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Holiday activities in Oxgangs, Currie and Colinton libraries

Looking for family summer holiday activities? Would you like to try out some traditional games? Learn how to use a diabolo, whip and peerie and more. There will be free drop-in games activities taking place on: 12 July 2.30-3.30pm at … Continue reading

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New exhibitions at the Museum of Edinburgh

Two new exhibitions opened today at the Museum of Edinburgh. ‘Speaking Out: Recalling Women’s Aid in Scotland’, explores 40 years of Scottish Women’s Aid with objects, oral history and film.  One particularly poignant object is the handbag in the photograph above. One woman … Continue reading

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Proud City exhibition-Can you help?

Would you like to help with a new exhibition for the People’s Story Museum? We are looking for people to talk on film about LGBTQIA+ life in Edinburgh. We will be filming on 29 March. The Proud City exhibition will reflect LGBTQIA+ … Continue reading

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Museums Alive- Eurocities- Culture for Cities and Regions case study

Following on from my post about our Volunteer Party- A new case study has just been published by Eurocities about the Museums Alive volunteering project. You can read more on the Culture for Cities and Regions website. Museums Alive is … Continue reading

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Volunteer Party 2015

Last night was our Volunteer Party. It was a lovely evening to be out in the newly refurbished courtyard at the Museum of Edinburgh. My favourite moment of the night was The Clarinet Choir playing their version of ‘Take on … Continue reading

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Last summer holiday activity

The summer holidays are over and our outreach summer programme has finished too. I’ve travelled all over the city offering crafts and street games activities over the past couple of months. Here are some of my favourite sea creatures from … Continue reading

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Citizen Curator webinar and new vacancy at Lauriston Castle

Next Wednesday I will be giving a webinar for the New Barn Raising on the Citizen Curator project. Do sign up if you would like to learn more about the project and some of the community work that happened behind … Continue reading

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