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Talk:

Join us for our first in-person talk of the year!

As part of our Snapshots of Memory exhibition in the Merchant’s Room, Kevin Dunion, Vice-Chair of the Museum and Chair of the Kilrenny and Anstruther Burgh Collection, will present: “Tracing everyday life in Anstruther and Cellardyke - what have we kept, what have we lost”.

The talk will last approximately 40 minutes, after which there will be refreshments with time for discussion and to view the exhibition.

Free, with donation for teas and coffees. Booking is preferred, but arrivals on the night are welcome! Reserve a ticket here: https://scottish-fisheries-museum.eventbrite.co.uk/

Looking forward to seeing you there!

Abstract:

Over the past 100 years most aspects of everyday life in our community - including work, leisure, education, religion and transport - have changed. But what memories have we kept and what evidence have we recorded to mark the transformation, whether gradual or sudden? Family photos and memoirs provide important insights into real life experience. Drawing on items and documents held by the Kilrenny and Anstruther Burgh Collection, Kevin Dunion shows how things we might overlook, such as school magazines and prizes, tourist postcards, advertising material for businesses and events are stepping stones to the past. In which case what should we collect about our recent life here in the East Neuk to pass on to future generations?

Kevin Dunion is Honorary Professor in the School of Social Sciences , University of Dundee. He is Vice-Chair of the Scottish Fisheries Museum Trust and Chair of the Kilrenny and Anstruther Burgh Collection.
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