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Edinburgh Living History 1910: Interesting Objects

Edinburgh Living History 1910: Interesting Objects


Lauriston Castle
[Tour]

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 3pm
Dates:Sun 27 April 2014
Cost: Adult £5, Child £3, family £12.50 With refreshments:  Adult £6.50, Child £4.50, family £17

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Experience great costumed interpretation of the Castle with our special tours. Be transported back to the Edwardian period and meet Mr and Mrs Reid, their staff, family and fr...


Visit Lauriston Castle and learn from the owners and staff about some of the many unusual objects in the house e.g.  a genuine Venetian balcony rail that now acts as a radiator protector. Find out if there are other items that are not quite what they seem to be.

Suitable for all the family.

Edinburgh Living History is a group of volunteers who work with the City of Edinburgh Museum staff to assist with the interpretation of the collections at Lauriston Castle.


Please note that booking and payment should now be done via the Usher Hall - events can be booked from 10 March onwards:



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)

Online - via the Usher Hall website

Crazy abstract art

Crazy abstract art


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Develop an understanding of the aims of abstract art by simplifying shapes and looking at structure, pattern and colour.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates:Sat 19 July 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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The Dragon of the Castle

The Dragon of the Castle


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Did you know we had a secret dragon?

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Sun 20 July 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Summer Meadow Mobiles

Summer Meadow Mobiles


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Capture a little of summer in a beautiful crafted mobile.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Mon 21 July 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Summer Meadow Mobiles

Summer Meadow Mobiles


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Capture a little of summer in a beautiful crafted mobile.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates:Mon 21 July 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Mystical Japanese Panoramas

Mystical Japanese Panoramas


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Imagine a bird's eye view of our Japanese garden.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Tue 22 July 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Basil Zaharoff: the wickedest man in the world?

Basil Zaharoff: the wickedest man in the world?


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The Anatolian-born Zaharoff probably attained greatest notoriety as an international arms salesman, but he was also linguist, arsonist, pimp, friend of royalty, and even honora...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 25 July 2014
Cost: £8

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Watercolour Landscapes

Watercolour Landscapes


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Lauriston Castle is set in beautiful grounds with a Japanese garden and views across the Firth of Forth to Fife.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Dates:Sun 27 July 2014
Cost: £20

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Ho Hey Croquet!

Ho Hey Croquet!


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Get sporty and try your hand at Golf Croquet, with expert tuition from the Edinburgh Croquet Club.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Mon 28 July 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Ho Hey Croquet!

Ho Hey Croquet!


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Get sporty and try your hand at Golf Croquet, with expert tuition from the Edinburgh Croquet Club.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates:Mon 28 July 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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