We're taking our usual summer break this month; the event originally planned for the 11th will now not go ahead.
15 September 2021
Kirsty Archer-Thompson: 250 years of Sir Walter Scott
(1771–1832): Past, Present and Future
Kirsty Archer-Thompson is Curator of Sir Walter Scott’s celebrated Abbotsford House in the Borders,
and we hope to arrange a visit to Abbotsford very soon afterwards.
The meeting will also include our AGM, when we will be electing office bearers and committee for the year ahead.
13 October 2021
We hope to arrange an event commemorating
Dante Alighieri (c. 1265–1321) one of the greatest poets of the middle ages
(to be confirmed).
10 November 2021
Peter Burman on John Ruskin's Guild of St George
The Guild of St George, in its 150th year, is an educational charity for arts, crafts and the rural economy. Peter is a Director of the Guild,
as well as Chair of the Falkland Society.
15 December 2021
Josh Davie’s 2021 film Voices of Falkland
To be introduced by Ninian Stuart and/or Helen Lawrenson.
15 January 2022
Kieran Allan, 'The Tricolore and the Saltire'
The story of the Italian community in Scotland.
9 February 2022
Rory Young on his life and work
Rory is a stone sculptor and ‘artificer’,
one who makes things, always well-considered and beautiful.
He has been called the 'Prince Charming of the 'Lime Revival in Britain'.
He carried out the lime-based works to the Sea Captain's House in Kirkcaldy.
The West Doorway of York Minster is probably his most famous work.
9 March 2022
Ben Tindall (Benjamin Tindall Architects)
On working collaboratively with clients, artists and craftspeople at Jupiter
Artland, a contemporary sculpture park and art gallery at Bonnington House, 7
kilometres west of Edinburgh (to be confirmed).
13 April 2022
Ninian Stuart, Helen Lawrenson and Joe Fitzpatrick,
'The Unfolding future of the Falkland Estate'
11 May 2022
Donald McPhillimy 'Woodlands of Fife'
History, management and vital role in achieving sustainability (to be confirmed).
15 June 2022
'John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, Third Marquess of Bute,
and his impact on Falkland and St Andrews'
A major lecture by his great-granddaughter,
Marietta Crichton Stuart, who has been studying his life and work for many years.
This talk will be held at the
Stables, Falkland Estate, by kind invitation of the Falkland Stewardship Trust
See below for previous events by year: