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What's on in 2019

Collection Store Tours: Every Wednesday from 1 May till 30 October at 2pm

Come and discover our collection in Am Fasgadh (Gaelic for the shelter) with one of our knowledgeable tour guides. Tours last approx. an hour and cost £5 per person (no charge for children)  – full details here.

 

Am Fasgadh

Am Fasgadh Collections Store

‘In the Land of the Glittering Wood Moss’

There is now an exciting new way to enjoy the museum. Download the app “HFM Glittering Wood Moss Trail” from ITunes and join storyteller, Alan Crawford to listen to his story ‘In the Land of the Glittering Wood Moss’ as you walk around the Pinewood.

 

 

Highland Herb Trail

Come and discover a walking trail of food and medicines from around the Highlands and Islands – more details here.

 

 

 

Autumn Events

School house at the Highland Folk Museum.

Weds 9 October  – Annual Seminar – “From Crucks to Crinkly Tin – Traditional Structures and Settlements in the Central Highlands”

The Highland Folk Museum is hosting its annual one-day seminar in honour of our inspirational and pioneering founder Dr Isabel F Grant (1887-1983) – click here for more details 

Sat 12 – Thurs 31 October – Spooky Halloween Trail

Between Sat 12 – Thurs 31 Oct, we are running our spooky Halloween trail. Come and keep your eyes peeled for our lost zombie eyes, peeping out around the buildings! £1.50 per trail

Marion with naturally dyed wool

 

Thurs 17 October – Heritage In Action Day – 1700 Township

11am – 1pm & 2 – 4pm. Come along and discover skills and crafts from the 1700s including weaving, cooking and leatherworking.

 

 

 

 

Thurs 31 October – Tiny Terrors—Halloween Crafts for wee ones”

11am—1pm. Bring your wee ones and have a go at apple-bobbing, Halloween crafts, colouring and puzzles, all based in our spooky church. £2.50 per child.

 

Thurs 7 November – “An elegant weapon, graceful to wield” – The making of the Caman  Dr Johnnie Cattanach memorial talk with Hugh Dan MacLennan. 7.30pm.

In the year when the art of making a caman or shinty stick was officially designated “critically endangered”, the 2019 Dr Johnnie Cattanach Memorial Lecture will focus on the art and history of making the caman.

The illustrated talk will use rare images and sounds and will be delivered by Dr Hugh Dan MacLennan from the Academy of Sport, University of Edinburgh. There is no charge for tickets but donations are welcome, please book your space by calling 01349 781650.