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John Muir Tapestry by Dunbar Primary School

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 … Continue reading

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John Muir Woodland Day

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 – … Continue reading

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Wild Places: John Muir Film Festival

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. … Continue reading

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Wild About East Lothian

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 … Continue reading

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Dunbar Writers’ Wild Words

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 … Continue reading

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John Muir Festival

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 … Continue reading

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Official Opening of the John Muir Way

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 … Continue reading

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Photo Sharing Social Event

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 … Continue reading

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Annual General Meeting

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 … Continue reading

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Friends Social Event with Photo Sharing

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!  … Continue reading

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