DRYMEN and DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Programme 2017 to 2018

Our winter 2017 to 2018 programme will start on Thursday 28 September. The details are given below. All standard meetings are held in Drymen Village Hall at 7.45 pm on Thursday evenings. In the event of severe weather, please phone the Secretary to see if this has affected the arrangements.

Winter Talks Programme 2017 to 2018

All meetings will be held in the Village Hall, Drymen at 7.45 pm.

Thursday 28 September 2017
In place of our usual talk we are to have a Film Night. We will show DVD copies of historic films relating to our area which we have acquired from the Moving Film Archive. These will include footage of the Montrose family, Killearn Hospital and the 1979 Bonspiel on the Lake of Menteith.
Thursday 26 October 2017
Peter Ireland will give an illustrated talk on "Trips and Trials of a Private Soldier: Service with the K.O.S.B.s 1889-1902"
Thursday 23 November 2017
Murray Cook Stirling Council Archaeologist, will speak to us on "Cambuskenneth and its history, the masons' marks, and the excavations of the harbour".
Thursday 25 January 2018
Douglas Annan will give us an illustrated talk entitled "Old Glasgow through the lens".
Thursday 22 February 2018
Rob Laydenwill give an illustrted talk on the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum Development.
Thursday 22 March 2018
Burns Shearar will give an illustrated talk entitled "The Comet, the Clyde and the Commerce".
Thursday 26 April 2018
Members' night and AGM. Short talks by members of the Society with wine and cheese followed by our short AGM.