Selkirk Angling Exhibition

Halliwell’s House Museum, Halliwell’s Close, Selkirk is running a temporary exhibition until Sunday 5 May 2013: open from 11-4 mon-sat and 12-3 on sundays. This exhibition should be well worth a visit.

Angling Exhibition:  “Where the Pools are Bright and Deep“.

Discover the joys and challenges of fly fishing on the Ettrick, Yarrow and Tweed. A small exhibition of Angling artefacts and curiosities from Scottish Borders Council Museums, Selkirk & District Angling Association and Private Collections. On display in the Robson Gallery at Halliwell’s House Museum in Selkirk just off the Market Square.

Housed in the oldest surviving row of dwellings in Selkirk, the atmospheric building of Halliwell’s House Museum dates back over 400 years.

The permanent exhibition within the Museum tells the story of Selkirk – the early centuries; the link with William Wallace; the Common Riding; the local trades and guilds and also the history of Halliwell’s Close, where the museum is found.

 

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