Easter Events Programme
For the school holidays we have a few events taking place to keep the kids entertained. On Friday 12th April we have Spring Garden Art, Tuesday 16th April an Outdoor Games session and over the Easter weekend 19th- 21st (closed Easter Monday) we have an Easter Family Quest. For more info click here
Events for 2019
We’re starting our events programme for 2019 with a talk about Golden Eagles with Marcia Rae, Countryside Ranger with High Life Highland. Join us on Friday 8th February at 2pm in the Goods Shed.
Highland Archaeology Festival Events
During the Highland Archaeology Festival the museum is running a few events and exhibition. On Saturday 6th October Countryside Ranger Marcia will be here to tale you through making some traditional Victorian natural remedies from 12-2pm. In the afternoon she will join the museum curator where they will both lead a walk down the old railway line to talk about it’s history and the natural environment. Find out more here
And from the 12th October there will be an exhibition about the Nicolson Mackenzie Memorial Hospital. You can find out about the history of the building and hospital through architect’s drawings, photographs, documents and personal accounts.
Summer Activities 2018
Our Summer programme is ready to go! Starting on the 20th July we have a mix of activities such crafts, stories, nature and exploration, all with an outdoor theme. For more information and details on how to book click here
Textile Crafts Day (Past Event)
To link with the Highland Wool and Textile Festival at the Strathpeffer Pavilion we are having a textiles crafts day here at the station. Needlefelting 11am – 12.30pm, Tunisian Crochet 2-4pm and drop in upcycled crafts on the platform. There will also be a special display from Groam House Museum’s George Bain collection and free entry to the Highland Museum of Childhood.
October gardening workshop (Past Event)
Our next gardening workshop is on Saturday 21st October 1.30- 4.30pm. To book a space contact Alison Munro
Highland Wool and Textile Festival workshops (Past Events)
Craft Weekend (Past Event)
As part of the Highland Archaeology Festival we are running a craft weekend with stained glass workshop and textile printing. For more information click on the image below
Summer Activities (Past Events)
*PLEASE NOTE: The children’s Photography Workshop on 1st August and the Nursery Rhymes workshop on 2nd August are now cancelled.
Our Summer Activities run during the last week in July and first week in August. Click here for more information.
Fair Trade Big Brew (Past Event)
Fair Trade fortnight takes place between 27th February and 12th March and on Saturday 4th March the Strathpeffer Fair Trade group will be holding a Traidcraft Big Brew event. Join them between 12 and 3pm in the Goods Shed Education Room at the Old Station.
Strathpeffer Station Display at Strathpeffer Community Centre Christmas Fair (Past Event)
On Saturday 26th November 2016, see the display of Dingwall Academy project entries for Station design as well as results from the Highland Museum of Childhood project investigating the history of the station. Strathpeffer Community Centre,10 am-2 pm, free.
Book Week Events (Past Event)
Next week we will have children’s author Alan Durant with us at the museum for events for Book Week Scotland. On Friday 25th November there will be a children’s book swap event from 3-5pm. Then on Saturday 26th there will be a writing workshop for adults 10am – 4pm. For more info click here