25 April 2023
History Scotland's autumn lecture programme covers centuries of history, with a varied selection of topics ranging from animals at the Stuart court to an 18th-century orphan hospital.
Since the launch of our online programme in November 2020, thousands of history lovers around the world have enjoyed History Scotland's online lectures. These are expert and exclusive Zoom talks presenting Scottish history research in an engaging format.
The talks cover a wide range of topics and each is delivered by an expert in the field, who delivers a c.45-minute talk, followed by a Q&A session chaired (unless otherwise stated) by Dr Louise Heren, History Scotland's reviews editor.
Each talk is £10, which includes on-demand access to the event recording for 7 days after broadcast.
We have a varied programme of events to look forward to, and booking is open now. Secure your place today:
- 3 October, Edinburgh's 18th-century orphan hospital, Dr Kate Gibson
- 21 October, Discover your Scottish ancestors study afternoon, Chris Paton [4-hour event priced at £25/£20)
- 26 October, John Bell: our man in St Petersburg, David McVey
- 14 November, History and artistry of the Paisley shawl, Sheilagh Quaile
- 28 November, Vile spot: the British army in Scotland, 1746-60, Professor Murray Pittock
- 6 December, Conquest of the North: Scotland and the Romans, Dr Andrew Tis
Each 45-minute talk starts at 6.30pm and is followed by a 30 minute Q&A with the speaker. Tickets cost £10 each. Each event is recorded and the recording is made available to ticket holders for 7 days afterwards. Got a question about booking? E-mail Rachel Bellerby.
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