Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

This is a link to the downloadable, cross-curricular teaching resources produced by the Holocaust Educational Trust: http://www.het.org.uk/index.php/education-general Here is a link to the Scottish Ambassadors’ facebook page (you have to ‘like’ it to follow!): https://www.facebook.com/hetrascotland, A virtual learning community where we will be posting events to attend in Scotland, teaching activities and videos, information about the… Continue reading Holocaust Memorial Day 2015

Family Activity Day

Family Activity Day  Saturday 24th August 12.30-3.30pm Free, some activities may incur a small fee   Bring the whole family along to this fun-filled day of activities. This year, become a Nature Detective with the Ranger Service, learn outdoor skills with Borders Search and Rescue Unit, undertake an Orienteering course, join the Libraries, or get hands… Continue reading Family Activity Day

Battle of Prestonpans Family Day, Saturday 1st June

Come along to our fun event this weekend at Prestongrange Museum Saturday 1st June, 12 noon – 4pm Battle of Prestonpans Family Day Step back in time to 1745 to join the Jacobite camp as it prepares for the Battle of Prestonpans. Hear the stories, watch the soldiers practise with their weapons and find out… Continue reading Battle of Prestonpans Family Day, Saturday 1st June

Free family events across Museums from 18-20 May!

Over 18-20 May, East Lothian’s campaigners from history come back to life to share their stories with families! FREE events throughout East Lothian.  Friday, 18 May: 6pm–8pm Support the Suffragettes John Gray Centre  In Haddington, famous local suffragettes Catherine Blair and Elsie Inglis will make a rare appearance. Hear why they believe women deserve the… Continue reading Free family events across Museums from 18-20 May!