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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

 

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: 3pm
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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Surgeon's Hall Museum: past, present and future

Surgeon's Hall Museum: past, present and future


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

Surgeons’ Hall museum was established in 1697.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Tue 9 September 2014
Cost: £8

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James Guthrie Orchar: collecting prints in the 19th century

James Guthrie Orchar: collecting prints in the 19th century


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

James Guthrie Orchar (1825-1898), Dundee industrialist and inventor, was an important patron of the Arts and fostered a number of personal relationships with the artists whose w...

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Wed 10 September 2014
Cost: £8

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Port Edgar in the First World War

Port Edgar in the First World War


Lauriston Castle
[Lecture]

The story of the Royal Navy's Destroyer base at Port Edgar during World War One.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am
Dates:Fri 12 September 2014
Cost: £8

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Kelp Scarf

Kelp Scarf


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Prepare for the cooler autumn weather by joining us to knit this fantastic, unusual Kelp Scarf.

Who is this for? - Adults
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 3.30pm
Dates:Sat 13 September 2014
Cost: £20

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Create a caricature

Create a caricature


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Learn the art of caricature in this very special workshop.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Dates:Mon 15 September 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Create a caricature

Create a caricature


Lauriston Castle
[Workshop]

Learn the art of caricature in this very special workshop.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates:Mon 15 September 2014
Cost: £5 per person

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Crowd Sourcing

Crowd Sourcing


City Art Centre
[Workshop]

Our popular family drop-in workshops will take inspiration from our exhibition Where do I end and you begin.

Who is this for? - Families
Opening Hours: 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Dates:Mon 15 September 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: 1pm
Dates:Wed 17 September 2014
Cost: Free

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