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The Tron Kirk

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A Poisonous Method Part 2: Opium
Join the Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part two Opium!
The Royal Highland Show
One of Scotland's most iconic events, The Royal Highland Show, returns to the Royal Highland Centre between the 17th and 20th June 2021!
Manipulate Festival - Eat Me
EAT ME is a luscious, incendiary theatre show about unconventional love, chaos, control and the shifting complexities of power.
Macsween of Edinburgh Virtual Burns Supper
Macsween of Edinburgh, the UK’s most loved haggis brand, brings what it hopes to be the largest Virtual Burns Supper to homes across the globe.
A Poisonous Method: Arsenic
Join Surgeons Hall Museum Curator for a trilogy of talks exploring why poison was the Victorian murder weapon of choice. Part one Arsenic!

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