Afternoon events, Talks & lectures

40 events

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Mackintosh Architecture Architects in Conversation

Contemporary architects give a series of presentations on themes inspired by the exhibition.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Creative Mackintosh Festival.

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Creative Mackintosh Festival.

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0141 330 4221

Part of Creative Mackintosh Festival.

Mackintosh Architecture Exhibition Tours

The Hunterian's Museum University Student Educators take you round the exhibition. Tours last approximately half an hour.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Mon 24 Nov

Included in admission / 0141 330 4221

Mon 1 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 330 4221

Mon 8 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 330 4221

…and 3 more dates until 29 Dec

Mackintosh Architecture Lunchtime Talk: Travels with Mackintosh

Pamela Robertson of the Hunterian talks about travels with Charles Rennie Mackintosh.

Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 0141 330 4221

Me & T Monthly

A supportive space for people who have friends, family or partners who are transgender or exploring their gender.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Sun 30 Nov

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Me & T Monthly LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Me & T Monthly LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Sun 14 Dec

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 14:00 – 16:00 Me & T Monthly LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh
…and 2 more dates until 28 Dec

Onyeka: African People in Sixteenth Century Scotland

A talk from historian Onyeka on African people in Scotland during the sixteenth century.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 07958 671267

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Portrait Gallery Architecture Tours

Tours of Sir Robert Rowand Anderson's splendid building. Booking is essential.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Portrait Gallery Thematic Tours

Thematic guided tour of Portrait Gallery exhibitions. Meet in the Grand Hall.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

Free / 0131 624 6200

Emily Learmont looks at the use of the colour white in portraiture.

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Abby Ingham looks at Jacobite art through the 17th and 18th centuries.

Sat 7 Feb 2015

Free / 0131 624 6200

Susanna Kerr guides you around a personal selection of works in the gallery collection.

Riddim Up: A Reggae Cultural Exchange

Riddim Radio and BANG Radio presents a reggae cultural event. A one-day festival of art, music and culture, celebrating the roots of reggae. Daytime symposium with Caribbean food, stalls and performances. £5 on the door / FREE with evening ticket

The Forge, London NW1

Fri 28 Nov

£5 / 020 7383 7808

Scottish Ballet: The Nutcracker – Ballet Cafe

An informal afternoon for adults to take part in a gentle beginners' dance session, listen to an illustrated talk on The Nutcracker and relax for a chat over a cup of tea and cake.

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Mon 15 Dec

£10 / 0131 529 6000

Selected Symposium: Making Connections

Symposium inviting makers and attendees to question how craft practice connects to new forms of consumption, the rise of the creative city, digital process and hybrid practices.

Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh

Mon 1 Dec

£20 (£15) / 0131 550 3660

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Space Lecture

Talks on the vast subject of space, aimed at adults. Each month covers a different topic.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 10 Dec

£6–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 16:30 – 21:00 Space Lecture Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£6–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 16:30 – 21:00 Space Lecture Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£6–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 16:30 – 21:00 Space Lecture Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£6–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 16:30 – 21:00 Space Lecture Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Talking Trees

Let the RBGE's volunteer storytellers grow your imaginations with tall tales from around the world. Have you visited our Little Free Library located beside the Glasshouses or The Dell area located in the John Hope Gateway?

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sun 21 Dec

John Hope Gateway

Free / 0131 248 2909

Sun 18 Jan 2015

John Hope Gateway

Free / 0131 248 2909

Sun 15 Feb 2015

John Hope Gateway

Free / 0131 248 2909

The Two Roberts: An Introduction

Senior Curator Patrick Elliott talks about Colquhoun and MacBryde.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Nov

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

War Artists Series - the Second World War: Fighting Fronts & Home Fronts

Talk on WW 2 Scottish art from Dr Patricia Andrew.

Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Nov

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre

Free / 0131 624 6200

Work of the London Transport Museum and the Role of the Friends

The Chairman of the London Transport Museum Friends discusses the role of both the museum and its Friends in preserving the transport heritage of the capital. Booking is essential.

Basingstoke Discovery Centre

Thu 4 Dec

£3 / 01256 478670

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