Eva is first visitor to Moat Brae
Dreams Can Come True – Joanna Lumley Celebrates Moat Brae Opening
Pirate Gathering for Christmas Lights Switch On
Sat 24th Nov – Sun 2nd Dec 2018. Using the power of imagination and a sprinkling of fairy dust, the young people of Dumfries will take over running Moat Brae for Dreams for the Future Festival and will present a series of events in Dumfries to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018.
The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust welcomes two more members to the leadership team that is preparing to open Scotland’s new National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling.
Dr Simon Davidson and Kirsty Tibbetts.
Leslie and Baggott Antiques, Art, Interiors present A Talk About Tea and A Tasting To Boot Tuesday 19th June, 3.30 – 6.00pm
at Leslie and Baggott, Isle Tower, Holywood, in aid of the Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust (PPMBT)
Running 6th to 11th August 2018 at The Bakers Oven Dumfries. Last year’s shop raised over £3,000 for The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust and we are looking forward to another great event this August. All donations of bric-a-brac, books, clothing etc are welcome.
The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust is seeking an artist, or group of artists, who specialise in creating large signature puppets for carnival events to work at this year’s Youth Beatz Festival in Dumfries.
A Special Event at Ellisland Farm, Auldgirth. Follow the Rural Ramblings of Robert Burns and JM Barrie in the country home of the great Bard.
We are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring storyteller Mara Menzies at this year’s Storytelling Festival at the Edge
Two young members of Moat Brae’s JMB Creatives travelled to Edinburgh on Tuesday to meet HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to tell them of their plans for Scotland’s Year of Young People
The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Announces First Centre Director Appointed to Open Moat Brae – Scotland’s Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling
Loreburn Primary take a creative approach to health and safety in the enchanted land where peter pan began
Work has started to transform the house where Peter Pan began into a new national centre for children’s literature and storytelling.
Open from: 18th April 2017
Closing Date: 4th May 2017
Location Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway
Salary/Fee £24,000 / annum
The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust has finally secured the funds necessary to begin the important restoration of Moat Brae house and garden to create a National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling in the heart of Dumfries.
MEI Theatrical and Polka Theatre present SARAH & DUCK’S BIG TOP BIRTHDAY Live on stage – see the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies duo and friends
Monday 26th June at 4.30pm. Brought to you by The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust. Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries
Presented by The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Youth Forum. Let’s Get Creative in Dumfries!!! Make sure you stop by as you follow the Big Dog Paw Prints from Festival Venue to Venue.
Find us in Dumfries High Street where you can scribble and stencil with an artist who will inspire and guide you in some fringy fun….
Family Tour of JM Barrie’s Favourite Theatre. 8th & 9th April 2017 at Theatre Royal Dumfries. A The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Youth Forum event in collaboration with Theatre Royal Dumfries
Join The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Youth Forum and local artists in making fun, Peter Pan themed decorations and badges to take home!
Family event open to all ages, this event runs alongside a series of fun tours of JM Barrie’s favourite theatre. See behind the scenes in the place where the creator of Peter Pan first experienced the magic of theatre!
October 2016: We have just had news that the plans for the design of our pirate ship – The Jolly Roger – have been approved. Dumfries & Galloway Council has granted conditional approval of the plans to create a pirate ship play feature in the Neverland Discovery Garden at Moat Brae in Dumfries. The ‘Jolly Roger’ will be one of many attractions for families to enjoy at the new National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling which is due to open in 2018.