Monthly Archives: October 2016

Proud City- extended until February 2017

The Proud City exhibition at the People’s Story Museum has been extended until 26 February 2017! This means we can take part in LGBT History Month Scotland. This takes place in February and in 2017 marks the Scottish Government’s Year of … Continue reading

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Sir Walter Scott’s slippers!

Yesterday I was very lucky to be at the Writers’ Museum when Sir Walter Scott’s slippers were delivered! The slippers were said to have been given to Scott in 1830 after his visitors noticed his old slippers were looking worn. … Continue reading

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New volunteering opportunities at Lauriston Castle

We are recruiting a number of Volunteer Guides to assist with the education programme and tours. For more information please visit our website. Full training, ongoing support and travel expenses will be provided. For more information and an application form please … Continue reading

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Bedtime Stories Quilt, Scottish Museums Day, Newhaven, reminiscence and more…

Great news from our colleagues at the Museum of Childhood- the bedtime stories quilt is now finished! In this quilt, over 60 children and adults from across the UK have shared their memories of bedtime stories. Every single square has a … Continue reading

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