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Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
01479 872478 https://www.grantownmuseum.co.uk

May 2019

Into the Peatlands

May 24, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
Free

Robin Crawford will give a talk on his book "Into the Peatlands"

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Remains of Past Lives

May 24, 2019 @ 12:00 am - June 22, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
£4.00

Two artists explore the abandoned crofts of the Dava, inside and out. Photographer Lynn Robinson and painter Charles Fletcher both found inspiration form the croft buildings and the remnants left behind by people that once lived there. We bring these two bodies of fascinating work together in a joint exhibition.

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June 2019

Strathspey Open Gardens

June 16, 2019
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
£8.00

Tour of 6 select gardens (starting at 10.30am) ​Tickets £8 ​Lunch at Nethy Community Centre from 11.30am Soup and roll £5 Coffee & cake £2 ​Strawberry tea at Grantown Museum from 1.30pm Strawberries & cream, tea & scones £5 Tea & scones £3

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July 2019

“Canadian Cousins” Exhibition

July 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 12:00 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
£4.00

A captivating insight into the intrepid and pioneering Highlanders who shaped the making of Canada. In the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, people from Strathspey and its surrounding area left for the New World. In North America these pioneers, empire builders and visionaries would dominate the expanding fur trade. Why did they go, and why were they so influential in the growth of the young nation of Canada? The answers reveal a hidden story of emigration, exploration and exploitation.

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Canadian Cousins

July 1, 2019 @ 10:00 am - October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH

A captivating insight into the intrepid and pioneering Highlanders who shaped the making of Canada.

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September 2019

Grantown Museum AGM

September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
Free

AGM ​7pm at the museum The museum's Annual General Meeting will take place on 19 September at 7pm at the museum - all members are invited.

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October 2019

“The Grants of Tulloch”

October 11, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
Free

Illustrated Talk by Frank Bardgett "The Grants of Tulloch" 7pm at the museum An examination of the manuscript notebook began in 1872 by William Grant of Chapelton, deploring the creation of the deer forest and the consequent ‘depopulation' (his description) of upper Tulloch, Glenmore and Kincardine. The notebook is one of the sources for his book - "When Abernethy had an Evil Reputation". ​All welcome. Donations welcomed

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Nae Plans

October 13, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
£10.00

Hamish Napier & Adam Sutherland perform live as "Nae Plans". ★★★★★“…marvellously organic and intensely alive, terrifically accomplished and thrillingly unpredictable…” The Scotsman Taking their cue from the spontaneity of the traditional music session, two of Scotland’s finest folk musicians, Hamish Napier (piano, flute, whistle, vocals) and Adam Sutherland (fiddle), sit down on stage without knowing what they will play. The 'Nae Plans' philosophy leaves no room for rehearsals, set lists or even discussion about the performance until the pair come…

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November 2019

Grantown Museum 20th Anniversary Party

November 8, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
£15.00

20th Anniversary Party 7pm at the museum The museum will be celebrating 20 years since we opened in 1999, with a cocktail party featuring live music by Emma & Robin Versteeg. Please join us for a spectacular evening of entertainment. ​Tickets £15 on the door.

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Coffee Morning at Grantown Museum

November 16, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Free

Fundraising coffee morning for Grantown Museum

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Romans in Scotland

November 28, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Talk by Simon Forder, ​"The Romans in Scotland" - 7pm at the museum In AD 77, Roman forces under Agricola marched into the northern reaches of Britain to pacify the Caledonian tribesman. For seven years, the Romans marched and battled across what is now Scotland. In AD 83, they fought the final battle at Mons Graupius where 10,000 Caledonians were slaughtered with only 360 Roman dead. How much of this is true? ​All welcome.

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December 2019

Christmas Arts & Crafts Fayre

December 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - December 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Noon - 6pm every day. Showcasing a select range of arts and crafts, Christmas gifts and decorations, by local artists and crafts people. Featuring - Jan Holm (photography), Andy Wilson (photography & artist), Megan Falconer (jeweller), Bryan Angus (artist & print maker), Alan Baillie (jeweller), Lucy Brydon (artist & print maker), Dach Crafts (wooden artworks), Carine Eunson (artist & print maker), Barrhead Leather (bags), Felting Mad (felted toys and knitwear), Charles Fletcher (artist), Fen Wolters-Sinke (paper cut art), Helen Avenell…

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Musical Evening at Grantown Museum

December 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Musical Evening - 7pm at the museum Our musical evening will be in 2 halves - firstly Grantown's own string quarter - "Braeriach Quartet "- will play selections from Bach's Brandenburg Concertos, and the second half will feature Paul Anderson on the fiddle and Shona Donaldson singing a selection of traditional Scottish songs. The Christmas Fair will still be on going, so combine the evening with a little Christmas shopping! All welcome

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January 2020

Talk & Tasting – Caorunn Gin

January 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Talk & Tasting - Caorunn Gin 7pm at the museum Gabrielle Balfour, from the distillery, will do a deconstructed nosing and tasting, and will explain their infusion process using five locally foraged botanicals and six traditional botanicals. All welcome ​Donations.

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February 2020

Talk by Alan Brown “Overlander”

February 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Talk by Alan Brown, "Overlander" 7pm at the museum *Shortlisted for the Saltire First Book of the Year 2019* Seeking a temporary escape from city life and a world gone mad, Alan Brown plots out a personal challenge: an epic coast-to-coast trip through the wild and lonely interior of the Highlands. He traverses paths historic and new, eschewing creature comforts and high-tech cycle gear, trusting his (mostly) serviceable mongrel bike. All welcome. Donations.

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March 2020

Talk by Jack Harland on his books “Highland Journal”

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Thursday 5 March 2020 Talk by Jack Harland on his books "Highland Journal" 7pm at the Grantown Museum Jack's love of hillwalking began with a trip to the North-West Highlands where he and his son, Tom, began to explore the extraordinary mountains of Coigach and Inverpolly. Now this experienced hillwalker and geographer writes Highland Journal, an illustrated memoir looking back on his adventures. All welcome. Donations.

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Folk Concert – “MBO”

March 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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£15.00

25 March 2020 Folk Concert - "MBO" 7pm at the museum Charlie McKerron takes his friends from MBO to the Strath for the first time. They are Charlie Mckerron, Sandy Brechin and Brian O'Headhra. Tickets £15 - can be purchased on the museum website or at the Bookmark

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Coffee Morning

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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£3.50

28 March 2020 Coffee Morning 10.30 am at the museum Join us for our spring coffee morning, to celebrate the opening of the museum next week for the new season ​£3.50 on the door

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Preview for Exhibit “Artists in Print”

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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Grantown Museum preview of their Art Exhibition opening 1 April. The museum presents 3 print makers - Bryan Angus, Carine Eunson & Kitty Watt. Opening event on 31 March 2020. All Welcome

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April 2020

Artists in Print

April 1 @ 10:00 am - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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"Artist in Print" Art Exhibition Grantown Museum presents 3 print makers - Bryan Angus, Carine Eunson & Kitty Watt.

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Book Launch – “Gardens of Crathes Castle” Susan Bennett

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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23 April 2019 Book Launch - "Gardens of Crathes Castle" Susan Bennett 7pm at the museum Susan Bennett has been a guide for the Crathes Gardens for many years of which she has spent much time writing a history of the Crathes Gardens which are amongst the finest in Britain. All Welcome Donations appreciated

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May 2020

Folk Concert “Sarah McQuaid”

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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£12.00

16 May 2020, 7pm at the museum. Sarah McQuaid. The museum is thrilled to be presenting folk singer Sarah McQuaid as part of her Scottish tour in 2020. Her award-winning musicianship, distinctive chocolatey vocals and mastery of the songwriting craft have led reviewers to describe Sarah McQuaid as a “triple threat”. Add to that a warm, charismatic stage presence, five critically acclaimed solo albums and a battery of instruments including acoustic and electric guitars, drum and piano — and you’ve…

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July 2020

Tunes’n’Tales with “Adam Sutherland”

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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£10.00

24 July 2020 Tunes’n’Tales with Adam Sutherland 7pm at the museum A rare chance to join Scottish fiddler Adam Sutherland for a rollercoaster evening of charismatic storytelling and tunesmithery. A compelling and engaging performer and storyteller, Adam will play a selection of his own tunes and share reflections of his life and music with insights into his childhood home, his myriad influences and the intriguing people who have influenced his work along the way. adamsutherland.co.uk Tickets £10 - can be…

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September 2020

Artists in Print – Grantown Museum

September 15 - September 27
Grantown Museum, Burnfield Avenue,
Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HH
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"Artist in Print" Art Exhibition 15 - 27 September 2020 The museum will be open from 10am - 4pm Tuesday - Sunday (closed Monday) Please remember to bring your mask as we follow Scottish Government guidelines. ​The museum presents 3 print makers - Bryan Angus, Carine Eunson & Kitty Watt.

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