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The Ice Ball

Friday 16 November - Invercarse Hotel, Dundee On the 1st July, it was 25 years since the Duke of Edinburgh opened Discovery Point and RRS Discovery. This celebration proved an excellent opportunity to present The Ice Ball 2018, as it’s never been presented before. This unforgettable event promises a dazzling evening of fine entertainment, a...
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Puffins, Penguins and Polar Bears, oh my!

Twenty working Siberian husky dogs will visit Discovery Point in Dundee on Sunday as part of Puffins, Penguins and Polar Bears, a family day themed around Arctic and Antarctic animals at the award-winning visitor attraction. Visitors will be able to meet the ice dogs when they visit on Sunday, August...
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Silver Jubilee Celebrations!

Sun 1 July 12:00-16:00 all ages / included in museum admission It's Discovery Point's Silver Jubilee! Help us to celebrate twenty five years with crafts, activities and maybe even some cake! We'll have a range of family crafts and activities, face painting and a glitter bar, and our special trail highlighting key silver objects...
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Exciting new events at Discovery Point and Verdant Works

What’s On July – December 2018 We’re delighted to launch our public programme which will take us from July to December 2018. Pick up a copy of our What’s On guide (or click here to download a digital copy!) to find out more about what’s going on at RRS Discovery & Discovery...
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Polar Explorer Captain Scott’s grandson opens refurbished spaces at Discovery Point

Falcon Scott, the grandson of world-famous Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott, visited Discovery Point today to officially open the five-star visitor attraction’s newly refurbished conference suite and museum galleries. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this summer, Discovery Point has undergone a dramatic £500,000 facelift. Located at Dundee’s waterfront, the award-winning visitor...
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Verdant Works achieves VisitScotland Taste our Best Award

We are delighted that Verdant Works Café has received a VisitScotland Taste our Best Award. This award recognises: - Quality ingredients of Scottish provenance - Fresh, seasonal produce - Local food - Food miles kept to a minimum - Information on where your food has come from - Friendly staff who know all about the origins of...
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We are recruiting

We are recruiting for a Conference & Events Officer to work at both Discovery Point and Verdant Works.  This is an exciting opportunity as we continue to build our conference and events business. If you would like more information or an application pack please contact Val King or tel: 01382 309060 Or...
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Verdant Works wins International Award for Architecture

Verdant Works has scooped an international award for architecture after a stunning transformation that took it from a dilapidated building to a leading museum, visitor attraction and venue. The Open Gallery at High Mill, part of the restored Verdant Works, was recognised in the conservation category of the 2018 Civic Trust...
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V&A Dundee site visit for DHT Team

The DHT team were give a site tour of the new V&A Museum of Design, Dundee last week. This stunning new building is set to open its doors to the public in 2018 and John Tavendale, Project Manager with Turner Townsend, gave the team a very informative tour of...
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Crowdfunding Supporters Thanked

The supporters of a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign for RRS Discovery have been thanked for playing their part in helping restore the historic ship. In two private VIP events held last week at Discovery Point in Dundee, backers of the £40,000 fundraiser on crowdfunder.co.uk were acknowledged for helping to contribute towards...
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