The Galashiels Local History Society.
Established 1948 Charity No SC034141
The Club's extensive collection comprises documents and objects of local importance dating back to the 17th Century.
Photographic records exceeding 15000 items.
Maps of Galashiels and area.
Local town plans.
A glass slide collection.
leaflets and pamphlets of local interest.
Club events are held in the Volunteer Hall, St Johns Street, Galashiels,TD1
at 7.30pm on Wednesday evenings throughout winter.
Places of interest are visited in summer.
The club exhibits a different theme
each year in Old Gala House, Scott Crescent, Galashiels.
Books of old photographs are published by the club.
Our latest book "Galashiels
Through the Years - Volume 2" is on sale now.
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.
We welcome anyone interested in history to
attend our monthly meetings - and hopefully come and join the club.