Afternoon events, Talks & lectures

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Friday 25 April

Lincoln Drill Hall £6.50 for the talk only; £10 for the talk and film 01522 873894
Riverside Museum, Glasgow Free 0141 287 2660

Former Easdale Island resident Andy Brown talks about cycling three continents – Australia, Africa and South America – in less than a year.

Saturday 26 April

Dirleton Castle, North Berwick Included in admission 01620 850330
City Halls, Glasgow Free 0141 552 7446
Albany Learning and Conference Centre, Glasgow £2 0141 332 2444

Learn about the research behind virtual 3D computerised craniofacial models in 'Depicting the Dead: Craniofacial Analysis for Forensic and Archaeological Investigations' with Professor Caroline Wilkinson, Professor of Craniofacial Identification, Centre for Anatomy & Human Identification, University of Dundee.

Sunday 27 April

Sofi's, Edinburgh Free 0131 555 7019
Gladstone's Library, Hawarden £10 or £20 (including lunch beforehand) 01244532350

Tuesday 29 April

The Purple Pig Café, Edinburgh £8 per session; £28–£35 for six-session card 07826 555134
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow Free 0141 276 9599

Today's painting is Sir James Guthrie's In the Orchard.

Glasgow Museums Resource Centre Free 0141 276 9300

Wednesday 30 April

Burrell Collection, Glasgow Free 0141 287 2550

Today: Medieval spurs in Sir William's Collection.

Aberdeen Art Gallery Free 01224 523700

'James Mcbey' by Ann Steed, Curator.

Dundee Science Centre Prices to be confirmed 01382 228800

Staff from primary and secondary schools across Perth and Kinross share their experiences of the council's new model.

Thursday 1 May

The Royal Dick Bar & Bistro, Edinburgh £8 per session; £28–£35 for six-session card 07826 555134

Saturday 3 May

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh Free 0131 624 6200

Former Senior Curator Susanna Kerr talks about how symbols, style and composition in a portrait are used to reveal things about the subject.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh Free 0131 624 6200

Former Senior Curator Susanna Kerr talks about how symbols, style and composition in a portrait are used to reveal things about the subject.

Sunday 4 May

Dirleton Castle, North Berwick Included in admission
St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art, Glasgow Free 0141 276 1625

For 'Seeing God in the Desert', Professor David Jasper examines the desert as a theme in Christian art and literature up until present day.

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Tuesday 6 May

The Purple Pig Café, Edinburgh £8 per session; £28–£35 for six-session card 07826 555134

Wednesday 7 May

Aberdeen Art Gallery Free 01224 523700

'Marie Laurencin' by Griffin Coe, Curator.

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre at Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh Free 0131 624 6200

Part of Tradfest.

Music Hall, Aberdeen £8 (£6) 01224 641122

With Scottish crime wrietr Denise Mina.

Dundee Science Centre Prices to be confirmed 01382 228800

Staff members share tasks for the progression of learning in the Curriculum for Excellence's science section 'Body Systems, Cells and Inheritance'. Delegates can also choose to attend one of the available workshops: 'What makes me me? A Commonwealth Champion Challenge' for early level, 'Perfect Poo!' and 'Healthy Body Bits' for first level and 'I am Unique' and 'Magnificent Microbes' for second level.

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Thursday 8 May

The Royal Dick Bar & Bistro, Edinburgh £8 per session; £28–£35 for six-session card 07826 555134

Friday 9 May

Hawthornden Lecture Theatre at Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh Free 0131 624 6200