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East Lothian

 East Lothian's programme for 2017 is being coordinated by The Cockburn Association.  

East Lothian

Glenkinchie Whisky Warehouse No 2

23-24 September 2017

A traditional Victorian brick built warehouse, No. 2 is the only multilevel warehouse at Glenkinchie. A traditional dunnage warehouse with a mixture of cask sizes and styles. The special Doors Open Day event is a unique opportunity to get inside the warehouse to experience the atmosphere and environment where our spirit goes to mature and the Angels take their share. Your guides will be site operators and managers who will talk you through the process and stories of working at Glenkinchie. Glenkinchie is Edinburgh’s Malt. It has been enjoyed by the citizens of Edinburgh and the New Town since it opened in 1837. We are celebrating our 180th anniversary in the New Towns 250th year.

East Lothian

John Muir Birthplace

23-24 September 2017

John Muir’s life and work has inspired people all over the world. Discover how the boy born in this house became one of the driving forces behind the global conservation movement. Our absorbing hands-on interpretation centre will take you on the journey of John Muir’s life as a pioneering conservationist, explorer, writer, geologist and inventor. Our temporary exhibitions explores his passion for geology and the role this played in his own adventures and discoveries. Our friendly, well informed staff are always on hand to help and answer questions. The building is fully accessible with three floors of family friendly interactive displays complemented by a lively exhibition and events programme. There will be a special children’s trail around the building for Doors Open Day, ask at the desk when you enter.

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