Sunday 24 November, Day 4 of « Previously… Scotland’s History Festival 2019« , is a Marie de Guise Special and will take place in the Institut français d’Écosse, Edinburgh.
The Marie de Guise Day starts at 1.00pm with Celebrating Women in Scotland’s History, featuring Valerie Wright and Fiona Skillen. Not just queens and ladies of the court, ordinary women also made a difference in Scottish History.
At 2.15pm follows a presentation of the The New Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women, a fully revised and extended edition published in November 2018 that presents the life stories of more than 1,000 women who shaped Scotland’s history.
The last event of the Marie de Guise Special, starting at 4.10pm, is Where are the Women? by bestselling author and activist Sara Sheridan, determined to see Scotland’s women get the recognition they deserve.
Where: Institut français d’Écosse, West Parliament Square, Edinburgh EH1 1RF. Tel: +44 (0)131 285 60 30. IFE Website here. Programme here. Tickets: £ 5,00. All Marie de Guise Special events take place in the Salle Emilienne Moreau-Evrard on the 1st Floor.