25 April 2023
History Scotland's summer lecture programme covers centuries of history, with a varied selection of topics ranging from the life of Mary Queen of Scots to Pictish lifeways.
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 by Dr Allan Kennedy, History Scotland's consultant editor, or Dr Louise Heren, 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:
- 6 June, Mary Queen of Scots and James VI (Professor Paulina Kewes)
- 18 July, Pictish Pathways, Dr Shirley Curtis Summers
- 26 July, Highland dress and fashionable culture in Georgian Britain, Dr Rosie Waine
- 22 August, Scotland's first railway, Ed Bethune and Dr Aaron Allen
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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Image Holyrood Palace as seen from Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh by Ermell on Wikipedia.