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Memorial Service for Mary Queen of Scots, 8 Feb 17

See details below of a memorial service being held in Fotheringhay: Advertisements

Talk – 450th Anniversary of the coronation of James VI, 29 Jul 17

The 450th Anniversary Lecture of the Coronation of James VI will take place at the Church of the Holy Rude in Stirling on Saturday 29 July at 7.30pm. It will be delivered by Dr Steven Reid from the Department of Scottish History at the University of Glasgow and the title of his lecture is “From… Read More ›

Talk – David Templeman – The Captive Queen in England 1568-87, 17 Jul 17

Monday 17 July – Talk by David Templeman based on his book “Mary, Queen of Scots.  The Captive Queen in England 1568-87”.

Visit – Royal Lyceum Theatre, 30 May 17

Tickets are selling fast for the performance of “Glory on Earth” by Linda McLean at the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Grindlay Street, Edinburgh.  The play is set on Tuesday 19 August 1561 at 9am.  Through the fog a ship arrives in Leith docks.  Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots, steps ashore.  She is 19 and on her… Read More ›

Walk – Jerry Ozaniec – Mary’s formal entry into Edinburgh 1561, 30 May 17

Tuesday 2 May – Back by popular demand.  Jerry Ozaniec will recreate the walk he led last September retracing Mary’s formal entry into Edinburgh on her return to Scotland in 1561. (we’ll be going for a meal afterwards and before the play in the evening)

Visit – Mount Stuart in Rothesay, 23 Apr 17

A visit to Mount Stuart in Rothesay will take place on Sunday 23 April 2017 (the day after the Annual Gathering being held in Glasgow). Details will be sent out to members with the February Journal.

Talk – 16th Century Food Standards, 21 Mar 17

Marie Stuart Society member, Dr Margaret Skea will give a talk on 16th Century Food Standards Agency at the Quaker Meeting House at 7pm on Tuesday 21 March.  Further details will be sent out nearer the time.

Future events 2017

Other events being considered for the whole Society include: A summer event at the statue at Linlithgow Palace and the relocation of the Linlithgow Museum from Annet House to the newly refurbished County Buildings – 29/04 – update this may be postponed to 2018 due to a delay with the Museum relocation Memorial event in… Read More ›

Society Annual Gathering, 22 Apr 17

The proposed date is Saturday 22nd April, with Glasgow as the venue. The agenda, minutes of 2016 AGM, and the Office-Bearers’ reports will be issued with the February Journal along with booking details.  

AGM – Leicester, May 17

English Branch Annual General Meeting followed by a presentation and talk by Syd Whitehead on ‘Building A Chronology of Mary Queen of Scots’. The venue and timings will be announced in a future Journal.

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