Tag Archives: volunteering

From volunteering to employment in the Museum sector

Nicola Moss, our previous collection assistant, talks to us about the important role volunteering has in her path to becoming a museum curator….. I’ve found all my volunteering experiences to be incredibly interesting and exciting. They have allowed me to … Continue reading

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Peter talks to us about his Poppy Partner Experience

It has been an honour and a privilege to have been involved as a poppy partner through the Summer.My Father and his two brothers served in WW 2 and one did not return from El Alamein. My three great uncles … Continue reading

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Being a Poppy Partner, Colonel Alex Murdoch

My expectation of being a Poppy Partner was that it would enable me to support and assist the staff at The Black Watch Museum welcome the public attending the Poppy Exhibition. I imagined coaches arriving and visitors being guided in … Continue reading

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Poppy Partner, John Deuchars, talks about his experience.

  I first visited the Castle and Museum a few years ago when a friend and I came for coffee to the Copper Beech Café. I then came on my own, a few weeks later, and visited the Museum. I found … Continue reading

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Poppy Partner, Elizabeth Sime talks about her experience.

  Until recently, my only connection with Balhousie Castle, was to occasionally enjoy a cup of tea and a delicious scone in the café. I also have a family link with the Regiment as my husband’s uncle, Private William John … Continue reading

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Volunteer Spotlight: Linda Allan, Family Craft Volunteer

For the next twelve months the Museum will shine the spotlight on our Volunteers. Each month one of our Volunteers will tell you about why they chose to Volunteer with the Castle and Museum and give you an insight into … Continue reading

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