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Chimneys down the Esk


Syllabus for 2019-2020

Meetings are held in Penicuik Town Hall at 7.30pm

Monday, 30 September 2019
Essential Agony: The Battle of Dunbar 1650
Dr Arran Johnston, Director of Scottish Battlefield Trust

Monday, 28 October 2019
The History of Scottish Tartan in the 18th & 19th Centuries
Rosie Waine, Research Fellow, National Museums of Scotland

Monday, 18 November 2019
History Meets Fiction in Borders Brothers: Medical Drama based on Soutra in the Middle Ages
Margaret Cook, Retired consultant haematologist and author

Monday, 27 January 2020
The Pioneering Photography of Hill and Adamson
Anne Lyden, Chief Curator of Photography, National Galleries Scotland

Monday, 24 February 2020
The Adventurous Life of Admiral John Inglis of Auchendinny and Redhall: An American in the Georgian Navy
Jim Tildesley, Former Director, Scottish Maritime Museum

Monday, 30 March 2020
AGM followed by
Up the Lane - a history of a church community and its place in the wider locale
Margaret Coull and Georgina Phillips, St James the Less Church, PHS and Oral History Resource Group

Monday, 27 April 2020
Edinburgh’s Engineering Heritage - the Untold Story: Edinburgh’s Amazing Contribution to Transformational Technologies
Professor Gordon Masterton, OBE, Chair of Future Infrastructure, University of Edinburgh School of Engineering

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