Friends of Duff House

What’s On at Duff House November

All month: Exhibition – Georgia Rose Murray

An exhibition of paintings made in response to northern landscapes during Polar Night and Midnight Sun, titled “FIRST DARKNESS, THEN LIGHT”.   It has been said of this collection “These emotionally powerful paintings communicate the incredible beauty, the sacred space and the poignant fragility of Arctic landscape, as it changes due to climate change.” Ends 3rd Dec. Included in House admission. Note Artist’s Talk on 9th Nov (see below).

 

Thurs 2nd   “To The Journey’s End”

FoDH 2pm Talk.  The title is a 30 minute film by local Berni Martin, who has spent 7 years filming outstanding footage in the north-east of the trials, tribulations and joys of the North Atlantic Salmon.  Berni will explain how he managed to get some of the shots, and will bring some of his equipment.  The Blue Planet II of the north east ?

 

Thurs 9th   “First Darkness then Light”

FoDH 2pm Talk.  Georgia, a lecturer in Contemporary Art, will explain the background, her relevant experiences and way of working, all in the environment of her exhibited paintings.

 

Thurs 16th “Scotland’s Early Silver”

FoDH 2pm Talk. Alice Blackwell is coming up from the National Museums of Scotland to tell us the story of silver in Scotland from the arrival if the Roman Army until the dawn of the Viking Age. Interesting background to the upcoming Silversmithing project in Banff.

 

Thurs 23rd “Place Names of the Gamrie Coast”

FoDH 2pm Talk. Jennifer McKay will explore derivations, meanings and stories behind names on Gordon of Straloch’s map (early 1600’s) and a few of the OS First Edition of 1869.

 

Sat 25th & Sun 26th   St Andrews Day Ticket Giveaway

Celebrate St Andrews Day by claiming your free tickets to Duff House on Nov 25th and 26th. Tickets can be claimed from 6th Nov by visiting www.ticketgiveaway.co.uk. Free tickets must be claimed by 5pm Nov 24th.

 

Thurs 30th “Scottish Photographers of the Civil War”

FoDH 2pm Talk. American Civil War that is ! Keith Steiner is a skilled heritage photographer showing images from well known battles and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

 

FoDH Autumn Thurs Talks are held in the Long Gallery; all welcome, no booking needed. Talks start at 2.00pm for an hour or so. Perfect for lunch before or an afternoon tea! Members of FoDH (£10 for the year) and HES gain free entry; otherwise a charge of £4.40 applies.

 

 

 

 

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