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St Andrew’s Day Event featuring Richard Holloway, Geoff Palmer and Tom Devine

2 October 2013

Until very recently, the central Scottish role in black slavery in the eighteenth century has been hidden from history. This discussion will present some of the latest thinking on this vital, controversial but forgotten aspect of the nation's past. Come and be surprised! book at: https://standrewsday2013.eventbrite.co.uk/

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The Remembrance Day Talk: Dr Emily Mayhew, Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty, 1914-1918

2 October 2013

Join us for a special lecture and book signing with author Dr Emily Mayhew. Her new publication (Sep 2013) Wounded: From Battlefield to Blighty traces a journey made by a casualty from the battlefield of the Western Front to a hospital in Britain. It is a story told through the testimony of those who cared for him – stretcher bearers and medical of…

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Words and Deeds Exhibition extended until 1st December 2013

2 October 2013

We are delighted to announce that the exhibition Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving will be extended until 1st December 2013. As part of The Scottish Government’s St Andrew’s Day Out campaign for 2013 we will be offering 2 for 1 tickets from 18th November - 1st December, so don't miss the chance to take up this offer and view our inspir…

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Participation in Scottish History Festival

12 September 2013

This year we will be working with Ian Harrower of 'Previously...' Scotland's History Festival to bring you events including 'The Real Sherlock Holmes' a Remembrance Day talk with Dr Emily Mayhew and a St Andrews Day event with Professor Geoff Palmer and Professor Tom Devine. Full details will be posted on our webpage soon. 'Previously...' Scotland…

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Doors Open Day Tickets now available

12 September 2013

Doors Open Weekend will be running on the 28th and 29th of September. This year we are offering ticketed places for admission to the museum. Besides viewing the historic collections of the Museum, there will also be a chance to view our current exhibtion 'Words and Deeds: Woman, Warfare and Caregiving'. Access to the Museum will be available for en…

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