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July

Activities
22.07.2021

Rob Roy Limited Edition Copy
22.07.2021 - 31.12.2021

A new leather-bound limited edition published to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the author’s birth. 

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Activities
22.07.2021

Sir Walter Scott 2021 UK £2 Uncirculated Coin
22.07.2021 - 31.12.2021

The Royal Mint commemorates Sir Walter Scott on a £2 coin, to mark the 250th Anniversary of his birth

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August

Exhibitions
06.08.2021

Inspiring Walter Scott
06.08.2021 - 09.01.2022
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
Exhibitions
13.08.2021

Walter Scott and Song: Retuning the Harp of the North
13.08.2021 - 31.03.2022
on-line

Exploring ballads, opera, and theatrical and popular songs, this online exhibition showcases the University of Aberdeen’s Walter Scott collections alongside musical recordings. 

Find out more
Events
15.08.2021

Head for the Hills: What we can learn from walking with Walter Scott
15.08.2021 - 30.04.2022
North-east Scotland

A series of local hill walks led by Hillgoers in partnership with the Walter Scott Research Centre at the University of Aberdeen 

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September

Events
01.09.2021

Walter Scott and Song: Musical Events
01.09.2021 - 31.03.2022
Online

A number of talks, performances and other events will be held to explore Scott’s relationship to song.

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
Exhibitions
09.09.2021

Sir Walter Scott 250 Exhibition
09.09.2021 - 06.12.2021
The Caledonian Club, London

A new exhibition for Caledonian Club members celebrating Walter Scott 250.

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October

Exhibitions
01.10.2021

Sweet Sounds in Wild Places
01.10.2021 - 01.04.2022

An exhibition of work from a new community project, which aims to harness the power of music, creative writing, film and photography to empower women struggling with personal life challenges.

Find out more
Exhibitions
04.10.2021

Sir Walter Scott in the HES Archives
04.10.2021 - 25.03.2022
John Sinclair House

An exhibition of drawings, photographs and sketches selected from the HES Archives showing buildings and monuments associated with Sir Walter Scott.  

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November

Exhibitions
01.11.2021

'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott’s Lifelong Love of Popular Print
01.11.2021 - 31.10.2022
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.

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Events
20.11.2021

Christmas at Abbotsford
20.11.2021 - 19.12.2021

Join us for some festive fun at Abbotsford's Christmas celebrations! Shop local and grab some gifts in our Christmas markets, explore our Christmas past in the historic house, meet Father Christmas and his elves and more!

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December

Events
17.12.2021

SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832) a 250th anniversary concert
17.12.2021
Parliament House, Edinburgh

A 250th anniversary concert celebrating the world-famous Scots poet, creator of the historical novel, advocate and judge.

Find out more

January

Talks
20.01.2022

Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford: “The Delilah of his Imagination”
20.01.2022

Join Kirsty Archer-Thompson, Collections and Interpretation Manager of the Abbotsford Trust, to explore one of the most important literary houses in the world; a nineteenth century blueprint that has travelled the globe.

Find out more

February

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
01.11.2021

'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott’s Lifelong Love of Popular Print
01.11.2021 - 31.10.2022
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.

Find out more
Events
20.11.2021

Christmas at Abbotsford
20.11.2021 - 19.12.2021

Join us for some festive fun at Abbotsford's Christmas celebrations! Shop local and grab some gifts in our Christmas markets, explore our Christmas past in the historic house, meet Father Christmas and his elves and more!

Find out more
Events
15.08.2021

Head for the Hills: What we can learn from walking with Walter Scott
15.08.2021 - 30.04.2022
North-east Scotland

A series of local hill walks led by Hillgoers in partnership with the Walter Scott Research Centre at the University of Aberdeen 

Find out more
Exhibitions
06.08.2021

Inspiring Walter Scott
06.08.2021 - 09.01.2022
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
Activities
22.07.2021

Rob Roy Limited Edition Copy
22.07.2021 - 31.12.2021

A new leather-bound limited edition published to celebrate the 250th anniversary of the author’s birth. 

Find out more
Events
17.12.2021

SIR WALTER SCOTT (1771-1832) a 250th anniversary concert
17.12.2021
Parliament House, Edinburgh

A 250th anniversary concert celebrating the world-famous Scots poet, creator of the historical novel, advocate and judge.

Find out more
Activities
22.07.2021

Sir Walter Scott 2021 UK £2 Uncirculated Coin
22.07.2021 - 31.12.2021

The Royal Mint commemorates Sir Walter Scott on a £2 coin, to mark the 250th Anniversary of his birth

Find out more
Exhibitions
09.09.2021

Sir Walter Scott 250 Exhibition
09.09.2021 - 06.12.2021
The Caledonian Club, London

A new exhibition for Caledonian Club members celebrating Walter Scott 250.

Find out more
Exhibitions
04.10.2021

Sir Walter Scott in the HES Archives
04.10.2021 - 25.03.2022
John Sinclair House

An exhibition of drawings, photographs and sketches selected from the HES Archives showing buildings and monuments associated with Sir Walter Scott.  

Find out more
Talks
20.01.2022

Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford: “The Delilah of his Imagination”
20.01.2022

Join Kirsty Archer-Thompson, Collections and Interpretation Manager of the Abbotsford Trust, to explore one of the most important literary houses in the world; a nineteenth century blueprint that has travelled the globe.

Find out more
Exhibitions
01.10.2021

Sweet Sounds in Wild Places
01.10.2021 - 01.04.2022

An exhibition of work from a new community project, which aims to harness the power of music, creative writing, film and photography to empower women struggling with personal life challenges.

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
Events
01.09.2021

Walter Scott and Song: Musical Events
01.09.2021 - 31.03.2022
Online

A number of talks, performances and other events will be held to explore Scott’s relationship to song.

Find out more
Exhibitions
13.08.2021

Walter Scott and Song: Retuning the Harp of the North
13.08.2021 - 31.03.2022
on-line

Exploring ballads, opera, and theatrical and popular songs, this online exhibition showcases the University of Aberdeen’s Walter Scott collections alongside musical recordings. 

Find out more