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Guided Walk
Achtercairn Archaeology Trail 

Saturdays at 1.30pm 

Free, donations welcomed

A  guided walk on the Achtercairn Archaeology Trail, where your guide will share the results of recent archaeological digs and other points of interest. The walk is about two miles long and will last roughly 2 hours.

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Either contact the Museum or book online via  Art Tickets. 

EXHIBITION PREVIEW:

Ulaidhean / Treasures

The Society of Scottish Artists Friday 5th July, 5pm - 7pm

Gairloch Museum is delighted to be hosting Ulaidhean/ Treasures  - a contemporary art exhibition - in collaboration with The Society of Scottish Artists (SSA) and the Museum. 

We hope you can join us to help celebrate and launch our Summer exhibition - free to attend and all are welcome.

Ceilidh House Get-Together 

Monday 8th July, 7 - 9pm

Suggested donation £2

Anyone can come along to participate or just enjoy the atmosphere. Take a turn singing, playing music, reading some poetry or prose, telling a story – all artforms welcome! Bring musical instruments if you have them and if you are a knitter, stitcher, weaver, or have another craft you would like to work away at during the evening, bring it along with you too. Doors open from 6.30pm. We depend on donations from those attending to run these sessions.

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If you would like to come along, drop in on the night or email if you would like to know more.  

What's that Noise? Mini-museum quiz 

Tuesday 16th July

10.30am - 11.15am
Fixed start time

Free, donations welcomed

Bring the whole family to our lively mini-museum quiz! Take part in our sound-based quiz around historic noises! 

One in a series of our series of family  fun, kid friendly series taking place every Tuesday morning during the holidays.

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Creative Writing Group 
Tuesday 16th July
2.30pm - 4pm 


Our Creative Writing Group is a friendly, relaxed session to help you get writing. We will maybe do some writing exercises and share our endeavours. The sharing of writing can be either what we have produced during the brief writing exercise or could be something that we have worked on at home.

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Fèis Rois Ceilidh Trail
Wednesday 17th July
12pm - 2pm
Donations Welcome


The Ceilidh Trail is back for another summer on the road and is looking forward to bringing traditional music and songs to venues across the Highlands and beyond. Join us for this informal concert and enjoy listening to the talented young musicians selected and mentored by the Fèis Rois team. 

Coastal Colours: Sea shell painting at Gairloch Mini-Museum 

Tuesday 23rd July

10.30am - 12.30pm

Drop In

Free, donations welcomed

Unleash your creativity by painting seashells at our shell painting workshop and learn about the shells in our collection. 

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Museum Book Group

Tuesday 23rd July

In Person: 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Online: 7.30pm - 8.30pm

Our current Museum Book Group read is Queen Macbeth by Val McDermid

 

If you would like to read along and join our friendly and informal group (with both an online and an in-person option for participation) please get in touch to let us know. The group is free to attend, donations to cover tea and coffee costs are welcomed. 

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Make your own Clan Banner at Gairloch Mini-Museum 

Wednesday 31st July

10.30am - 12.30pm

Drop In

Free, donations welcomed

Celebrate your family’s heritage by designing and creating your own clan banner and find out about the gripping tale behind the Mackenzie clan crest. Proudly fly your banner at the Mini Highland games the following week! 

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Mini Highland Games

Gairloch Mini-Museum 

Tuesday 6th August 

10.30am - 12.30pm

Fixed Start Time

Free, donations welcomed

Fun for small Highlanders! There will be tug-of-war, wellie tossing and more! Bring along your own family clan banner.

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Haunted lighthouse
A Mini-Museum Escape Room Adventure 

Tuesday 13th August 

10:30 – 11:15

11:45 – 12:30

13:00 – 13:45 

Free, donations welcomed. Three families per session, so booing essential. 

Embark on a thrilling escape room adventure in our haunted lighthouse. Solve puzzles and uncover secrets in this exciting experience designed for family fun and teamwork!

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History and Hampers: Roundhouse walk and picnic at Gairloch Mini-Museum 

Tuesday 20th August

10.30am - 12.30pm

Fixed Start Time.

Free, donations welcomed

Discover ancient history with a guided family walk to a historic roundhouse. Bring along your own picnic if you want to join us for a break with a view! 

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Summer Garden Party with Outdoor Fun and Games
Gairloch Mini-Museum 

Tuesday 27th August 

10.30am - 12.30pm

Drop In

Free, donations welcomed

Join us for some fun outdoor games and homemade lemonade!

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Vegetable Fermentation Workshop
Saturday 28th September
11am - 1pm

£40
 

Join us for a practical workshop with Hannah Taylor from Gut Feelings Kombucha to learn two different techniques for fermenting vegetables - traditional sauerkraut and fermented vegetables in brine.

 

Studies in regards to the health benefits of regular consumption of fermented vegetables continues to grow. On top of this, fermentation is an amazing preservation technique to make the most of the high harvest seasons in Scotland and reduce food waste. Hannah looks forward to sharing her knowledge around the microbiological wonders that are happening during fermentation and how this links to our gut health - and overall health as a result!

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You can either book online using the link below or contact the Museum. If you find it is fully booked please get in touch as we will operate a waiting list and potentially schedule a second session. 

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