Heritage Hits – Autumn 2019

Hello everyone! We have awoken from the PhD slumber to bring you the BEST Heritage Hits for Autumn 2019. Myself and Rachael have been squirreled away researching, writing and re-drafting our uni work and we can now see light at the end of the tunnel.  We are now both in our final year and both…

Heritage Hits – Summer 2019

Need your heritage fix this summer? We have rounded up all the best heritage, museum and history events for you in one handy place! Exhibitions Discover how today’s fashion industry is challenging perceptions and championing alternative ideals of beauty on the catwalk, in advertising, editorial and behind the camera at The National Museum of Scotland,…

History Podcasts You’ll Love

I am not exaggerating when I say that podcasts keep me sane (that and the medication I diligently take). I used to love listening to audiobooks on cassette tapes in my sheep-shaped walkman from the Early Learning Centre when I was a wee yin, and now I find the same solace in podcasts. Below are…

Heritage Hits – Easter 2019

Hello everyone! We have been hidden away writing and crafting our PhD’s BUT we are venturing out into the wide-world over Easter to experience some of these great Heritage Hits in 2019. Over 2019, we have some exciting projects bubbling away in the background of our academic studies and hopefully we will be able to share…

Let’s Talk About Vaginas

That title got your attention didn’t it! The spark that inspired this post is a documentary everyone must watch called 100 Vaginas which aired recently on Channel 4. It should be made a part of the curriculum as far as I’m concerned, it is compulsory viewing for teenagers and adults of all ages and genders….

We need YOU – 2019 edition!

We need your help! As many of our readers know, we have become very, very busy recently and cannot always update the blog as frequently as we would like. We would, therefore, like to open our digital doors so to speak and invite contributions. So, if you have a piece of research, an opinion, book/exhibition…

Heritage Festivities 2018

November was pretty bleak, but now praise the goddess it’s December and Christmas is here to save us. Now I’m an atheist but I love Christmas and I like to think I celebrate Yule in the good old-fashioned pagan way. So many of our modern traditions are rooted in pre-Christian pagan traditions, including putting up…

Heritage Hits – Winter Edition

The nights are dark, damp and frankly quite depressing! Well, fear not as we are here to brighten up your day and provide suggestions for all your heritage and feminism needs. Here’s some colourful events we suggest to cheer you up! Exhibitions Want a fun and exciting exhibition which focuses solely on women? Why not…

Shaking Up Scotland Event

Well hello there everyone! We are putting on a rather fabulous event as part of the rather fabulous From Her, To Her project by Terra Incognita. We are genuinely thrilled to be part of this project, and we would love you to come along to our Shaking Up Scotland event on November 14th, it should…

Remembrance Day Walking Tour & Talks

As part of the Women, War & West End Project I am happy to announce that Four Acres Charitable Trust will be running a walking tour with a series of talks on the 11th November starting at 12.30! The tour will last for approx. 2 hours and will finish up at Websters Theatre. Join Niall Murphy,…