Sunday, 25 May 2008

Forthcoming Scottish Lectures and Events - June 2008

The Confusing Heraldry of St. Margaret, by Bruce Durie
University of Strathclyde Genealogy Lecture Series 2008
Tues 3 JUN 2008 at 6.30pm, Ground floor (Level 2), Graham Hills Building, 40 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1QE Cost £3
Web: www.cll.strath.ac.uk/genealogy Tel: 0141 5484147


The Antonine Wall in Scotland, by James Robertson

Friends of Dundee City Archives
Thur 5 JUN 2008, 1.00pm, Glasite Hall, St. Andrew's Church, King Street, Dundee
Web: www.fdca.org.uk Email:archives@dundeecity.gov.uk
Tel: 01382 434494 Fax 01382 434666


Dalgarven Mill Visit
Alloway & Southern Ayrshire Family History Society
Thurs 5 JUN 2008 at 7.00pm
E-mail: secretary@asafhs.co.uk Web: http://www.asafhs.co.uk


Annual MI Graveyard Outing – Portlethen cemetery
Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society - Aberdeen Branch
Sat. 7 JUN 2008 (time unknown)
Tel: 01224 646323 Fax: 01224 639096
E-mail: enquiries@anesfhs.org.uk Web: http://www.anesfhs.org.uk/


Glasgow: A Story Worth Telling - Reflections on the Religious and Ethnic History of a Modern Metropolis
The Scottish Catholic Historical Association, the Scottish Catholic Archives and Glasgow University
Sat 7 JUN 2008, 10.00am - 4.00pm, Faculty of Education, St. Andrew's Building, 11 Eldon Street, Glasgow. registration £13 (£9 Students/OAP/unwaged) - cheques to arrive at SCHA no later than June 4th
Registration: SCHA Conference, c/o Scottish Catholic Archives, Columba House, 16 Drummond Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6PL


AGM and Social Evening
The Lothian Family History Society
Wed 11 JUN 2008, 19:00 – 21.00 Lasswade High School Centre, Eskdale Drive, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 2LA
Email: lothiansfhs@hotmail.com Web: www.lothiansfhs.org.uk


Scottish Emigration Focus Group – Dumfries
Fri 13 JUN 2008 10am – 3pm, University of Glasgow Crichton Campus, Dumfries (places must be booked by Fri 9 JUN 2008)
A focus groups to provide the opportunity to discuss possible storylines and themes for the new Scottish Emigration Museum. Limited to approximately 30 attendees.
For further info, contact David Taylor, Scottish Emigration Museum Project Development Manager. Tel: 0131 550 4144
E-mail: davidt@museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk
Web: http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/areas_of_work/sem_intro.asp


Audience v the Experts Panel of three experts Q & A
Glasgow & West of Scotland Family History Society
Mon 16 JUN 2008 at St Peter's Church Hall, White Street, Partick, Glasgow
Web: www.gwsfhs.org.uk


AGM, & Cheese and Wine evening
Troon @ Ayrshire Family History Society
Tues 17 JUN 2008 Troon Public Library, South Beach, Troon, Ayrshire, KA10 6EF
E-mail: info@troonayrshirefhs.org.uk Web: www.troonayrshirefhs.org.uk


Scottish Emigration Focus Group – Inverness
Friday 20th June, 10am – 3pm, Subud Centre, Perth (places must be booked by Fri 9 JUN 2008)
A focus groups to provide the opportunity to discuss possible storylines and themes for the new Scottish Emigration Museum. Limited to approximately 30 attendees.
For further info, contact David Taylor, Scottish Emigration Museum Project Development Manager. Tel: 0131 550 4144
E-mail: davidt@museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk
Web: http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/areas_of_work/sem_intro.asp


Scottish Emigration Focus Group – Perth
Thur19 JUN 2008 10am – 3pm, Eden Court, Inverness (places must be booked by Fri 9 JUN 2008)
A focus groups to provide the opportunity to discuss possible storylines and themes for the new Scottish Emigration Museum. Limited to approximately 30 attendees.
For further info, contact David Taylor, Scottish Emigration Museum Project Development Manager. Tel: 0131 550 4144
E-mail: davidt@museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk
Web: http://www.museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/areas_of_work/sem_intro.asp


Early Modes of Transport, by John Baldwin (Edinburgh University)
Islands Book Tust
Thurs 19 JUN 2008, 8.00pm - Taigh Chearsabhagh, Lochmaddy, North Uist
An illustrated talk on the history of carts, creels, sleds and slypes in Uist and Tiree.
Web: www.theislandsbooktrust.com/events
Tel: Alasdair MacEachen (01870) 602124


Annual Outing "Historic Forres"

Aberdeen and North East Scotland Family History Society – Moray / Banff Branch
Sat. 21 JUN 2008 at 2:00pm
Tel: 01224 646323, Fax: 01224 639096
E-mail: enquiries@anesfhs.org.uk Web: www.anesfhs.org.uk


The Shiants, by Adam and Tom Nicolson
Islands Book Trust
Sat 21 JUN 2008 10.30am, Marine Harvest shed, Lemreway, Isle of Lewis.
Talk followed (weather permitting) by boat trip to the islands
Web: www.theislandsbooktrust.com/events
Tel: Alayne Barton 01851 820946


Scottish Emigration Focus Group – Glasgow
Wed 25th June, 10am – 3pm, Blythswood Room, Mitchell Library, Glasgow (places must be booked by Fri 9 JUN 2008)
A focus groups to provide the opportunity to discuss possible storylines and themes for the new Scottish Emigration Museum. Limited to approximately 30 attendees.
For further info, contact David Taylor, Scottish Emigration Museum Project Development Manager. Tel: 0131 550 4144
E-mail: davidt@museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk
Web: www. museumsgalleriesscotland.org.uk/areas_of_work/sem_intro.asp


Chris

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