Edinburgh has a rich and varied history when it comes to shops with some of the oldest and most interesting establishments in the UK.  In this lecture Kathryn Henderson will give an overview of historical shops in Edinburgh, and unfold some of the stories around them.

All events in our lecture series include an opportunity to meet the guest lecturer, coffee and cakes and a special tour of the Castle.

About the lecturer

Kathryn Henderson is Retail and Reception Manager for Museums and Galleries Edinburgh Shops, and develops all our museum shops.

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