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Arriving in style in Edinburgh, this talk will allow us to recall local household names and revisit the much-loved department stores of Princes Street. For the well-heeled, time will be set aside to browse in Jenners and other such establishments. Meanwhile we'll use the archives to wander the aisles elsewhere and revisit all sorts of institutions around the city which may no longer feature on our streets. By peeking behind the scenes of The Scotsman newspaper building in its heyday, we'll even return to the source of many of these evocative photographs.With our good friends in Scran. Jackie Sangster is a Learning Manager at Historic Environment Scotland who works with archival records including

Free but booking is essential.  While we hope to run this event in the City Art Centre, we may have to adapt to the situation at the time and the event may need to move to digital. Book via the link or by phoning the City Art Centre on 0131 529 3993

Establishments & Emporiums of Edinburgh Past