Lunchtime Talks


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Wednesdays, 12.30pm (30 mins)

Our free weekly talks cover a dazzling range of subjects, from astrophysics to street art.
Doors open from 12.15pm. Admission free, no need to book – just come along.

Wednesday 7 November
The rise of astrophysics: the story of four remarkable women
Neville Browne, Aberdeen Astronomical Society Meet four remarkable women who played a huge role in the golden age of astronomical discovery from 1890 to 1930.

Wednesday 14 November
Malice in medieval Aberdeen
Dr Jackson Armstrong, School of Divinity, History & Philosophy, University of Aberdeen
A fascinating insight into violence and wounding and the recording of 'hatreds' in the Aberdeen Council Registers.

Wednesday 21 November
The aftermath of the First World War in the North East of Scotland
Ruaraidh Wishart, Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Archives
One hundred years on from the close of the Great War, a brief look at how north-east communities were affected by events such as Spanish Flu and homecomings from the Front.

Wednesday 28 November
The town is the venue
Claudia Zeiske, Director, Deveron Projects
Based in the Aberdeenshire market town of Huntly, Deveron Projects has been connecting artists, communities and places through creative research and engagement since 1995.

Wednesday 5 December
Helping Aberdeen find its street art soul
Jon Reid, NUART Festival
Jon Reid explores street art, its graffiti roots and how Nuart Aberdeen is making meaningful interventions in public spaces.

Wednesday 12 December
Hidden stories
Jenna Rose, Curator (Decorative Art)
When you work as a curator looking after hundreds of objects, you never quite know what you will uncover in the course of a working day. Join Jenna for tales from the collections stores.


Aberdeen Maritime Museum
AB11 5BY



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