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Ellisland News & Events

 

Funding from the Spotlit Tourism Product Innovation Programme

Funding from the Spotlit Tourism Product Innovation Programme We are really pleased to announce that we have secured funding from Wigtown Festival Company to take part in the Spot-lit Literary Tourism Product Innovation Programme, along with 9 of our colleagues around Dumfries and Galloway. The programme, starting April 2020, will run for a year and […]

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Family Quiz, Sat 13 June, 7pm

Family Quiz, Sat 13 June, 7pm Join us for a fun family quiz.  Teams of 5 people of mixed ages pay £15 per team to enter.  Arrive any time from 6pm and bring your own picnic.  Please register your team to play by contacting manager@ellislandfarm.co.uk or 01387 740426.  This event is organised by Ellisland’s Youth […]

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Spring Concert, 29 May 2020, 7-9.30pm, postponed new date to be confirmed

Spring Concert, 29 May 2020, 7-9.30pm, postponed, new date to be confirmed The Friends of Ellisland invite you to Ellisland Farm for our Spring Concert featuring award winning young musicians, singers and reciters. Tickets £10 including refreshments, available from Ellisland, Midsteeple Box Office and dgboxoffice.co.uk.

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Become a Volunteer and Support Ellisland

Are you interested in volunteering at Ellisland? On Saturday 7 March you have the opportunity to meet Ellisland’s Museum Manager and find out more about the different volunteering roles we have on offer. The Friends of Ellisland Coffee Morning will be held 10-11.30am, where you can meet current volunteers, or you can come along at […]

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Performance of the Alistair McCulloch Trio

Performance of the Alistair McCulloch Trio, Friday 10 July 2020, 7pm Featuring renowned Ayrshire fiddler Alistair McCulloch, with past Scottish folk instrumentalist of the year, Aaron Jones of Old Blind Dogs, and Marc Duff, founder member of Capercaillie. The ‘Alistair McCulloch Trio’ annual Scottish tour has become a firm fixture on the traditional music calendar.  […]

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Performance of Jolly Beggars and Tam O’ Shanter, Sat 9 May, postponed new date to be confirmed

Jolly Beggars & Tam O’ Shanter performed by members of the Dalry Burns Club at Ellisland, Saturday 9 May, 7pm, postponed, new date to be confirmed A dramatic performance with songs, music, dance, plus lots of fun and nonsense! The cast are all members of Dalry Burns Club and their production of The Jolly Beggars was […]

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Kitchen Ceilidh, Weds 22 April, postponed, new date to be confirmed

Kitchen Ceilidh, Weds 22 April, 7-9.30pm, postponed, new date to be confirmed Join us in the farm kitchen for an evening of entertainment much like those in the time of Burns.  We know that Robert and his family held similar gatherings in the days when people had to make their own entertainment.  Our regular Kitchen Ceilidh’s invite our […]

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Spring Craft Fair, Sat 18 April, postponed, new date to be confirmed

Spring Craft Fair, Sat 18 April, 11am-3pm, postponed, new date to be confirmed Some incredible local makers are setting up their stalls at the rural farm of Robert Burns.  Browse, buy or try your luck in the raffle and you may win something from these amazing craftspeople. Refreshments will be served in the Barn. Your visit to the craft […]

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Easter Tam Trail, Sat 11 & Sun 12 April, cancelled

Easter Tam Trail, Sat 11 & Sun 12 April, 10am-4pm Follow Tam the Hare around the farm to discover his secret treasure and win yourself a prize!  Plus, lots of Easter   themed crafts. The trail and crafts are included in the admission price, Children go free!  Adults £5, Concessions £4.      

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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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