Family Events

First Sunday Fun

Why not drop in to Dawyck on the first Sunday of every month and have some free fun making a souvenir of your visit? Spend a short time on a different activity each visit - including leaf rubbing, making a nest, or printing with materials from the Garden.

Give Bugs a Home

Come along and join staff from Logan and the RSPB to build your very own 'Buggingham Palace'!!

Make an Autumnal Mobile

Come along and make a mobile using all manner of nature’s autumnal harvest for you to hang at home or give away to your Grandma, Grandpa, Auntie or Uncle.

End of Season Shopping Event

Why not pop along and get some bargins to get the Christmas shopping on the way!! Open to everyone. Full price only if going in to visit the garden.

Buster Keaton's

Buster Keaton's "Steamboat Bill Jr" with live musical accompaniment

Join us for a screening of Buster Keaton's 1928 comedy "Steamboat Bill Jr" with a newly composed/improvised score performed live by Jane Gardner (piano), Roddy Long (violin), and Hazel Morrison (percussion). The film will be followed by refreshments.

Botanical Artistry: Medieval Manuscripts - Intermediate

A follow on course for those who already attended the introduction class

Rags to Rugs

A beginners hands-on course concentrating on basic tapestry weaving skills incorporating rags as weft.

Planting Ideas for Atmosphere & Visual Richness

Chelsea Gold Medal-winning designer Paul Hervey- Brookes will lead an intensive weekend workshop which explores the character of plants and how best to use them to create atmosphere in both planting schemes and when laying out the structure of a new garden.

Calligraphy

Learn the basics of Modern Italic Script on this one-day workshop with calligrapher Michael Ashley.

Botanical Artistry: Bees at the Botanics - Ali McLeod

Over five weeks we will use miniature paintbrushes and watercolour to create an exquisitely detailed illustration of a bee and flowers from RBGE, whilst learning about the essential role these insects play in all our gardens.

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