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June

Talks
28.06.2021

The Public and Private Worlds of Sir Walter Scott
28.06.2021
Online

This event will be focussing on the lesser-known aspects of Sir Walter Scott – his life, career and interests.

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August

Talks
04.08.2021

Romance and Reality: Elizabeth Gaskell's debt to Sir Walter Scott
04.08.2021
Online from Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Celebrating Sir Walter Scott's influence upon the writing of Elizabeth Gaskell, a giant of 19th century literature.

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Talks
07.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape- Sir Walter Scott Walk & Talk 1
07.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

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Talks
14.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape - Sir Walter Scott Walk and Talk 2
14.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

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Talks
17.08.2021

Walter Scott and Song Launch
17.08.2021
Online

Join the University of Aberdeen's Department of Museums and Special Collections and Walter Scott Research Centre to celebrate the launch of our online exhibition.

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Talks
20.08.2021

The Gothic Rocket: The Scott Monument
20.08.2021
Online

A digital lecture from Jackie Sangster examining the archives from early photographs of the monument under construction to souvenir postcards of the Scott Monument.

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Talks
21.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape - Sir Walter Scott Walk & Talk 3
21.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

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Talks
26.08.2021

In Conversation: Inspiring Walter Scott
26.08.2021
Online

Join National Museums Scotland’s curators, Dr Anna Groundwater and David Forsyth to explore the fascinating objects that inspired Scott and the celebrated novels in which they feature. 

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Talks
28.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape -Sir Walter Scott Walk & Talk 4
28.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

Find out more

October

Talks
04.10.2021

The Gothic Rocket: The Scott Monument with Historic Environment Scotland
04.10.2021
John Sinclair House

A talk by Jackie Sangster, HES Learning Officer.

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November

Talks
01.11.2021

Scott’s Chapbooks and the Supernatural: A Halloween Tale
01.11.2021
Online

Those involved with developing the exhibition 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print will discuss the ways in which Scott’s popular print material engages with the supernatural and how the topic is explored in his creative work. 

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Talks
02.11.2021

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival
02.11.2021 - 07.11.2021
Abbotsford House, Melrose , TD6 9BQ

Abbotsford House, the home of Sir Walter Scott, stages this year's Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival in November, as part of the 250th anniversary celebrations of the life and work of Scotland's greatest writer.

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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
Talks
02.11.2021

Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival
02.11.2021 - 07.11.2021
Abbotsford House, Melrose , TD6 9BQ

Abbotsford House, the home of Sir Walter Scott, stages this year's Baillie Gifford Borders Book Festival in November, as part of the 250th anniversary celebrations of the life and work of Scotland's greatest writer.

Find out more
Talks
21.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape - Sir Walter Scott Walk & Talk 3
21.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

Find out more
Talks
14.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape - Sir Walter Scott Walk and Talk 2
14.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

Find out more
Talks
28.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape -Sir Walter Scott Walk & Talk 4
28.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

Find out more
Talks
07.08.2021

Bowhill Landscape- Sir Walter Scott Walk & Talk 1
07.08.2021
Bowhill House & Grounds

A guided walk of the Bowhill House gardens and Upper Loch exploring at the influence and inspiration of Sir Walter Scott on shaping the landscape and history of this beautiful family home.

Find out more
Talks
26.08.2021

In Conversation: Inspiring Walter Scott
26.08.2021
Online

Join National Museums Scotland’s curators, Dr Anna Groundwater and David Forsyth to explore the fascinating objects that inspired Scott and the celebrated novels in which they feature. 

Find out more
Talks
04.08.2021

Romance and Reality: Elizabeth Gaskell's debt to Sir Walter Scott
04.08.2021
Online from Elizabeth Gaskell's House

Celebrating Sir Walter Scott's influence upon the writing of Elizabeth Gaskell, a giant of 19th century literature.

Find out more
Talks
01.11.2021

Scott’s Chapbooks and the Supernatural: A Halloween Tale
01.11.2021
Online

Those involved with developing the exhibition 'From the Baskets of Travelling Pedlars' to Abbotsford: Scott's Lifelong Love of Popular Print will discuss the ways in which Scott’s popular print material engages with the supernatural and how the topic is explored in his creative work. 

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
Talks
20.08.2021

The Gothic Rocket: The Scott Monument
20.08.2021
Online

A digital lecture from Jackie Sangster examining the archives from early photographs of the monument under construction to souvenir postcards of the Scott Monument.

Find out more
Talks
04.10.2021

The Gothic Rocket: The Scott Monument with Historic Environment Scotland
04.10.2021
John Sinclair House

A talk by Jackie Sangster, HES Learning Officer.

Find out more
Talks
28.06.2021

The Public and Private Worlds of Sir Walter Scott
28.06.2021
Online

This event will be focussing on the lesser-known aspects of Sir Walter Scott – his life, career and interests.

Find out more
Talks
17.08.2021

Walter Scott and Song Launch
17.08.2021
Online

Join the University of Aberdeen's Department of Museums and Special Collections and Walter Scott Research Centre to celebrate the launch of our online exhibition.

Find out more