East Lothian Museums
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- Dunbar Town House
- John Gray Centre
- John Muir's Birthplace
- loan boxes
- official museum
- role models project
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Category Archives: Museums
I just wanted to write a final post to say a huge thank you to everyone I’ve worked with over the past 6 years at East Lothian. It’s been fun, inspiring, varied, exciting, and an whirlwind adventure! I’ve been lucky enough … Continue reading
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Museums Education Update
Sarah Cowie, our current Museums Education Officer, is leaving on 2nd April. At present, this means there will be some changes to our services to schools: Museum Loan Boxes · Loan boxes currently on loan – Could you please have … Continue reading
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Are you a regular visitor at Prestongrange? We need your suggestions!
We’re planning ahead for next year and we’re thinking of offering families a buggy-friendly nature trail around the Prestongrange site. If you’ve not been before, the museum is on the site of various industries which have now closed, and in … Continue reading
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Christmas comes to our Museums!
East Lothian Council’s Museums have lots happening in the run up to Christmas and families can join in from the start of December. From 1st until 12th December, families can find the figures from the 12 Days of Christmas hidden … Continue reading
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Sunday Activities at the John Gray Centre
Our new programme of Sunday activities at the John Gray Centre restart on 3rd November! Sunday 3rd November – Halloween Crafts Sunday 10th November – Pop up Opera Puppets Sunday 17th and 24th November – Dinosaurs and Fossils Download the … Continue reading
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Presentation on Twitter from GEM conference 2013
This presentation is from the session on Thursday afternoon about connecting through Twitter. There are also notes on Twitter @ELMuseumService and @sarahcowie Click on this link to access the presentation: http://sdrv.ms/17cBleO
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Family Activity Day!
On Saturday 24th August East Lothian Council hosted a Family Activity Day at Prestongrange Museum, East Lothian. There were a variety of events and activities to take part in and many visitors – mostly families – came along. On the … Continue reading
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New Schools Programme for 2013-14
Our programme for schools is out now! This year, we’ve got our usual range of loan boxes, CPD sessions for teachers, online resources, plus some new workshops alongside old favourites! Download a copy here: ELC Museums Learning Programme 2013-14
Volunteering at Multi-Cultural Day
On Sunday 22nd September, we’re hosting the 5th Multi-Cultural Day at Prestongrange Museum and we’re looking for around 20 volunteers to help us deliver the day. The year, the event will be the biggest yet! The event will be … Continue reading
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Mystery of the 100 year old photograph of Prestongrange!
Our Museum Assistant Kevin has been doing some research into the photograph above: On Thursday 10th July 1913, a group of nine colliery craftsmen from Prestongrange Colliery accompanied by Mr John Halliday the Colliery Manager, and an unknown man who … Continue reading
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