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Art Nouveau Jewellery

Art Nouveau Jewellery


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am – 3.30pm
Dates:Sat 1 August 2015
Cost: £20

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Inspired by the stylised natural forms in Art Nouveau jewellery...


...such as curving leaves, dragonflies and flowers, create a set of elegant accessories using fabrics, beads and trim.

This class will include some hand sewing.

With artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.


Pre-booking and advance payment are essential. To secure your place please book and pay:

Online: via the Usher Hall website  Listings are in date order.

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

 

Calton Hill and the Anatomy of Edinburgh's Volcano

Calton Hill and the Anatomy of Edinburgh's Volcano


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

Calton Hill is a fragment of the cone of the 350 million year old Arthur's Seat volcano.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 23 October 2015
Cost: £5 (£3.50 concessions)

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Dark Age Jeweller

Dark Age Jeweller


Museum of Edinburgh
[Workshop]

Visit our new exhibition about Cramond during the Dark Ages and then have fun creating art works inspired by the period at one of our family workshops.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 2.30pm - 4pm
Dates:Sat 24 October 2015
Cost: £4 per person

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Hallowe'en at the Castle

Hallowe'en at the Castle


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

A slightly different structure to our usual events...

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10am - 1pm
Dates:Sun 25 October 2015
Cost: £6 per person

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Buchan’s Portobello Pottery

Buchan’s Portobello Pottery


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

Portobello was one of the main centres of pottery production in Scotland, starting in the 1770s using clay found near the Figgate Burn and later using clay imported from Devon.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 30 October 2015
Cost: £5 (£3.50 concessions)

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Halloween in the Museum

Halloween in the Museum


Museum of Edinburgh
[Workshop]

Make your own spinning ghost, dress up in your favourite Halloween costume and win a prize for best dressed.

Who is this for? - Families, Children (age range specified in listing)
Opening Hours: 2.30pm - 4pm
Dates:Sat 31 October 2015
Cost: £4 per person

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The Houses of the Old Cramond Parish Part 1: The Development of the Barnton Estate

The Houses of the Old Cramond Parish Part 1: The Development of the Barnton Estate


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

This talk will outline the development of the Barnton Estate from the late 1500s to the present day.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Tue 3 November 2015
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Ballads, Songs and Snatches: Exploring the world of Gilbert and Sullivan

Ballads, Songs and Snatches: Exploring the world of Gilbert and Sullivan


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

In this two-part lecture you will learn how the world-famous partnership of Gilbert and Sullivan created their universally popular series of comic operas.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Wed 4 November 2015
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Calton Hill: Edinburgh’s Genius Loci – the spirit of place

Calton Hill: Edinburgh’s Genius Loci – the spirit of place


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

Calton Hill is an intrinsic part of the Edinburgh landscape, skyline and psyche; it possesses the spirit of place, and is often called the Athens of the North.

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

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Two-Part Harmony: The Nairn Pottery of Gordon and Muriel Macintyre

Two-Part Harmony: The Nairn Pottery of Gordon and Muriel Macintyre


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

Muriel Macintyre (1930-2009) and her husband Gordon established one of the most successful and enduring small craft enterprises in Scotland in the second half of the twentieth c...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 6 November 2015
Cost: £5 (£3.50 concessions)

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