Monday, 23 December 2019

Best wishes to our members and friends

KDHG would like to wish all members, friends and visitors to our site a very happy Festive Period and a prosperous 2020.
Our first lecture of 2020 takes place on 14th January.  See here for details

Monday, 2 December 2019

Iain McGillivray

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of Iain McGillivray. Iain was a great friend of our group and delivered a number of talks over the years with a particular passion of Alexander 'Greek' Thomson.

Gabh fois ann an sith ar caraid.

Monday, 11 November 2019

Change of speaker due to illness - 12th November

Unfortunately Ted Cowan has had to cal of at short notice this week. Bill Fitzpatrick has kindly agreed to step up to the plate (or footplate) and will talk about the economic impact of the railways.

Wednesday, 6 November 2019

Lecture - Tuesday 12th November - Ted Cowan

Our next lecture takes place on Tuesday 12th November when Ted Cowan will deliver a talk called 'Look who we have got for neebours'
Ayrshire College, Hill Street, Kilmarnock at 7.30pm
Lecture programme 2019-20

Thursday, 28 March 2019

Kilmarnock & District Choral Union - 70th Anniversary

The Kilmarnock & District Choral Union are holding a Spring concert as part of their 70th Anniversary celebrations.

This will take place on Sunday 28th April at 7.30pm in Kay Park parish Church, Kilmarnock.

Tickets are £10 and are available from choir members, on the door or by contacting Elizabeth Purdon on 01563 537122 or

The programme includes works by;

Mozart, Tallis, Goodal, Mendelsson, Handel and Vivaldi

Friday, 15 March 2019

AGM and change of speaker - 26th March 2019

Please note that our AGM will take place prior to the final talk of this session on Tuesday 26th March at Ayrshire College, Kilmarnock.

John Smillie will talk about Kilmarnock's proud industrial past in a talk 'We Never Had It So Good'

Monday, 11 February 2019

Change of venue Tuesday 12th February 2019

Please note that this week's talk on 100 years of Gutta Percha by John Stevenson will take place at The Park Hotel, Rugby Park, Kilmarnock. 7.30pm as usual