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New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Fibre Artist Anna King. Using plain and indigo-dyed paper Anna will show you how to make origami envelopes and other simple folded structures. Use the envelopes to hold small cards with messages and secrets.

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Jeweller Naomi Mcintosh. Using a variety of rolling, folding and tearing techniques Naomi will show you how to make sculptural jewellery and beads using natural indigo-dyed paper.

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Textile Designer and Weaver Sam Goates Using a variety of textile weaving techniques, Sam will show you how to use contrasting colours and patterns to create interesting structures and textures in paper.

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Scottish Makers Workshop

Ceramic Artist Lorna Fraser. Using techniques that she uses in her ceramic work, Lorna will show you how to make small pictures from nature using a simple process of printing leaves onto indigo-dyed paper.

Meet the Edible Gardening Team

Take a look around our productive garden with the Edible Gardening Project volunteers. Find out what jobs need doing in your own garden now and have your vegetable growing questions answered.

Reading Together

Reading Together

Join our weekly shared reading session every Thursday. Poems, short stories and novels read aloud, with a chance to share your thoughts.

Digging Deeper: The archaeology of a long lost garden

Digging Deeper: The archaeology of a long lost garden

Archaeologists reveal the findings from their excavations of the long lost Leith Walk incarnation of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

Gardener's Kitchen

Gather round the kitchen table for a cookery demonstration of simple seasonal recipes, using freshly harvested garden produce. Booking essential, go to www.thebotanics.eventbrite.co.uk

New for Old Thailand - Thai Makers Workshop

New for Old Thailand - Thai Makers Workshop

Take part in basket weaving with Varni Weaving Community and Indigo Dyeing with Kaewanna Indigo Studios.

New for Old: Social Enterprise Models in Thailand

New for Old: Social Enterprise Models in Thailand

A talk by Kaewanna Indigo Studios and Varni Southern Wickery about the work they do preserving craft skills and cultural heritage as well generating sustainable, environmentally conscious livelihoods for communities in Thailand.

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