Established 1948 Charity No SC034141
 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   William Beattie and 

                          Hawick's 1514 Memorial   Ian W Landles & Alan G Brydon


13th March     Bridgescapes                          Bruce Keith       



27th March     Soutra - Part 2                       Henry Borthwick


24th April        AGM  in Old Gala House      Committee