Items of Interest
Items of Interest is Pollok House's programme of Winter Talks, every Friday a particular aspect of the house's history will be revealed by knowledgeable guides!
About Items of Interest
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Join us to uncover the fascinating stories behind the people, paintings and collections of Pollok House!
Friday 4 October at 2pm – The Master of Plaster
The craftmanship of Thomas Clayton and Sons, stuccatori to Pollok and other great houses of 18th-century Scotland.
Friday 11 October at 2pm – England’s Lost Queen
The strange and sad tale of Lady Arbella Stuart, the queen that England never had.
Friday 18 October at 2pm – One Emperor, Six Kings and Ten Queens
Take a journey through the turbulent times of the Spanish Habsburgs: the kings and queens of Spain.
Friday 25 October at 2pm – Revolution in the Silver Corridor
The French Revolution seen through the eyes of Pollok’s three French ladies: Pauline Bonaparte, Charlotte Corday and Manon Jeanne Roland.
Members: free admission
Non-members: house admission applies
Pre-booking is essential.
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