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July 2017

Summer Activity – John Muir’s Inventions

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 / 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£3.75
Table Saw

What does John Muir have in common with Wallace and Gromit? Find out about his Early Rising Machine, along with other wonderful inventions! Come up with own amazing invention. Spaces limited, please use the link to book in advance. Suitable for ages 5-11.

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Summer Family Fun – Pottery Pieces

Friday, July 14, 2017 - Thursday, July 27, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£1
paper plate

Have a go at being an Archaeologist! Try to put together the pieces of our pottery that have been found - then design your own plate and turn it into a jigsaw for your friends and relatives to solve! Suitable for all. £1 donation.

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Summer Activity – John Muir Rocks!

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 / 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£3.75
Dunbar Geology

To celebrate the start of the John Muir & Geology Exhibition this coming weekend, come long to find out all about the geology and fossils that can be found around Dunbar, and that inspired a young John Muir into a lifetime of exploring! Spaces limited. please use the website below to book your place, suitable for ages 5-11.

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Summer Family Fun – Marvellous minibeasts

Friday, July 28, 2017 - Thursday, August 10, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
minibeasts

Drop in anytime to celebrate to marvellous minibeasts that surround us and help keep our planet healthy. Make your own minibeast to take away! Suitable for all, donation £1.

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Geology

Exhibition: John Muir & Geology

Sunday, July 30, 2017 - Thursday, October 5, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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Explore John Muir’s passion for geology and the role this played in his own adventures and discoveries.

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August 2017

Summer Activity – Marvellous Minibeasts

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 / 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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£3.75
minibeasts

What have wriggly worms, scuttling spiders and buzzing bees ever done for us? Find out about the crucial work this army of minibeasts performs for our planet and how difficult life would be without them. Limited spaces so please use the link below to book your space. Suitable for ages 5-11.

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Summer Family Fun – Rock Creatures

Friday, August 11, 2017 - Sunday, August 27, 2017
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
£1
pebble pet

To celebrate our John Muir & Geology Exhibition, come along to make your own rock creature - what will you call yours?  Suitable for all - donation £1.

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Photography Sharing Evening – John Muir & Geology

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 / 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
John Muir’s Birthplace, 126 High Street
Dunbar , East Lothian EH42 1JJ United Kingdom
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rock formation, dunbar

Share your best 3 photographs of rock formations – either in Dunbar or elsewhere at our informal gathering to celebrate our latest temporary exhibition- John Muir and Geology. A chance for amateurs and professinals of all ages to have their images projected in the exhibition space to chat about their favourite shots, locations and photography skills. All welcome. Free event- Juice and wine provided- donations welcome. Please email your submissions to be added to the slideshow to: rosscodunbar@aol.co.uk by 29th…

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September 2017

Weekend Family Fun – Bridge Challenge

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

To celebrate the opening of the new Queensferry Crossing this week, we challenge you to build a bridge from material we provide and drive a toy car safely across it, we will feature the best on our facebook page! While you are building, why not read about John Muir's own ice bridge adventure with Stickeen the dog?

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Weekend Family fun – Bridge Challenge!

Friday, September 8, 2017 / 1:00 pm - Sunday, September 10, 2017 / 5:00 pm
£1
Queensferry crossing

To celebrate the opening of the new Queensferry Crossing this week, we challenge you to build a bridge from material we provide and drive a toy car safely across it, we will feature the best on our facebook page! While you are building, why not read about John Muir's own ice bridge adventure with Stickeen the dog?

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