DRYMEN and DISTRICT LOCAL HISTORY SOCIETY

Programme 2016 to 2017

Our winter 2016 to 2017 programme will start on Thursday 22 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 2016 to 2017

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

Thursday 22 September 2016
Bob Bain, will give an illustrated talk "The Glasgow Empire and its Stars".
Bob has a web site at www.freewebs.com/glasgow-empire.
Thursday 27 October 2016
John Mitchell will give an illustrated talk on "Drymen & District's Early Postal Service"
Thursday 24 November 2015
David Smith Education Officer at the Smith Museum, Stirling will speak to us on "Waterloo - a Stirlingshire mystery!". Was Marshall Ney a local lad? Come and hear the evidence!
Thursday 26 January 2017
Mark Nixon will give us a talk on "The 1884 Franchise Agitation in Stirlingshire".
Thursday 23 February 2017
David Smith, one of our members, will give a talk : "How Scottish is Scottish Country Dancing?".
Thursday 23 March 2017
Dr Clare Wilson will give an illustrated talk on "An Illicit Whisky Chaser: rediscovering the hidden history of whisky production".
Thursday 27 April 2017
Members' night and AGM. Short talks by members of the Society with wine and cheese followed by our short AGM.