In 1897 Christmas treats at Holmston Primary were kept until the last minute with magic lantern entertainment at 6:30 on Christmas Eve!
Back in the sixties when telephone numbers were simpler!
Just as children nowadays look forward to the panto season… OH NO THEY DON’T!
During the festive season in 1955 children from Clark House, Burnside House and Gadgirth House were able to enjoy a performance of Beauty and the Beast.
Looking for some festive recipe inspiration? Why not try the cheese and cucumber dip and share the pictures of your creations!
As today is International Volunteer Day, here are a couple of images of some work in progress by one of our volunteers.
Today is the International Day of the Abolition of Slavery. Here is a snapshot of one of the slave lists within our collections. This particular one is from the Kennedy of Kirkmichael collection and details slaves on a Jamaican plantation in 1829.