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Statement on Decolonisation

We believe that culture should be accessible and relevant to everybody. While our galleries have changed over the years, some outdated language and narratives remain in place, and we acknowledge that we need to do better. From now on, we will update our galleries to remove racist narratives, review insensitive language...
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‼️ Attention to our visitors ‼️

Our lift is under maintenance today (03.08.2022). There is limited wheelchair access to the second floor. Please don't hesitate to contact us for any queries by phone on 01382 309060. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. ...
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Exclusive offer to concessionary bus pass holders!

Exclusive offer to concessionary bus pass holders! Take the opportunity to show your family Discovery Point, and Verdant Works also take a tour on the brand new Discover Dundee tour bus on Wednesdays in July & August 2022. More information about the offer *Limited time offer, terms and conditions apply. #whatsondundee#verdantworks#discoverypoint#visitdundee#exploredundee ...
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Private Event Notice

The High Mill and the Red Box will be closed on 24th of June 2022 due to a private event taking place. The prices will be reduced on the day: Adult £9.95 Concession: £7.80 Child £5.50 Family £27.75 Apologies for any inconvenience caused, if you wish to get in touch please contact us by: Phone: 01382 309060 E-mail: admin@dundeeheritage.co.uk...
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Platinum Jubilee celebrations

Verdant Works in Dundee With the Platinum Jubilee coming up, we're excited to announce that we are celebrating with a Platinum Party at the Red Box! Come along and dress up and enjoy stories, music and light refreshments! What to expect: Led arts and crafts - make your own fabulous crown or...
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Exhibit ‘Conversations with a city – Dundee’

🥳We are excited to host another impressive #art exhibit ''Conversations with a city - Dundee'', by Nick Brodie. 🥳👣 Come and see the new #exhibit starting from 16th April to 10th July, 2022. Entry to the gallery is FREE (admission for the museum is not required). Brodie uses photography, audio recordings...
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Easter at Verdant Works

With #Easter just around the corner and school holidays being in full swing, Verdant Works is excited to invite families for a #fun day out! 11-18th April 2022, kids under 16 years go free #Bobbin the mill mouse trail for kids & a goodie bag after completion of the trail Special...
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The Plight of the Half Timer

Back in the days of Dundee's industrial past, life was far from easy for the majority of school age children. Being allowed to go to school was actually a bit of a luxury!  By 1833 the new Factory Act had forbidden the employment of children under nine in the textile industry. Unfortunately, recommended regulations from this and subsequent Factory Acts passed by...
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Reflecting on ‘She Town’ 

“There is no other town I know of with you can compare  For spinning mills and lassies fair”  From William McGonagall’s ‘Bonnie Dundee’, 1878  Today’s blog post is a quick delve into the unique situation for women workers during Dundee's domination of the jute industry and a chance to share some of the wonderful pictures from our...
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James Prain, Mill owner – Larchfield Works

James Prain was born at Inchture, Perthshire in 1802. His parents were called William and Catharine (nee Fender) Prain. [1] It is thought that James Prain went on to be a farmer of flax at the Rawes in the Carse of Gowrie. They put out flax to be spun...
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