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Innovative Inventors family day at Verdant Works!

Sunday 28 April 11:00-16:00 / all ages / inc. in museum admission   It's not long until our upcoming family day at Verdant Works! Taking inspiration from Scottish inventor, James Watt we'll be taking a look at important inventions big and small.  We'll have a host of special guests to help children explore...
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Events and activities!

Here at Dundee Heritage Trust, we’re excited to announce our programme of upcoming events and activities at Verdant Works and at our sister museum, Discovery Point and RRS Discovery.  In addition to our regular programming, we have some super special events lined up - pop in to pick up your...
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We’re Hiring!

Dundee Heritage Trust is looking for a Curator to be responsible for exhibitions and collections at our two highly respected and vibrant museums – Discovery Point and Verdant Works. Both sites are fully Accredited museums and have won numerous awards, both national and international, as well as being 5 star...
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Still time to visit this amazing exhibition

Continuing until 6th January 2019 An exploration in textile of the arctic whaling trade from Dundee by Caroline Hack.  The works follow the annual cycle of preparation, spring sailing to the arctic whaling grounds, the perils of whaling, return in the autumn and the products and consequences of whaling.  The series...
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Winter Fayre – Sunday 2nd December – 12-4pm

After the success of our first ever Winter Fayre in 2017, this event will be returning to the High Mill at Verdant Works. This beautifully restored building is a fantastic space for events and we will have an assortment of vendors selling their wares in the lead up to Christmas. Come and...
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We are hiring

These are exciting times for Dundee. The city is undergoing a radical transformation which has put it in the international spotlight like never before.  With £1billion being spent regenerating the Waterfront area, Dundee has been named “the coolest little city in Britain” and a must-visit European tourism destination.  Culture and tourism are...
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We are recruiting

Administrative Assistant | Discovery Point, Dundee Dundee Industrial Heritage are seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant to join the small office team at Discovery Point at an exciting time for the organisation.  Duties will include general office duties, assisting in conference management, data entry and dealing with enquiries. This is a full...
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Brick City exhibition at Verdant Works

Opening on 8th September and runs until 11th November Brick City is a celebration of some of the world’s favourite and most famous buildings, recreated in LEGO bricks by artist Warren Elsmore. Featuring urban highlight from cities across five continents, this tour of the globe in LEGO includes, St Pancras Station in...
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Exciting events at Verdant Works

What’s On July – December 2018   We’re delighted to launch our public programme which will take us from July to December 2018. Pick up a copy of our What’s On guide (or click here to download a digital copy!) to find out more about what’s going on at RRS Discovery & Discovery...
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Verdant Works Cafe receives VisitScotland Taste our Best Award

We are delighted that Verdant Works Café has received a VisitScotland Taste our Best Award. This award recognises: - Quality ingredients of Scottish provenance - Fresh, seasonal produce - Local food - Food miles kept to a minimum - Information on where your food has come from - Friendly staff who know all about the origins of...
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