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Gladstone’s Land

One of the oldest buildings on Edinburgh’s Royal Mile boasts fascinating hand-painted Renaissance interiors

Upcoming Events

Gladstone's Land Tour

12 Aug 2019 - 24 Oct 2019
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Explore our beautiful 400-year-old tenement house, and discover what life was really like for a wealthy merchant in 17th-century Edinburgh!

A Game of Death and Chance

22 Aug 2019 - 8 Sep 2019
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Be thrilled as you step inside this 500-year-old tenement and encounter characters from the past. Hear tales of burning witches, riots, executions and more in this unique immersive and interactive experience.

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series - The Scottish Suffragette Movement

5 Sep 2019
19:00
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Join Robert Gordon University’s Professor Sarah Pedersen as she speaks about the Suffragette movement in Scotland.

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series: A History of the New Town

19 Sep 2019
19:00
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Join George Laing, our resident expert, to explore the history of the New Town. What major historical events have occurred in Edinburgh’s famous New Town? Who lived there, and what did they do for a living? 

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series - The Restoration & Conservation of the Chinese Pagoda in Kew Gardens (London)

3 Oct 2019
19:00
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Join us for David Millar’s fascinating talk about the restoration and conservation of the Chinese Pagoda in Kew Gardens (London), including the use of 3D printing.

Death in Edinburgh: Contagion, Commodity and Crime

25 Oct 2019 - 3 Nov 2019
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Join us after dark to explore Edinburgh’s gruesome history.

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series - Tenement: A Scottish Vernacular

7 Nov 2019
19:00
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Join architect John Joseph Burns to explore the architectural development of the Scottish tenement and its links to the social history of the cities and towns it defines.

Murder on the Mile

15 Nov 2019
19:30
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An interactive murder mystery which lets you play detective.

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series - Brodie Castle Collection with Lily Barnes

21 Nov 2019
19:00
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Join returning speaker Lily Barnes as she delves into a collection of photo albums and scrapbooks found at Brodie Castle.

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series - Sir David Lyndsay's 'Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis'

5 Dec 2019
19:00
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Join Professor Greg Walker, holder of the Regius Chair of Rhetoric and English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, as he discusses Sir David Lyndsay’s dramatic masterpiece, ‘Ane Satyre of the Thrie Estaitis’.