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May
6
Sat
New exhibition – James Byatt: Scottish Landscapes @ Elgin Museum
May 6 @ 11:00 am – May 26 @ 4:00 pm

James Byatt: Scottish Landscapes

James Byatt: Scottish Landscapes

An exhibition of photographs in aid of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust and Elgin Museum.

Free entry – donations welcome!

Find out more about the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust

May
27
Sat
MUSEUM CLOSED – APOLOGIES
May 27 all-day

OUR APOLOGIES – THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED TODAY AS WE ARE HOSTING A WEDDING CEREMONY

May
28
Sun
Kinloss Abbey Guided Tour (HHA2017) @ Kinloss Abbey
May 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Kinloss Abbey

Kinloss Abbey Guided Tour

2.30pm – 4.30pm, 28th May 2017

Join us at Kinloss Abbey, Kinloss, on Sunday 28th May 2017 for a guided tour of the ruins of this 12th Century AD former Cistercian Abbey.

Peter Grant Peterkin, of Kinloss Abbey Trust, will provide a fascinating insight into the history of the site and its development, as well as an update on the work of the Trust.

This event is free but booking is essential! Please note: booking is via an online ticketing service not through the Museum direct.

Please note: car parking on site is limited, please car share where possible. Unfortunately, no public transport is available as the bus service does not operate on Sundays.

Please note: the ground on site is uneven, and may not be suitable for those with limited or restricted mobility. This is an outdoor event, so please wear suitable clothing & sturdy footwear.

This tour is provided thanks to the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund and forms part of Elgin Museum’s year of History, Heritage & Archaeology events programme.

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Jul
17
Mon
The Vikings – Family Drop-in Activity (HHA2017) @ Elgin Museum
Jul 17 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday 17th July 2017, 11am – 1pm

The Vikings 

Viking ship

Find out more about the Vikings and make your own runic pendant at this family activity.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

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Jul
24
Mon
The Picts – Family Drop-In Activity (HHA2017) @ Elgin Museum
Jul 24 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday 24th July 2017, 11am – 1pm

Pictish and Early Medieval Carved Stones

The Picts

Your chance to find out more about the Picts and design your own mysterious Pictish Symbol Stone.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

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Jul
31
Mon
The Romans – Family Drop-In Activity (HHA2017) @ Elgin Museum
Jul 31 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday 31st July 2017, 11am – 1pm

Images of Roman mosaics

The Romans

Make your own Roman mosaic at this fun family activity.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

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Aug
7
Mon
The Victorians – Family Drop-In Activity (HHA2017) @ Elgin Museum
Aug 7 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Monday 7th August 2017, 11am – 1pm

Images of decoupage boxes

The Victorians

Take inspiration from the Victorians and create your own decoupage box to take home.

Free Activity, no booking required.

Please note: all children must be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

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Aug
19
Sat
MUSEUM CLOSED – APOLOGIES
Aug 19 all-day

OUR APOLOGIES – THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED TODAY AS WE ARE HOSTING A WEDDING CEREMONY

Nov
4
Sat
Forgotten, Hidden, Lost: unearthing Moray’s archaeology @ Alexander Graham Bell Centre
Nov 4 @ 9:30 am – 5:30 pm

Forgotten, Hidden, Lost: unearthing Moray’s archaeology

A two day conference which will highlight and celebrate some of the lesser known archaeological sites in Moray

Saturday 4th November

An all day lecture programme and poster displays at the Alexander Graham Bell Centre at Moray College UHI, Elgin.

Sunday 5th November

Guided site visits to, and walking tours of, archaeological sites in Elgin, along with access to Elgin Museum.

Further details will be added here as soon as they are finalised.

 

Nov
5
Sun
Forgotten, Hidden, Lost: unearthing Moray’s archaeology @ Elgin Museum
Nov 5 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Forgotten, Hidden, Lost: unearthing Moray’s archaeology conference – day 2, site visits in Elgin – TBC.

Stay tuned for further details!

 

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