This year we head to the Borders. Professor Richard Fawcett will guide us round medieval Dryburgh Abbey followed by a visit led by Allan Kilpatrick to Stobs Camp and military training ground. Dr Chris Bowles, local archaeology officer will be onboad our bus to highlight key historic sites in the area.Find out more »
Meet the pioneers of photography in the company of curator Dr Alison Morrison Low FSA Scot. After an introductory talk in the seminar room you will be able to browse the exhibition with Alison on hand to answer your questions.
Tickets only £5 (normal exhibition entry £10) places limited book now!Find out more »
Join curator Olive Geddes, for a guided tour of the National Library’s summer exhibition Lifting the Lid: 400 years of food and drink in Scotland. Learn more about Scotland’s changing relationship with food and drink over the centuries which is explored using the Library’s rich collections of manuscript and printed recipe books. Among the fascinating items on display are historic recipe books, some dating as far as the 17th century, household accounts and tradesmen’s bills, and amateur and government films about…Find out more »
Followed by a short address by Jane Ryder OBE FSA Scot, Chair, Historic Environment Scotland: 'Protecting the past, shaping the future'. Drinks receptionFind out more »
Join Dr Anette Hagan on a curator led tour of “Plague!” The new exhibition at the National Library of Scotland showcases eight contagious diseases that have ravaged Scotland over the last 700 years, and relates the cultural and social history of responses to such epidemics. It highlights government and public health measures, personal accounts in diaries and letters, moral and practical reactions by church people, responses in folk medicine and literature, and through medical investigation. For Fellows only. Free but…Find out more »
(Venue: Grassmarket Centre, Edinburgh) Including a lecture given by Peter Yeoman FSA FSA Scot MCIfA on the subject of 'Columba's Heavenly House', followed by a drinks reception sponsored by Tomatin Distillery Co. Ltd. (Please note the different venue and start time of this year's AGM).Find out more »
Including a short lecture on ‘Paints and Pigments in the Past: Redecorating the Antonine Wall Distance Stones’, presented by Dr Louisa Campbell, Honorary Research Associate (Archaeology), University of Glasgow. Followed by a wine reception. Please note the time and venue: 4.30pm at Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1ELFind out more »
ANNIVERSARY MEETING (AGM) SATURDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2019 AT 4.30 PM AUGUSTINE UNITED CHURCH, 41 GEORGE IV BRIDGE, EDINBURGH, EH1 1EL AGENDA 1. Welcome by the President 2. To approve the Minutes of the last Lecture meeting, 11 November 2019 3. Motion 1: Change to Law 4 4. Motion 2: New Subscription Type 5. Closure of the Ballots 6. The Treasurer’s Annual Report 7. The Director’s Annual Report 8. Presentation of the RBK Stevenson Award 9. Presentation of the Murray Medal…Find out more »
ST ANDREW'S DAY TUESDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2021 AT 12NOON GMT AUGUSTINE UNITED CHURCH, 41 GEORGE IV BRIDGE, EDINBURGH AND ONLINE Fellows are invited to register to attend the Anniversary Meeting either in person or online. This will be a hybrid event and will start at the earlier than normal time (12noon GMT). Numbers are restricted to 85 people in person, so book early to avoid disappointment. However, it may still be necessary, due to future pandemic restrictions, to move this event to fully online…Find out more »
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