@edinburgh.gov.uk

My Favourite Gardens

My Favourite Gardens


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Maurice Wilkins will take you on a charming pictorial ramble through a selection of beautiful gardens, here, there and everywhere.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Mon 10 October 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Scots Who Enlightened the World, featuring Mary Somerville

Scots Who Enlightened the World, featuring Mary Somerville


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The story of the Enlightenment is normally told through the development of ideas but Andrew Ferguson has chosen instead to tell it through the lives of the remarkable men and wo...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 14 October 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Caring for Collections in the National Trust for Scotland: Battling the Nine Agents of Deterioration

Caring for Collections in the National Trust for Scotland: Battling the Nine Agents of Deterioration


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The National Trust for Scotland cares for over fifty properties with historic collections. The Trust presents its collections on open display and in situ within historic room se...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Mon 17 October 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Spooky Halloween Lanterns

Spooky Halloween Lanterns


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Prepare for Halloween by designing your very own spooky lantern with a creepy scene.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Sun 23 October 2016
Cost: £4 per person

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Halloween at the Castle

Halloween at the Castle


Lauriston Castle
[Event]

Our ever-popular Halloween day at Lauriston Castle.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10am - 1pm
Dates:Sun 30 October 2016
Cost: £6 per person

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Charles I and the Mortlake Tapestry Works

Charles I and the Mortlake Tapestry Works


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The Mortlake Tapestry Works was founded in 1619 on the banks of the Thames outside London, and for some twenty years produced the finest tapestries in Europe for Charles I and h...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Tue 1 November 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Keynote Lecture by Rt Hon Lord Jack McConnell

Keynote Lecture by Rt Hon Lord Jack McConnell


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Will the Sustainable Development Goals truly ‘leave no one behind’?

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Mon 7 November 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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In Search of Scotland’s Football Origins

In Search of Scotland’s Football Origins


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

From castle court yards to village greens and burgh streets, football, of varying styles, has been played in Scotland for at least 600 years.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Thu 10 November 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Rosyth, the River Forth and World War One

Rosyth, the River Forth and World War One


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The British Grand Fleet, comprising some 200 ships, was based at Scapa Flow at the beginning of World War One.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Mon 14 November 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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