Category Archives: Events

Belhaven, a Journey

[ January 19, 2013 to March 3, 2013. ]
‘Belhaven, a Journey’
An exhibition of panoramic photographs by Gordon Jenkinson
at
John Muir’s Birthplace Museum
10am – 5pm Wednesday – Saturday
1pm – 5pm Sunday
Closed Monday and Tuesday

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Dunbar and John Muir – A Conversation

[ October 24, 2012; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. ] Dunbar and John Muir – A Conversation
Wednesday 24th October 2012 at 7.00pm
Bleachingfield Community Centre, Dunbar
This event has been inspired by the Conversations that have been held over the past couple of years in Dunbar Library. The idea for these Conversations came from Friends member Steve Tossell and they have been instrumental in engaging the public […]

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John Muir in the New World

[ October 10, 2012; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Wednesday 10th October 2012
7.30pm – 9.00pm
Dunbar Town House, High Street, Dunbar
John Muir in the New World
John Muir in the New World first aired nationally in the USA on Monday, April 18, 2011 in honour of Earth Day (4/22) and John Muir Day (4/21). Explaining his impact then and now, this 90-minute documentary delves into Muir’s […]

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Annual General Meeting

[ October 10, 2012; 6:45 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Wednesday 10th October 2012 at 6.45pm for 7.00pm
Dunbar Town House, High Street, Dunbar
Agenda
(i) Report on year’s activities
(ii) Filling any vacancies on Council*
(iii) Other competent business*
Non-members will be warmly welcomed
* Please note that nominations for Council accompanied with the nominee’s agreement in writing and items for consideration under other competent business should be lodged with the […]

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Sand Sculpture Competition 2012

[ August 11, 2012; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] Hooray!  It’s that time again.  Get out your buckets and spades and put your thinking caps on! Our popular Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace Sand Sculpture Competition will take place this year on Saturday 11th August from 2pm – 4pm at the East Beach, Dunbar.  Come along and make a sea creature … a mermaid […]

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John Muir in the New World film

[ April 20, 2012; 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]
POSTPONED
Dunbar premiere of the American PBS film
Community Room, Dunbar Town House
Due to technical issues this event has had to be postponed. The tentative date for the rescheduled showing is Friday, 18th May and this will be confirmed ASAP.

 

John Muir in the New World first aired nationally in the USA on Monday, April 18, 2011 in […]

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JM Country Park Work Day

[ January 21, 2012; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Friends of John Muir Country Park
The next work day will be on Saturday 21st January 2012
The job for the day will be to remove the old fencing from the plantation near the Tyne Estuary
We will meet at Linkfield car park at 10am and will finish around 2pm
Please bring warm clothing, study shoes, waterproofs and lunch
There […]

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Photo Sharing Social Evening

[ February 8, 2012; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Friends Social Event with Photo Sharing
Wednesday 8th February, 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 […]

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Annual General Meeting

[ October 12, 2011; 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm. ]  Notice of Annual General Meeting
The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of John Muir’s Birthplace will be held on
Wednesday 12th October 2011 at 7.15pm for 7.30pm
Dunbar Town House, High Street, Dunbar
Agenda
(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
Dunbar […]

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One touch of nature makes all kin

[ August 6, 2011 to September 4, 2011. ] This exhibition in John Muir’s Birthplace was inspired by John Muir’s life and writing and has drawn together 28 established and emerging contemporary artists and poets from across Scotland and beyond. Further details at One touch of nature makes all kin | Sustaining Dunbar and one touch of nature : makes all kin | Susie […]

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