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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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Our 2012 – A review…
It’s been quite a year in museums, opening 2 new museums, and running our other 3 alongside them for the first time. We’ve also undergone a service review, seen jobs change and new staff come on board. So all in … 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
And now we are FIVE!!
Well, as of this Friday we will have 5 venues open! How exciting!! As you can imagine this week has been absolutely manic trying to get everything ready for the opening of Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery and the John Gray … Continue reading
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A little update!
Yeay! We can get back onto Edubuzz now without any problems. So I guess it’s time for a little update of what I’ve been doing over the last month with classes that you can see on Edubuzz. I worked with … Continue reading
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Quite literally, lights out doors open at our museums!
So last weekend was Lights Out, Doors Open weekend at our museums. On Friday evening in Musselburgh we had around 30 visitors join us in the darkness to explore the museum with their torches. Families were challenged to complete a … Continue reading
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Check out our new Learning Programme for 2011-12
Wow, how quickly did those summer holidays go?! As the new school year approaches, it’s time to reveal our new Learning Programme for 2011-12: East Lothian Museum Service Learning Programme 2011-12 Check out our new outreach service called ‘Museum Curators … Continue reading
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