The Roots of Environmentalism

An expert panel will present a series of short punchy talks highlighting the roots and resonance of a variety of environmental causes and campaigns.

The Roots of Environmentalism

About The Roots of Environmentalism

An expert panel will present a series of short punchy talks highlighting the roots and resonance of a variety of environmental causes and campaigns. With support from the audience, they will consider the current direction and whether important lessons from the past could better influence our future.

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The Edinburgh Sketcher

The Edinburgh Sketcher

16th June 2019
Join the Edinburgh Sketcher as he leads you on a merry sketching tour of Edinburgh's Lawnmarket landmarks, offering gentle expert tuition and guidance for all ages and abilities!
Modernism II: Geddes, Abercrombie and Pepler - Study Day

Modernism II: Geddes, Abercrombie and Pepler - Study Day

18th June 2019
Join Dr Alastair Fair and colleagues as they consider the extent of Patrick Geddes' influence on early modernism at this Geddes, Abercrombie and Pepler study day on Tuesday 18th June.
The Ambrose Folk and Roots Club

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18th June 2019
A roaring success in 2018, the dualing fiddles of The Ambrose House Band return with their unique, relaxed evening of special guests, music song, chat and storytelling.

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