Summerlee Museum | Events

Summerlee Museum storeDoors Open Day

Sunday 19 September 2021

Store Tours, 11am and 1pm

Iron Works Site tour, 2pm (weather permitting)

 

Join us for a behind the scenes tour of the museum’s industrial history store with the curator.

 

Book your tour in advance by calling 01236 638460. Phone lines are open between 10am and 3.30pm. Please also book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

Meet at reception just before the start time.

Face coverings must be worn for the store tours.

 

Maths Week Scotland

Maths Week Scotland

Friday 24 – Monday 27 September, 11am – 3pm

FREE

Summerlee Museum is taking part in Maths Week Scotland, a celebration of maths in our everyday life, and we have been busy finding maths in the museum!

We’ve arranged some fun activities, crafts and trails for all the family across the September Weekend.

  • Family Maths Trail: Follow the trail around the museum to find maths in places you might not expect. Pick up a trail at reception. Each completed trail wins a prize!
  • Nature Numbers: counting, sorting and imaginative play outdoors suitable for pre-school children.
  • Weaving Craft Kits: Make a colourful weaving pattern to take home
  • Traditional Toys & Games: Try some old-fashioned toys and games including peever, skipping and hoola hoops.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

BookBugMaths Week Bookbug

Tuesday 28 September – Friday 1 October, 10.30am & 11.30am

FREE

For Pre-school children and their grown ups.

Special Bookbug sessions for Maths Week Scotland. All the usual stories, rhymes and songs with a special focus on counting, shapes and patterns.

Please book in advance.

 

School / Group Bookings

Bring along your group, nursery or school class to take part in our maths trail as you find maths problems hidden all around the Museum.

For school or group bookings please call 01236 638460 or email Museums@northlan.gov.uk.

 

Compton Cinema OrganHear the Mighty Compton Cinema Organ 

24 – 27  September, 2pm

FREE

Music from the shows and more! Hear the mighty Compton Cinema Organ played by multi-award winning musician Aaron Hawthorn. The complex organ is musical maths for hands and feet!

The power of the organ means you can listen while enjoying lunch in the café.

Please note, these are promenade performances, not seated.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

arts and crafts halloweenArts and Crafts

24 – 27 September, 11am – 3pm

From £1 – £5

Decorate a plaster cast money box or make a Hallowe’en craft.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

 

 

 

 

family at Summerlee Museum

October Week

Saturday 9 – Sunday 17 October

Join us at Summerlee Museum for some fun family activities during October Week.

More information coming soon.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

 

 

Compton Cinema OrganHear the Mighty Compton Cinema Organ 

Saturday 9 October, 2pm

FREE

Halloween frighteners! Hear the mighty Compton Cinema Organ played by multi-award winning musician Aaron Hawthorn. The power of the organ means you can listen while enjoying lunch in the café.

Please note, these are promenade performances, not seated.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

 

 

Classic Car Show

Sunday 10 October, 10am – 3pm

Up to 25 classic cars will be on display at Summerlee Museum.

More information coming soon.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

 

 

 

the Travelling Gallery busTravelling Gallery

Thursday 14 – Monday 18 October

Travelling Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in a bus, is bringing their exhibition to Summerlee Museum! Their current exhibition is inspired by Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters. Thought-provoking and exciting young artists, Suzie Eggins, Amy Gear and Rhona Mühlebach, each bring individual perspectives to our relationship with coasts and water.

More information coming soon.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

 

 

Compton Cinema OrganHear the Mighty Compton Cinema Organ 

Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 October, 2pm

FREE

Halloween frighteners! Hear the mighty Compton Cinema Organ played by multi-award winning musician Aaron Hawthorn. The power of the organ means you can listen while enjoying lunch in the café.

Please note, these are promenade performances, not seated.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 

The Phantom of the OperaThe Phantom of the Opera

Saturday 30 October, 8pm

International award-winning musicians Aaron Hawthorne (organ) and Rosie Lavery (soprano) are bringing their highly acclaimed semi-improvised accompaniment to the 1925 silent horror, The Phantom of the Opera, to Summerlee Museum as part of their UK+ 2021 tour.

Lose yourself in an unparalleled world of hair-raising live music and the dark twists of a film which had 1920s cinema-goers screaming and running out of auditoriums.

Doors open at 7.30pm.

Tickets: £8

Standing only tickets: £5

Tickets will be available soon.

 

Compton Cinema OrganHear the Mighty Compton Cinema Organ 

Saturday 4, Sunday 5, Sunday 12, Saturday 18 December, 2pm

FREE

Festive music! Hear the mighty Compton Cinema Organ played by multi-award winning musician Aaron Hawthorn. The power of the organ means you can listen while enjoying lunch in the café.

Please note, these are promenade performances, not seated.

Please book your free general admission tickets in advance.

 


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