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Some of the interesting and fun activities of our organization.


Thanks to everyone who helped with baking and tearoom assistance at the recent Christmas Card coffee morning.
The Museum has had a very busy and interesting week, with P7 pupils from WK School, who enthusiastically took part in being Victorian Children and Servants for a morning, working hard at labour intensive household tasks, like polishing brass, washing clothes with a wash board, weighing vegetables, and copperplate handwriting The jellies and soda bread were a great success, and a welcome respite from all the hard work. The children learned about old West Kilbride, and how much conditions have changed over the years. Special thanks to Ailsa Wardrop for masterminding this wonderful experience, and to Mrs Jane Young who brought her spinning wheel and loom, and let the children try their hand at spinning and weaving.

 During the summer months the Museum Committee marked the
 Queen's Diamond Jubilee by having a display of Coronation memorabilia and
 local stories of the day.
 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DATE FOR THE ART EXHIBITION OF LOCAL ARTISTS 
is from the 17th to the 31st May 2014. Contact 01294 823 284 for details.

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Our previous display featured Fyfe Yachts etc. as shown below!

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We are proud of this achievement and in the spring of 2011 the Museum was awarded MLA Registered Status (Museums, Libraries and Archives).
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We need to raise more money for the Museum improvement fund.

Other Events
 
The visit to Kelvingrove Museum -  
All tickets were sold out weeks in advance
and considered a great success !
 

Did you miss this last year ? 

Make a note in your diary for Saturday ? th October 2014.
10.00am  to 12.30pm. 
Charity Christmas Card Sale,
Tombola and
Coffee Morning to raise much needed funds !

To sign up or volunteer for an event, see our "Contact Us" page.

Copyright 2013, The West Kilbride Museum Society & Museum Trust. [ by ihr 5/2/2014]
(Registered Charity No. SCO 22637 July 1994)