City of Edinburgh Methodist Church

City of Edinburgh Methodist Church
25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX
  • Telephone 0131 662 8635
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  • Website www.edinburghmethodist.com
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An Afternoon with Elsie Inglis

Talks from Alan Cumming, Ailsa Clarke, Louise Miller and others.

Sun 26 Nov

£5 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously … Scotland's History Festival.

  • 15:00 – 17:00

Ajay Close: Petrol Scented Spring

Ajay Close, award winning writer, talks about her haunting and evocative book Petrol Scented Spring.

Sun 26 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

Alan Ereira: The Nine Lives of John Ogilby Britain's Master Mapmaker and His Secrets

Alan Ereira brings us the life of John Ogilby, an astonishing picaresque adventure which is so fantastic as to be unbelievable. And yet very little is known about the man himself, and his legacy has faded into obscurity. Alan Ereira is about to change all that.

Sat 25 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

Sat 25 Nov

£10 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Anne Pia: Scottish Italians

Author Anne Pia talks about growing up in the Italian-Scots community.

Thu 23 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

The Antonine Wall: What World Heritage Sites Can Do For You

David Breeze looks at the pros and cons of World Heritage Site status.

Fri 24 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

  • 14:00 – 15:00

At the Edge of the Empire: Rome's Military Presence In Scotland

Lecture that presents an overview of the main phases of Rome's military presence in Caledonia (Scotland), from the first campaigns by Agricola to the final retreat to Hadrians Wall.

Fri 24 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

Bearsden: The Story of A Roman Fort

A talk by author and historian David Breeze on the Roman fort at Bearsden.

Thu 23 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously ….

Fri 24 Nov

Free / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously … Scotland's History Festival.

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Dan Jones: The Templars

Writer, historian and TV presenter Dan Jones discusses his new book, The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God's Holy Warriors.

Fri 24 Nov

£5 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously … .

Dr Lesley Orr's Regiment of Difficult Women

Dr Lesley Orr looks at women over time that have not conformed to the norms.

Sun 26 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

  • 16:30 – 17:30

Growing Up In Scotland: A Century of Childhood

Producer Rachel Bell uses archive film, interview clips and original research to tell the story of some of the big changes in children's lives, and debate whether things have really all improved for the better.

Wed 22 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

Sat 25 Nov

Free / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

  • 14:30 – 15:30

Jane Tulloch: Lost Department Stores Of Edinburgh

Jane Tulloch uncovers the world of the lost stores of Edinburgh.

Fri 24 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

  • 15:30 – 16:30

Margaret Skea: Katharina – Deliverance

Award-winning novelist and short story writer Margaret Skea discusses her novel Martin Luthers Wife, in which she brings the story of Katharina von Bora to life.

Sat 25 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

Mary Hollingsworth: The Medici

Mary Hollingsworth discusses the Medici family.

Sun 26 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

Mary Somerville: Queen of Science

Historian Ruth Boreham talks about Mary Somerville.

Sun 26 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously ….

Max Scratchmann: Last of the Burrah Sahibs

The author talks about growing up in India in the 50s and 60s.

Sat 25 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously ….

Pam Wardell: Soviet Dissidents Secret Love

A talk from Pam Wardell about life in pre-revolutionary St Petersburg.

Wed 22 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously … Scotland's History Festival.

  • 16:00 – 17:00

Revenants and Robert Louis Stevenson: The Scottish Undead in Literature and History

Dr Louise Yeoman, previously co-director of the Scottish Witchcraft Survey, became fascinated by tales of witches who came back from the grave and started to explore Scotland's walking dead. This is the result.

Thu 23 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

That Was Then, This Is Now: Schiehallion and Gravitational Waves

Dr. Andrew Conway explores the challenges faced by Nevil Maskelyne then in the 18th century and Professor Martin Hendry discusses the hunt and discovery of gravitational waves now in the 21st century.

Thu 23 Nov

£5 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously…Scotland's History Festival.

Writing History Showcase

Historic offerings from authors Alex Nye, Fran Brady, Kaite Welsh, Maggie Ritchie and Snorri Kristjansson.

Sat 25 Nov

£3 / 0131 662 8635

Part of Previously … Scotland's History Festival.

  • 16:00 – 18:00

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