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The Great War revealed: the WWI aviation collections of National Museums Scotland

The Great War revealed: the WWI aviation collections of National Museums Scotland


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 1 August 2014
Cost: £8

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In 2016 two hangars at the National Museum of Flight will reopen with new exhibitions.

 
One of these hangars will focus on military aviation. This talk will look at the rich collections of First World War military aviation held by National Museums Scotland and the evolving plans for their redisplay.

Ian Brown is Assistant Curator of Aviation with National Museums Scotland and is the lead curator on the National Museum of Flight Development Plan. He is an authority on the history of radar and air defence systems and the author of several books on military history including East Lothian at War.

** Take advantage of our special offer: book ten lecture tickets - either for one lecture or a selection - and save £20! **


Please note that booking and payment should now be done via the Usher Hall - events can be booked from 10 March onwards:


By phone  - 0131 228 1155 (Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10am-5.30pm)

In person -  Box Office, Usher Hall, Lothian Road, EH1 2EA (Opening hours: Monday - Saturday 10am-5.30pm)

Online - via the Usher Hall website

 

Stop Thief! - Andy Wightman

Stop Thief! - Andy Wightman


City Art Centre
[Event]

Commentator, activist and author Andy Wightman (The Poor had no lawyers) will discuss the ideas and observations captured in his audiovisual presentation.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 2pm
Dates:Sat 30 August 2014
Cost: Free

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Rushton and Tyman: Stop Thief!

Rushton and Tyman: Stop Thief!


City Art Centre
[Event]

Rushton and Tyman’s Flaghall, one of the works in the exhibition, is a space of potential multiple uses - a community hall, exhibition space or meeting place.

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 3pm
Dates:Sun 31 August 2014
Cost: Free

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Magical Birds

Magical Birds


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Make magical exotic bird sculptures from modroc.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 11am - 3pm
Dates:Sun 31 August 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Art under attack: the suffragette iconoclasm campaign of 1914

Art under attack: the suffragette iconoclasm campaign of 1914


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

In the spring of 1914 the British female suffrage movement was at its militant height.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Mon 1 September 2014
Cost: £8

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Scotland Remembers

Scotland Remembers


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The Scottish Military Research Group has been recording war memorials and war graves in Scotland for over seven years.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Wed 3 September 2014
Cost: £8

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Portobello in The Great War

Portobello in The Great War


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

An illustrated talk discussing how the community in Portobello dealt with, and reacted to, the changes brought by war.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 5 September 2014
Cost: £8

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Impressionist Gardens Sketchbooks

Impressionist Gardens Sketchbooks


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Recreate the style of the impressionist artists, emphasising natural light, form and colour.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Sat 6 September 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Impressionist Gardens Sketchbooks

Impressionist Gardens Sketchbooks


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Recreate the style of the impressionist artists, emphasising natural light, form and colour.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates:Sat 6 September 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Edinburgh Living History 1910: An Indian summer

Edinburgh Living History 1910: An Indian summer


Lauriston Castle
[Tour]

Experience great costumed interpretation of the Castle with our special tours. Be transported back to the Edwardian period and meet Mr and Mrs Reid, their staff, family and fr...

Who is this for? - All
Opening Hours: 4pm
Dates:Sun 7 September 2014
Cost: Adult £5, Child £3, family £12.50 With refreshments:  Adult £6.50, Child £4.50, family £17

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