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Exhibition: Polishing Pebbles from Scottish Beaches, Leith Lapidary Club

5 September 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

- Free

Leith Lapidary Club workshop, in the basement of Edinburgh Palette St Margaret’s House, will be open to see the equipment used to cut and polish stones and pebbles for collections, or making into jewellery with silver or wire binding. Finished items will be on display and members there to explain the processes.

  • Bring along your own stones for identification.
  • See examples of stones you may find in Scotland.
  • Get guidance on places to collect.

Free, booking not required. Contact the organiser if you have any questions.

Access to Leith Lapidary Club is via the car park off Restalrig Road South, following the road through to the far end of the parking area. The outdoor display is here and the Basement 2 entrance to the Clubs workshop. There is good disabled access and a disabled toilet.
If coming by bus, to the London Road Jocks Lodge stop, steps near the bus stop take you down to St Margaret’s House ground floor, then take stairs or a lift down to the Basement 2 level workshop and car park display.


Accessible for wheelchair usersSuitable for familiesLevel of prior knowledge - beginnerLocation - indoorsSubject Area - Sedimentary RocksSubject Area - Volcanoes and Igneous RocksSubject Area - Metamorphic Rocks


An event in the Scottish Geology Festival, organised by the Scottish Geology Trust.
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Details

Date:
5 September 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Venue

Edinburgh Palette
151, London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE
Edinburgh, East Lothian EH7 6AE United Kingdom
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Organiser

John Taylor
Phone:
07729416767
Email:
fentyger@gmail.com

Details

Date:
5 September 2021
Time:
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,

Venue

Edinburgh Palette
151, London Road, Edinburgh, EH7 6AE
Edinburgh, East Lothian EH7 6AE United Kingdom
+ Google Map
View Venue Website

Organiser

John Taylor
Phone:
07729416767
Email:
fentyger@gmail.com
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