Evening events, Talks & lectures

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Thursday 27 November

Dunbar Library Free ticketed 01368 866060

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Kirkcaldy Galleries Free tbc

Part of Book Week Scotland.

Friday 28 November

Rosslyn Chapel, Edinburgh £9 (£8; Children £5; Members £7) 0131 440 2159 Over-12s only

Saturday 29 November

Sunday 30 November

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall £20–£21.50 the major concert (Spoken word £7–£7.50; Both events £25–£26.50) 0141 353 8000

Please note: The spoken word event runs from 4.30–6pm, and the major concert runs from 7.30–10.30pm.

Monday 1 December

Hugh Robson Building, Edinburgh Free for society members 0131 226 0000
Victorian Bar at Tron Theatre, Glasgow Free 0141 552 3748

The Science and Art of Brewing by Keith Lugton

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Tron Theatre, Glasgow Free 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgow City of Science.

Wednesday 3 December

SPA Bridlington £18 (£16.50) 01262 678258
Perth Museum and Art Gallery Free 01738 632488

Mousa, Old Scatness and Jarlshof: the crucible of Iron Age Shetland by Dr Val Turner of Shetland Amenity Trust.

Thursday 4 December

Counting House, Edinburgh Free 0131 667 7533

Talks include ‘One Brain, Two Languages: Bringing Up a Bilingual Child' by Madeleine Beveridge and 'Dyslexia; What It Is And How It Has Affected Me' by Alex Dunedin.

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Lecture Theatre, 20A Inverleith Row at Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh £5 (Members £3) 0131 248 2909
Paisley Museum & Art Gallery Free 0300 300 1210

Christmas Social

Friday 5 December

Creative Exchange, Edinburgh Free 0131 561 7333
Birnam Arts & Conference Centre £10 (£8; Under 16s £5) 01350 727674

Sunday 7 December

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-Upon-Tweed £14–£18 (£12.50) 01289 330999

Monday 8 December

Institut Français d'Ecosse, Edinburgh £8 (Members £5) 0131 225 5366

La Restauration: Napoleon abdicates on 6 April 1814. When he lands on Elba in 4 May, Louis XVIII becomes King in Paris. After the short experience of 1791, the constitutional monarchy now seems to be the best possible regime again for the French. The period, from 1814 to 1830, seems also to be the right time to experiment with the parliamentary system.

Filmhouse, Edinburgh £6 (£5) 0131 228 2688
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Edinburgh Zoo Free but ticketed 0131 334 9171

Wildlife surgery: Surgery in wild animals faces challenges not encountered in human or domestic animal surgery. Discover how we use all our understanding of animal anatomy and physiology, combined with cutting edge human surgical science to solve these challenges.

Tuesday 9 December

Kings Church, Edinbrugh Free 0131 629 6119
Jurys Inn Glasgow £22.50 0141 447 0446
Glasgow Film Theatre £5 0141 332 6535

Wednesday 10 December

Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House at London School Of Economics, WC2A Free 020 7955 6043