Dundee Conference (CANCELLED)

Date: Sat 23 May 2020.

Group: LONGNIDDRY

WE REGRET THAT THIS EVENT HAS NOW BEEN CANCELLED FOLLOWING GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES TO STOP ALL UNNECCESSARY SOCIAL CONTACT.  ALL BOOKINGS MADE THROUGH EVENT STOP WILL BE REFUNDED.

 

A warm welcome awaits you in Dundee, which is famous for Jam, Jute and Journalism.
We plan to explore how the city and people's lives have changed and developed through our two speakers: Norman Watson, a journalist and author; and Judy Robertson, a historian who has studied women's lives in the Jute mills.
The conference will be held in the Victoria Suite and a buffet lunch will be served in the Q-Bar / Breakfast room with refreshment breaks offering tea, coffee and biscuits.


After lunch, visits to four different attractions are available: 


V and A Museum - This exciting new museum showcases the best of Scottish design. The Mary Quant exhibition is the first international retrospective of this iconic British designer who started a fashion revolution that a whole generation wanted to take part in.
Cost: Entry to the museum is free
Entry to the Mary Quant exhibition costs £12 Adult.  £10 Concessions (over 60, disabled).


Verdant Works - Relive the story of Dundee's industrial textile heritage in the atmospheric setting of a beautifully refurbished jute mill setting.
Cost    £11.50 Adults.   Concessions £8.95 (over 60, disabled)


The Discovery is the ship that took Captain Scott and Ernest Shackleton on their first expedition to the Antarctic. Step aboard and discover more.
Cost:  £11.50 Adults.   Concessions. £8.95 (over 60, disabled)


The McManus Art Gallery and Museum explains the story of Dundee and its people and contains its internationally significant art and Museum collection.
Cost:   Entry is free 

CLOSING DATE: 30 April 2020
There is a wide variety of accommodation available in Dundee, however, this a holiday weekend and booking is advised. 
Dundee is easily reached by air, train, bus or car. There is free parking available at the hotel which is in the centre of town.

 

If you have an enquiry about this event, please contact the office.

NWR Office:
Email: office@nwr.org.uk

Location:
Queens Hotel
160 Nethergate
Dundee
United Kingdom

Contact: Please complete our local contact form for further details.