A History of Drinking: talk by Anthony Cooke

When & Where

This is a Scottish Local History Forum event.
Wednesday, 3 February 2016 - 2:00pm
George IV Bridge , Edinburgh , EH1 1EW

Event Details

Journey through the history of drinking in Scotland with Anthony Cooke. Public drinking places played an important and controversial role in Scottish society over the centuries, providing space for life rituals such as birth, marriage and death. They also provoked a backlash in the form of the temperance movement.

Hosted by the National Library of Scotland in association with the Scottish Local History Forum.

Free but places are limited. To book a seat go to http://www.nls.uk/events


Event organiser
0131 623 3734.



Event Location

George IV Bridge

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