Love your lunchtimes




Escape your desk and enjoy free weekly lunchtime talks - guaranteed to enlighten and delight!

Wednesday 6 September 
A personal maritime memoir 
George Wood, Volunteer 

Wednesday 13 September (1 hr) 
Hungry Histories: The unique food culture of the North East 
Craig Wilson, Eat on the Green's kilted chef 

Wednesday 20 September 
Catterline artists 
Alison Fraser, Lead Curator (Art) 

Wednesday 27 September (1 hr) 
Hungry Histories: The edible archive 
Phil Astley, City Archivist 

Friday 29 September (1 hr) 
Explorathon 2017: Coasts and communities 
Dr Travis Potts, Department of Human Geography, University of Aberdeen. 
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Wednesday 11 October 
Forty years of acquisitions 
Christine Rew, Aberdeen Art Gallery and Museums Manager 

Wednesday 18 October (1 hr) 
Hungry Histories: From Stone Age to obese age 
Dr Alex Johnstone, Rowett Institute, University of Aberdeen 

Wednesday 25 October 
Sea Change: Going with the flow 
Jason Finch, Curator (History) 

Wednesday 1 November (1 hr) 
Hungry Histories: Privies and other filthiness 
Dr Chris Croly, University of Aberdeen 

Wednesday 8 November 
Sea Change: Flying to disaster 
Jason Finch, Curator (History) 

Wednesday 15 November (1 hr) 
Sea Change: North sea herring 
Dr Frederik Pederson, School of Divinity, History and Philosphy, University of Aberdeen 

Wednesday 22 November 
Aberdeen Art Gallery Remembrance Hall commission: A maker's tale 
Gordon Burnett, Designer 

Wednesday 29 November 
Sea Change: Kayaking the Highlands 
Donald Thomson, Adventurer 

Wednesday 6 December (This talk is at the Central Library) 
Carte de Visite photography 
Jenny Pape, Curator (History) 

Wednesday 13 December 
Christmas through artists' eyes 
Liz Louis, Curator (Fine Art)

Talks take place at Aberdeen Maritime Museum on Wednesdays, 12.30pm - 1pm unless otherwise stated.


Talks take place at Aberdeen Maritime Museum on Wednesdays, 12.30pm - 1pm unless otherwise stated.


Admission is free but advance booking is required on 01224 337714.