To become a ‘National Music Centre’

This is great news! What a wonderful act of philanthropy this is by Carol Grigor: For many years I have been part of a widely shared determination to see Edinburgh’s … Continue reading To become a ‘National Music Centre’

Mrs Hamilton

In the summer of 1859, ‘Mrs Hamilton’ gave a Lecture and performance at Bridge of Allan Music Hall, the title of which was ‘Phrenology, Mesmerism and Music’. So who was … Continue reading Mrs Hamilton

‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’

On the night before Sian’s mother died we were talking with her about all sorts of stuff. I brought into the conversation Catherine Heymans who had recently been appointed as … Continue reading ‘A vast telescope will create a movie of the universe’