25th Anniversary Open Evening

25th Anniversary Open Evening

25th Anniversary Open Evening

Thursday, 23 January 2020
6:30pm, Elphinstone Institute
MacRobert Building, University of Aberdeen

Join us for a glass of bubbly and help us celebrate the Elphinstone Institute’s 25th anniversary!

Sheena Blackhall receives her honorary degree. L–R: Very Rev. Sir Iain Torrance (Pro-Chancellor and Elphinstone Institute Patron), Sheena, Robbie Shepherd (Hon. President of the Friends of the Elphinstone Instiute), Thomas McKean (Director of the Elphinstone Institute), Sheena's grandchildrenPaul Anderson plays a local tune for students on the MLitt Field School, 2019.





Two of our Honorary Research Fellows will help launch the evening: North-East makar Sheena Blackhall will recite a new poem in honour of the Elphinstone Institute, and fiddler Paul Anderson will play a special composition celebrating our twenty-five years.

The evening will also be a chance to:

  • meet our students and staff,
  • learn about our wide-ranging research and public engagement initiatives,
  • visit our Buchan Library,
  • and play some tunes with a few of our students and staff in an informal music session.

All welcome!