Family history and genealogy events at the 2013 Previously Scotland's History Festival
The Previously festival runs from 13 to 30 November and includes talks, performance poetry, live music and theatre productions, storytelling, great authors, exhibitions, food and drink.
Scottish Memories is proud to sponsor the following three events, as top names in the fields of family history, genealogy and Scottish cookery explore their family roots
A SHORT HISTORY OF DAVID HAYMAN IN ASSOCIATION WITH SCOTTISH MEMORIES, THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTRE AND MITCHELL LIBRARY
16 NOVEMBER, 12PM
David Hayman, one of Scotland’s most stunning actors, directors and humanitarians, joins award winning comedian Bruce Morton for an unconventional walk through his life and family tree.
David was born in Glasgow and started his working life in a Glasgow steel yard, trained as an actor and became a dominant force at the Citizens Theatre. He has appeared in over 40 films and is a regular on our television screens. In 2001 he created the humanitarian organisation, Spirit Aid.
Free event. Book online at the Previously Festival website.
Venue: Mitchell Library, North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN.
A SHORT HISTORY OF RICHARD DEMARCO IN ASSOCIATION WITH SCOTTISH MEMORIES
21 NOVEMBER, 2PM
Richard Demarco has been one of Scotland’s most influential advocates for contemporary art. He has been recognised on numerous occasions, with awards across Europe. He co-founded the Traverse Theatre in 1963 and has attended every Edinburgh Festival (and Festival Fringe), since its inception.
Join award winning stand-up comic, broadcaster Bruce Morton and genealogy expert Dr Bruce Durie for a ramble through the fascinating family history and life of one of Scotland's most distinguished cultural champions.
£5.00 / £3.00. Book online at the Previously Festival website.
Venue: Adam House, 3 Chambers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1HR.
A SHORT HISTORY OF LADY CLAIRE MACDONALD IN ASSOCIATION WITH SCOTTISH MEMORIES
30 NOVEMBER, 12 PM
Like many of the greatest cooks, award winning Lady Claire Macdonald is self-taught and is passionate about home cooking produced with the minimum of fuss and maximum of flavour.
Claire's recipes are easy-to-follow, straightforward, and realistic - quintessentially Scottish in taste, but international in appeal. Mother of four, Claire is married to Lord Macdonald, Godfrey Macdonald of Macdonald, High Chief of Clan Donald.
Join Claire and award winning comic, broadcaster Bruce Morton and genealogy expert Dr Bruce Durie (Digging Up Your Roots) for a feast of family history revelations.
£5/£3 Book online at The Stand website.
Venue: The Stand Comedy Club, 5 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EB
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