Murray Pittock

Sun 18 Aug 10:30 - 11:30

Spark Theatre on George Street

£12.00, £10.00

Murray Pittock

Enlightened Edinburgh

Professor of English Literature at Glasgow University, Murray Pittock’s work focuses on Edinburgh and its civic development across the 17th and 18th centuries. Some of the main drivers of national cultural change, including newspapers, gentry politics and coffee house culture, were based in the city but what was the real reason for Edinburgh’s Enlightenment? Find out as Pittock discusses his fascinating study with John Gordon.

Part of our Stories that Make Scotland series of events.

Tickets go on sale at 8:30am on Tuesday 25 June.

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