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May 2016

Festival of Museums

May 14, 2016 @ 10:00 am - May 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm
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Free

Discover the history and future of energy at the Falconer Museum! As part of The Falconer Museum’s Power to the People exhibition, we have two exciting, interactive workshops run by the team from Hands on Science. Each is suitable for children and adults alike. Be blown away by our wind turbine challenge and test your skills with our solar powered buggies. The free Falconer Museum exhibition will also be open with hands on experiments and interactive displays, including Amber Electra…

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The importance of repatriation of ancestral remains to Māori of New Zealand

May 16, 2016 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Free

"The importance of repatriation of ancestral remains to Māori of New Zealand." A presentation by Te Herekiekie Herewini and Ms Hema Temara discussing:- The history of the trade and collection of Māori ancestral remains The continuous connection Māori have with their tūpuna (ancestors) Māori cultural concepts What happens when the ancestors arrive home? There will be a demonstration of traditional Māori music and instruments.

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Meeting Ronnie

May 26, 2016 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Forres Tolbooth, High Street
Forres, Moray IV36 1PH United Kingdom
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£12.50

Come with Ronnie as he take you on an illustrated journey through his long and varied life. A joint presentation by The Friends of The Falconer Museum and Forres Heritage Trust.  Tickets available from The Falconer Museum - Cost £12.50. *Over 16s only - Access by Stairs - This is not a Musical Performance.

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June 2016

Scottish Chamber Orchestra – Family Day

June 26, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm
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£4 - £5

Come along and join members of the Orchestra for a fun-filled afternoon of musical activities set among The Falconer Museum's treasure trove of exhibits. Hear our ensemble perform, take part in musical workshops and craft activities, try playing instruments from the Scottish Chamber Orchestra Instrument Armoury and meet the musicians.

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October 2017

Tattie Holiday Family Drop-In

October 11, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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FREE

Children's crafty session at the Falconer Museum - we will be making Halloween hats so 'fly' in past to have some seasonal crafty fun! No need to book and all materials are provided, just remember to bring an adult.

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Tattie Holiday Family Drop-In

October 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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FREE

Children's crafty session - we will be making milk bottle elephants this week!  Get creative and decorate your very own little elephant to take home. No need to book and all materials are provided, just remember to bring an adult.

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November 2017

Talk by Professor Leif Isaksen on the excavation at Cluny Hill

November 7, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Forres Tolbooth, High Street
Forres, Moray IV36 1PH United Kingdom
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£4

Friends of the Falconer Museum and Forres Heritage Trust are pleased to jointly present a fascinating evening talk about the recent community archaeology project which took place on Cluny Hill, Forres. The talk will be held in Forres Tolbooth and tickets will be available for purchase at the Falconer Museum from Tuesday 17th October until 31st October.  There will also be a small number of tickets available at the door on the night of the talk.  Refreshments will be provided. For some more information on the project…

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December 2017

Ploughs, Pictish Stones and Port

December 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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£3.00

Join us for another fascinating insight into local excavation work - Leanne Demay and David Anderson will provide an illustrated talk on Tuesday 5th December at 2pm in the Falconer Museum, Forres on the excavations at Dandaleith in 2014.  The excavation took place near the find spot of the Dandaleith Pictish stone which is now on display in Elgin Museum. Tickets on the door - £3 or £2 to Friends of the Falconer Museum.      

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January 2018

Northern Picts

January 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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£3.00

We are delighted to welcome Dr Gordon Noble (senior lecturer of Archaeology at the University of Aberdeen) to talk about his work on 'Northern Picts', a major project funded by the University of Aberdeen Development Trust and Historic Environment Scotland researching the post-Roman societies of northern Britain. To date three major exhibitions of the work of Northern Picts have been on display at the Tarbat Discovery Centre and King's Museum, Aberdeen. Northern Picts research has also featured on BBC 4 'Digging for Britain' and many…

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Transforming Brodie – Sharing the Benefits

January 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forres Tolbooth, High Street
Forres, Moray IV36 1PH United Kingdom
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£4.00

Event organised by Forres Heritage Trust - Join Clea Warner of the National Trust for Scotland to find out about exciting plans to transform Brodie with investment of almost £3m. Tickets £4 available to buy from Forres Area Credit Union. Please click here for further details: TOLBOOTH WINTER LECTURES final_

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