Due to the continuing uncertainty associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, plans for the Creative Peebles Festival 2021, and thus for the Festival Lecture, are currently on hold.
Updates will be posted here as more information becomes available.
The Creative Peebles Festival is an annual event, formerly known as the Peebles Arts Festival. Since 2000 the Society has sponsored the Festival Lectures which have been delivered by distinguished speakers from the arts, literature and sciences.
Past lectures have included:
The Painters in my Garden – Prof. Nigel Osborne
Understanding Cancer – Dr. Lucy Wall, Consultant Medical Oncologist
Stem Cells: A New Era in Medicine – Professor Sir Ian Wilmut
The Role & Duties of the Lord-Lieutenant – Sir David Younger KCVO
The Two Roberts: Burns and Chambers – Prof. D.W.R. Purdie