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Falconer Museum talks

Press release   •   Oct 24, 2016 11:04 BST

The treasures that make up the Falconer Museum collection in Forres will be the subject of wo talks by museums staff next week.

As well as a short film on the museum’s founder, the Victorian geologist and palaeontologist Dr Hugh Falconer, the talks will include a selection of ‘mystery objects’ from the vast collection.

The presentations will take place at Dufftown library on Wednesday, November 2 at 3pm and at Forres library on Thursday, November 3 at 7pm by museum officers Liz Trevethick and Anne Owen. Both events are free.

Moray Council area stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Forres in the west. The council and its 4,500 employees respond to the needs of 95,510 residents in this beautiful part of Scotland, which nestles between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands.

Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live.

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