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General Public Events

View our list of forthcoming General Public events below.

Previous Public Events

Barley: more than just a crop?
for anyone interested in barley

Barley: more than just a crop?

11 September 2023

The free event Barley: more than just a crop? will be held online on 11 September at 3pm. Visit for more information and to book your place.

Start date (computer format): Mon, 2023-09-11 - Tue, 2023-09-12
Scottish Game fair logo featuring a pheasant in a purple circle
for public, industry, scientists, farmers

The GWCT Scottish Game Fair


Visit us at the GWCT Scottish Game Fair between 30 June - 2 July

Start date (computer format): Fri, 2023-06-30 - Sun, 2023-07-02
a pipe band plays past a marquee
for public, industry, scientists, farmers

Royal Highland Show 2023


Join us at The Royal Highland Show between 22 - 25 June

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2023-06-22 - Sun, 2023-06-25
The Art of Mapping - Andrew Redmond Barr and the James Hutton Institute
for staff, students, teachers, general public

The Art of Mapping - Andrew Redmond Barr and the James Hutton Institute

Wednesday 30 November 2022, 17:30 – 20:00 GMT

Writer and artist, Andrew Redmond Barr, joins the James Hutton Institute scientists in exploring the cultural and scientific impact of maps.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2022-11-30
for public, industry and scientists

A conversation on James Hutton: the man and his legacy with Alan McKirdy

1 September 2022, 4:00-6:30 pm

James Hutton is often regarded as the founder of modern geology, his research reset the world view on the Earth's processes and made possible other major theories such as continental drift and the theory of evolution. However, many people still know so little about this key figure of the Scottish Enlightenment.

Start date (computer format): Thu, 2022-09-01
Projected concept of entrance courtyard, IBH building, Invergowrie
for Invergowrie residents and other interested parties

Consultation Day about new Tay Cities Deal developments in Invergowrie

11 January 2020, 10 am to 4 pm

The Institute will hold a Consultation Day on Saturday 11th January 2020 to allow Invergowrie residents and interested parties to examine plans for the International Barley Hub and Advanced Plant Growth Centre developments.

Start date (computer format): Sat, 2020-01-11
Plant Teams events look at growing multiple crops together for better outcomes
for crofters, farmers and land managers

Plant Teams Field Lab: Tools for small-scale grain processing

6 November 2019, 12.30–5.30pm

Join us in Beauly, Inverness-shire, for another special crofting meeting of our Plant Teams field lab, looking at growing multiple crops together for better outcomes.

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2019-11-06
for new entrant farmers

Farmstart Network Exchange Visit - Kindling Trust

Tuesday, October 1

For our first Farmstart Network exchange visit, and to formally launch the Farmstart Network, we will be launching the Farmstart site run by the Kindling Trust in Stockport.

Start date (computer format): Tue, 2019-10-01
for new entrant farmers

Farm Advisory Service Scotland New Entrant Training Events

17 July -24 July

Three new entrant skill building workshops in the Month of July

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2019-07-24
for new entrant farmers

Loans for Enlightened Agriculture Programme Funding Information Event

17th July

Are you a community food business, agroecological producer, ethical retailer, food hub, CSA in the north of England? Want to develop & grow your business? Come and find out about our funding & mentoring programme

Start date (computer format): Wed, 2019-07-17

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The James Hutton Research Institute is the result of the merger in April 2011 of MLURI and SCRI. This merger formed a new powerhouse for research into food, land use, and climate change.