Check out free library exhibition on Watt

Bo'ness Library is hosting a free exhibition on inventor James Watt. The displays tell of Watt's early life and his partnership with Dr John Roebuck (who lived at Kinneil House, Bo'ness). They also explore Watt's move to Birmingham, how he teamed up with industrialist Matthew Boulton, Watt's other projects, his family and his final home. Consultant … Continue reading Check out free library exhibition on Watt

Major Watt exhibition launched

A major exhibition on the life and legacy of inventor James Watt has launched at the Library of Birmingham. The "Watt in the World" display has free admission and runs until November. For more information, visit the Library website and the JamesWatt2019 website. You can also see a report about the new exhibition on blogger Ruth Millington's … Continue reading Major Watt exhibition launched

New exhibition at the National Library

James Watt is one of the great Scots featuring in a new exhibition opening today (June 21) at the National Library of Scotland in Edinburgh. "Northern Lights, the Scottish Enlightenment" runs until April 2020. Admission is free of charge and there's no need to book. Names connected with the Scottish Enlightenment such as David Hume … Continue reading New exhibition at the National Library