Local Heritage Talks and activities
LAHS Winter Programme 2018–2019
Talks take place at 7.30pm in St Columba’s Cathedral Hall, usually on the third Friday of the month, but this occasionally varies to suit visiting speakers. Visitors are most welcome and the entrance fee for non members is £3.00
Fri 19th October – Rosemary Power ‘Carvings and crosses at Iona’s nunnery and abbey’
Fri 16th November AGM (at 7:00). Your chance to have your say about the Society + Bob McCulloch – ‘Slides of old Oban’
Fri 14th December – Alison Diamond – ‘Insights from the Argyll Papers’
Fri 18th January 2019 – Phil Richardson – ‘A Viking Burial on Ardnamurchan’
Fri 15th February – Tertia Barnett (RCAHMS)- ‘Rock Art of Kilmartin’
Fri 15th March – Stuart Campbell (NMS) ‘Mediaeval Archaeology’ – ‘Geology of the Crinan Canal’
Fri 5th April – Fraser Hunter (NMS) – ‘Scotland’s Early Silver’.
Appin Historical Society PROGRAMME 2018-19
Indoor meetings are held on the third Saturday of the month at Port Appin Hall at 2.30pm,
15 September 2018 The Building of the West Highland Railway: Chris Robinson
20 October 2018 Kidnapped and the Appin Murder: Lord Stewart
17 November 2018 Weather Watching: Roger Evans
8 December 2018 AGM with drinks and nibbles. An Incident at Sea: Roger Evans
19 January 2019 The Appin Murder – An Inside Job?: Alan MacInnes
16 February 2019 Folktales and Place Names of the Forest of Muchairn: Brig. John MacFarlane
16 March 2019 The Sutherland Clearances: James Hunter
Ardchattan Parish Archive : no formal meetings set, visitors welcome by arrangement, FB : Ardchattan parish archive for on going activity and learn of upcoming meetings.
Dunollie – Check out their website and FB for events and activities.
Oban Heritage Hunters – Monthly Blethers – check out FB for events
Friends of Kilbride – Check out their website and FB for events and activities.
Oban Family history Group – check out FB for upcoming meetings
Lismore Gaelic Heritage Centre – Check out their website and FB for events and activities.
Friends of Argyll Papers – volunteer activity, visits and meetings