The 1800s saw a series of scandals concerning individuals being locked away in lunatic asylums – the victims of unscrupulous persons who wanted to be rid of a ‘difficult’ family member, spouse or frie
Museums, archives and heritage
The Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland (TDFS) & The University of Edinburgh present ‘The Art of Treepling’, a mini festival of percussive dance in Scotland’s capital
Despite growing historical interest in the male body, historians have, until fairly recently, overlooked a principle component of both men’s bodies and masculinity - facial hair.
Speaker: Dr Noelle Gallagher, Senior Lecturer in 18th Century British Literature, University of Manchester
Speaker: Professor John Henderson, Professor of Italian Renaissance History, University of London
With the Edinburgh Art Festival firming up its Summer programme of shows it's a good time to survey the highlights of forthcoming National Galleries of Scotl
Documents believed to have been signed by Mary Queen of Scots have recently come to light at the Museum of Edinburgh.
A new exhibition at Edinburgh’s Museum of Childhood looks at the challenges of parenthood over the years.
Inspired by St Andrew himself, ‘Fisherman’s Feast’ has received support through Scotland’s Winter Festivals to bring the Galilean fisherman’s story of strength and sociability to life at the Scottish
A new design for Edinburgh’s George Street is on show from today at Edinburgh’s City Art Centre.