St Andrews Preservation Trust

Winter Talks 2023: “The Restoration of HMS Unicorn” Matthew Moran

St Andrews Bowling Club 1 Pipeland Road, St Andrews, Fife

Matthew is Museum Director at the Unicorn Preservation Society and as the executive staff member has responsibility for all aspects of managing HMS Unicorn, its contents and crew. Previously Matthew was Curator at the Scottish Maritime Museum and Curator at the South Georgia Museum. Matthew is a board member of Museums Galleries Scotland, a memberContinue reading "Winter Talks 2023: “The Restoration of HMS Unicorn” Matthew Moran"

£3 – £5

STAPT Winter Talks 2023: “Sir Robert Lorimer, Hill of Tarvit and the Sharp Family” Dr Iain Buchanan Smith

St Andrews Bowling Club 1 Pipeland Road, St Andrews, Fife

In this talk Stephen will present a brief introduction on Lorimer and his work, followed by an outline of his design for Hill of Tarvit and the characteristics of the resultant house. The final section will be on the Sharp family who commissioned the design and construction of Hill of Tarvit, principally Frederick, Beatrice and theirContinue reading "STAPT Winter Talks 2023: “Sir Robert Lorimer, Hill of Tarvit and the Sharp Family” Dr Iain Buchanan Smith"

£3 – £5

STAPT Winter Talks 2023: “Dean Linskill and The Adventuress” Stephen Liscoe

St Andrews Bowling Club 1 Pipeland Road, St Andrews, Fife

As Dean of Guilds William Thomas Linskill was a significant figure in the recent civil history of St Andrews, and also in the pre-eminence of golf in the town. Aside from his devotion to the town as a civil servant he was a man of antiquarian interests - and some peculiar obsessions. One in particularContinue reading "STAPT Winter Talks 2023: “Dean Linskill and The Adventuress” Stephen Liscoe"

£3 – £5