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December 2017

Ploughs, Pictish Stones and Port

December 5, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Falconer Museum

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…

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January 2018

Northern Picts

January 9, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Falconer Museum

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…

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Transforming Brodie – Sharing the Benefits

January 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Forres Tolbooth, High Street
Forres, Moray IV36 1PH United Kingdom
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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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February 2018

On a Rising Tide

February 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Falconer Museum

Join us for a beautifully illustrated talk by Charlie Phillips on our resident population of Bottlenose dolphins, one of the best known and most loved of all dolphin species.  The waters of the Moray Firth are home to the UK’s only resident population, many of whom have been identified as individuals through decades of research and observation. Charlie…

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March 2018

Shifting Peripheries – Research by Glasgow School of Art

March 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Falconer Museum

The last talk of our winter series will be held on Tuesday 6th March at 2pm in the Falconer Museum.             Join us in welcoming Dr George Jaramillo, lecturer and research associate from Glasgow School of Art Innovation School, based at the beautifully renovated Altyre Campus (Blair Steading, Altyre Estate, Forres). Dr Jaramillo will deliver an illustrated talk…

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April 2018

Museum opens for the season

April 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Falconer Museum

Work has been going on behind the scenes to prepare our new exhibition for 2018 - 'Wirds and Birds'. The birds have now 'flitted' from the store to the Museum and are almost ready to meet their visitors. From the exotic to the more familiar, which one will you find most interesting/beautiful/impressive?

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Easter Holidays Family Drop-Ins

April 4, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Our FREE Wednesday morning crafty drop-in sessions for children return for the Easter Holidays. Come and see our new exhibition 'Birds and Wirds', dress up in the beautiful birdy costumes and get creative with our bird themed crafts.   Wednesday 4th April - Woodpeckers Wednesday 11th April - Birdy puppets All materials will be…

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June 2018

Women in the Mountains

June 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

*SOLD OUT* Simone Kenyon, dancer and choreographer hosts an evening focused on Nan Shepherd, Scottish hill walker, writer and poet and featured on the Royal Bank of Scotland’s £5 note. Simone current artistic research is inspired by Shepherds idea of ‘Walking out of the body and into the Mountain’. She will be joined by academics…

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July 2018

Summer Holidays Family Drop-Ins

July 4, 2018 - August 8, 2018
Falconer Museum

Looking for something fun to do with the kids in the school holidays? Why not come along to our FREE family drop-in sessions on Wednesday mornings 10am-12pm? No need to book, all materials are provided and you can take your makes home to enjoy! 4th July —   Feathery sun prints (Solar photos) 11th July —  Catch…

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August 2018

GSA Co-Design Workshop

August 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Glasgow School of Art, Blairs Steading, Altyre Estate
Forres, Moray IV36 2SH United Kingdom
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Chahat Abrol, a Masters student from the Glasgow School of Art is organising a workshop to discuss museums and heritage experiences this Thursday at the beautiful Altyre Estate campus in Forres. Everyone's welcome to join and no design skills necessary! Please confirm your participation by emailing: C.Abrol1@student.gsa.ac.uk  

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