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September 2022
£45 - £50

Summer Excursion 2022

September 17 @ 8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Dunfermline Abbey & Palace and Broomhall House,
Saint Margaret Street
Dunfermline, Fife KY12 7PE United Kingdom
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Broomhall House

SUMMER EXCURSION: Dunfermline Abbey & Palace and Broomhall House Join us for an exciting day excursion in and around Dunfermline, Fife, visiting two important sites of interest. In the morning we will visit Dunfermline Abbey and Palace with a private tour by expert guides. Dunfermline Abbey is one of the oldest in Scotland and the history of the Abbey is entwined with that of Scotland itself. The Abbey and the ruins around it are all that remain of a Benedictine abbey…

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October 2022

October Lecture: Mary of Guelders and the Architecture of Queenship in Fifteenth-Century Scotland

October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Mary of Guelders from the Seton Armorial, 1591, National Library of Scotland (MS Acc. 9309).

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. However, it may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only.  Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. Lecture will be presented by Dr Rachel Delman…

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November 2022

November Lecture: “Hunter-Gatherer Ireland”

November 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Excavations of Mesolithic and Neolithic site at Belderrig, Co. Mayo

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. However, it may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only.  Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. Lecture will be presented by Professor Graeme Warren BA…

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December 2022

December Lecture: “The Viking boat-grave at Kiloran Bay, Colonsay, and its international context”

December 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Kiloran Bay, Colonsay: location of the Viking boat-grave discovered in 1882

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. However, it may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only.  Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. Lecture will be presented by Professor James Graham-Campbell FBA…

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January 2023

January Lecture: “‘Cut Out and Stuck In: Fragments of Medieval Manuscripts in Nineteenth-Century Albums”

19th January 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
University of St Andrews Libraries and Museums, msBR65.A9

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. However, it may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only.  Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. Lecture will be presented by Professor Margaret Connolly FEA FRHistS FSAScot Nineteenth-century…

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February 2023

February Lecture: “‘Auspicious Gold’ and ‘Precious Stones’: Rethinking Weapons in Bronze Age Shang China (c.1250-1050 BCE)”

23rd February 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Finds from tomb Huayuanzhuang M54, Anyang - Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. However, it may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only.  Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. Lecture will be presented by Dr Qin Cao Renowned…

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March 2023

March Lecture: “Scottish Necromancers and Elite Magic”

16th March 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Illustration from The Fourth Book of Occult Philosophy, attributed to Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa (1559).

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. However, it may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only.  Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. Lecture will be presented by Dr Louise Yeoman MA(Hons) FSAScot and…

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May 2023

May Lecture: “Re-approaching Celts”

11th May 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Augustine United Church,
41 George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh, EH1 1EL United Kingdom
Dr Rachel Pope - Digging for Britain

This will be a hybrid event hosted by the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland which will take place both in Augustine United Church and online. However, it may be necessary, due to any future local restrictions imposed because of the pandemic, to move certain events to fully online only.  Please keep an eye on the Society website, e-newsletters and your email inbox for the latest news and further information on Society events. Lecture will be presented by Dr Rachel Pope FSA FSAScot…

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