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Sir Walter Scott’s Abbotsford: “The Delilah of his Imagination”

Thursday 20 January 2022


Fully booked

As part of celebrations for the 250th anniversary of one of Scotland's most famous figures, Sir Walter Scott, we are delighted to present a free online event in partnership with Abbotsford House, the home of the great bard.

Join Kirsty Archer-Thompson, Collections and Interpretations Manager at Abbotsford, as she discusses what Scott was trying to achieve in terms of Abbotsford’s composition and curation, using examples from the fabric of the building alongside the collections housed within, to illustrate how he created a space for the celebration of history, memory and storytelling.

Walter Scott 250 is a partnership network of over fifty organisations across Scotland and further afield, dedicated to showcasing new and exciting perspectives on Scott and his legacy across 2021-22 in a range of mediums, from art installations, publications and events to exhibitions and community projects.

This event is now fully booked, but will be recorded and made available on our Youtube Channel Youtube Channel

Image © HES (Scottish Colorfoto Collection)

Thursday 20 January 2022


This event is now fully booked, but will be made available on our Youtube channel