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Free Illustration Workshop for Young People, 23 November 2019

Free Illustration Workshop for Young People, 23 November 2019, 11am-3pm Calling All Budding Artists!  Join artist Henry Cruickshank for a fun filled day of drawing to design a new character for Ellisland. You will discover skills and techniques used by professional illustrators and animators. All abilities welcome. Free workshop, lunch provided. For more information and […]

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St Andrew’s Night Meal and Entertainment, 23 November 2019

St Andrew’s Night Meal and Entertainment, 23 November 2019 A 3 course meal followed by entertainment including music, recitations and singing.  Tickets available from Ellisland Farm, the Midsteeple or dgboxoffice.co.uk.

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Young Trads Concert

Young Trads Christmas Concert, Saturday 14 December 2019, 7pm We are delighted that yet again our Youth Ambassadors, led by Rose Byers, are staging a fantastic Christmas concert with the best of young Scottish talent.  Last year’s event was absolutely fantastic, and we are sure the 2019 concert will live up to this high standard. […]

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Actor appointed for Tales and Trails project

We are thrilled to have such an experienced actor leading workshops for our new Tales and Trails project to help us engage with young people and bring Ellisland to life. Louise McNulty works as an actor, director and creative producer. She is a semi regular on Emmerdale playing DC Meaden. In 2018 she performed at Edinburgh Fringe in […]

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Tree Charter Day at Ellisland

Tree Charter Celebrations in National Tree Week, Saturday 30 Nov, 10am-5pm A range of craft activities for all ages exploring the life of Robert Burns and his family, the landscape of Ellisland and of course trees! Museum admission and activities £5 adults, £2 children.  

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Illustrator Appointed for Tales and Trails Project

We are thrilled to have appointed Henry Cruickshank as our illustrator for the Tales and Trails project working with young people to introduce other young people to Ellisland and Robert Burns. Henry is a professional animator, illustrator and tutor working for many varied organisations, including The Museum of Scotland, the BBC, Historic Environment Scotland and Red Bull TV. […]

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Tales and Trails Workshop for Young People

Tales and Trails Workshop for Young People, Sat 21 September, 11am-3.30pm Do you enjoy being creative, making up stories and drawing characters? Then join us on to work on creating a new character and storyline which will bring the site to life for all visitors and spark the interest of future generations in the life […]

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Funding Success for Tales and Trails Project

Ellisland receives funding for its Tales and Trails project Ellisland Museum and Farm are thrilled to have received funding of £9,800 from the Holywood Trust and £5,000 from the ScotRail Foundation managed by Foundation Scotland for its project ‘Tales and Trails’. This exciting development aims to engage young people with the home of Robert Burns […]

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Burns and Mental Health at Ellisland

Burns and Mental Health, at Ellisland. Sunday 24th November, 2pm.   To purchase online tickets for this or any Ellisland events then visit TICKETSOURCE-ELLISLAND

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Volunteers Opportunities at Ellisland

Volunteer Opportunities at Ellisland Ellisland relies on the support of many volunteers who carry out a wide range of duties and activities. Why not consider joining the team?

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