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Weekend Antics: Learn about the magical beginnings of ‘movie magic’ and take inspiration from the Engine Shed in this workshop. The magical beginnings of ‘movie magic’ are revealed in this workshop.
Taking inspiration from carvings, believed to be musical notes on one of the Stirling Heads at Stirling Castle and through the use of computer coding, participants will bring the past to life.
Weekend Antics: In this two day workshop participants will explore the idea of collective deep mapping and create a unique art piece. This workshop combines the traditional with the modern.
Weekend Antics: explore St Kilda or even Mount Rushmore. Using data captured by our Digital Documentation team, visit one of ten historic sites from around the world, on our virtual reality headsets.
Weekend Antics: During this activity, participants are encouraged to turn the ordinary into the extraordinary; traversing the Engine Shed and its surroundings to create their own story.
Weekend Antics: Come along and discover the power of wind. Using scrap paper, participants will create origami wind turbines, while learning about recycling, up-cycling and renewable energy.
Easter Antics: Learn about the use of copper in buildings and make your own copper creation! Metal can be spotted in fireplaces in houses, railings outside shops and canons at castles!
Easter Antics: Join us at the Engine Shed, where you will create your own spiral box. Some of Scotland's earliest buildings were constructed through the weaving of natural materials; wattling.
Easter Antics: Take inspiration from the Engine Shed to create your own prints, using traditional techniques. Join us at the Engine Shed to learn about traditional print making.
Easter Antics: Join us at the Engine Shed to learn how to weave and create your own contemporary textiles. If your family learns one new skill this Easter, then let it be to weave.
Easter Antics: What does architecture and winter have in common? Sledging! Learn and have a go at this traditional skill. Think April is too late for sledging? Not at the Engine Shed!
Easter Antics: Support a brick using as little paper as possible, build the tallest tower you can using straws and rubber bands and build a bridge out of spaghetti and see if it can support a car!