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Memorial Service for Mary Queen of Scots, 8 Feb 17

22 January 2017

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

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”.

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.  

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.

Walk – Mary’s entry into Edinburgh led by Jerry Ozaniec, 2 Sep 2016

A member, Jerry Ozaniec, will lead a walk retracing Mary’s formal entry into Edinburgh on her return to Scotland in 1561.  We will meet at the entry to the Castle Esplanade at 11.00am on Friday 2 September and will stop at the various places where there were pageants, gifts given etc as part of the… Read More ›

Visit – Traquair House, 20 Aug 16

The visit to Traquair in August will be on SATURDAY 20TH AUGUST,  not Thursday 18th as previously intimated.  The plan is to meet at 1pm for a light lunch in the 1745 tearoom, which is in the grounds, beforehand.  Further information will be sent out nearer the time. If anyone who plans to go can… Read More ›

Bench unveiled at Sheffield Manor Lodge

The Society donated a new bench at Sheffield Manor Lodge – the unveiling took place on 9 April during the Annual Gathering. This was well attended by English and Scottish branch members.

Event – Presentation by Arran Johnston, 16 Jun 16

The presentation by Arran Johnston will be at 7pm in the Quaker Meeting House, Victoria Terrace, Edinburgh with a meal beforehand. There are also presentations throughout the day at Edinburgh Castle about James VI – this may be included as a visit – details to be advised.

Visit – Coventry, 3 Jul 16

A visit is proposed to Coventry on Sunday 3rd July when a local guide has been hired to take the group round the Guildhall and past the Whitefriars where Mary is reputed to have spent some time. The tour taking about 1.5 hours. A replica of Elizabeth’s should be available on show. Meet at 2.00pm… Read More ›

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