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…

Sun, 26th Nov

GUIDED TOUR OF DEAN CEMETERY

Sun, 26th Nov 12:00 - 13:00

​Guided tour focussing on Dr Elsie Inglis

Family Tree Bootcamp with Dr Bruce Durie

Sun, 26th Nov 13:30 - 16:30

​ Ever wanted to find to find the really deep roots of your family tree? Dr Bruce Durie is the man to teach you. Bruce was, amongst many other…

Mary Hollingsworth : The Medici

Sun, 26th Nov 14:00 - 15:00

​Having founded the bank that became the most powerful in Europe in the fifteenth century, the Medici gained political power in Florence, raising…

Mary Somerville : Queen of Science

Sun, 26th Nov 14:30 - 15:30

​Is this Scotland's greatest woman scientist? Born in Jedburgh, raised in Burntisland, self-educated in Musselburgh, the woman who died in Italy …

Ajay Close : Petrol Scented Spring

Sun, 26th Nov 15:00 - 16:00

​Ajay Close, award winning writer, talks about her haunting and evocative book 'Petrol Scented Spring'.

An Afternoon with Elsie Inglis

Sun, 26th Nov 15:00 - 17:00

The funeral of Dr Elsie Inglis, who died on November 26th, 1917, brought the city of Edinburgh to a standstill. The woman the War Office told to …

Dr Lesley Orr

Sun, 26th Nov 16:30 - 17:30

Well behaved women never make history. But what is a well behaved woman?

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