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.

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2nd December 2018
It's Christmas 1918, join the family and staff of Lauriston as they reflect on what has been but look forward with some optimism to what is to come.
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Using beautiful papers and simple techniques create beautiful paper Christmas decorations in this workshop with artist Tessa Asquith-Lamb.
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Get back to traditional values as a family and spend a very special morning with us at Lauriston Castle this Christmas.
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14th December 2018
Make an exquisite natural wreath and also a variety of different felt and Scandinavian inspired decorations for your home this Christmas.
Fresh Green Wreaths

Fresh Green Wreaths

15th December 2018
Make a stunning green wreath to take pride of place on your street in this workshop at Lauriston Castle with Margaret Findlay!
Magical Wreaths

Magical Wreaths

16th December 2018
Make a spectacular wreath for your home in this magical wreaths workshop at Lauriston Castle with Margaret Findlay!
Atmosphere | Scrooge

Atmosphere | Scrooge

19th December 2018
Come and experience our wonderfully atmospheric film screening of Scrooge against the backdrop of elegant Lauriston Castle!
Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

Magic Show: Christmas Tricks

22nd December 2018
Enjoy a sprinkling of actual magic in the run up to Christmas at Lauriston Castle with a festive show will be sure to bring a smile to your face!

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