2014-15 Winter Programme
All lectures take place in the Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL at 7.00pm. There is access for the disabled and an induction loop at the hall.
Lectures are free to members and open to non-members paying a small fee (currently £5.00).
Wednesday 15th October 2014
Archie Foley and Margaret Munro
“The Great War and the home front: community responses, Portobello”
Wednesday 12th November 2014
“New finds in Auld Reekie: what the trams have done for archaeology”
Saturday 22nd November 2014
The Club will be holding a special event as part of "Previously... Scotland's History Festival".
See here for further details.
NB. This is not at our usual time or venue.
Wednesday 10th December 2014
Members' evening and social
Three short talks by our own members,
followed by seasonal refreshments, and social time
“John Carfrae (1752-1831) coach and sedan chair maker in the Canongate”
“Why Canaan House was renamed Streatham House - A Morningside connection to slavery”
“The Liberton Gravestone Project”
Wednesday 14th January 2015
“Resurrecting a lost landscape: a tour of Rothiemay's Edinburgh in 1647”
Wednesday 11th February 2015
“Healthy places? Environmental conditions and public health in Edinburgh over the past 100 years”
Wednesday 11th March 2015
“Artisans, design education and the Scottish luxury trades c.1780-1914”