8 November 2023
Our Chair, Peter Burman, Stories of Remembrance
November is pre-eminently the month of remembering. Peter's talk
will range from Roman times to the present day, touching on aspects of
archaeology, art history, literature, social history and craftsmanship. A
conscious act of ‘Remembrance’.
13 December 2023
Victoria Perry, Slavery, Architecture, and the
British Landscape, including its impact on the Scottish Highlands
Victoria is an architect and historian, author of the recent book A Bittersweet Heritage: Slavery, Architecture, and the British Landscape.
10 January 2024
Professor David Munro, Archivist at Drumlanrig Castle
David 's subject will be the treasures of a great historic archive, and
the fascinating stories that derive from them.
14 February 2024
Stephen Couling, Dundreggan Estate Manager
Stephen will be speaking about
the Rewilding of the Dundreggan Estate and its importance for Scotland.
13 March 2024 (Hybrid)
Catherine, Lady Erskine,
Cambo Walled Garden and new life for the 18th century
To be followed by the AGM of the Falkland Society.
10 April 2024 (Hybrid)
Craig Thomas, The Dukes of Buccleuch and their Palace at Dalkeith
The lecture and meeting will be held in the Workshop of the Stables on the Falkland Estate.
8 May 2024 (Hybrid)
Frank Glyn, violinist, George Thomson’s Fiddle
The lecture and demonstration will be given at the Stables on the Falkland Estate
26 June 2024 (Hybrid)
Philip Thomas, A Small Phoenix Rising
How he and his husband have rescued and conserved Knedlington Old Hall (1649–1660), returning its integrity,
adding contemporary beauty, creating a suitable setting and adding layers of new significance for our own day.
The lecture and our summer drinks party immediately afterwards will be held at the Stables on the Falkland Estate.
See below for a full list of events by year: