Morning events, Talks & lectures, History

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Quartet for the End of Time

A discussion about the classical piece.

The Hub, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

One for the Road!

Taking a tour of London and learn about the highs and lows of drinking – from alcohol-fuelled hijinks to the consequences of addition. Run in conjunction with the This Bewitching Poison exhibition at the Royal College of Physicians.

Royal College of Physicians Museum, London NW1

Sat 7 Jun

020 7034 4901

  • 11:00 – 13:30

Paula Carroll: Traveller Singers And Their Repertoire In Ireland Today

The Irish singer and presenter of Clare FM's traditional music show 'The West Wind' hosts an illustrated workshop on travelling Irish singers.

Falkland Village Hall, Fife

Sun 18 May

£8 (£6)

Part of Fife Traditional Singing Festival.

  • 12:00 – 13:00

This Bewitching Poison: Saturday Curator Tours

An in-depth look around the This Bewitching Poison exhibition, with curator Dr Caroline Fisher.

Royal College of Physicians Museum, London NW1

Sat 10 May

Free / 020 3075 1649

  • 11:30 – 12:15

This Bewitching Poison Weekend

A full-on day to explore the This Bewitching Poison exhibition about the history of alcohol, including special curator tours, family activities including dressing-up and drawing, a tour of the medicinal garden and more. Garden access ticketed.

Royal College of Physicians Museum, London NW1

Sat 14 Jun

Free / 020 3075 1649

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 15 Jun

Free / 020 3075 1649

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Tunes of Glory: Scottish Literature and a Century of War

For the ASLS Annual Conference, a panel of speakers discuss Scottish writers of drama, fiction and poetry who have taken on the topic of war and attempted to create art from the madness.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 31 May

£20 (£20) / 0141 330 5309

Tickted includes lunch and tea/coffee.

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Yotties Week

Meet crew members from the Royal Yacht Britannia sailing days, returning for a special reunion. The Yotties are working alongside the current maintenance team, sharing their experiences.

Royal Yacht Britannia, Edinburgh

Mon 19 May

Included in admission / 0131 555 5566

  • 09:30 – 16:00

Beyond the Book

Day-long symposium on the artist's book, book art and bookworks, with artists and academics in discussion about the book as a physical object and a figurative container of ideas.

University of Exeter

Thu 15 May

Queens Building

£21 (guild members and friends £16) / 01626 832223

Book through Devon Guild.

  • 09:30 – 17:30

The Global Migrations of the Scottish People since 1600: Issues, Debates, Controversies

Scholars from around the globe – from Scotland to America to New Zealand – speak on topics of emigration, myth, memory, diaspora and much more. Designed to be accessible to a public audience; early booking recommended.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sat 5 Jul

Free / 0131 6511254

  • 09:00 – 17:00

Sun 6 Jul

Free / 0131 6511254

  • 09:00 – 18:00