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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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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

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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