Waulking Through the Past - Tuesday 5th August, 11am-3pm

Come and enjoy a special day of events at the Woolmill! As part of the My Heart's in the Highlands programme of events, we are inviting everyone to come and share memories, bringing along photographs and Woolmill blankets. 

11:00 – Till close       Event open, Graeme Stewart  in the Visitor Centre,

11:00 – 15:00            Giant Knitting Nancy

11:00 – 15:00            Traditional children’s games skipping, gurds & cleats, hopscotch

11:00 – 12:00            Boat making and races down the burn

11:30 – 12:30            Making felt balls in an intriguing way with Sandra

12:00 – 13:00            Bannock making by the pond

12:00 – 14:00            Spinning wheel lessons with local pro spinner Sally Williams

13:00 – 14:00            Boat racing,

13:00 – 14:30            Making felt balls with Sandra

13:30 – 14:30            Peg Loom

14: 15 – 15:00           Story Telling in the Cottage 

Blanket exhibition all day!


This event is part of the “My heart’s in the Highlands” Homecoming 2014 project, a programme of 80+ special events at museums and heritage sites in the Highland and Moray Council areas exploring and celebrating what makes the Highlands special to people who live here, and to people around the world. Further details, including how to download the free new “Hearthighland” iPhone/iPad app, can be found on www.hearthighland.org.

“My heart’s in the Highlands” is being run by the Highland and Moray Museums and Heritage Partnership, a new group bringing together The Highland Council, High Life Highland, the Highland Museums Forum, Moray Heritage Connections and the National Trust for Scotland.

The project has received funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Museums Galleries Scotland, the Highland Culture Fund, The Highland Council, the Highland Museums Forum and the National Trust for Scotland.


11:30 – 12:30            Peg Loom Studio12:00 – 14:00           Spinning wheel lessons with local pro spinner Sally Williams