Winkie's Return

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Public lecture/debate/seminar

Description

Invited by the curatorial team at the McManus: Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum to give public lecture on social history relating to the pigeon known as Winkie, who was awarded the Dickin Medal for her role in saving an aircrew from the North Sea in connection with airborne anti-shipping operations along the coast of Norway. Winkie was once resident in Broughty Ferry, and on this occasion she returned to her hometown, courtesy of the McManus.
Period20 Feb 2020
Event typeOther
LocationBroughty Ferry
Degree of RecognitionRegional