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February 2018

Weekend Family Fun – What’s out the Window

Friday, February 2, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, February 4, 2018 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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window

  Are you, like us, slightly distracted by what goes on out the window when you're supposed to be doing something else?  This is the perfect craft for you then!  Use one of our pre-prepared 'windows' to draw your favourite view, or perhaps what you wish you could see out your window.  The best views will be shared on our social media accounts:  @JMBirthplace @JM_Birthplace

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Weekend Family Fun – What’s out the Window

Friday, February 9, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, February 11, 2018 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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window

Are you, like us, slightly distracted by what goes on out the window when you’re supposed to be doing something else?  This is the perfect craft for you then!  Use one of our pre-prepared ‘windows’ to draw your favourite view, or perhaps what you wish you could see out your window.  The best views will be shared on our social media accounts:  @JMBirthplace @JM_Birthplace

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JMA21 exhibition

John Muir Award – 21 Years On

Monday, February 12, 2018 - Sunday, March 25, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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The public launch of the John Muir Award took place at Dunbar Leisure Pool on 26 February 1997. Twenty-one years later the John Muir Award is the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust. We are delighted to highlight some of the John Muir Award Activity in East Lothian in this free exhibition. The many sides of John Muir are a huge inspiration  for John Muir Award Groups. Aimed at encouraging people to appreciate and understand the value of the…

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Half-Term Family Fun – craft stick dolls

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 / 10:00 am - Sunday, February 18, 2018 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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craft stick dolls

Make some really simple craft stick dolls and use them to put on your own play - the perfect way to spend a damp half term, and to use up scraps of material! We're happy to give you some John Muir stories to act out, or make up your own.

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Weekend family fun – Craft stick dolls

Friday, February 23, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, February 25, 2018 / 5:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1
craft stick dolls

Make some really simple craft stick dolls and use them to put on your own play – the perfect way to spend a damp half term, and to use up scraps of material! We’re happy to give you some John Muir stories to act out, or make up your own.

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March 2018

Weekend Family Fun – Flower Wreaths

Friday, March 9, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, March 11, 2018 / 5:00 pm
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Flower wreath

Drop in anytime to make a lovely flower wreath to give for Mother's Day. Colour in and decorate it with beautiful butterflies.  Spring is just around the corner so take a butterfly identification sheet home with you to help you spot the butterflies that will soon be making our gardens and park come alive! Join us at 11am and 2.30pm on Saturday for a themed storytime!

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National Museums & Wellbeing Week

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 / 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bleachingfield Centre Dunbar, EH42 1DX + Google Map
Mueums Health and wellbeing

Come and see us at the Bleachingfield Centre on 13 March 2pm – 4pm. We are happy to discuss different needs for any individuals or groups who would like to visit any of East Lothian’s Museums.  We are happy to tailor a visit to your group’s specific needs. We are free to visit and open to everyone.

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Weekend Family Fun – Frogs and Toads

Friday, March 16, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, March 18, 2018 / 5:00 pm
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frog

John Muir learned to swim by watching the frogs in the ponds on his Wisconsin farm  and copying them.  To mark World River Day drop in any time to make your very own frog catching game - will your frog catch the fly for its dinner? Join us at 11am and 2.30pm on Saturday for some froggie stories.

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Weekend Family Fun – Swooping Sparrows

Friday, March 23, 2018 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, March 25, 2018 / 5:00 pm
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sparrow

Did you know it was World Sparrow Day on 20th March?  Make your very own sparrow and put it on a stick so it can swoop around your garden, this one is even allowed in the house! Join us at 11am and 2.30pm on Saturday for some birdie tales!

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Easter Fun! Nature Diaries

Friday, March 30, 2018 - Thursday, April 5, 2018
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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nature diary

Drop in anytime from Fri 30 March - Thurs 5 April and learn how to make your own Nature Diary. Note down the first signs of spring you can find and keep note of anything unusual in your garden or local park. Find out how to personalise your diary so it reflects what you like to explore!

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