David Livingstone Birthplace Fun

Events

We are running a series of events and invite you to join us!

You can view these events on our Events Calendar.

or subscribe to our DLB Calendar to always keep up-to-date.

Note: Some of our events have limited spaces so please remember to Book Your Place early to avoid disappointment.


Parkland Walks and Nature Mindfulness Session (2024-06-14)

Parkland Walks and Nature Mindfulness Session

14 June 2024 (11:00-12:30)
Join us in our peaceful and relaxing parklands and join our mindfulness session if you wish.
Community Engagement Programme Free Livingstone’s Green Connections Mindfulness
Gardening Workshop (2024-06-17)

Gardening Workshop

17 June 2024 (10:30-12:00)
Do you want to make new friends and get involved in relaxing activities? Then join us! This event is free to attend.
Community Engagement Programme Free Gardening Livingstone’s Green Connections
Handcrafts (2024-06-18)

Handcrafts

18 June 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for a range of handcrafts - sewing, embroidery, storytelling, arts and crafts - painting, yarn art, collage work and much more! This event is free to attend.
Community Engagement Programme Free Handcrafts Livingstone’s Green Connections
Parkland Walks and Nature Mindfulness Session (2024-06-21)

Parkland Walks and Nature Mindfulness Session

21 June 2024 (11:00-12:30)
Join us in our peaceful and relaxing parklands and join our mindfulness session if you wish.
Community Engagement Programme Free Livingstone’s Green Connections Mindfulness
Gardening Workshop (2024-06-24)

Gardening Workshop

24 June 2024 (10:30-12:00)
Do you want to make new friends and get involved in relaxing activities? Then join us! This event is free to attend.
Community Engagement Programme Free Gardening Livingstone’s Green Connections
Handcrafts (2024-06-25)

Handcrafts

25 June 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for a range of handcrafts - sewing, embroidery, storytelling, arts and crafts - painting, yarn art, collage work and much more! This event is free to attend.
Community Engagement Programme Free Handcrafts Livingstone’s Green Connections
Parkland Walks and Nature Mindfulness Session (2024-06-28)

Parkland Walks and Nature Mindfulness Session

28 June 2024 (11:00-12:30)
Join us in our peaceful and relaxing parklands and join our mindfulness session if you wish.
Community Engagement Programme Free Livingstone’s Green Connections Mindfulness

Summer Arts and Sketching School

8 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for a five-week Summer Arts and Sketching School, children will get to learn how to be creative by using their imagination and different techniques to create amazing Artwork.
Arts and Crafts Summer Programme 2024

Summer Nature School

9 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for nature themed crafts at David Livingstone Center to make beautiful nature arts and crafts by using natural materials.
Summer Programme 2024

Craft and Story Time (Mother and Toddler Group)

10 July 2024 (11:00-12:00)
Come along to our creative mother & toddler sessions, your wee ones will get to hear interesting stories and will make a craft to take home.
Summer Programme 2024

Summer Archaeology and Collection School

11 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Explore Marvelous collection at David Livingstone Center by participating in 4-week Summer Archaeology and Collection School, children will get to learn digging techniques, finding fossils and working with collections.
Summer Programme 2024

Book Bug Sessions

12 July 2024 (10:00-11:00)
Bring your children aged 0-5 years to participate in Book Bug session. The session will include songs, rhymes and a story.
Free Summer Programme 2024

Summer Arts and Sketching School

15 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for a five-week Summer Arts and Sketching School, children will get to learn how to be creative by using their imagination and different techniques to create amazing Artwork.
Arts and Crafts Summer Programme 2024

Craft and Story Time (Mother and Toddler Group)

17 July 2024 (11:00-12:00)
Come along to our creative mother & toddler sessions, your wee ones will get to hear interesting stories and will make a craft to take home.
Summer Programme 2024

Summer Archaeology and Collection School

18 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Explore Marvelous collection at David Livingstone Center by participating in 4-week Summer Archaeology and Collection School, children will get to learn digging techniques, finding fossils and working with collections.
Summer Programme 2024

Book Bug Sessions

19 July 2024 (10:00-11:00)
Bring your children aged 0-5 years to participate in Book Bug session. The session will include songs, rhymes and a story.
Free Summer Programme 2024

Summer Arts and Sketching School

22 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for a five-week Summer Arts and Sketching School, children will get to learn how to be creative by using their imagination and different techniques to create amazing Artwork.
Arts and Crafts Summer Programme 2024

Summer Nature School

23 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for nature themed crafts at David Livingstone Center to make beautiful nature arts and crafts by using natural materials.
Summer Programme 2024

Craft and Story Time (Mother and Toddler Group)

24 July 2024 (11:00-12:00)
Come along to our creative mother & toddler sessions, your wee ones will get to hear interesting stories and will make a craft to take home.
Summer Programme 2024

Summer Archaeology and Collection School

25 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Explore Marvelous collection at David Livingstone Center by participating in 4-week Summer Archaeology and Collection School, children will get to learn digging techniques, finding fossils and working with collections
Summer Programme 2024

Book Bug Sessions

26 July 2024 (10:00-11:00)
Bring your children aged 0-5 years to participate in Book Bug session. The session will include songs, rhymes and a story.
Free Summer Programme 2024

Summer Arts and Sketching School

29 July 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for a five-week Summer Arts and Sketching School, children will get to learn how to be creative by using their imagination and different techniques to create amazing Artwork.
Arts and Crafts Summer Programme 2024

Craft and Story Time (Mother and Toddler Group)

31 July 2024 (11:00-12:00)
Come along to our creative mother & toddler sessions, your wee ones will get to hear interesting stories and will make a craft to take home.
Summer Programme 2024

Summer Archaeology and Collection School

1 August 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Explore Marvelous collection at David Livingstone Center by participating in 4-week Summer Archaeology and Collection School, children will get to learn digging techniques, finding fossils and working with collections
Summer Programme 2024

Book Bug Sessions

2 August 2024 (10:00-11:00)
Bring your children aged 0-5 years to participate in Book Bug session. The session will include songs, rhymes and a story.
Free Summer Programme 2024

Summer Arts and Sketching School

5 August 2024 (11:00-13:00)
Join us for a five-week Summer Arts and Sketching School, children will get to learn how to be creative by using their imagination and different techniques to create amazing Artwork.
Arts and Crafts Summer Programme 2024

Craft and Story Time (Mother and Toddler Group)

7 August 2024 (11:00-12:00)
Come along to our creative mother & toddler sessions, your wee ones will get to hear interesting stories and will make a craft to take home.
Summer Programme 2024

Book Bug Sessions

9 August 2024 (10:00-11:00)
Bring your children aged 0-5 years to participate in Book Bug session. The session will include songs, rhymes and a story.
Free Summer Programme 2024

Community Herbal Workshop

20 August 2024 (11:00-14:00)
More information to follow shortly.
Summer Programme 2024 Free

Community Herbal Workshop

10 September 2024 (11:00-14:00)
Join Movement in Thyme to explore different techniques for using herbs for making Herb crafts, medicinal remedies, natural body care products and much more.
Summer Programme 2024 Free

Thanks

These fun activities have been brought to us by the kind support of Museums Galleries Scotland, National Lottery Heritage and Art Fund.

Museums Gallaries Scotland National Lottery Heritage

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to Contact Us.


We are very grateful to our key funders the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Historic Environment Scotland and the Scottish Government for their support in helping us deliver the Birthplace Project.

National Lottery Heritage Fund
Scottish Government
Historic Environment Scotland
Note: Please note that David Livingstone Birthplace (and the David Livingstone Trust) is no longer part of National Trust Scotland (NTS). NTS members will therefore no longer receive discounted/free entry to the Birthplace Museum.

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