Winter Talk – The Stained Glass Windows of Douglas Strachan, Dr Juliette MacDonald

St Laurence Church 129 High Street, Forres, Moray

Join the Friends of The Falconer Museum in The St Laurence Parish Church for another Winter Talk - The Stained Glass Windows of Douglas Strachan by Dr Juliette MacDonald, Head of the School of Design, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh


Doors Open Day 2019

Falconer Museum Store Leys Road Car Park, Fores

Come and see the full range of objects in the collection, from the forgotten to the weird and wonderful.  Guided 60 minute store tours are available at 10am, midday and 2pm. Please book tours via the Eventbrite website.    

Hugh Falconer Father of Palaeontology

Join Professor Vijay Sathe for an illustrated talk on Friday 6th December, 2pm in the Falconer Museum. He will give an overview of the science of fossils in India from foundations laid by Falconer. £3.00 entry or £2.00 for Members of the Friends of the Falconer Museum Vijay Sathe talk poster  

Beyond the Falconers: India and Scotland in the 19th century

Falconer Museum

The lives of Alexander and Hugh Falconer are two examples of the complex relationships that built up between the East India Company and different parts of the United Kingdom. In this presentation we will set the context in which they and others worked and collected the Indian material that is currently in this Museum. Speakers:


Haydn’s Scottish Songs

St Laurence Church 129 High Street, Forres, Moray

What links Robert Burns, Joseph Haydn, the Scots Musical Museum and Forres! It is well known that Beethoven made settings for Scottish traditional songs under commission from George Thomson, an Edinburgh publisher and folk-song collector.  What is less well known is that Thomson also commissioned settings from other continental composers such as Haydn, Weber, Hummel


Stories in Stone

Forres Tolbooth High Street, Forres, Moray

Stories in Stone: Portraits of the scientists and luminaries from the Falconer Museum façade EXHIBITION IN THE TOLBOOTH RENT ROOMacross Tolbooth Street from the closed Falconer Museum 10 am – 4 pmSaturday 8th – Sunday 9th OctoberSaturday 15th – Sunday 16th OctoberSaturday 5th – Sunday 6th NovemberFriday 18th November FREE entry