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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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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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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

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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.

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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