Forthcoming Events

A Journey to Chester WeekendIn association with the Dorothy Dunnett Society

Friday 21st–Sunday 23rd September 2018


Friday | Lectures in a beautiful Victorian theatre within Chester’s Grosvenor Museum building: Katherine Wilson on ‘Silk – Europe’s rich fabric and its production and uses in the Middle Ages’; and Tom Pickles on Chester’s Viking history. Both are senior lecturers in Medieval History at Chester University.

Saturday | Coach trip to the Macclesfield Silk Museum and Paradise Mill.

Sunday | Explore Chester’s Viking history through a re-enactment and guided walk along Chester’s historic streets.

Plus the opportunity to meet and discuss Thorfinn’s exploits in Chester with both old and new friends. Time, too, to enjoy a Gala Dinner and other culinary delights.

Tempted? Then contact Betty Cooper on [email protected]

International Dorothy Dunnett Day 2018

In association with the Dorothy Dunnett Society

The 8th International Dorothy Dunnett Day (IDDD) takes place on Saturday 10th November 2018, when once again Dunnett Readers across the world will meet in homes, restaurants, pubs, parks, museums and other locations; and at 13.00 (1 pm) local time they will raise a glass to toast the Lady who started it all, and to absent friends. To find out if there’s a gathering near you, or if you’d like to organise one, check our IDDD 2018 page or get in touch with Tina Dallas at [email protected].

Edinburgh Dunnett Weekend and AGM 2019

26th-28th April 2019 at the John McIntyre Centre