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Half Term Fun at the Scottish Fisheries Museum

Join us at The Scottish Fisheries Museum in Anstruther for some fun this February half-term!

Half Term Fun at the Scottish Fisheries Museum

About Half Term Fun at the Scottish Fisheries Museum

Valentine's Crafts
We have left some Valentine crafts on our Art Cart. As part of your visit pull up a chair and have a go at making a Valentine Basket or Card for someone special. Baskets were an important piece of equipment for Fishwives to carry the catch when selling it. Have a go at weaving a mini heart basket. Instructions and materials will be provided. This is a stop-off DIY activity as part of your museum visit.
Saturday 10th - Wednesday 14th February during opening hours
Free with Museum Admission

Lets Get Dressed Up!
We have some great kid’s friendly costumes for the kids to dress up in this in-service day! A selection of our school and family dressing-up box will be available for Museum visitors young and old to try on. Be inspired by the costumes in our current exhibition ‘Yellow Butterflies’ and get into character as a fishwife, fisherlass or fisherman. Drop-In anytime between 10.30am and 12.30pm
Wednesday 14th February 10.30am - 12.30pm
Free with Museum Admission

Peg People Crafts Drop-in
Join us and have some fun gluing fabric on pegs to create your own peg person! Be inspired by traditional fishwife outfits you see in our current exhibition ‘Yellow Butterflies. Drop-In anytime between 2.00pm and 4.00pm and have some messy arts and crafts fun!
Friday 16th February 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Free but donations towards materials are always welcome.

Free Storytelling Session
Join our friendly cat Kipper for some seasonal book readings for children with a salty twist from our atmospheric fishermans loft!
Sunday 18th February 2.00pm - 2.30pm
Free - ask at Reception for directions

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