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Introduction to Abstract Art

Introduction to Abstract Art


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 4pm
Dates:6 August 2016 - 13 August 2016
Cost: £35

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Two day workshop.


This theme has proven to be really popular. Experiment with a variety of painting techniques, including pouring, texture, staining and layering, before creating a unique artwork on canvas.

The focus is on creating a relaxed fun day of experimentation for anyone keen to try new painting techniques. 

With artist Erik Petrie.

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

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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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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MURDER MYSTERY: A Wreath for the Laurels

MURDER MYSTERY: A Wreath for the Laurels


Lauriston Castle
[Event]

A funeral wreath is delivered to the Castle, and this causes great puzzlement as no-one is dead. Well not yet anyway...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 7pm - 10.30pm
Dates:Sat 19 November 2016
Cost: £30 with refreshments

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Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the Great War

Scottish Women’s Hospitals during the Great War


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

Presented by Alan Cumming.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 2pm
Dates:Mon 21 November 2016
Cost: Free

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Beep Beep

Beep Beep


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 26 November 2016
Cost: Free

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