Palimpsest and Edinburgh Doors Open Day

  • Posted on: 27/09/2014

On 28th September, you can meet Sir Walter Scott and Mrs Margaret Oliphant, two greats of Scottish literature, in the Playfair Library on the last day of Edinburgh’s Doors Open Day. This is part of the Palimpsest project being run …

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Edinburgh Doors Open Day: 27 and 28 September 2014 – The Playfair Library & The Assembly Rooms

  • Posted on: 22/09/2014

Meet the Authors from the Past at the Playfair Library, Old College, Edinburgh University Palimpsest: Literary Edinburgh invite you to meet ‘Sir Walter Scott’ and ‘Mrs Margaret Oliphant’, prolific writers who featured Edinburgh in their works and so helped to …

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A Voice from the Past: Sir Walter Scott

  • Posted on: 13/08/2014

Here is our Sir Walter Scott played by Fergus John McCann giving his views on some topical issues as well as pondering on how he has influenced those who have come after him. A modest man of letters as he …

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Sir Walter Scott at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

  • Posted on: 12/08/2014

Sir Walter Scott made a “surprise” visit to the Edinburgh International Book Festival as a guest of Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature. At the “Reading the City” event the author and enthusiast of Scott, James Robertson,  interviewed this great man of …

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