Autumn’s Bounty

Collect objects from nature and create your own badge, brooch, and pendants in this family workshop with Mike Durnan at Lauriston Castle!

Autumn’s Bounty

About Autumn’s Bounty

6th October 2019
10.30am to 12.30pm or 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Lauriston Castle
2 Cramond Road South, Edinburgh West EH4 6AD
£6 per person
Call 01315293993
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Be inspired by the glorious autumnal colours, patterns and textures in Lauriston’s magical grounds. Collect objects from nature and create your own badge, brooch, and pendants. With Mike Durnan.

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 Autumn’s Bounty are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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