Angus CouncilTel: 08452 777 778
Email: accessline@angus.gov.uk

What’s New In Angus Local History

Angus Archives | Gateway to the Glens Museum

What’s New in the Gateway to the Glens Museum, Kirriemuir

Tuesday 1st April - Saturday 2nd August
Exhibition
Celebrating the history of the Highland Games
Gateway to the Glens Museum Kirriemuir - Free admission
Every year the very best pipers, dancers and athletes compete at Highland gatherings and games in many an Angus town. This exhibition looks back at the history of the games with a display of highland dancing costumes, photographs and memorabilia. Exhibition is free of charge, opening times Tuesday to Saturday 10 – 5. Contact museum staff on 01575 575479 or email kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk for more information.

Tuesday 5th August - Saturday 30th August
Exhibition for Bon Fest 2014
An exhibition in celebration of the life of Rock and Roll Legend Bon Scott
Gateway to the Glens Museum Kirriemuir - Free admission
Born in Kirriemuir in 1946 Bon Scott became a Rock & Roll Legend in the band AC/DC, emigrating to Melbourne, Australia when only 6 years old the exhibition has early photographs and information about his family together with many rare music collectables. (A smaller permanent display is shown within the museum all year round.) Exhibition is free of charge, opening times Tuesday to Saturday 10 – 5. Contact museum staff on 01575 575479 or email kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk for more information.

Tuesday 9th September - Saturday 10th January 2015
Exhibition
WWI Centenary commemoration - An exhibition of Kirrie’s fallen men
Gateway to the Glens Museum Kirriemuir - Free admission
Beginning a series of exhibitions over the 4 year centenary of WWI this exhibition looks at the families of the young men who fought and fell, it also includes a display from the Kirriemuir Heritage Trust.
Exhibition is free of charge, opening times Tuesday to Saturday 10 – 5. Contact museum staff on 01575 575479 or email kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk for more information.

Children’s Events

Queens Relay Baton Supporters Craft

Tuesday 24th – Saturday 28th June, 2014
Gateway to the Glens Museum Kirriemuir – Free Admission, no booking required
Visit the museum and prepare for cheering on the Queens Relay Baton when it visits Kirriemuir on Saturday 28th June. Come along and colour in Clyde the Commonwealth Games Mascot, make your own Mega Phone, Crown and Headband. Open Tuesday to Saturday 10am – 5pm. Contact museum staff on 01575 575479 or email kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk for more information.

Tuesday 1st July - Saturday 31st August
Design your own postcard
Gateway to the Glens Museum Kirriemuir - Free Admission, no booking required
Visit the museum during July & August to create your own summer holiday postcard, post in our post box and 3 designs will be picked as winning entries at the end of the summer. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm. Free Admission. Contact museum staff on 01575 575479 or email kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk for more information.

Friday 5th September - Friday 12th September, 2013
Heritage Week celebrations
Gateway to the Glens Museum Kirriemuir - Free Admission, booking required
Come along to the museum and learn about The Picts, early Scottish people. Design your own Pictish stone and learn to write your name in pictish symbols. Drop in between 10am - 5pm Tuesday - Saturday no booking needed. Contact museum staff on 01575 575479 or email kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk for more information.

Talks

Other Events

Tuesday 3rd June - 28th June 2014
Design a BonFest 2014 Poster
Gateway to the Glens Museum Kirriemuir - Free admission, no booking required
Visit the museum during June to design your own Bonfest 2014 poster, drop in and create your own poster at the Museum’s upstairs craft area or bring your completed poster in to us. Open to all ages the posters will be displayed in the Museum during August’s Bonfest event and the winning entry used for the exhibition.
Open Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm. Free Admission. Contact museum staff on 01575 575479 or email kirriegateway@angus.gov.uk for more information.

Facebook - find us online
www.facebook.com/angusarchives | www.facebook.com/anguslibraries | www.facebook.com/themeffangallery

© Angus Council 1998 - 2014

Share |