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May

Exhibitions
21.05.2022

Inspiring Walter Scott
21.05.2022 - 08.01.2023
National Museum of Scotland

Discover how Scott drew upon real historical objects for inspiration in his writing. This free exhibition showcases iconic objects from the National Collection and places them alongside Scott's words, and the stories in which they feature.

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Exhibitions
21.05.2022

Walter Scott and Revolution
21.05.2022 - 15.08.2022
ONLINE

This exhibition highlights how Scott lived through an age of revolution, and how his best-selling novels and poems were a vivid and powerful response to revolutionary change. Far from being an escape into a romanticized past, his works overflow with scenes of violence, terror, repression, and rebellion.

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Events
21.05.2022

Walking with Walter Scott
21.05.2022 - 30.06.2022
on-line

A number of events will take place on the University of Aberdeen's King’s College Campus and in the Cruikshank Botanic Garden to celebrate and explore Scott’s ideas about the restorative power of the natural world. to find out more visithttps://www.hillgoers.com/guided-walks-events/sir-walter-scott-celebrating-250-years-14th-may-2022

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Exhibitions
21.05.2022

'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott’s Lifelong Love of Popular Print
21.05.2022 - 01.03.2023
Online

Scott's library at Abbotsford contains around 3000 popular print items, on topics such as  fairy-tales, superstition, politics and song. This exhibition showcases this material and its significance for Scott’s work. You can access it here

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June

Events
04.06.2022

Dandie Derby 2022
04.06.2022
The Haining, Selkirk

Come and join in the fun and watch the Dandie Dinmont Terriers take part in their annual light hearted race meeting.

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August

Events
12.08.2022

ScottFest 2022
12.08.2022 - 14.08.2022

Join us to celebrate Sir Walter Scott’s birthday with a weekend of fun for all the family. 

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Exhibitions
01.03.2022

'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott’s Lifelong Love of Popular Print
01.03.2022 - 01.03.2023
Online

Scott's library at Abbotsford contains around 3000 popular print items, on topics such as  fairy-tales, superstition, politics and song. This exhibition showcases this material and its significance for Scott’s work. You can access it here

Find out more
Events
04.06.2022

Dandie Derby 2022
04.06.2022
The Haining, Selkirk

Come and join in the fun and watch the Dandie Dinmont Terriers take part in their annual light hearted race meeting.

Find out more
Exhibitions
06.08.2021

Inspiring Walter Scott
06.08.2021 - 08.01.2023
National Museum of Scotland

Discover how Scott drew upon real historical objects for inspiration in his writing. This free exhibition showcases iconic objects from the National Collection and places them alongside Scott's words, and the stories in which they feature.

Find out more
Events
12.08.2022

ScottFest 2022
12.08.2022 - 14.08.2022

Join us to celebrate Sir Walter Scott’s birthday with a weekend of fun for all the family. 

Find out more
Events
01.02.2022

Walking with Walter Scott
01.02.2022 - 30.06.2022
on-line

A number of events will take place on the University of Aberdeen's King’s College Campus and in the Cruikshank Botanic Garden to celebrate and explore Scott’s ideas about the restorative power of the natural world. to find out more visithttps://www.hillgoers.com/guided-walks-events/sir-walter-scott-celebrating-250-years-14th-may-2022

Find out more
Exhibitions
06.09.2021

Walter Scott and Revolution
06.09.2021 - 15.08.2022
ONLINE

This exhibition highlights how Scott lived through an age of revolution, and how his best-selling novels and poems were a vivid and powerful response to revolutionary change. Far from being an escape into a romanticized past, his works overflow with scenes of violence, terror, repression, and rebellion.

Find out more