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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 - 31 Jan 2020
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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

Hands-on History

14 Dec 2019 - 21 Dec 2019
Free event

Join us for some fun hands-on activity sessions, every Saturday, 2–4pm.

Public Reading: A Christmas Carol for Kids

14 Dec 2019
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Join us for a live reading of Charles Dickens’ classic novella, adapted for a younger audience.

Public Reading: A Christmas Carol

14 Dec 2019 - 15 Dec 2019
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Charles Dickens’ Christmas classic is brought to life in this atmospheric live reading.

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series: Sociability and Town Development in 17th-century Edinburgh

9 Jan 2020
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Join visiting lecturer Dr Sabrina Juillet Garzon from the University of Paris as she delves into the evolution of Edinburgh after King James VI & I departed Scotland for London in 1603.

Gladstone's Land Lecture Series - The Lost Scottish Identity

23 Jan 2020
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In the aftermath of the Union of 1707, one Scottish identity dominated the narrative, but where are the other, lost identities, and how have these affected modern-day Scotland?