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Anna Of Denmark, Wife OF James VI And I; Passion For Architecture, Gardens And Jewellery.


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Coffee from 10.30am, Meetings start at 10.50am - 12.30pm


Easterbrook Hall



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15 year-old Anna left sophisticated Denmark for a life in relatively primitive Scotland and an uncouth husband. Contrary to the opinion of early historians, she became a clever ‘operator’, blossoming when James inherited the English throne, allowing her to pursue her particular interests to stunning effect.

Lecture by Ann Benson

The Arts Society Dumfries and Galloway (TASDAG), Formerly The South West Scotland Decorative and Fine Arts Society, was founded in 1991 and is a Member Society of the The Arts Society, whose headquarters are in London.

The Arts Society is an arts based charity founded in 1968 by Patricia Fay, whose aim is the advancement of arts education and its appreciation and the preservation of our artistic heritage.

These aims are promoted by lectures, given by a list of 365 accredited lecturers, on fine and decorative arts in their widest sense including artists and their paintings, sculpture, china, furniture, fabrics, architecture, archaeology, film and media, music, ballet and much more.

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