Family Craft: It’s a Bird’s Life

Learn about some of our feathered friends and explore a variety of projects celebrating the resident Lauriston Castle birds!

Family Craft: It’s a Bird’s Life

About Family Craft: It’s a Bird’s Life

Today it’s all about the birds. Learn about some of our feathered friends and explore a variety of projects celebrating the resident Lauriston Castle birds. Our friends RSPB Scotland will also be present. With Lauriston Castle staff.

All our family Craft workshops are family learning experiences and designed around the whole family working together.

** This event will now be run online. Join us on the Lauriston Castle Facebook page on the day. No registration or Facebook account required **

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Create a Christmas themed 3-dimensional framed picture that will light up like an enchanted magical forest in this online workshop with Lauriston Castle staff!
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5th December 2021
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It’s Christmas 1910 all the family and staff come together to enjoy the season. Walk through Lauriston Castle on a special tour watching the performance by Edinburgh Living History unfold!
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Join us at Lauriston Castle for our annual Christmas event where you can capture the magic of Christmas past!
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Join us for a festive class making a variety of Christmas decorations to adorn your home!
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Always the highlight of the season, make not one but 2 stunning natural wreaths to decorate your home using Lauriston Castle greenery and a host of beautiful embellishments.
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19th December 2021

Join Margaret Findlay as you gather natural greenery to make 2 giant wreaths for you home!
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Join us online for a special Christmas Tour at Lauriston Castle specifically designed for visually impaired visitors.
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