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Tag Archives: event
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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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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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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Night-Time Adventures in our Museums!
This year, the 16th-18th May is Museums at Night Weekend, and museums across East Lothian are holding events for adults and families. Check out below what you could get up to, or download the poster or flier Night-Time Adventures Poster … Continue reading
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Not long until we have our very own night at the museum!!
This Easter holidays, we have something really exciting coming to Dunbar Town House. Ankur Productions, a theatre company, will be transforming the building into the 12th century for an amazing show which takes the audience back in time. I don’t … Continue reading
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An Elf Learns from Spiderman about responsibility…
Can you believe it’s December this weekend? I most definitely can’t! Although saying that, I did spend last Sunday dressed as an Elf for our Victorian Christmas event in Dunbar. We were making willow Christmas trees with artist Tanwen, which … Continue reading
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Family Activity Day is nearly here!
Looking for a fun day for the whole family? Saturday 18th August is Family Activity Day at Prestongrange Museum between 12.30pm-3.30pm We’ll have the following activities: Kayaking Orienteering (£1 per map) Arts and Crafts Dance Archery Meet the Ranger Service … Continue reading
Calling all 1960s Fashionistas!
Two reasons to be super excited today: 1. It’s sunny! and 2. Next Sunday is our 1960s fashion afternoon! We had a few 1960s events last year and they were both busy and lots of fun. This year we decided to … Continue reading