Meetings 2017–18

All meetings, except except for that on 24 March 2018, will be held on Friday evenings in the Cumberland Street Day Centre, Dumfries, at 7.30 pm. Enter via Brooms Road Car Park.

6 October 2017
Annual General Meeting

Dr David Hannay
The Story of Bagpipes and their Music

20 October 2017
Dr John Crawford, Leadhills Heritage Trust
Leadhills Reading Society and a Wider World

3 November 2017
Mr Jim Logan
Between the Tides

17 November 2017
Dr Martin McGregor, University of Glasgow
Robert Bruce: In Life and Death

1 December 2017
James Williams Lecture

Phil Abramson, Archaeologist, Environmental Support & Compliance, Ministry of Defence
From Barrow to Bunker: Archaeology on the MOD Estate


12 January 2018
Julia Gallacher, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds
From Grouse and Nightjars to Kites and Tree Sparrows – how are they fairing and what is RSPB Scotland doing to help?

26 January 2018
Dr Fiona Moir
Natural and Manufactured Yarns

9 February 2018
David R. Collin
Life and Death on Little Ross

23 February 2018
Members' Night

David Dutton
Munich after Eighty Years

9 March 2018
Joana Valdez-Tullet
Scotland's Rock Art Project

24 March 2018
Saturday, 2.00 pm, in Castle Douglas Parish Church Hall, Queen Street, Castle Douglas

Derek Alexander, Head of Archaeological Services, National Trust for Scotland
The Heart of Galloway: recent archaeological work on NTS properties at Threave and Rockcliffe