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Storytelling at the National Museum of Rural Life. Photo (c) Ruth Armstrong (small)-2

Family fun at the National Museum of Rural Life this half term

The whole family can enjoy a day of magical storytelling and farmyard fun at the National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride this half-term. Supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, February Folk Stories runs from Monday 12 to Wednesday 14 February. 

Emily Birrell and Harry Anderson from Mossneuk Primary get ready for MooFest at National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride this Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September.  Supported by Players of People’s Postcode Lottery, the fun family event is a unique celebration of cattle featuring butterchurning workshops, demonstrations, trails, storytelling, crafts and food. Image credit: Paul Dodds.

National Museum of Rural Life introduces udderly fantastic MooFest event

The National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride is preparing for a fantastic bovine-themed weekend on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September when it will host its new, family-friendly MooFest event.

Molly (5) and Adam (8) Cook from Bun-sgoil Beinn Chamshroin (Mount Cameron Primary Gaelic School) meet Lewis the Bull at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride as they launch the attraction’s new bilingual family trail. Named after Lewis, the trail introduces children to Scottish farming objects and rural traditions and teaches English-speaking visitors some simple Gaelic words.

National Museum of Rural Life launches Gaelic-English family trail

The National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride has introduced a new bilingual Gaelic-English family trail named after the attraction’s recently-arrived Highland Bull, Lewis.

Karris MacLennan Green (7) from Mossneuk Primary gets ready for Woolly Weekend at the National Museum of Rural Life on 20 and 21 May. Supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, the event features spinning and sheep shearing demonstrations, craft activities and the chance to meet alpacas and rare breed sheep © Paul Dodds

Visitors to flock to National Museum of Rural Life’s Woolly Weekend

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Spinning demonstrations, sheep shearing and the chance to meet some alpacas are some of the woolly treats in store for visitors to the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride on Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May when the attraction hosts its special Woolly Weekend event.

Spring bunnies Caleb Stewart and Leo Weh bounce into spring in the farmhouse garden at the National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride.  The attraction will be hosting a series of family activities to celebrate the new season including Spring Explorers sessions supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery featuring storytelling, craft activities and a sheep-themed trail.

National Museum of Rural Life springs into new season

Springtime storytelling sessions, craft activities and the chance to see new-born lambs, calves and piglets are some of the attractions for visitors to enjoy in the coming weeks at the National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride.

Families enjoy autumn at the National Museum of Rural Life. Photo © National Museums Scotland (1)

National Museum of Rural Life launches Autumn Explorers for half-term

The whole family can enjoy autumn activities at the National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride this half-term. Supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, Autumn Explorers will run from Tuesday 18 – Friday 21 October. 

Woolly Weekend at the National Museum of Rural Life. Photo © Paul Dodds WEB

National Museum of Rural Life to showcase the wonders of wool

The wonders of wool will take centre stage at the National Museum of Rural Life on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 May when the East Kilbride attraction hosts a special Woolly Weekend event.

Spring at the National Museum of Rural Life. Photo copyright Paul Dodds

New season springs into life at National Museum of Rural Life

New-born lambs and a series of special family events and activities supported by players of People’s Postcode Lottery are just some of the attractions to be enjoyed at the National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride this Spring.

National Museum of Rural Life, East Kilbride. Photo © Ruth Armstrong 04

New Outdoor Autumn Trail to ‘Fall’ for at the National Museum of Rural Life

The National Museum of Rural Life has launched an Autumn Explorers Trail for half-term, with a range of activities for the whole family.