Festival Diary

Rogues Gallery: Faces of Crime 1870-1917

Fri, 17th Nov - Sun, 26th Nov

Previously unseen albums held in Edinburgh City Archives, together with official records of trials from National Records of Scotland brought toge…

Mon, 20th Nov

Reformation Dramas

Mon, 20th Nov 13:00 - 13:30

​From Robin Hood to Mystery Plays and The Satire of the Three Estates. Part of the FREEDOM AND FAITH 1517-2017 series.

All Mary's Men

Mon, 20th Nov 14:00 - 15:00

​To lose one husband might be careless or unfortunate but to lose three and almost net a fourth seems extravagant. Who were Mary's men, and what …

Coffee, Tea and a PhD : Mark Huggins : A Thousand Years Of Easter

Mon, 20th Nov 15:30 - 16:30

A chance to join some of our brightest young researchers as they bring the freshest research to us. Why not grab a coffee and some delicious cake…

Caroline Young : Tartan Rebels

Mon, 20th Nov 18:00 - 19:00

​Tartan. The favourite of fashionistas as diverse as Queen Victoria, Vivienne Westwood and Jean Paul Gaultier. A badge of rebellion for Jacobites…

Struan Stevenson: The Course of History

Mon, 20th Nov 18:30 - 19:30

​Many decisions which have had enormous historical consequences have been made over the dinner table, and have been accompanied (and perhaps infl…

Diane Watters : St Peter's, Cardross: Birth, Death and Renewal

Mon, 20th Nov 19:30 - 20:30

​It has been called both Scotland's best and worst twentieth century building. In 1992, it was listed category A. One of its architects suggested…

Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas : Scotland and Empire

Mon, 20th Nov 20:00 - 21:00

​Doctor Stephen Mullen (University of Glasgow) argues that from an economic perspective, the British Empire was actually a 'good thing' for many …

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