Category Archives: Events

John Muir Festival

[ 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 […]

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Official Opening of the John Muir Way

[ 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[1] with support from a range of partners in the Central Scotland Green Network, including East Lothian Council.

On the day of […]

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Photo Sharing Social Event

[ 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 […]

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Annual General Meeting

[ 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
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 by
John Thomas, trustee of the John Muir Trust and Chairman of the John […]

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Friends Social Event with Photo Sharing

[ 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 […]

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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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