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There are 9 events at this location
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Allan Massie: Surviving
Massie talks about his new novel about a group of British expatriates in Rome, connected through their AA meetings. In discussion with author Chris Dolan.
Behind the Lines: Women, Writing and Warfare
A panel event as part of University of Edinburgh's 'Women in Warfare' conference, featuring novelist Sue Reid Sexton, lecturer and critic Faith Pullin and historian Yvonne McEwen and chaired by historian Jenni Calder.
Edinburgh Zoo Centenary Exhibition
Remember 100 years of Edinburgh Zoo with this look back over the century featuring photos, memorabilia, stories and clippings.
The Gretna Rail Disaster, 22nd May 1915
A talk, on the 98th anniversary, about the worst rail disaster in the UK, involving a troop train carrying soldiers from Letih and resulting in 220 casualties.
Hidden Gardens of the Royal Mile
Take a short and gentle walking tour and see a little-known side of Edinburgh's Old Town: tucked away behind the historic buildings there's plenty of green nooks and crannies of gardens with a story to tell.
Libraries Change Lives: Weaving Words, Threads of Learning
A panel – comprising Glasgow Women's Library reader-in-residence Magi Gibson, with Elizabeth Bryan (WEA), Jim Crowther (University of Edinburgh) and Sarah Forteath (Edinburgh Libraries) – discuss the role of libraries to mark Adult Learners' Week.
Tue 21 May
Free / 0131 242 8100
Mary Contini: Easy Peasy
Mary Contini in conversation with Pru Irvine, talking all things food.
Three contemporary Persian poets – Shakila Azizzada, Azita Ghahreman and Reza Mohammadi – read from their works in tandem with their translators – contemporary English poets Mimi Khalvati, Maura Dooley and Nick Laird.