Following the succeess in 2013 a new series of lectures with Gunsgreen House historian
and curator, Derek Janes has been announced
These may well be of interest to members particularly those living in the East Berwickshire area.
The series this year is titled 'The Men and Women
of Gunsgreen House' and it will focus on the stories of the people who lived in
and were associated with the house. The content of the lectures will reflect
Derek’s latest research on the house and its people
the 2014 Season, there will be an exhibition titled “The Women of Gunsgreen
House” at Gunsgreen, with historic and contemporary costumes inspired by some of
the women associated with the House, created by fashion technology students from
the Galashiels Campus of Heriot Watt University. This lecture series touches on
many of the women who are part of this project.
Thursdays from 23 January to 27 February
Thursday 23rd January- ‘John and David
Nisbet (1753 – 1789) – their business careers’