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June

Events
15.06.2021

Harps of the North: Edvard Grieg & Andreas Munch in the world of Walter Scott
15.06.2021
online

To celebrate composer Edvard Grieg's birthday, the Grieg Society of Scotland is delighted to announce the release of its film contribution to the Walter Scott 250 year.

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Talks
15.06.2021

Reading Scotland - Reading Scott
15.06.2021
Online

With Lee Simpson

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Events
05.06.2021

Dandie Derby 2021
05.06.2021
Abbotsford

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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Talks
03.06.2021

Frolics in the Face of Europe: Sir Walter Scott, Continental Travel and the Tradition of the Grand Tour
03.06.2021
Online

A talk from Dr Iain Gordon Brown for Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott club members.

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May

Events
27.05.2021

Women of Letters Story Cafe
27.05.2021
Online

As the 250th anniversary of Walter Scott’s birth is marked nationwide, we’re celebrating some of the talented but largely forgotten women writers who were Scott’s contemporaries.

Find out more
Talks
18.05.2021

Reading Scotland- Reading Scott
18.05.2021
Online

With members of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität and the University of Aberdeen. Chaired by Sigrid Rieuwerts and Ali Lumsden.  

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Talks
06.05.2021

Online Toast to Sir Walter Scott
06.05.2021
Online

An online toast to Sir Walter Scott for Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club members.

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Events
06.05.2021

A Scott-Themed Dinner from Wedgwood
06.05.2021
Delivered to your door

Eating with Walter Scott: A Scott-Themed Dinner from Wedgwood

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Events
01.05.2021

Storytelling at Abbotsford
01.05.2021 - 14.05.2021
Online

A series of video stories, including folk tales and local legends, told in Abbotsford's historic house by Mary Kenny.

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April

Talks
23.04.2021

Live Interview with Walter Scott Prize Shortlisted Author Maggie O'Farrell
23.04.2021
Online

The next in this series of LIVE interviews with the shortlisted authors for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Join Maggie O'Farrell to hear about her award-winning novel HAMNET.  

Find out more
Talks
11.04.2021

Live Interview with Walter Scott Prize Shortlisted Author Kate Grenville
11.04.2021
online

Join the second in the series of Live Interviews with Walter Scott Prize shortlisted author Kate Grenville.

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Talks
08.04.2021

The Financial Ruin of Sir Walter Scott: and How He Got Out of It
08.04.2021
Online

A members online talk from Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club with Ray Perman.  

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Talks
07.04.2021

Sir Walter Scott 250th Anniversary Talk
07.04.2021
Online

Join the American Scottish Foundation to explore the life and legacy of Sir Walter Scott in this digital event.

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Talks
02.04.2021

Meet Walter Scott Prize Shortlisted Authors in Live Video Series - Steven Conte
02.04.2021
Online

The Walter Scott Prize will be hosting a series of live videos with this year’s shortlisted authors on Facebook, beginning with Steven Conte.

Find out more
Events
01.04.2021

Walter Scott: The Man Behind the Monument
01.04.2021 - 25.04.2021
Online

Join the Walter Scott Research Centre at the University of Aberdeen for a free online course with Abbotsford and Futurelearn. 

Find out more

March

Talks
25.03.2021

Sir Walter Scott: Past, Present and Future
25.03.2021
Online

Royal Celtic Society March 2021 Lecture from Kirsty Archer Thompson.

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Events
20.03.2021

Walter Scott 250 Launch
20.03.2021
Online

Watch our launch documentary and projection of a short film of the Young Scott onto Smailholm Tower.

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Events
20.03.2021

Glenkinchie Lammermuir Hills Highball
20.03.2021 - 27.03.2021
Online

Glenkinchie Distillery show us how to make a Lammermuir Hills Highball, created to celebrate the launch of Walter Scott 250.

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Talks
04.03.2021

Scott’s Relationship with Traditional Song a musical performance and talk by Anne McClary
04.03.2021
Online

Anne McClary - Scott’s Relationship with Traditional Song

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Events
06.05.2021

A Scott-Themed Dinner from Wedgwood
06.05.2021
Delivered to your door

Eating with Walter Scott: A Scott-Themed Dinner from Wedgwood

Find out more
Events
05.06.2021

Dandie Derby 2021
05.06.2021
Abbotsford

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

Find out more
Talks
03.06.2021

Frolics in the Face of Europe: Sir Walter Scott, Continental Travel and the Tradition of the Grand Tour
03.06.2021
Online

A talk from Dr Iain Gordon Brown for Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott club members.

Find out more
Events
20.03.2021

Glenkinchie Lammermuir Hills Highball
20.03.2021 - 27.03.2021
Online

Glenkinchie Distillery show us how to make a Lammermuir Hills Highball, created to celebrate the launch of Walter Scott 250.

Find out more
Events
15.06.2021

Harps of the North: Edvard Grieg & Andreas Munch in the world of Walter Scott
15.06.2021
online

To celebrate composer Edvard Grieg's birthday, the Grieg Society of Scotland is delighted to announce the release of its film contribution to the Walter Scott 250 year.

Find out more
Talks
11.04.2021

Live Interview with Walter Scott Prize Shortlisted Author Kate Grenville
11.04.2021
online

Join the second in the series of Live Interviews with Walter Scott Prize shortlisted author Kate Grenville.

Find out more
Talks
23.04.2021

Live Interview with Walter Scott Prize Shortlisted Author Maggie O'Farrell
23.04.2021
Online

The next in this series of LIVE interviews with the shortlisted authors for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction. Join Maggie O'Farrell to hear about her award-winning novel HAMNET.  

Find out more
Talks
02.04.2021

Meet Walter Scott Prize Shortlisted Authors in Live Video Series - Steven Conte
02.04.2021
Online

The Walter Scott Prize will be hosting a series of live videos with this year’s shortlisted authors on Facebook, beginning with Steven Conte.

Find out more
Talks
06.05.2021

Online Toast to Sir Walter Scott
06.05.2021
Online

An online toast to Sir Walter Scott for Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club members.

Find out more
Talks
15.06.2021

Reading Scotland - Reading Scott
15.06.2021
Online

With Lee Simpson

Find out more
Talks
18.05.2021

Reading Scotland- Reading Scott
18.05.2021
Online

With members of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität and the University of Aberdeen. Chaired by Sigrid Rieuwerts and Ali Lumsden.  

Find out more
Talks
04.03.2021

Scott’s Relationship with Traditional Song a musical performance and talk by Anne McClary
04.03.2021
Online

Anne McClary - Scott’s Relationship with Traditional Song

Find out more
Talks
07.04.2021

Sir Walter Scott 250th Anniversary Talk
07.04.2021
Online

Join the American Scottish Foundation to explore the life and legacy of Sir Walter Scott in this digital event.

Find out more
Talks
25.03.2021

Sir Walter Scott: Past, Present and Future
25.03.2021
Online

Royal Celtic Society March 2021 Lecture from Kirsty Archer Thompson.

Find out more
Events
01.05.2021

Storytelling at Abbotsford
01.05.2021 - 14.05.2021
Online

A series of video stories, including folk tales and local legends, told in Abbotsford's historic house by Mary Kenny.

Find out more
Talks
08.04.2021

The Financial Ruin of Sir Walter Scott: and How He Got Out of It
08.04.2021
Online

A members online talk from Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott Club with Ray Perman.  

Find out more
Events
20.03.2021

Walter Scott 250 Launch
20.03.2021
Online

Watch our launch documentary and projection of a short film of the Young Scott onto Smailholm Tower.

Find out more
Events
01.04.2021

Walter Scott: The Man Behind the Monument
01.04.2021 - 25.04.2021
Online

Join the Walter Scott Research Centre at the University of Aberdeen for a free online course with Abbotsford and Futurelearn. 

Find out more
Events
27.05.2021

Women of Letters Story Cafe
27.05.2021
Online

As the 250th anniversary of Walter Scott’s birth is marked nationwide, we’re celebrating some of the talented but largely forgotten women writers who were Scott’s contemporaries.

Find out more