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Jane Geddes at Greenside Church with Toppings and Co., Edinburgh

Wednesday 14 February 2024: Celebrating the Buildings of Lothian
We are thrilled to be celebrating the publication of the first fully revised and expanded guide to the buildings of Lothian since Colin McWilliam's pioneering volume of 1978. The trustworthy guide for the evening is none other than Jane Geddes, Emeritus Professor of Art History, University of Aberdeen, and principal contributor to the new edition. Join in for what will be a fascinating talk on the illustrious architectural legacy of Lothian.

Edith Hall at Berwins Salon North, Harrogate International Festival

Thursday 22 February 2024: Facing Down the Furies
Prepare to embark on an odyssey of epic proportions as we delve into the depths of human nature with the ancient Greeks and Classics Professor, Writer and Broadcaster Edith Hall. Reflecting on her own experiences, and introducing her upcoming title, Facing Down the Furies, Edith uncovers the shared common ground between us and the ancient Greeks in matters of life and death.

Nicholas Orme at Lincoln Museum with Lindum Books

Thursday 29 February 2024: The History of England's Cathedrals
Lindum Books is pleased to welcome Nicholas Orme to Lincoln to discuss his new title 'The History of England's Cathedrals', newly published in paperback.

 Robert Gildea

- at Toppings and Co., Edinburgh

Monday 26 February 2024: Backbone of the Nation
Robert Gildea joins Toppings Edinburgh to give a talk on Backbone of the Nation, his powerful new history of the Great Strike in the miners' own voices, based on more than 140 interviews with former miners and their families. Join in at the bookshop for an evening with one of Britain's foremost contemporary historians and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Great Strike's beginning.

- at Toppings and Co., St Andrews

Monday 27 February 2024: Backbone of the Nation
Robert Gildea joins Toppings St Andrews to give a talk on Backbone of the Nation, his powerful new history of the Great Strike in the miners' own voices, based on more than 140 interviews with former miners and their families. Join in at the bookshop for an evening with one of Britain's foremost contemporary historians and commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Great Strike's beginning.

- at Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries with OnFife

Wednesday 28 February 2024: Backbone of the Nation
Robert Gildea will be talking about his new book Backbone of the Nation. Exploring mining communities from across the UK including Fife, Gildea shows how the miners organised to protect themselves, and how a network of activists and families mobilised to support them.