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The Sherlock Holmes Tartan
March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
You may already have seen the news that Scottish fashion designer Tania Henzell has created a new tartan – the Sherlock Holmes Tartan.
Her great-grandfather was Air Vice-Marshal Sir Geoffrey Bromet, whose second wife was Air Commandant Dame Jean Conan Doyle, so Tania herself is a step-great-great-granddaughter of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the man who created the great detective!
Tania has used a muted green and blue as base colours, combining both Conan Doyle's Irish ancestry and his Scottish birthplace. A thin ice blue stripe edged with soft brown is a resemblance of the Reichenbach Falls where Moriarty sealed Holmes' fate; a golden yellow stripe edged with green is to show that Holmes was the top detective in London of his time. The tartan is registered with the Scottish Registry of Tartans.
There will be a launch party for the Sherlock Holmes Tartan at the Physicians' Hall in Edinburgh on 22nd March 2018. That's the same evening as the Sherlock Holmes Society's Spring Meeting, but some 400 miles away, so it's likely to be more accessible for some of our members – and for many of the non-members who visit this website.
For more information about the Sherlock Holmes Tartan, please see www.sherlockholmestartan.com.
And if you'd like to attend the launch party, please drop a line to firstname.lastname@example.org.