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Eighteenth century people

Eighteenth century people


The People's Story Museum
[Event]

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 2pm - 3pm
Dates:Wed 1 June 2016
Cost: Suggested donation: £3

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Edinburgh Living History are our multi award-winning team who interpret the history of our museums in a variety of ways. Each performance is carefully scripted with intrigue, dr...


Meet some people from the 18th century who lived in or near the Canongate.


Drop in event - no need to book.


 

For further information about this event (non-booking information) contact Margaret Findlay, Public Programmes Manager, on 0131 529 3963 or via margaret.findlay@edinburgh.gov.uk

 

Stuart Family Politics: Depicting a Royal Dynasty

Stuart Family Politics: Depicting a Royal Dynasty


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Despite the uncertainties of reproduction and family life in the seventeenth century, Stuart kings and queens persistently promoted dynastic and domestic images to reinforce the...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Wed 7 September 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Eighteenth century people

Eighteenth century people


The People's Story Museum
[Event]

Edinburgh Living History are our multi award-winning team who interpret the history of our museums in a variety of ways. Each performance is carefully scripted with intrigue, dr...

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 2pm - 3pm
Dates:Wed 7 September 2016
Cost: Suggested donation: £3

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Eighteenth century people

Eighteenth century people


Museum of Edinburgh
[Event]

Edinburgh Living History are our multi award-winning team who interpret the history of our museums in a variety of ways. Each performance is carefully scripted with intrigue, dr...

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 2pm - 3pm
Dates:Wed 7 September 2016
Cost: Suggested donation: £3

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Divided Selves: The Scottish Self-Portrait from the 17th Century to the Present

Divided Selves: The Scottish Self-Portrait from the 17th Century to the Present


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Self-portraiture has been an important feature of the history of Scottish art.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 9 September 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Art from Nature

Art from Nature


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

The land around Lauriston is filled with beautiful plants, flowers and other foliage.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 4pm
Dates:Sat 10 September 2016
Cost: £22

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Dreams

Dreams


City Art Centre
[Workshop]

John Maxwell was an artist who explored a dream-like world. If you could imagine your favourite place in the universe, what would it look like?

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 2pm - 4pm
Dates:Sat 10 September 2016
Cost: Free - suggested donation: £2

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The Surrealist Cabinet of Curiosities: ‘An Assemblage of Beautiful Things’

The Surrealist Cabinet of Curiosities: ‘An Assemblage of Beautiful Things’


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The surrealist Wunderkammer or ‘cabinet of curiosities’ drew on a long tradition of aristocratic collection and display in order to explore connections, productive juxtaposition...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Mon 12 September 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Which Great War: Whose Great War? Scottish Memory and the First World War

Which Great War: Whose Great War? Scottish Memory and the First World War


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The popular memory of the Great War tends to focus on particular episodes and narratives to the exclusion of others.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Tue 13 September 2016
Cost: £8 - includes a special tour of the Castle, coffee and cakes

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Eighteenth century people

Eighteenth century people


Museum of Edinburgh
[Event]

Edinburgh Living History are our multi award-winning team who interpret the history of our museums in a variety of ways. Each performance is carefully scripted with intrigue, dr...

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 2pm - 3pm
Dates:Wed 14 September 2016
Cost: Suggested donation: £3

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