Wednesday, 30 June 2010

Banffshire History Festival coming soon

With thanks to Alison Smith for the following:

31st July/1st August 10am-4pm
Banff Castle, Castle Street, Banff AB45 1DL

There will be a variety of Exhibits/Displays/Stalls, including:

Ancient & Royal Charters, Maps & Photographs
Desert Rats, Living History Display
3D film of Georgian Banff
Archaeology of North East Scotland
Townscape Heritage Initiative
Family History Research
Pitsligo Castle Trust
Armoured Car
Cullen Deskford & Portknockie Heritage Society
Buckie & District Fishing Heritage Society
Banff Preservation & Heritage Society

There will also be a Grand Auction at 2pm on Saturday, of Goods, Collectables, Furniture, tools etc.

The following is the Programme of Talks & Recitals for the event:

10.30am - Buckie Blethers - Recitations from their Anthology
12.00 noon - Shona MacLean – History’s Place in Fiction
1.30pm - Maureen Shearer - Family History Research
3.00pm - Charles Burnett - Introduction to Heraldry

10.30am - Alison Smith - Gene Genie Scotland - Frugal Family History
12.00 noon - James Wyness - The Battle of Harlaw
1.30pm - David Miller - Legacy of Robert Adam on N.E. Scotland
3.00pm - Charles Burnett - Forbes of Pitsligo

And there will be Family Entertainment with Music, Dance & Street Theatre, and a Café open 10am-4pm

For more information contact Tel: 01261 815325

Further details soon at

Sounds like a fun weekend!

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