Author Archives: Heritage Guy

Final week for Assembly Rooms exhibition displays

After over 4 months of touring the city and exhibiting to the Edinburgh public, the Assembly Rooms heritage exhibition ends on the 9th March so please go along to the venue on George Street for a last look! It has … Continue reading

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Collecting our diversity

Greetings from the heritage guy! As February marks LGBT History month, I wanted to share with our audience a couple of the items we have collected at Edinburgh Museums and Galleries over the decades charting the progress of the LGBT … Continue reading

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The Assembly Rooms social history exhibition is launched!

Greetings from the Heritage Guy – it’s been a while! I am most pleased to report that, after many months of planning, consulting, artefact hunting, text writing, collaborating and designing, the Assembly Rooms social history and heritage exhibition was launched … Continue reading

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Our wonderful Coade Stone maidens!

Greetings from the heritage and outreach guy! A hearty invitation to our readers and visitors to join us on the monthly, public drop-in tour of the Assembly Rooms: Saturday 31st May at 11am and 12pm – do register your interest … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a Museums and Galleries outreach assistant!

Since I joined the Museums and Galleries team in January, many people have asked me what my role entails and I hope this post might answer some of those queries. As you may have read in previous posts I am … Continue reading

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Meet the volunteer team!

Assembly Rooms is opening its doors to the public again following our inaugural tours on March 29th! Although small, these initial tours were perfectly formed in the shape of Chrissie on the left, me in the middle and Cat on the right … Continue reading

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Assembly Rooms Update

Hello, Russell here with my inaugural post on the museums outreach blog! As you know, I am working primarily on the Assembly Rooms heritage project which aims to engage the public with this iconic Georgian venue by way of tours, reminiscence … Continue reading

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