Gairloch Places - Heritage Museum

Gairloch Community Collage

The cultural Recreations at Gairloch Heritage Museum


Mrs Bella Macrae  making butter using a table-top plunge churn.
Mrs Bella Macrae (Bella Leeds)

Mrs. Macrae is a Trustee and Volunteer at Gairloch Heritage Museum. This photograph shows her making butter using a table-top plunge churn. During the summer months and for group visits she happily dresses up in period costume and demonstrates how to make butter. Bella is also a native Gaelic speaker and her knowledge of Highland life makes her talks and demonstrations come very much to life.

Mr Derek Roxborough demonstration and talk on net and creel making
Mr Derek Roxborough
 
Mr Roxborough often gives talks and demonstrations at Gairloch Heritage Museum. This workshop shows him giving a demonstration and talk on net and creel making and the history of fishing in our area.

 



Mr Donald Macintyre talking to a group of children about the history of lighthouses 
Mr Donald Macintyre

Mr. Macintyre is a Trustee and Volunteer at Gairloch Heritage
Museum. This photograph shows him talking to a group of
children about the history of lighthouses and how they work.

 

Mr John Lord, Flintknapper 
Mr John Lord, Flintknapper

Mr Lord is an accomplished flint knapper. This photographs
shows him demonstrating how to make a flint tool.






To find out more about the Gairloch Heritage Museum click on the link below to visti their website:



Gairloch Heritage Museum

Gairloch Heritage MuseumThe museum takes a journey through time showing how local people lived and worked in Gairloch through the ages. The website contains pages of the exhibits, archive & library, events and exhibitions as well as plans for the new museum.
 
 
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