Calendar

Jan
19
Fri
Moray Society Lecture Series 2017/18: “There’s a Cowboy in the gairden!” Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in the North East @ Elgin Museum
Jan 19 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The Moray Society Lecture Series: Winter 2017/18

2.30pm Friday 19th January, 2018

Entry: £3, members £2, students £1.50

Elgin Museum Hall: Doors open at 2 pm

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“There’s a Cowboy in the gairden!” Buffalo Bill’s Wild West in the North East

A talk by Frances Wardhaugh, MA, BA, former headteacher of Mosstowie Primary School

 

Feb
23
Fri
Moray Society Lecture Series 2017/18: Recent extinctions and opportunistic invaders in North East Scotland @ Elgin Museum
Feb 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

The Moray Society Lecture Series: Winter 2017/18

2.30pm Friday 23rd February, 2018

Entry: £3, members £2, students £1.50

Elgin Museum Hall: Doors open at 2 pm

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Recent extinctions and opportunistic invaders in North East Scotland

A talk by Glenn Roberts, NESBReC Co-ordinator

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Mar
8
Thu
International Women’s Day Coffee Morning @ Elgin Museum Side Hall
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

International Women’s Day Coffee Morning

Thursday 8th March, 10am to 12 noon

International Women's Day

 With short talks on the Votes for Women Centenary, “Women of Moray”, and the Womankind Charity.

Elgin Museum Side Hall

 Entry: £2 donation

Mar
10
Sat
Into the Deep @ Elgin Museum Side Hall
Mar 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Into the Deep!

Saturday 10th March 2018, 1-2 pm

Elgin Museum Side Hall

Into the Deep

Come and discover more about exploration of the deepest oceans, make a Jacques Cousteau mini-submarine to take away and uncover the creatures of the abyss.

 A fun workshop for ages 5-12 – free entry but booking essential.

To book, email: elginmuseumlearning@gmail.com

Please note: Under 12s need to be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

Mar
17
Sat
Into the Ice @ Elgin Museum Side Hall
Mar 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Into the Ice!

Saturday 17th March 2018, 1-2 pm

Elgin Museum Side Hall

Into the Ice

Discover more about exploration to Antarctica! Find out how tall you are in ‘penguins’, release some penguins from the ice to take home and play a game of Adventure Bingo.

 A fun workshop for ages 5-12 – free entry but booking essential.

To book, email: elginmuseumlearning@gmail.com

Please note: Under 12s need to be accompanied by an adult.

Be prepared to get messy – please dress appropriately!

Apr
27
Fri
The Moray Society AGM 2018 @ Elgin Museum
Apr 27 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

The Moray Society AGM 2018

Friday 27th April 2018, 6.30 pm

Elgin Museum Side Hall

Doors open 6.00 pm

Papers will be circulated to members in advance, and will be available to download from the website.

Moray Society Lecture Series 2017/18: Elgin CARs Project @ Elgin Museum
Apr 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Moray Society Lecture Series: Winter 2017/18

7.30pm Friday 27th April, 2018

Elgin Museum Hall: Doors open at 7.15 pm

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Elgin CARs Project

A talk by Pinny Neil, architect, LDN

Hear about the recent Elgin Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme (CARs) and the challenges of the building repairs at Elgin Museum.

Free entry, donations welcomed!

May
18
Fri
Marbles to Minecraft – Play Through the Ages: Tots Traditional Nursery Rhyme & Game Session @ Elgin Museum
May 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Marbles to Minecraft – Play Through the Ages:

Tots Traditional Nursery Rhyme & Game Session

Friday 18th May 2018, 10 am – 11 am

Elgin Museum

Festival of Museums

Sensory play with toys from through the ages, nursery rhymes and games for ages 0-5 years.

Free entry but booking essential.

To book, email: elginmuseumlearning@gmail.com

Please note: for ages 0-5 years only, all children need to be accompanied by an adult.

Marbles to Minecraft – Play Through the Ages: Dementia Friendly Reminiscence Session @ Elgin Museum
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Marbles to Minecraft – Play Through the Ages:

Dementia Friendly Reminiscence Session

Friday 18th May 2018, 2 pm – 4 pm

Elgin Museum

Festival of Museums

A relaxed and informal session for those with dementia and their carers. Come along and explore the Museum. Working with the ‘Play Through the Ages’ theme we will handle and discuss toys from our collection, reminisce about favourite childhood pastimes, songs and rhymes, and enjoy a cuppa after!

Free entry but booking essential.

To book, email: elginmuseumlearning@gmail.com

May
19
Sat
Marbles to Minecraft – Play Through the Ages: Museum Open Day @ Elgin Museum
May 19 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Marbles to Minecraft – Play Through the Ages:

Museum open Day

Saturday 19th May 2018, 11 am – 3 pm

Elgin Museum

Festival of Museums

Fun and Games at the Museum!

Join us for a day of old-fashioned fun with games from Medieval to Modern times. From marbles to Minecraft, tiddlywinks to Twister and everything in between! Play games, make your own toys, reminisce about songs and rhymes from childhood or bring along a board game. There will also be special activity trails, dressing up and toy-making sessions throughout the day.

Free entry

Please note: all children need to be accompanied by an adult.

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