Sketchy Scrapbooks!

Today is National Book Lovers Day! Come and spend time sketching our magical castle and our beautiful grounds with Erik Petrie, then seal your memories in a handmade scrapbook! Suitable for age 4+.

Sketchy Scrapbooks!

About Sketchy Scrapbooks!

9th August 2019
10.30am to 12.30pm and 2pm to 4pm
Lauriston Castle
2 Cramond Road South, Edinburgh West EH4 6AD
£6 per person
Call 01315293993
Visit the event website here

Today is National Book Lovers Day! To celebrate we are making sketch books. Never forget your visit to Lauriston Castle! Spend time sketching our magical castle and our beautiful grounds then seal your memories in a handmade scrapbook. AGES 4+. With Erik Petrie.

Join us on Friday 9 August from 10.30am - 12.30pm or 2pm - 4pm.

Our family workshops are designed to be family learning experiences and the price is per person. We provide tea/coffee cake for parents and snack for children halfway through the workshop.

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

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