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March 2019

Weekend Family Fun – get to know a tree!

Friday, March 1, 2019 - Sunday, March 3, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Chris Thomas 'Silva'

To sit alongside the beautiful images in our new exhibition 'Silva' by Chris Thomas, come along and have a go at some tree-based crafty fun! Take bark rubbings, match wood to leaves and think about all the creatures and flowers that make trees their home!

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RSPB Activity Day

Saturday, March 9, 2019 / 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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On Saturday 9th March John Muir’s Birthplace is welcoming the RSPB — the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe. They have over a million members and together they help to give nature a home. Although they're the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, they help lots of other wildlife too — making ideal habitats for birds also benefits other creatures. Come along from 10.30am until 4pm to do some wildlife activities and find out how you can give nature…

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John Muir in the French Pyrenees

Saturday, March 16, 2019 - Sunday, March 31, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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A powerpoint exhibition about John Muir and the origin of the first American National Parks in the French Pyrenees! The panels of this exhibition were done last school year by nine sixteen-year-old pupils from Jean Dupuy High School in Tarbes with the help of a history and geography teacher and myself. Tarbes is situated in the south west of France, very near to the Pyrenees National Park. I have been teaching English in this school for three years. Being a…

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Weekend Family Fun – get to know a tree!

Friday, March 22, 2019 - Sunday, March 24, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Chris Thomas 'Silva'

To sit alongside the beautiful images in our new exhibition 'Silva' by Chris Thomas, come along and have a go at some tree-based crafty fun! Take bark rubbings, match wood to leaves and think about all the creatures and flowers that make trees their home!

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April 2019

Easter Holiday Fun! – Make Your Own Graphic Novel

Monday, April 1, 2019 - Monday, April 22, 2019
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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To celebrate our new exhibition, John Muir, Writer, we invite children and families of all ages to drop in and draw your own graphic novel telling the story of John Muir and Stickeen's adventures in Alaska! This free activity is available throughout our opening times from 1 - 22 April, and we would love for you to share your work with us on our facebook and twitter feeds, John Muir's Birthplace and @JM_Birthplace

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RSPB Activity Day

Monday, April 8, 2019 / 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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On Monday 8th April John Muir’s Birthplace is welcoming the RSPB — the largest wildlife conservation charity in Europe. They have over a million members and together they help to give nature a home. Although they're the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, they help lots of other wildlife too — making ideal habitats for birds also benefits other creatures. Come along from 10.30am until 4pm to do some wildlife activities and find out how you can give nature…

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Weekend Family Fun – John’s Journals

Friday, April 26, 2019 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, April 28, 2019 / 5:00 pm
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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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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£1

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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£1

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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