Lauriston Castle: A Magical Family Christmas

Step back in time and experience the joy and tradition of Christmases in the past at Lauriston Castle.

Lauriston Castle: A Magical Family Christmas

About Lauriston Castle: A Magical Family Christmas

Our traditional and much - loved annual event, when you can step back in time and experience the joy and tradition of Christmases in the past. Experience a variety of activities over the 3 hours.

Please note this is not a drop-in anytime session, it is a structured session lasting the full duration.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Lauriston Castle: A Magical Family Christmas are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Lauriston Castle

Mexican Mosaics

Mexican Mosaics

26th May 2018 - 27th May 2018
Make a sparkling and beautiful mosaic panel using bright coloured tiles and fractured glass in this two day workshop with Margaret Findlay at Lauriston Castle.
A Great Adventure

A Great Adventure

4th June 2018
Ailsa Clarke takes a look at the experiences of the members of the Scottish Women's Hospitals in Serbia during the First World War.
Glistening Paper Bowls

Glistening Paper Bowls

9th June 2018
A 2-part family workshop making spectacular papier mache bowls using a variety of special materials and techniques. Suitable for ages 7+.
At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

13th June 2018
Learn speed sketching skills in the grounds of Lauriston Castle with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher!
Atmosphere | The Remains of the Day

Atmosphere | The Remains of the Day

17th June 2018
Come and experience our wonderfully atmospheric film screening of 'The Remains of the Day' against the backdrop of elegant Lauriston Castle!
A Sair Sacrifice

A Sair Sacrifice

18th June 2018
Hear the stories of the men from the small island of Lismore in the Inner Hebrides who served and fell in fronts across Europe in this Lecture at Lauriston Castle!
People, Places and Piazzas

People, Places and Piazzas

20th June 2018
This talk at Lauriston Castle will give an overview of the life, work and contribution to Scottish and British art by Charles Mackie.
Midsummer at the Castle: A Marriage

Midsummer at the Castle: A Marriage

24th June 2018
Edinburgh Living History's promenade play 'A Marriage' is back due to popular demand in the beautiful grounds of Lauriston Castle.
Expressive Drawing: Essential Techniques

Expressive Drawing: Essential Techniques

4th July 2018
Develop your skills and take your sketching to another level in this workshop for ages 13 -18 at Laurieston Castle.
Lauriston Castle Lecture Series: The Benin Massacre

Lauriston Castle Lecture Series: The Benin Massacre

6th July 2018
The fascinating true story of how a trade mission in 1897 ended in murder and the destruction of one of West Africa's tribal kingdoms.
Mosaics for Families

Mosaics for Families

7th July 2018
Come along and join Margaret Findlay in this family workshop in mosaic at Lauriston Castle on 7th July!
Lauriston Castle Lecture Series: The Drama of the Soul

Lauriston Castle Lecture Series: The Drama of the Soul

10th July 2018
Join Dr Sally-Anne Huxtable at Lauriston Castle for this lecture which explores some of the ideas and movements that inspired artist Phoebe Anna Traquair!
Practising Painting: Developing Skills

Practising Painting: Developing Skills

11th July 2018
Build your confidence using paint by teaching techniques in tone, texture and composition in this workshop at Lauriston Castle.
George Forrest: A Scots Plant Collector in China

George Forrest: A Scots Plant Collector in China

19th July 2018
Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh archivist Leonie Paterson will talk about Falkirk born George Forrest using his words and pictures in this lecture at Lauriston Castle on 19th July.
At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

At Lauriston Castle with The Edinburgh Sketcher

17th August 2018
Learn speed sketching skills in the grounds of Lauriston Castle with the famous Edinburgh Sketcher!

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