Tag Archives: heritage

War Frocks, Unlocked

If you are interested in wartime costume, my colleagues at the Museum of Edinburgh are running an event called ‘War Frocks, Unlocked’ as part of the Being Human festival of the humanities. Workshops will be held from 10:00–12:00 and 14:00–16:00 … Continue reading

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Church Hill Theatre 50th anniversary

Last week there was a special event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Church Hill Theatre. The Church Hill Theatre is managed by the Assembly Rooms team, so Russell worked with people with a connection to the theatre to explore the … Continue reading

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Street games sessions, volunteering and activities

Over the next month you can catch the Outreach team running street games holiday activities at libraries around Edinburgh. 4 July: I will be at Moredun Library 2-3.30. 8 July: I will be at Currie Library 10.30-11.30 and Balerno Library … Continue reading

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New display at the Wee Museum of Newhaven

Yesterday I went to Newhaven to install a new exhibition in the Wee Museum of Newhaven. Here are some photographs of the installation. If you would like to see the museum and the new exhibition: ‘The Disappearing Sea’, please come … Continue reading

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Writers’ Museum Volunteers Highly Commended at Museums and Heritage Awards

Well done to the Writers’ Museum volunteers and John, our MGS Volunteer Coordinator Intern for all their hard work. Here is a picture of them looking very dashing at the awards ceremony.

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Can you help us develop our handling collections?

One of the key parts of the outreach programme are the loan and reminiscence boxes. These are used in outreach workshops with a range of groups. These can include reminiscence sessions in care homes and workshops in schools and with … Continue reading

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Last chance to see Citizen Curator: Discover Leith’s artistic heritage

Citizen Curator ends on Sunday. If you haven’t been yet, why not drop by this weekend to visit the City Art Centre?    

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