Festival of Mu­se­ums re­turns to Dundee

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SCOT­LAND’S Festival of Mu­se­ums is set to re­turn to Dundee next month.

The festival — or­gan­ised by Mu­se­ums Gal­leries Scot­land — will host more than 100 events Scot­land-wide from Fri­day May 18 un­til Sun­day May 20.

Over the three days of the festival, the fol­low­ing events are set to be held in Dundee:

Whis­tle While You Work, to be held on HMS Uni­corn, will be a mu­si­cal cel­e­bra­tion of mar­itime life. At­ten­dees are en­cour­aged to ex­plore the iconic at­trac­tion and hear the songs and sto­ries of Bri­tain’s old­est war­ships.

Gen­er­a­tion Dance, which will be held at The Mc­Manus on May 19, will see au­di­ences led on a jour­ney through gen­er­a­tions of dance in Dundee.

Gen­er­a­tion Dundee, also to be held at The Mc­Manus on May 19, is a free af­ter­noon of ac­tiv­i­ties cel­e­brat­ing Scot­land’s Year of Young Peo­ple 2018. Ac­tiv­i­ties in­clude mu­sic, dance and spo­ken word per­for­mances from young peo­ple, gallery talks, creative work­shops, and liv­ing his­tory per­for­mances.

Sarah Burry-Hayes, mar­ket­ing man­ager at Mu­se­ums Gal­leries Scot­land, said: “Mu­se­ums and gal­leries in Dundee have planned a range of in­cred­i­ble events that will in­spire lo­cal peo­ple.’’

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