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August 2019

Toroid Ceramics

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Join Stephen from Toroid Ceramics for an insight into clay working in the Rural Skills Centre on Saturday 24th August. You will have the chance to chat with Stephen, watch him at work and even try your hand at a little pottery working yourself. Stephen is a Dundee based potter who hand crafts bespoke ceramics and sculptures.  Be sure to follow him on Insta www.instagram.com/toroid_ceramics/ This is a free, drop-in session.Suitable for all ages. This event is part of Angus…

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Woodland Wonders

August 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Drop in on Saturday 31st August anytime between 10 am and 3 pm to learn all about the valuable work The Woodland Trust do to contribute toward improving climate change, biodiversity, air pollution, mental health, physical health, flooding and much more. Join us for outdoor fun, educational, free family activities. This is also the perfect opportunity to enjoy a stroll on our nature reserve to see our young woodlands!  

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September 2019

Knotty But Nice

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Join Maïté from Knotty But Nice in the Rural Skills Centre at Murton on Saturday 14 September. Drop in anytime between 10 am and 4 pm. Learn all about crochet, the tools and techniques used in this traditional craft and try it for yourself.  Maïté is an Angus based self taught crochet worker, she uses locally produced Scottish Nutscene Twine to hand craft her lovely products. This is a free, drop-in session.Suitable for all ages. Maïté will also be running…

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Look For A Book At Murton

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Come explore our nature reserve and farm!* This is the perfect excuse for an outdoor adventure! Following the success of "Look for a book Scotland" we would like to join the fun and have our own version of this special book adventure. Promoting and increasing opportunities to outdoor education and environmental engagement is at the heart of our charitable trust. This event is designed to inspire reading, family engagement, outdoor engagement and active living. It's a fun, free event for…

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Uan Wool – Wool Working

September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Join Julie from Uan Wool for an insight into wool working.

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October 2019

Gallus Glass

October 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Join Angus based artist Maureen from Gallus Glass in the Rural Skills Centre at Murton. Learn all about glass working, the tools and techniques used in this craft and try it for your self. Having graduated from Glasgow School of Art Fine Art department Maureen Crosbie found herself drawn to the medium of glass. Working in both traditional leaded glass and mosaic, she make pieces for both public and private commissions, trading under the name Gallus Glass. Commissioned pieces are expensive…

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RSPB Autumn Adventures

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Join the RSPB for an Autumn day of fun. Drop in any time between 10am and 3pm to get involved in some family activities.

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Bushcraft Taster Day

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Join Jim from SUP2SUMMIT on Sunday 13th October at Murton in the tipi and fire pit area for an introduction into bushcraft. This is unique opportunity to learn about basic outdoor survival skills and try your hand at fire lighting!  Drop in any time between 10 am and 4 pm. Free event. Suitable for all ages. All welcome. All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult. This event is part of the Angus Leader Programme, Flourishing Destinations Project. Be sure…

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Mosaics at Murton

October 15 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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October holiday fun? We've got you covered!  Join Sarah from Ragged House, get creative and handcraft your own mosaic! This is a fun and free event. There is no booking required just drop in to our Rural Skills Centre (Green cabin to the right of the tearoom) any time between 10 am and 1 pm. Creating these unique hanging mosaics is an engaging and exciting craft for children and adults of all ages. They are a lovely keepsake or decorative…

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November 2019

Woodland Wonders

November 3 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Murton Trust, Murton Steading, Arbroath Road
Forfar, DD8 2RZ United Kingdom
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Join us for outdoor fun, educational, free family activities.

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