HELENSBURGH Heritage Trust has a new director.
Alasdair W.Jamison, who is 62 and moved to Helensburgh in 2012 with his wife Anne, has been co-opted on to the board.
A WALK with heritage interest took place in Cardross on Sunday May 11, and several Heritage Trust members were present.
The informal walk was organised at Kilmahew by the local landscape group who form part of the Invisible College team.
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WEST Dunbartonshire Libraries have several events with a historical theme at their annual Booked Festival from Monday May 12 until Saturday May 31.
Alastair Moffat will be exploring the genetic history of Scotland and how an understanding of this can throw new light on the history of the nation, and Andrew Ferguson will be discussing the Scottish Enlightenment and its legacy.
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THE international society of one of Scotland’s ancient clans has announced details of its inaugural Gathering at Luss this summer.
In July, the Clan Colquhoun International Society will gather in the Loch Lomondside village for a five day programme of clan history, genealogy and cultural events hosted by hereditary Chieftain Sir Malcolm Colquhoun of Luss Bt.
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A SUPERB 30-minute BBC film of the West Highland Railway made in 1960 can be seen on youtube: http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ZHhL3xBXJFg
Heritage Trust hon president Professor Malcolm Baird commented after watching the film: "Thanks to The Times online archive, I have discovered that the West Highland railway film was shown on BBC on Sunday July 17 1960 at 4.20 pm.
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THE Arrochar-based Hidden Heritage project is told a free Hidden Heritage Conference on Saturday May 10.
The main focus of the project is the Vikings and how they used the isthmus between Arrochar and Tarbet, and their influence on the area.
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THE LAUNCH of this year’s Anderson Trust exhibition in Helensburgh Library in West King Street took place on February 1 to the acclaim of many local residents, past and present.
It features writings by local writers which are displayed side by side with the paintings from the Collection that inspired them. To accompany this exhibition, the Anderson Trust has produced a book, entitled 'Images', which is on sale price £6 at the Scandinavian Shop and in Helensburgh Library.
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The next Winter Meeting will be held on Wednesday November 25 at Loch Lomond Golf Club, Luss, at 7.30pm, as guests of Sir Malcolm Colquhoun, when the topic is the Clan Colquhoun.