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March 2020

Passion for Fashion

Dick Institute

19 Mar 2020

18th Century Costume with Graham Hunter

Graham Hunter is a Period Costume Designer who has advised on TV and films such as “Outlander”, "Rise of the Clans" and the forthcoming “Blood of the Clans Pandemic 1918”. Graham is a collector of original 18th and early 19th century male, and some female clothing and accessories. Items in his collection have been copied for various film and television productions.

This talk is not to be missed by anyone interested in history and costume. Graham will provide close examination of his 200 year old fashion, fabrics and accessories collection.


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Teeny Explorers Springtime Spree at Burns House Museum

Burns House Museum

18 Mar 2020

Join Michaella & Billy Bear for some springtime fun & help them on a special mission from the Museum Keeper. Creative fun, stories, imagination, discovery, explorations and tactile sensations!

For early years (3 – 5yrs ) & their grown-up! Places limited so book early!


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Castles Family Fun Day

Baird Institute

14 Mar 2020

If you know where to look, you will find out that the Baird institute is really a castle! Come along and find out why.

The Baird Institute will be a castle for a day and you can discover what the people, who lived in castles hundreds of years ago, wore to their banquets as well as what they ate and even what music they listened to!

Come and experience a bygone age through art craft making and imaginative exploration of the museums displays and collections. The afternoon session is aimed at families and the younger visitor.

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Rabs Gabs! Block 1 2020

04 Mar 2020

Come along and have a fun-packed time with your friends exploring the museum with Michaella! Bring the past to life through drama, performance, story creation and creative movement, sharing what you’ve discovered with friends and family at the end of each block. 7-12yrs.
*Limited places, please book in advance through venue T: 01290 550045

4 March - 1 April 2020

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