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Farewell Pat and Mona

We recently said farewell and thanks to two of our fantastic volunteers at the RL Stevenson room in the Writers’ Museum. For the past 21 years Pat and Mona have spoken regularly to museum visitors about Stevenson, his life and … 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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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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Museums Alive volunteers win Marsh Trust awards for Volunteers for Museum Learning, regional award for Scotland

The Marsh Trust awards for Volunteers in Museum Education recognises best practice and the innovative ways in which volunteers work in museums and galleries to engage the public with collections. The Museums Alive volunteers have been awarded the regional award … Continue reading

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Volunteer thank you event

Last night we said thank you to our volunteers at a special event at the Museum of Edinburgh. Music was provided by the wonderful Blu Velvet.  

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New volunteers needed for Museums Alive outreach project

Museums Alive is currently recruiting enthusiastic volunteers to participate in outreach activities with older people throughout Edinburgh. Museums Alive is a joint project, run by Edinburgh Museums & Galleries and Health & Social Care, which brings museum collections to people … Continue reading

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