Celebrating the Peace, Christmas 1918

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.

Celebrating the Peace, Christmas 1918

About Celebrating the Peace, Christmas 1918

Commemorating the closing centenary marking 100 years since the end of the WW1. The Great War has been over for a month and Christmas is approaching. Will this be a time for celebration or for sadness and remembrance? 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.

Adult £5 (£6.50),
Child £3 (£4.50),
Family £12.50 (£17) (Price in brackets includes tea and cakes)

Box Office: 0131 220 2060

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