Alchemy workshop
© Thunderdices

Private Alchemy potion workshop Edinburgh

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January — December

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Become an alchemist and wizard in an old underground Close forgotten for centuries after the Great Edinburgh Fire. Solve puzzles, control fire, make slimes, and create colour changing potions during this interactive workshop.

Deep within the Castle's library, you have found old notes from Nicolas Flamel detailing his first attempts at creating the Philosopher’s Stone. Unfortunately, most of his writing seems to have been damaged beyond repair, but you’ve managed to salvage the first step of the recipe: a couple of scraps of paper detailing a "Potion of True Luck". With end of the year exams around the corner, you and you friends decide to attempt brewing it. Unfortunately, you are missing 3 key ingredients to complete it and the only way to get them seems to be to steal them from the potion classroom’s pantry... 

During this interactive chemistry workshop, you will create your own potion, guided by a Potion Master. Create monstrous slimes, participate in a mini escape game, discover colour-changing ingredients, and enjoy many other experiments. At the end of the activity, bring with you your own potion to continue the adventure at home!

Duration: 1h20

Price: £255 per group until 5 people, +£48 per additional participant

Please note, young wizards (under 18) must be with an adult, and over 7 years old. All chemicals used during the workshop are non-toxic and suitable or children.

Location: 1 Barrie's Close, Edinburgh EH1 1RF

COVID-19 information

This business has confirmed that they have implemented, and will ensure ongoing compliance with, the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) Safe Travels protocols. The Safe Travels stamp is based on self-assessment and it is not a certification.

Contact details

6/11 Orwell Terrace
United Kingdom
EH11 2DZ
Medium Group (17-30) Private Small Group (1-16)
English French
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COVID-19 facilities

  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit

Tour company information


At Thunderdices we offer private tours and activities in Scotland with a storytelling twist. Discover the hidden myths and legends during tours off the beaten path: from the mysteries of Surgeon Hall which inspired Conan Doyle when he created Sherlock Holmes, to the places which inspired JK Rowling when she created Harry Potter. Be a wizard during hot chocolate potion workshops, alchemy workshops, or even wand-making workshops! Do you want to push this further and play D&D in a templar underground cave system or castle? We can set this up for you as part of our customised experiences.

Opening times

Monday to Sunday 10:00 to 22:00

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