Author Archives: Guest

New What’s On Booklet for 2014

East Lothian Museum’s Service is proud to launch our new What’s On booklet for 2014. The new book includes event and exhibition details for all  of our museums, and there’s sure to be something for everybody! The King, The Queen … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, Education, Environment, Events, Exhibitions, John Gray Centre, John Muir, Prestongrange | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Work Experience

Hi I’m Ally. During this past week I have been doing work experience with Sarah Cowie as a Museum Education Assistant. It has been a great experience for me and each day I have seen a different side to the … Continue reading

Posted in Management | Tagged , | 2 Comments

Work Experience

Hello my name is Rebecca and I have been on work experience with East Lothian Museum Services. This week I have been working with Sarah Cowie as well as other staff who work in the ELMS.  Monday: I went to … Continue reading

Posted in Collections, John Gray Centre | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

World War 1 learning

For World War 1 learning you can look at – YouTube clips Online games Websites Photos Quizzes Here are some links that will supply this. World War 1: Facts and Information – http://primaryfacts.com/1645/world-war-1-facts-and-information/ http://www.factmonster.com/dk/encyclopedia/world-war-i.html Overview of World War 1 – … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , | 1 Comment

My Work Experience

 My work experience at the Museum Headquarters was terrific. I think the time I spent here has really shown me what the real world is like and it has also showed me there’s a lot more to do than what I do in class … Continue reading

Posted in Management | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 28 Comments

Family Activity Day at Prestongrange

On Saturday 24th August East Lothian Council hosted a Family Activity Day at Prestongrange Museum, East Lothian. There were a variety of events and activities to take part in and many visitors – mostly families – came along. On the … Continue reading

Posted in Events | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Not a Penny off the Pay, Not a Minute on the Day

Some of you out there may recognise the slogan in the title of this post; Don’t worry, the museums are not on strike! My name is Ruth, and when not playing frisbee on the beach or entertaining children through the medium of … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Prestongrange | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Work Experience by Susan

It was my father who insisted I try for the placement in the museum. The planning for work experience in Knox Academy is long and complicated, and I wanted to focus on more pressing matters. With Prelims looming just three … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Work experience

Hello my name is Murray and I have just completed my work experience with the East lothian council museum service, which I have thoroughly enjoyed and believe has been of great use to me. As the title suggests work experience is when … Continue reading

Posted in Education | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Festival Of Museums Summer of fun…

Hi Everyone, I’m Jenna, I have just joined the East Lothian museum team doing work experience as part of an Event Management college course. I am pretty new to ‘blogging’ so please bear with me. So far today during my first … Continue reading

Posted in Management | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment