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

Heavy Metal at the Engine Shed

Heavy Metal at the Engine Shed

28th September 2018 - 29th September 2018
Join us at the Engine Shed for demonstrations of blacksmithing, casting and other metalcrafts on 28th & 29th September.
DigiFest

DigiFest

8th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
The Engine Shed is running it's first digital festival highlighting the latest recording techniques for documenting our historic buildings.
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.

Workshops Events you might like...

Big Roman Week - Building a Roman World
Big Roman Week - Building a Roman World
22nd September 2018
Callendar House, Falkirk
Come along to Callendar House on Saturday 22nd September for this family friendly workshop on building techniques used in Roman times!
Beginners Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshops
Beginners Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshops
22nd September 2018
Boness
If you can’t tell your nib from your elbow, or have tried your hand at calligraphy before and ended up in a big inky mess (we’ve all been there) then this is the course for you!
Weekend Workshop - Spinner Ring
Weekend Workshop - Spinner Ring
22nd September 2018
Central Scotland School of Jewellery, Dunblane
This workshop at the Central Scotland School of Jewellery on 22nd September is an ideal introduction to making rings out of silver.
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Arts and Crafts Events you might like...

Weekend Workshop - Spinner Ring
Weekend Workshop - Spinner Ring
22nd September 2018
Central Scotland School of Jewellery, Dunblane
This workshop at the Central Scotland School of Jewellery on 22nd September is an ideal introduction to making rings out of silver.
Beginners Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshops
Beginners Brush Pen Calligraphy Workshops
22nd September 2018
Boness
If you can’t tell your nib from your elbow, or have tried your hand at calligraphy before and ended up in a big inky mess (we’ve all been there) then this is the course for you!
Animating Our Streets The Cube - Stirling’s First Street Art Festival
Animating Our Streets The Cube - Stirling’s First Street Art Festival
22nd Sep 2018 - 23rd Sep 2018
Stirling
Celebrate Stirling’s young musical and artistic talent and take part in Animating Our Streets and The Cube project, the city's first Street Art Festival on 22nd & 23rd September.
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Family and Kids Events you might like...

Stirling GhostWalk
Stirling GhostWalk
22nd September 2018
Stirling Ghostwalk, Stirling
Join the Old Town's most grumblesome Ghoul - the Happy Hangman, Jock Rankin - on a creepy, comic guided tour!
Bloody Scotland Football Match: Scotland v England
Bloody Scotland Football Match: Scotland v England
22nd September 2018
Cowanes Hospital, Stirling
Scotland v England - Bloody Scotland Crime Writer's Football Match returns on 22nd September. Don't miss it!!
Rhino Weekend
Rhino Weekend
22nd Sep 2018 - 23rd Sep 2018
Blair Drummond Safari and Adventure Park, Stirling
Charge on over to the Blair Drummond Safari Park for Rhino Weekend on 22nd and 23rd September!
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Tales from the Battlefield
Tales from the Battlefield
13th October 2018
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.
Tales from the Battlefield
Tales from the Battlefield
14th October 2018
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
17th October 2018
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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Popular Events

Loch Lomond Live - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED
Set against the stunning backdrop of the 'bonnie banks', Loch Lomond Live is a brand new family-friendly festival being held on September 22nd & 23rd!
MoSSFest – Science Festival
Join us for a FREE day of science fun when the Middle of Scotland Science Festival returns to Mugdock on 30th September!
Animating Our Streets The Cube - Stirling’s First Street Art Festival
Celebrate Stirling’s young musical and artistic talent and take part in Animating Our Streets and The Cube project, the city's first Street Art Festival on 22nd & 23rd September.
The Yellow on the Broom
Filled with music, song, and an array of vibrant characters this is an enduring story that's worth telling and re-telling.
The Simon and Garfunkel Story
The Simon & Garfunkel Story is back at The Albert Halls after a worldwide tour. Get your tickets fast as this is an evening not to be missed!

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