Sunday, 16 September 2018
9:30 – 11:00 FAREWELL BREAKFAST – CALTON SUITE AT THE GLASSHOUSE HOTEL 2 Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA
The Calton Suite is situated on top of the hotel‘s two-acre roof-top garden. It is dominated by windows offering views over the lawn, as well as Edinburgh’s famous Calton Hill and the Firth of Forth. Hopefully we can also enjoy the many areas of the hotel‘s roof top garden for our last get-together of this year‘s conference. Keep your fingers crossed for a warm September sunshine day!
11:30 – 14:30 EXPLORE THE CITY
Edinburgh is a city of outstanding museums with thrilling exhibitions, world famous collections and architectual highlights. To get a glimpse of the incredible variety you have a choice of various guided tours.
You have the choice of 5 Options:
11:30 / 12:00 SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY The Mound, Edinburgh EH2 2EL Situated in the heart of Edinburgh, the Scottish National Gallery is home to one of the best collections of fine art in the world. The most comprehensive part of the collection covers the history of Scottish painting, which we will explore along the Scottish highlights of the collection on our guided tour. Allow some time to visit the special exhibition Rembrandt – Britains discovery of the master.
11:30 SCOTTISH NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JD The Scottish National Portrait Gallery is one of Edinburgh’s most remarkable buildings with its fantastic displays in beautifully refurbished spaces, from the suite of grand top-lit galleries to smaller intimate rooms. Discover the history of Scotland in portraits as well as the Photography Gallery, and the atmospheric Victorian Library.
11:30 THE SCOTTISH NATIONAL GALLERY OF MODERN ART 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh EH4 3DR The Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art is a must-see venue for modern and contemporary art. On our tour we will discover the museum‘s highlights.
11:30 NEW or OLD TOWN OF EDINBURGH Edinburgh has two distinct areas: the Old Town, dominated by a medieval fortress; and the neoclassical New Town, whose development from the 18th century onwards had a far-reaching influence on European urban planning. The harmonious juxtaposition of these two contrasting historic areas, each with many important buildings, is what gives Edinburgh its unique character. Our tours will introduce you to the two faces of the Scottish capital.