Saturday, 22 August 2015

Lecture Programme for Session 2015 - 2016

The lecture programme for Session 2015 - 2016 has just been finalised by Graham Boyd.  As always, Graham has put a lot of effort into arranging a really varied and interesting series of talks
All the lectures will take place in the Lecture Theatre of Ayrshire College (Kilmarnock Campus) in Holehouse Road, Kilmarnock, starting at 7.30pm.
The membership fee for this session has been held at £15.  Excellent value for 12 lectures.
Come along and enjoy.

Kilmarnock & District History Group Syllabus 2015 / 16


6 October                    Robin Wood               ‘Burns and Ingersol’

20 October                  Cate Devine                ‘Culinary Memories’

3 November                Andrea Thomson        ‘The History of Working Class

17 November              John Moore                 ‘History of the Maps of Glasgow’

1 December                 Donald Lees Reid       ‘The Last Mines of the Doon Valley’                        

15 December               Tom Barclay                “It is a terrible place”.  Ayrshire 
                                                                         Experiences of Gallipoli’                  


5 January                     Bill Fitzpatrick            ‘The Battle of The Somme’

19 January                   Robin Nelson              ‘The Quintinshill Rail Disaster’

2 February                   Alexander Hall            ‘The Victoria Cross’   

16 February                 Valerie Reilly             ‘Coats & Clarks – The Binding Thread
of Paisley’s History’

1 March                       John Stevenson           ‘Old Ayrshire Farming’

15 March                     Forbes Gibb                ‘History of Brewing in Scotland’

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