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Life in 18th century Edinburgh

Life in 18th century Edinburgh


Museum of Edinburgh
[Event]

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 2pm
Dates:Wed 8 July 2015
Cost: Suggested donation: £3

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Edinburgh Living History are our award-winning group of living history interpreters. Experience the magic of costumed performances. Be transported back in time and watch the st...


Various figures, rich and poor, from 18th century Edinburgh will talk about what living in the capital was like at a time of great change. Listen to a countess or a commoner, a councillor or a member of the town guard as they talk about subjects as diverse as the Jacobites, life in a tenement, the plans for the New Town or the Gordon Riots.


Drop in event - no  booking required.


 

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

 

Natural Jewellery from the Castle Trees

Natural Jewellery from the Castle Trees


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Using wood sourced at Lauriston, create some beautiful natural jewellery - brooches, bracelets and pendants.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates:Sat 29 August 2015
Cost: £20

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An Indian Summer in the courtyard

An Indian Summer in the courtyard


Museum of Edinburgh
[Event]

Spend an afternoon stepping back in time to sample completely traditional food and drink in the museum.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 1pm - 4pm
Dates:Wed 2 September 2015
Cost: Free

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Calton Hill: Beacon of Light

Calton Hill: Beacon of Light


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

A talk on how Calton Hill reflects the intellectual, cultural and democratic history of Scotland's capital.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Thu 3 September 2015
Cost: £5 (£3.50 concessions)

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Scottish World War One VCs

Scottish World War One VCs


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

Supreme among the British gallantry awards is the Victoria Cross, first introduced in the mid-nineteenth century to recognise the gallantry of the soldiers and sailors of Queen ...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 4 September 2015
Cost: £5 (£3.50 concessions)

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Changing seasons

Changing seasons


City Art Centre
[Workshop]

Drawing from flowers and natural materials.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Dates:Sat 5 September 2015
Cost: £20

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Introduction to Abstract Painting

Introduction to Abstract Painting


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Following the success of last year’s workshop we are running a one day introduction to abstract painting.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10:30am - 3:30pm
Dates:Sun 6 September 2015
Cost: £20

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Printmaking for Autumn

Printmaking for Autumn


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

As we move into autumn, be inspired by our Friendship Garden and the 19th century craze for Japanese designs.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Dates:Sat 12 September 2015
Cost: £20

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The Bride of Lammermuir: Scottish Romantic Guitar

The Bride of Lammermuir: Scottish Romantic Guitar


Museum of Edinburgh
[Event]

James Akers: 19th century guitar. The early 19th century saw a wave of interest in Scottish culture and landscape sweep through Europe.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 2pm
Dates:Sat 12 September 2015
Cost: Free

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All Things Paper

All Things Paper


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Explore the many ways you can manipulate paper to create a 3D image.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Dates:Sun 13 September 2015
Cost: £20

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