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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) Advertisements

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.

Talk – Margaret Lumsdaine, 31 Jan 17

Margaret Lumsdaine, an Honorary member of the Society and former President, will reprise for us the talk she gave at Paisley Abbey on 10 September 2016.  Her talk, which she was invited to give at the Stewart 700 Conference, was entitled “The Rich Dynastic Inheritance of Mary, Queen of Scots, from her Stewart Queen Ancestors”. … Read More ›

Event – Christmas lunch and Scottish Branch AGM, 26 Nov 16

Christmas lunch and Scottish Branch Annual General Meeting at the Apex Haymarket Hotel, 90 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh EH12 5LQ at 1 PM. For details contact the Branch chairman.

Talk – “Understanding the Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots”, 4 Oct 16

“Understanding the Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots” by Susanna Blackshaw, 4th Oct To be held at the Quaker Meeting House.  This talk will be at 2pm with lunch beforehand.

Visit – Temple Newsam, 18 Sep 16

Alison Gough has arranged an English Branch visit to Temple Newsam House, Leeds on Sunday, 18th September 2016.  Meet at the cafe at 2pm.   Temple Newsam is a Tudor-Jacobean house with grounds landscaped by Capability Brown, in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. The estate lies to the east of the city, just south of Halton… Read More ›

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