Dunbar Town House Museum & Gallery I Friday, 31 October I 2.30–4pm I Primary school-aged children I £3.60 per child
Perfect for young children, this event includes games, dancing, Halloween crafts, dooking for apples and a spooky tour. Don’t forget the fancy dress competition! Due to the popularity of this event, tickets must be booked and paid for beforehand. Booking essential, contact John Muir’s Birthplace on 01368 865899 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday, 9 November I 1.30–3.30pm I John Gray Centre Museum
This Remembrance Sunday you are invited to visit the exhibition ‘Our War: East Lothian 1914–18’ to discover World War One objects and documents. Plus create your own Remembrance poppy or add family stories to our WW1 memory book.
Tuesday, 11 November I 10–11am I John Gray Centre Museum
Join us at the John Gray Centre to commemorate Armistice Day by visiting the exhibition ‘Our War: East Lothian 1914–18’. A short ceremony including WW1 poetry, read by local school children, will be followed by a minute’s silence.
Saturday, 15 November I 10am–3pm
Star Room I £2 suggested donation
Make your own Remembrance poppy, meet a World War One recruiting officer and see some of the letters written to children in East Lothian from their fathers on the front line. Learn some songs sung by the soldiers and handle some WW1.
Sat 6 December I 11:00am - 3:00pm I John Gray Centre
Join us for a festive fun day for the whole family. Come take a picture with Santa! Create some holiday crafts and decorate gingerbread biscuits in the Star Room. Listen to Victorian Christmas tales in the Library. Go on a scavenger hunt in the Museum and get your face painted in Local History. Oh, and don’t forget to look out for our 12 Days of Christmas Characters hiding throughout the Centre, for your chance to win a prize.
Free, donations welcome
- Take a picture with Santa
- Hear live music
- Listen to victorian christmas stories
- Go on a festive scavengar hunt
- Find one of 6 Geese-a-Laying (part of the 12 Days of Christmas activity)
Some activities incur a small fee:
- Holiday crafts £1
- Festive Face painting £2
- Gingerbread biscuit decorating £1