Forthcoming Events

Conspicuous Consumption and Display in Late Medieval England

The 2016 Rye Medieval Conference, organised by Rye Museum, will take place on 22nd October.  Topics will include feasting, jewellery, country houses and castles, and splendid burial places.  You can download the flyer and booking form hereAny Dorothy Dunnett readers who would like to receive information about additional Dunnett events during the weekend, please mark your booking form with “DD”.

International Dorothy Dunnett Day 2016

This will take place on Saturday 12th November.  More information is here.

Edinburgh Dunnett Weekend and AGM 2017

The Dorothy Dunnett Society’s annual gathering and Annual General Meeting will take place in Edinburgh during the weekend of 21-23 April 2017.

Oxford Day 2017

This gathering of Dorothy Dunnett readers will take place on Saturday 10th June at Wolfson College, Oxford, featuring:

  • Derek Gore, Honorary Fellow, University of Exeter, speaking on “Earl Thorfinn the Mighty, and the struggle for control of Northern Scotland”
  • Katie Birkwood, Rare Books and Special Collections Librarian, Royal College of Physicians, speaking on “John Dee and his Library.”

Further information will be available in the December 2016 issue of Whispering Gallery. For more information, contact Olive Millward via our Contact Us page.

In association with the Dorothy Dunnett Society‘A Journey to Leeds’ 22nd–24th September 2017

Join us on this exciting weekend in Leeds.  Highlights will include:

  • History lectures held in the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds
  • Exploration of Skipton Castle set in the pretty Yorkshire Dales town
  • Opportunity to delve into the history behind the streets of Leeds on a guided walk

For further information and booking form please contact Betty Cooper via our Contact Us page – just choose her name from the drop-down list.