Category Archives: Events
[ April 21, 2014; 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. ] Thanks to the efforts and enthusiasm of a small group of parents led by Mrs Eden Blair, each of the 34 classes in Scotland’s largest primary school have embarked on a literally massive project. Eden, herself from the USA, has identified 34 key times or happenings in John Muir’s life. Each class has been given [...]
[ April 20, 2014; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. ] Dunbar Community Woodland Group is embracing the spirit of Dunbar’s most famous son on Sunday 20th April and are gearing up for a day of JM fun in the woods!
10am – Bird identity walk with David Bates, DCWG convenor
11am – Easter Egg Hunt for the wee ones – with DCWG
12 – 5pm – Log Drum workshop with Andy [...]
[ April 17, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] Through a diverse programme of films focussing on themes of landscape and open spaces, The Brunton explores John Muir’s legacy of engagement with the Natural World as part of the John Muir Festival 2014 Thu 17 – Sat 26 April.
WILD PLACES is a festival of films celebrating John Muir’s legacy, presented by The Brunton working [...]
[ April 20, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. April 21, 2014; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ] East Lothian Council’s Countryside Ranger Service will be taking over Lauderdale Park in Dunbar from 10am to 4pm on the 20th and 21st April for two action-packed days of wildlife fun and games. As part of the John Muir Festival, Wild About East Lothian is coming to Dunbar this Easter with lots of FREE and fun [...]
[ April 21, 2014; 10:00 am to 11:00 am. ] Dunbar Writers’ are preparing a dramatic presentation to celebrate John Muir as an ecologist and also an inspiring writer. Readings concerning John Muir, as he relates to Dunbar but also covering wider issues will be connected by a narrator. The first reading will take place at John Muir’s Birthplace, then open air readings and, finally, [...]
[ April 17, 2014 to April 26, 2014. ] Thousands are expected to attend the key John Muir Festival events at Falkirk, Dunbar and Loch Lomond but there are smaller programmed events scheduled daily for ten hotspots along the John Muir Way.
With more than 70 other events taking place in association with the Festival there is something for everyone. Full details are available on [...]
[ April 21, 2014; 10:30 am to 2:30 pm. ] The new John Muir Way links Dunbar and Helensburgh on the Firth of Clyde “sparking awareness of the local landscapes and wild places along the route”. The route has been developed by Scottish Natural Heritage with support from a range of partners in the Central Scotland Green Network, including East Lothian Council.
On the day of [...]
[ January 15, 2014; 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm. ] Friends Social Event with Photo Sharing
Wednesday 15th January, 7.30pm at John Muir’s Birthplace
Following on from similar very successful events in the past, we plan to do the same again! Members are encouraged to show and talk about three of their favourite images. 5 minutes per person! Refreshments will also be served! If you wish to [...]
[ October 23, 2013; 6:45 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Notice of Annual General Meeting
Wednesday 23rd October 2013 at 6.45pm for 7.00pm
John Muir’s Birthplace Museum, High Street, Dunbar
(i) Report on year’s activities
(ii) Filling any vacancies on Council*
(iii) Other competent business*
Non-members will be warmly welcomed
Following the AGM there will be an illustrated talk by
John Thomas, trustee of the John Muir Trust and Chairman of the John [...]
[ February 20, 2013; 7:15 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Friends Social Event with Photo Sharing
Following on from similar very successful events in the past, we plan to do the same again! Members are encouraged to show and talk about three of their favourite images. 5 minutes per person! Refreshments will also be served!
For details of the arrangements for submitting photographs prior to the event [...]