Rocks n' Their Roles: Stone Hunt
Saturday 7 October 2017 to Friday 20 October 2017
Pick up your Stone Hunt activity sheet at reception and in this treasure hunt, explore the use of this traditional material in the Engine Shed!
Rocks n' Their Roles: Soap Carving
Saturday 14 October 2017 to Friday 20 October 2017
Children and young adults are invited to join our drop in Soap Carving session where through using soap and tools they will discover this traditional material and the traditional skill of stonemasonry further!
Tuesday 17 October 2017 to Friday 10 November 2017
Learn about the meanings behind grave stone inscriptions and how we look after these historical places in this temporary exhibition.
Rocks n' Their Roles: October Break
Saturday 21 October 2017 to Tuesday 24 October 2017
Why not become a rock star this half term and join us on sessions to rediscover the Stones of Scotland's historic buildings through fun, interactive activities.
Rocks n' Their Roles: The Big Draw
Saturday 21 October 2017
Join us at The Engine Shed as we take part in the Big Draw, the world’s largest drawing festival.
Conservation Plans and Statements
Friday 27 October 2017
The importance of assessing and understanding the cultural significance of an historic site.
Mortars: Origins and Scottish Traditions
Tuesday 31 October 2017
The historic background, sources and practices in the application of a range of traditional mortars.
Plasters, Renders and Harling
Tuesday 7 November 2017
An overview of the traditional materials used.