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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.

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Exhibitions
13.08.2021

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

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

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Exhibitions
15.08.2021

Digital Event: Family Craft- Happy Birthday Sir Walter Scott
15.08.2021
Online

Join City Art Centre on Sir Walter Scott's 250th birthday for an online painting analysis and craft activity.

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Exhibitions
17.08.2021

Sir Walter Scott and the History of Children’s Literature
17.08.2021
Online

This illustrated talk from Museums and Galleries Edinburgh will delve into the archives to uncover some hidden gems and rarities from the histories of Scottish, British, and European children’s literature.

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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 those struggling with personal life challenges.

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Exhibitions
04.10.2021

Sir Walter Scott in the HES Archives
04.10.2021
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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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
Exhibitions
15.08.2021

Digital Event: Family Craft- Happy Birthday Sir Walter Scott
15.08.2021
Online

Join City Art Centre on Sir Walter Scott's 250th birthday for an online painting analysis and craft activity.

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
Exhibitions
17.08.2021

Sir Walter Scott and the History of Children’s Literature
17.08.2021
Online

This illustrated talk from Museums and Galleries Edinburgh will delve into the archives to uncover some hidden gems and rarities from the histories of Scottish, British, and European children’s literature.

Find out more
Exhibitions
04.10.2021

Sir Walter Scott in the HES Archives
04.10.2021
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
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 those struggling with personal life challenges.

Find out more
Exhibitions
13.08.2021

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

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