Thursday, 3 March 2016

AGM - 15 March 2016

Members please note that the AGM will take place at 7.30 on Tuesday 15th March prior to our final talk of the session.

Tuesday, 1 March 2016

The Story of Shanks & Co - Thursday 10th March

As part of Scottish Local History Week there will be an exhibition telling the story of Shanks & Co at Barrhead Foundry 1pm - 7.30pm on 10th March.
This is of interest locally given the Shanks factory at Longpark in Kilmarnock.
The exhibition includes a photographic display, films from 1970s and 80s, memorabilia and pupil displays.

More information can be obtained from East Renfrewshire Heritage Service on 0141 577 3872 or

Barrhead Foundry is on Main Street Barrhead (G78 1SW) - probably a 5-10 minute walk from the Station - more details can be found at
It has been built partly on the site of the Tubal works of the original factory complex of Shanks & Co.

1 March 2016 - Old Ayrshire Farming

Tonight's talk is Old Ayrshire Farming - delivered by John Stevenson.
7.30pm in the Lecture Hall at Ayrshire College, Kilmarnock Campus