One of the joys I have with the Edinburgh Centre (Arcadia University) is the ceilidh we throw every semester for students. For some, it is their first ceilidh and exposure to Scottish traditional music. Dancers from the University of Edinburgh do demos and walk students through the steps; local musicians (such as the amazing Duncan, … Continue reading Ceilidhs!
The Edinburgh Medieval Pigment Project, or EMPP, began in February 2016 after conversations with my PhD supervisor, Dr Heather Pulliam, and myself about the possibility of a garden in the Edinburgh College of Art that would allow us to experiment with pigments known to be used in the Middle Ages. Drawing volunteers from within History … Continue reading Edinburgh Medieval Pigment Project