AN EXHIBITION which features Helensburgh's World War One Hermitage Park Hospital opened in Helensburgh Library this afternoon.
AN HONORARY member of Helensburgh Heritage Trust was involved in a Charles Rennie Mackintosh Society debate about the restoration of the Art School in Glasgow on Thursday September 25.
Former Argyll and Bute Council reference librarian, author and historian Mike Davis was one of the main speakers in 'Reinstate or Reinvent: A debate on the future of the GSA Mackintosh Library'.
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AN EXTRA attraction in the Heritage Centre in Helensburgh Library in West King Street from Sunday September 21 will be a special display by the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders Regimental Museum.
The regiment historically recruited its soldiers from this area, Clydebank and Dunblane, and the exhibition — launched in Callander in July — tells the story of some of the servicemen’s outstanding bravery.
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AMERICA'S Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers will induct Helensburgh-born TV inventor John Logie Baird to its Honor Roll at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, California, on October 23.
The Roll of Honor and the list of Honorary Members include US television pioneers such as Zworykin and Farnsworth, also some very big names like Thomas Edison and Walt Disney, plus William Friese-Greene, the UK cine camera pioneer about whom a film — 'The Magic Box' — was made in 1951.
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HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust chairman Stewart Noble is set for a TV appearance with political pundit and railway enthusiast Michael Portillo.
Recently he travelled to Port Glasgow where he was interviewed by the former government minister for one of his 'Great British Railway Journeys' BBC TV programmes.
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AN EXHIBITION of paintings by one of the Helensburgh and district’s most distinguished artists was held in a Glasgow gallery in August 2014.
Cyril Gerber Fine Art said that this was the first James Kay RSA RSW exhibition to take place in the city, although his works are held by most of the major public collections in Scotland.
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THE ever-active Arrochar, Tarbet and Ardlui Heritage Group has just published an excellent World War One commemoration booklet.
It includes profiles of villagers known to have died in the ‘Great War’ and gives a glimpse of village life at the time.
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The next Open Meeting is on February 24 at Helensburgh Tennis Club at 7.30pm. After an Extraordinary General Meeting to discuss and, if agreed, resolve that the Trust become a SCIO, Sue Furness and Fiona Jackson will talk on 'Hidden Heritage of a Landscape — Vengeful Vikings and Reckless Rustlers'.