Skills and Thrills

Join us at The Engine Shed throughout the summer holidays for workshops relating to traditional building skills and materials.

Skills and Thrills

About Skills and Thrills

Join us throughout the summer holidays for workshops relating to traditional building skills and materials.

Our programme changes each week, check our website for the most up to date information and how to take part.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Skills and Thrills are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The Engine Shed

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

Exhibition: The Scots Who Built the White House

22nd October 2018 - 12th April 2019
In 1794, seven Scottish stonemasons left Edinburgh New Town for Washington DC to help build the official residence of the President of the United States. Explore their story in our new exhibition.
Soap Carving: Masons’ Marks

Soap Carving: Masons’ Marks

12th January 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Follow in the tradition of Scotland's stonemasons and try your hand at carving your very own mason's mark - into soap!
3D Pens

3D Pens

26th January 2019 - 23rd March 2019
Get inspired by Stirling's traditional buildings and have a go at recreating your favourite using our 3D printing pens at The Engine Shed!
Sand Cards

Sand Cards

2nd February 2019 - 9th March 2019
Use different coloured sands to create a card inspired by the natural materials of Scotland. Suitable for ages 6+ at The Engine Shed.
Mini Bricks

Mini Bricks

2nd March 2019 - 30th March 2019
Come along to our workshop at The Engine Shed and learn about different brick bonds used to construct traditional buildings, using Teifoc mini bricks and mortar. Suitable for ages 6+.

Workshops Events you might like...

Build Your Own Bird Box
Build Your Own Bird Box
16th February 2019
RSPB Black Devon Wetlands, Alloa
For National Nest Box week why not come along to RSPB Black Devon Wetlands on Saturday 16th February and build the birds a lovely new home.
Future Vision 2019 Series: Dementia Design and Neuroscience Workshop
Future Vision 2019 Series: Dementia Design and Neuroscience Workshop
21st February 2019
University of Stirling, Stirling
This Dementia Design and Neuroscience Workshop, at Stirling University on 21st February, will bring together basic neuroscientists and those working to improve designs for individuals with dementia.
Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling
Gathering - Pragmatic Buddhism Stirling
21st February 2019
Allan Park South Church Stirling, Stirling
Pragmatic Buddhism is mindfulness made meaningful for today’s world. Come and join us on a Thursday evening at Allan Park South Church!
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Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Build Your Own Bird Box
Build Your Own Bird Box
16th February 2019
RSPB Black Devon Wetlands, Alloa
For National Nest Box week why not come along to RSPB Black Devon Wetlands on Saturday 16th February and build the birds a lovely new home.
Torch Coloured Titanium Weekend Workshop
Torch Coloured Titanium Weekend Workshop
2nd March 2019
Central Scotland School of Jewellery, Dunblane
Learn how to work with titanium, popular in contemporary jewellery because of its ability to take on beautiful, iridescent colour, in this workshop at Central Scotland School of Jewellery!
Mini Bricks
Mini Bricks
2nd Mar 2019 - 30th Mar 2019
The Engine Shed, Stirling
Come along to our workshop at The Engine Shed and learn about different brick bonds used to construct traditional buildings, using Teifoc mini bricks and mortar. Suitable for ages 6+.
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Stirling GhostWalk
Stirling GhostWalk
16th February 2019
Stirling Ghostwalk, Stirling
Join the Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul - the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin - on a creepy, comic guided tour!
Tales from the Battlefield
Tales from the Battlefield
16th February 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
Scotland’s National Hero
Scotland’s National Hero
16th February 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Who was William Wallace? Listen as a costumed actor gives you an insight into the life of Scotland’s National Hero.
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Family Fun Weekend
Family Fun Weekend
13th Jul 2019 - 14th Jul 2019
RSPB Black Devon Wetlands, Alloa
Join RSPB Scotland for a fun filled family weekend, with all sorts of wildlife and arty activities for you to try, at RSPB Black Devon Wetlands, Alloa on 13th and 14th July.
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument
5th August 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life.
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument
August Anniversary Dates at The National Wallace Monument
23rd August 2019
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Come along to some special presentations at The Wallace Monument to mark important anniversaries in Wallace's life.
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Vibration Festival 2019
Join us for Vibration Festival, Scotland's newest boutique family friendly music festival, in the stunning grounds of Callendar Park, Falkirk on Saturday 25th May.
Dan Snow - An Evening with the History Guy
Join us for ‘An Evening with DAN SNOW’ as the well-known historian and TV presenter recounts anecdotes of memorable experiences from his very successful career as an historian and broadcaster.
Stirling GhostWalk
Join the Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul - the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin - on a creepy, comic guided tour!
Daisy Fay’s Wedding Fayre
Calling all brides to be! Daisy Fay's Wedding Fayre returns on Sunday 17th February, featuring a line up that includes some of the best suppliers in the country.
Jack and Jill Market - Falkirk
Shop smartly, be savvy and save money at the Jack & Jill Market Falkirk held at Grangemouth Sports Complex!

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