An Edwardian Affair

Festival of Museums: Enjoy an Edwardian themed afternoon tea with us, served to you by our costumed performers.

When, Where & How Much...

Unfortunately, this event has now passed.

Contact Information

Event organiser/part of Festival of Museums: Edinburgh & Lothians
Visit the An Edwardian Affair website here
Follow FestofMuseums on Twitter
Facebook information can be found here
An Edwardian Affair
About An Edwardian Affair

Inspired by echoes of gentile Edwardian Edinburgh and as part of this year's Festival of Museums, enjoy an Edwardian themed afternoon tea with us, served to you by our costumed performers.

To book, ring the City Art Centre reception on 0131 529 3993.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for An Edwardian Affair are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at City Art Centre or Festival of Museums: Edinburgh & Lothians

Edinburgh Alphabet

Edinburgh Alphabet

19 May 2017 - 08 October 2017
An A-Z of the City's Collections, feature more than 300 objects, is now on at City Art Centre.
Spotlight Tours: Writers in Edinburgh

Spotlight Tours: Writers in Edinburgh

20 September 2017
Curatorial and Engagement Manager Gillian Findlay will give an overview of writers in the Alphabet exhibition.
Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh

Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh

20 September 2017
Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh with Edinburgh Living History at the City Art Centre.
City Walking Tour: A Stroll along Albany Street

City Walking Tour: A Stroll along Albany Street

22 September 2017
Join Barclay Price in Albany Street and learn about the building of the street and it's 19th century residents!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

22 September 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
September Promenade Poetry with the Edinburgh Makar and Friends

September Promenade Poetry with the Edinburgh Makar and Friends

22 September 2017
Join the Edinburgh Makar, Christine De Luca and other Edinburgh poets to hear some special poetry at City Art Centre.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

23 September 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Historic Buildings of Leith

Historic Buildings of Leith

23 September 2017
Come along to this facinating lecture on the historical buildings of Leith at City Art Centre on 23rd September!
Spotlight Tours: The Enlightenment in Edinburgh

Spotlight Tours: The Enlightenment in Edinburgh

26 September 2017
Curatorial and Engagement Manager Gillian Findlay explores The Enlightenment in Edinburgh in this tour 26th September.
September Promenade Poetry with the Edinburgh Makar and Friends

September Promenade Poetry with the Edinburgh Makar and Friends

27 September 2017
Join the Edinburgh Makar, Christine De Luca and other Edinburgh poets to hear some special poetry at City Art Centre.
Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh

Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh

27 September 2017
Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh with Edinburgh Living History at the City Art Centre.
Relics, Curiosities and Councillors: How Edinburgh got its Museums

Relics, Curiosities and Councillors: How Edinburgh got its Museums

29 September 2017
Hear the fascinating story of how the city of Edinburgh acquired a municipal museum service in the early 20th Century.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

29 September 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

30 September 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Lecture: The Fortification of Leith

Lecture: The Fortification of Leith

30 September 2017
In this lecture learn more about the extensive defences built in Leith by Mary of Guise in 1548.
Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh

Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh

04 October 2017
Experience Life in the 18th century and Edwardian Edinburgh with Edinburgh Living History at the City Art Centre.
Talk: E is for Enlightenment

Talk: E is for Enlightenment

04 October 2017
Sheila Szatkowski introduces the buildings and people that made Edinburgh the heart of the Scottish Enlightenment.
But Edinburgh is a Mad God’s Dream... Pub Quiz Night

But Edinburgh is a Mad God’s Dream... Pub Quiz Night

06 October 2017
Test your knowledge of the City’s history at the first pub quiz in the City Art Centre on 6th October.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

06 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems

07 October 2017 - 13 May 2018
Exhibition of ‘hidden gems’ from City Art Centre’s collection of fine art; celebrating the unsung and the unusual.
City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

City Art Centre: ArtsSpace

07 October 2017 - 13 May 2018
Explore the new activities in the family activity area at City Art Centre to complement the exhibition ‘Hidden Gems’
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

07 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Curator’s Tour of Hidden Gems

Curator’s Tour of Hidden Gems

09 October 2017
Join Dr Helen Scott, Curator of Fine Art, for a tour of the exhibition Hidden Gems at City Art Centre on 9th October!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

13 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

14 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

20 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

21 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

27 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

28 October 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

03 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

04 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Setting the Scene for Playfair: James Craig’s Ideas for a New Edinburgh

Setting the Scene for Playfair: James Craig’s Ideas for a New Edinburgh

04 November 2017
This talk by Dr Anthony Lewis, at City Art Centre, focuses on architects William Henry Playfair and James Craig.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

10 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

11 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Tenements and Multi-Storey Living in Edinburgh since 1767

Tenements and Multi-Storey Living in Edinburgh since 1767

11 November 2017
This lecture explores the reasons why Edinburgh residents, and Scots in general, lived in high rise buildings.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

17 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

18 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
A Fine Line

A Fine Line

18 November 2017 - 18 February 2018
A Fine Line: An exhibition at City Art Centre bringing together artists working across a diverse range of disciplines.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

24 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

25 November 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tour of Songs for Winter

Gallery Tour of Songs for Winter

25 November 2017
Join artists Pauline Burbidge and Charlie Poulsen for a unique tour of their exhibition at City Art Centre!
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

01 December 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Wood Engraving: Masterclass with Angie Lewin

Wood Engraving: Masterclass with Angie Lewin

02 December 2017
Engrave and print your own woodblock in this Wood Engraving workshop with Angie Lewin at City Art Centre.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

02 December 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Gallery Tours

Gallery Tours

08 December 2017
Come along to City Art Centre and join one of the excellent guides on a spotlight tour of their exhibition.
Willow Crafts for Christmas: Masterclass with Lizzie Farey

Willow Crafts for Christmas: Masterclass with Lizzie Farey

16 December 2017
Learn how to make willow Christmas trees, wreaths and stars in this workshop at City Art Centre on 16th December.
In Conversation

In Conversation

13 January 2018
A unique opportunity to hear how ‘A Fine Line’ emerged as an exhibition from the four artists involved in it.
Descriptive Tour of ’A Fine Line’

Descriptive Tour of ’A Fine Line’

03 February 2018
Join artist Frances Priest for a tour of 'A Fine Line' specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.

Food & Drink Events you might like...

Scotch Whisky Revealed Scotch Whisky Revealed
22 Sep 2017
Improve your knowledge of whisky at an entertaining and informative tasting with Kask Whisky on September 22nd.
Oktoberfest at Brewhemia Oktoberfest at Brewhemia
22 Sep 2017
Brewhemia invites you to their first ever Oktoberfestival on every Friday & Saturday until 21st October!
Oktoberfest at Brewhemia Oktoberfest at Brewhemia
23 Sep 2017
Brewhemia invites you to their first ever Oktoberfestival on every Friday & Saturday until 21st October!
Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshop
23 Sep 2017
Come along to our Getting Gooey Chocolate Workshops to make and decorate your own goodies!
Edinburgh Farmers Market Edinburgh Farmers Market
23 Sep 2017
Experience Edinburgh’s original Farmers’ Market, The only market in Edinburgh where the farm really meets the city.
Grassmarket Weekly Market Grassmarket Weekly Market
23 Sep 2017
Every Saturday the centre of the Grassmarket becomes a flurry of excitement as we host our weekly market.

Music Events you might like...

Sparks - The Hippopotamus Tour Sparks - The Hippopotamus Tour
20 Sep 2017
Musical mavericks Sparks play The Queen's Hall on 20th September as part of their Hippopotamus Tour.
Magic Carpet Magic Carpet
20 Sep 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet to explore the fantastic things in the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 2 - 4.
Edinburgh Folk Club Edinburgh Folk Club
20 Sep 2017
Come along to Edinburgh Folk Club's regular weekly show on Wednesday evenings at Summerhall.
Battle of the Bands 2017 Battle of the Bands 2017
21 Sep 2017
Don't miss the annual Battle of the Bands event in aid of SAMH at The Liquid Room on 21st September.
L-Space / Cracked Hands / Dusty Hayes L-Space / Cracked Hands / Dusty Hayes
21 Sep 2017
Catch L-Space, Cracked Hands and Dusty Hayes at Underground Live on Thursday 21st September!
Magic Carpet Minis Magic Carpet Minis
21 Sep 2017
Take a trip on the Magic Carpet, especially for very little ones, at the National Museum of Scotland. Ages 0 - 2.

Find other events in Edinburgh