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 The Galashiels Local History Society.
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 Summer Syllabus 2018

2nd May    Tesco - Gather at main entrance at 6.00pm.

 

13th May   Jedburgh Abbey - 2.30 pm at the entrance, or 1.45 pm at the library

                   Historic Scotland Members free.   Adults 6.00, Concession 4.20.

 

11th July    Open night at the Old Gala Club collection, Unit 7, Langlee Workshops

                       From 6.30pm to 8.30 pm.

 

22nd July    Melrose Walk. Meet at the Greenyards entrance at 2.00pm.

 

 

Winter Syllabus 2018-19


All meetings are held on a Wednesday in the Volunteer Hall,

 Galashiels at 7.30pm unless stated otherwise.

 

A new book to be released in October 2018, from the photographic archive collection of the Old Gala Club, showing a respectful commemoration for all those who served our country during WW1, including those named on the Galashiels War Memorial.

 

 

17th October   Opening Night,

                         with a slide show from the photographic archives

                         and an exhibition of items from our collection.

 

31st October    Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid.  Alasdair Hutton

 

7th November  Canada's First Nations 
                         soldiers trip to Scotland in WW1
   Dr Yvonne McEwan

                        Joint meeting with Selkirk Antiquarian Society

 

28th November  A Prominent Borderer        JohnGray

 

12th December  Masonic Lodge History.      Dr. Alex Fotheringham

 

9th January    Bring Along Night                   Committee

 

23rd January  The Impact of Police Spies on the 
                         Radical War in Glasgow, 1920   Dr. David Smale.

 

6th February   Ken and Horse -

                         Hawick's 1514 Memorial       Ian Landles

 

13th March     Bridgescapes                          Bruce Keith       

 

             

27th March     Soutra - Part 2                       Henry Borthwick

 

24th April        AGM  in Old Gala House      Committee