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Wanlockhead Museum Trust are delighted to announce a supportive grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund towards the 50th Anniversary celebrations, running throughout 2024. The grant supports our innovative talks by external speakers, the development of new displays and literature as well as events during the anniversary weekend – 20th and 21st July. The Visitor Centre Museum will have free entry over this weekend and the guided tour prices are reduced (see ticket bookings). The Leadhills and Wanlockhead Railway will be running eight trains each way on both days. Please buy tickets directly from the railway. 

The Leadhills Silver Band will be playing new music written for the event. The Craft Fair will be at the Wanlockhead Community Centre on both days with stained glass workshops run by local artist Fiona Foley.

Wanlockhead Museum Trust is also grateful to  D&G Regional Events Growth Fund, 20 shilling Community Windfarm Fund, Turtleton Charitable Foundation and the Russell Trust for their generous support.

Come and join the party!

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