The Musselburgh Meeting Centre Workshop – the full version!

  Welcome to the Musselburgh Meeting Centre Workshop, designed and led by Members of the Musselburgh Meeting Centre. Members wanted to share a taste of what the Musselburgh Meeting Centre is like. Members worked with the Meeting Centre team – Fiona, Domenika, Jennifer, April, Faye, Norman and Sandiann, to create something really special. Definitely worthy […]

Guest Blog – Musselburgh Grammar School

For the past few months we’ve been delighted to welcome pupils from Musselburgh Grammar School to the Musselburgh Meeting Centre. Pupils and Members have spent time together celebrating Christmas, singing together and playing New Age Kurling amongst lots of laughter and chat. The school has kindly we agreed we can share Ms Hannan’s Headteacher’s Newsletter […]

Working Together – what next for the Musselburgh Meeting Centre?

DEMENTIA FRIENDLY EAST LOTHIAN CO PRODUCTION WORKSHOP LEARNING BY DOING We met on 24th April 2024 to work together to develop a plan for a new session for the Musselburgh Meeting Centre. The Centre opened just over a year ago and is already working well and making a difference. The new East Lothian Dementia Strategy […]

Dementia Friendly East Lothian Gathering – Autumn 2023

In September 2023, we held our first DFEL Gathering since covid. We returned to the Maitlandfield House Hotel, the place of so many get togethers since 2016. It was a day to celebrate being back together with friends old and new. A time to catch up on news and celebrate what we have all achieved […]

Fiona’s Blog: The Musselburgh Meeting Centre 8 months on…

When we opened the Meeting Centre at St Andrews High Church on 3 April 2023, we had a small group of members (4) and we had a place to meet. This place to meet has become our warm and welcoming home and very much valued by members, families, staff, and volunteers. We have been so […]

Fiona’s Blog: It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas

The Centre has felt a little bit how we imagine that Santa‚Äôs workshop must feel in the run up to Christmas! We have certainly been very busy little elves making decorations and good things to eat for our coffee morning and Christmas party later in the month and shopping for lights for our Christmas tree […]

Fiona’s Blog: Remembrance Day at Musselburgh Meeting Centre

During early November members were delighted to be invited by the St Andrews High Church community to help with the planting of their magnificent field of poppies in the church garden. Members felt very proud and pleased to be a small part of this wonderful tradition. Thank you to everyone at St Andrews High Church. […]

Fiona’s Blog: Seeing Musseburgh from a different perspective

Over the summer months all of our members have enjoyed trips out and about in Musselburgh with Cycling without Age. Thank you Morna and Ewen! Members were a little sceptical when we first introduced the idea of going out on trishaw rides however as always they were absolutely willing to give it a go. So, […]