Project Description

Trimontium Spring Lecture Series 2019

Lectures will be held in the Corn Exchange, Melrose, commencing at 7.30 pm.  All lectures are free but please consider making a donation in support of our work

Lecture Series No. 61

“An Eye on the Past”

7.30 pm each evening in Melrose Corn Exchange

First Lecture – Corn Exchange Thursday 25th April

“Corbridge Museum: telling the story of the most northerly town in the Roman Empire”

Dr Frances Macintosh, English Heritage Curator of Hadrian’s Wall and the North East, shares a wealth of experience in realising the splendid new Corbridge Museum and delivering the new ‘old’ Clayton Museum at Chesters Roman Fort.

Second Lecture – Corn Exchange Thursday 2nd May

“The Vindolanda Trust: approaching 50 years”

Barbara Birley, Curator of the Vindolanda Trust, expert on Roman small finds esp. bone combs and director of conservation at this stunning site, will give us the low down on the highs of an independent museum of international importance.

Third Lecture – Corn Exchange Thursday 9th May

“The Making of a Modern Museum”

David Campbell, of renowned Campbell & Co, museum designers of repute (Skara Brae, William Hunter Exhibition, Piece Museum Halifax, National Civil War Centre Newark, Surgeon’s Hall Edinburgh, Biggar Museum, McManus Museum Dundee, Birmingham Museum and many more) shares with us his vision for our Trimontium renovation project.

All Welcome – A collection will be taken towards expenses.