Local History Society.
The Club’s extensive collection comprises documents and objects of local importance dating back to the 17th Century, a wide range of 19th and early 20th Century artifacts.
The collection includes:
Books, leaflets and pamphlets of local interest.
Club events are held in the Volunteer Hall, Galashiels at 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings throughout winter and visits to places of interest in summer.
The club exhibits a different
theme each year in Old Gala House, Scott Crescent, Galashiels.
In 2008, "Old Gala Club Goes on Holiday" - click here for more information.
"Old Gala Club
Goes to War" remembers the 70th anniversary of the start of WW2.
In 2010 "Old Gala Club Goes to Work in the Mill" shows the history with artifacts of the textile industry in Galashiels - Click here for more information.
Our 2011 exhibition "Old Gala Club Plays the Game" takes a dash through the social history of Sports and Games in Galashiels - Click here for more information.
Books of old photographs are published by the club.
The club gives talks and support to schools and other local groups.
Details of the syllabus are published on this web site, in local newspapers and on the yearly membership card.
interested in history to attend our monthly meetings — and hopefully come and
join the club.