MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

What mysteries does Lauriston Castle conceal? Come along and explore untold mysteries in the Secret Room!

MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

About MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room

10th August 2019
11th August 2019
13th August 2019
plus 2 more date(s), see below for more info
5.30pm & 7.30pm
Lauriston Castle
2 Cramond Road South, Edinburgh West EH4 6AD
£20 / £18 Conc / £15 child
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MagicFest at the Fringe presents The Secret Room@Lauriston Castle

Saturday 10 August, Sunday 11 August, Tuesday 13 August, Wednesday 14 August and Thursday 22 August,

Ages 10+

Enter secluded Lauriston Castle and travel back in time to a world of clandestine laboratories, hidden passages and secret rooms... A sell out in 2018, three mysterious magicians animate the castle’s intriguing past with stories, performances and illusions related to the history of Lauriston and her owners. A high court judge come surreptitious alchemist, a gambler who nearly lost everything, what other surprises does this wonderful castle conceal?

Additional Dates: 11 August 2019, 13 August 2019, 14 August 2019, 22 August 2019

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for MagicFest at the Fringe - The Secret Room are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Make you own coat of arms, sword and shield to battle and defend yourself from marauding dragons in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 22nd September!
Revolutions, Rebellions and Revelations: Scottish History seen through Edinburgh’s Collections

Revolutions, Rebellions and Revelations: Scottish History seen through Edinburgh’s Collections

23rd September 2019
This talk will take you through the key moments of Edinburgh’s history from the National Covenant of 1638 to the suppression of the Highlands after the defeat of the Jacobite Rebellion in 1746.
Scar: The Dramatic Story of a Viking Boat Burial in Scotland

Scar: The Dramatic Story of a Viking Boat Burial in Scotland

26th September 2019
In this lecture Olwyn Owen will piece together the story of the three people buried in the Viking boat and the origins and significance of the objects they took with them to the afterlife.
Clermiston and some of the mansions of the Old Cramond Parish

Clermiston and some of the mansions of the Old Cramond Parish

1st October 2019
This lecture, given by Bill Weir, will explore the old estates of Dalmeny, Craigiehall, and Cammo along with Craigcrook Castle and Clermiston House, it will also examine a number of the owners.
The Edinburgh Seven

The Edinburgh Seven

3rd October 2019
The Edinburgh Seven predate even the redoubtable Dr Elsie Inglis in taking on the misogyny of the establishment to prove their worth. Come hear their story in this lecture at Lauriston Castle!
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

18th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

19th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
Autumn Wreaths

Autumn Wreaths

19th October 2019
Join Margaret Findlay in this workshop at Lauriston Castle on 19th October and make a gorgeous pre-lit magical autumnal wreath.
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RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle

20th October 2019
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
Halloween Wand Making Workshop

Halloween Wand Making Workshop

20th October 2019
Join us at Lauriston Castle in a magical crafting class just in time for Halloween and create your own unique magic wand!
The Twilight Seance

The Twilight Seance

26th October 2019
Join paranormal illusionist Ash Pryce as he leads you into the netherworld at Lauriston Castle on 26th October.

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