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May 2019

Weekend Family Fun – John’s Journals

Friday, May 3, 2019 - Monday, May 6, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Drop in anytime to find out about John's writing in our new exhibition and make up you're own journal to record what's important to you! Suggested donation £1.

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Weekend Family Fun – Words, Words, Words

Friday, May 31, 2019 - Sunday, June 2, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Sitting alongside our John Muir, Writer exhibition, we are exploring some of the words John used in his writing. Focussing on the story of Stickeen we can see he used very different words to describe Stickeen before and after their adventure. How do you think a stranger would describe your pet, and what words would you use?

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June 2019

Weekend Family Fun – Words, Words, Words

Friday, June 7, 2019 - Sunday, June 9, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Sitting alongside our John Muir, Writer exhibition, we are exploring some of the words John used in his writing. Focussing on the story of Stickeen we can see he used very different words to describe Stickeen before and after their adventure. How do you think a stranger would describe your pet, and what words would you use?  

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Weekend Family Fun – Words, Words Words

Friday, June 14, 2019 - Sunday, June 16, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Sitting alongside our John Muir, Writer exhibition, we are exploring some of the words John used in his writing. Focussing on the story of Stickeen we can see he used very different words to describe Stickeen before and after their adventure. How do you think a stranger would describe your pet, and what words would you use?

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August 2019

The Unruly Mystic: John Muir

Sunday, August 18, 2019 / 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Our Lady of the Waves RC Church Hall, Westgate
Dunbar, East Lothian EH42 1JL United Kingdom
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Friends of John Muir's Birthplace is proud to present the Dunbar premiere of a new feature documentary on John Muir – the Scottish-born pioneer of the modern nature conservation movement. Independent filmmaker Michael M. Conti will attend the screening at Our Lady Of The Waves R.C Church Hall for an audience Q&A about the man often hailed as the founder of the world’s first national park system. This beautifully photographed film explores the remarkable life and influential works of a…

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October 2019

Exhibition: Faces of Dunbar

Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - Sunday, November 10, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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An exhibition by local photographer, Fraser Stewart. This exhibition is a range of my photographic work of the many facets of Dunbar. It is a study of the diverse communities within a small coastal town. Dunbar is surrounded by beautiful nature and is a joy to explore and live in. Yet it is the people who provide the dynamic of the town, creating employment, starting up organisations and social groups. This exhibition captures all aspects of this unique community.

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November 2019

Exhibition: Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - Sunday, December 15, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Once again we are delighted to be presenting John Muir Trust category winners from the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition.  This will be the 3rd year we have exhibited winners from this category, and the images are always breath-taking. this year the John Muir Trust prize was given the theme of 'Living Landscape', one of the prizewinners being Ian Biggs with 'Autumn Frost'.

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Christmas Light Switch On!

Sunday, November 24, 2019 / 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

We are excited be supporting the switch on Dunbar's amazing Christmas lights. We will be open until 6pm to help you keep warm while you wait for the big moment.  Pop in for some Christmas shopping, we have some fabulous gift ideas all sustainably sourced within 30 miles of Dunbar.  See the spectacular exhibition of John Muir Trust Winners from the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition, and make some Christmas cards while helping John Muir and the brave…

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January 2020

Weekend Family Fun

Friday, January 10, 2020 - Sunday, January 12, 2020
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Days are still cold so why not make a snowflake to stick on our lovely winter scene showing John and Stickeen crossing the ice bridge. The Ice Bridge!   If you would rather, you could also make a fridge magnet for the Dunbar Bear to take home, and find out what happened when John had an 'Interview with a bear'.

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Weekend Family Fun

Friday, January 17, 2020 - Sunday, January 19, 2020
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Days are still cold so why not make a snowflake to stick on our lovely winter scene showing John and Stickeen crossing the ice bridge.   If you would rather, you could also make a fridge magnet for the Dunbar Bear to take home, and find out what happened when John had an 'Interview with a bear'.

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