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August 2015
£35 - £45

Summer Excursion 2015 Sunday 30th August

30th August 2015
Stobs Camp, Nr Hawick Copyright: Courtesy of RCAHMS. Licensor www.rcahms

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.

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£5.00

Photography: A Victorian Sensation Talk & exhibition visit for Fellows Mon 31 August

31st August 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mrs Elizabeth (Johnston) Hall by Hill + Adamson

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!

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November 2015

Lifting the lid – Tour for Fellows Wed 4th November Fully Booked!

4th November 2015 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Scotland,
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh , EH1 1EW United Kingdom
Bird's Custard advert 1920s. From Lifting the Lid. 400 years of food and drink in Scotland exhibition at the National Library of Scotland.

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…

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The Anniversary Meeting (Annual General Meeting) 30 Nov

30th November 2015 @ 4:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Followed by a short address by Jane Ryder OBE FSA Scot, Chair, Historic Environment Scotland: 'Protecting the past, shaping the future'. Drinks reception

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January 2016

Plague!

25th January 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
National Library of Scotland,
George IV Bridge
Edinburgh , EH1 1EW United Kingdom
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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…

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November 2017
Free

Anniversary Meeting (AGM)

30th November 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Grassmarket Centre,
86 Candlemaker Row
Edinburgh, EH1 2QA
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(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).

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November 2018
Free

Anniversary Meeting (AGM)

30th November 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
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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 1EL  

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November 2019
Free

Anniversary Meeting (AGM)

30th November 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
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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…

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November 2021

Anniversary Meeting and AGM 2021

30th November 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
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Great Seal of Scotland presented to the Society in 1783

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…

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