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Super Sedan Chairs

Super Sedan Chairs


Museum of Edinburgh
[Workshop]

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 2.30pm - 4pm
Dates:Thu 30 July 2015
Cost: £4 per person

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Sedan chairs carried wealthy people around Edinburgh, particularly in the city's Old Town


Take inspiration from the museum’s Sedan Chair to build and decorate your own miniature one. 

With Lauren Wayland.


** Please note that children cannot be booked into workshops alone; at least one paying adult must accompany them. **



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

 

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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Magical Woodland  3D Pictures

Magical Woodland 3D Pictures


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Imagine our woods by night...

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Sat 7 November 2015
Cost: £4 per person

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Pictish Plaques

Pictish Plaques


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 7 November 2015
Cost: £4 per person

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Daubigny to Van Gogh: The Artists’ Colony of Auvers-sur-Oise

Daubigny to Van Gogh: The Artists’ Colony of Auvers-sur-Oise


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Van Gogh spent the last two months of his life at Auvers, a picturesque village on the river Oise known for its rolling wheat fields and quaint thatched cottages.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Mon 9 November 2015
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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The Houses of the Old Cramond Parish, Part 2: The History of the Muirhouse Estate -  Muttonhole Reve

The Houses of the Old Cramond Parish, Part 2: The History of the Muirhouse Estate - Muttonhole Reve


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

This talk will outline the development of the estate from the time of King Robert I to the present day.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Tue 10 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, the second of a 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 11 November 2015
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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What glass has done for Edinburgh and what Edinburgh has done for glass

What glass has done for Edinburgh and what Edinburgh has done for glass


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

An exploration of the glass all around us in the city, both utilitarian, looking back to its development and some present examples, and artistic, thanks to the former students o...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Thu 12 November 2015
Cost: £5 (£3.50 concessions)

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Animals in World War I

Animals in World War I


Museum of Edinburgh
[Lecture]

Many and various animals were employed to support British and Allied Forces in World War One, and millions died.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 13 November 2015
Cost: £5 (£3.50 concessions)

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Illuminated Letters

Illuminated Letters


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 14 November 2015
Cost: £4 per person

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