29 September 2018 (10:00-17:00)
Founded by Royal Charter in 1783, The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s Natonal Academy, is leading educational charity which aims to provide public benefit throughout Scotland. The RSE has been housed at 22-24 George Street since 1909, acquired 26 George Street in 1994. These striking buildings are Category A listed, constructed in 1843 and 1909 respectively and still contains several pieces of original 19th century furniture and fittings.
Architect: David Bryce, J M Dick Peddie, W T Oldrieve
Building Date: 1843, 1907-09
Activities: Guided tours, lectures talks, information leaflet/ notes, re-enchactment/ performances, behind the scenes access, childrens activities, visual displays, architectural models, stewards/ volnteers a key points, video/ audio presentation, musical recitals, refreshments
Year of Young People: As well as being able to learn about history of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) and its historic buldings, visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about the RSE today with a specific focus on its Young People’s activities. Namely the Young Academy of Scotland, The RSE Schools programme, and the RSE Enterpise Fellowships Programme.
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