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October 2017

Half Term Family Fun – Minibeast Hotels

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 / 10:00 am - Sunday, October 22, 2017 / 5:00 pm
£2
minibeast hotel

As our creepy crawly friends prepare to go to sleep for the winter, make them their very own hotel to put in your garden or window sill. Learn who likes to sleep in what kind of space, and exactly why we should be looking after some of the smallest inhabitants of our planet.

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Weekend Family Fun – BOOwuzzies!

Friday, October 27, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, October 29, 2017 / 4:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
Boowuzzie

'After being instructed by the servants in the nature, looks, and habits of the various black and white ghosts, boowuzzies, and witches we often speculated as to whether they could run fast, and tried to believe that we had a good chance to get away from most of them.' Boowuzzies (or bowsies) featured in many tales told to John in his childhood. what do you think a boowuzzie might look like - make it as scarey as you can!

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November 2017

Weekend Family Fun – Fireworks!

Friday, November 3, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, November 5, 2017 / 4:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
fireworks picture

'Our most exciting sport, however, was playing with gunpowder.' (The Story of my Boyhood and Youth, John Muir) Make your own fireworks picture to take home.  

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Weekend Family Fun – Tell your Family Story

Friday, November 10, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, November 12, 2017 / 4:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1

Did you know that November has been designated Family Stories Month?  When John Muir's family left Dunbar to go to America in 1849 no-one knew what a significant figure the small boy from Dunbar would become, and his own 'Story of my Boyhood and Youth' was not published until 1913.  This is your chance to start recording some of your own family stories to hand down to future generations.  We will provide you with a unique Dunbar themed booklet to…

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Weekend Family Fun – Tell your Family Story

Friday, November 17, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, November 19, 2017 / 4:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1

Did you know that November has been designated Family Stories Month?  When John Muir's family left Dunbar to go to America in 1849 no-one knew what a significant figure the small boy from Dunbar would become, and his own 'Story of my Boyhood and Youth' was not published until 1913.  This is your chance to start recording some of your own family stories to hand down to future generations.  We will provide you with a unique Dunbar themed booklet to…

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Christmas Crafts – Snowflakes and Angels!

Friday, November 24, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, November 26, 2017 / 6:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1

Join us this weekend as Dunbar starts to feel very Christmassy, with the lights being switched on on Sunday!  Make some lovely paper case snowflakes or peg angels to adorn your Christmas tree. Drop in anytime Friday afternoon until Sunday, when we are open an extra hour so you can stay warm with us right up until the lights get switched on!

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Christmas Starts Here!

Sunday, November 26, 2017 / 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
back from the beach jewellery

Join us in our prime position in the High Street as Dunbar's famous Christmas lights are switched on for 2017! We will be open until 6pm this evening, so why not pop in to amuse the kids with some Christmas crafts while you wait for the big switch on.  While here have a look at our handpicked selection of locally made gifts, and today only enjoy 10% off marked price. Choose from Back from the Beach Jewellery, Chain Bridge Honey…

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December 2017

Weekend Family Fun – Stained Glass Windows

Friday, December 1, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, December 3, 2017 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1
Stained Glass Windows

Join us this weekend for our family drop-in craft to make some Christmas - themed Stained Glass Windows, snowmen, Santa. baubles, candles - whatever takes your fancy! £1 donation.

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Weekend Family Fun – Stained Glass Windows

Friday, December 8, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, December 10, 2017 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1
Stained Glass Windows

Join us this weekend for our family drop-in craft to make some Christmas - themed Stained Glass Windows, snowmen, Santa. baubles, candles - whatever takes your fancy! £1 donation.

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Weekend Family Fun – Natural Christmas

Friday, December 15, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, December 17, 2017 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1

Drop in anytime to make some beautiful christmas decorations out of our range of natural objects. Help keep the little ones entertained on the run up to the big day! £1 each.

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