Edinburgh World Heritage

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Assembly Rooms - Looking Good

Assembly Rooms - Looking Good
During the 19th century girls from high society Scotland would attend balls at the Assembly Rooms in the hope to find some decent marriage material.


Assembly Rooms - Travelling in style

Assembly Rooms - Travelling in style
The sedan chairs that brought visitors to the Assembly Rooms were well equipped for carrying people around the hilly city landscape of Edinburgh.


Assembly Rooms - In the Midnight Hour

Assembly Rooms - In the Midnight Hour
The Assembly Rooms have long been a place of celebration, and this includes the annual Hogmanay parties.


Assembly Rooms - Making an Entrance

Assembly Rooms - Making an Entrance
Party goers arriving at a ball in 1783, had more or less the same concerns as people on a night out in George Street today


Assembly Rooms - Fowl Play

Assembly Rooms - Fowl Play
In 1785 in the un-finished building site of the Assembly Rooms kitchens a cock-fight was staged between the counties of Lanark and Haddington.


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