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Harry Potter’s School of Magic and Wizardry *SOLD OUT*

Harry Potter’s School of Magic and Wizardry *SOLD OUT*


Lauriston Castle
[Event]

Who is this for? - Children (age range specified in listing)
Opening Hours: 10am - 1pm
Dates:Mon 25 July 2016
Cost: £12

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Dreaming of becoming a wizard or witch?


You will have the opportunity to learn, create and perform your own magic during a very hands-on three hour ‘Magic School’ workshop. All taking place at magical Lauriston Castle – your very own school for wizards. 

Our magic headmaster is famous for making JK Rowling vanish at the Harry Potter book launch in Edinburgh! Costumes are more than welcome at the magic school, and there will be a special prize for the best dressed wizard or witch!

Ages 7-12.

 

*Apologies, this event is fully booked*

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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Ceramic Tiles

Ceramic Tiles


Museum of Edinburgh
[Workshop]

Taking inspiration from this special exhibition and the pottery galleries in the museum, we will design and paint beautiful ceramic tiles.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Sat 15 October 2016
Cost: Free

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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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A Spooky Time in the Museum

A Spooky Time in the Museum


Museum of Childhood
[Workshop]

Experience the Magic....Family Creative drop-in Sessions in the Museum of Childhood.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 3.30pm. 
Dates:Sat 29 October 2016
Cost: Free

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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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