The Visit of George IV – August 1822

Monday 22 August 2022 at 2:00pm in the City Art Centre

2022 is the bicentenary of the famous visit of George IV to Edinburgh in August 1822– an event celebrated by the famous statue of the king at the junction of George Street and Hanover Street.

Join historian and author Eric Melvin as he gives a FREE talk at the City Art Centre about this momentous occasion in Edinburgh’s history, when a reigning British monarch visited the Scottish capital for the first time in 172 years.

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