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Neil Munro: Novelist, poet and journalist

AUTHOR Neil Munro’s 67 years of life began on June 3 1863 in Inveraray and ended in Helensburgh, in whose east end he spent the last years of his life until he died on December 22 1930.

While a resident of the town he lived in the seafront mansion Cromalt (below left), 148 East Clyde Street, a fine house which was built in the 18th century.

Last Updated ( Monday, 23 January 2012 14:59 )

 

Eye To The Hills

Eye To The Hills

by Campbell Steven

Last Updated ( Friday, 14 January 2011 19:16 )

Tom Gallacher: Playwright and author

A GARELOCHHEAD man rose from draughtsman and amateur actor to journalist and then a playwright whose work was produced across Europe and in America.

Tom Gallacher, born in Alexandria on February 16 1932, was the third son and one of five children of Edward and Rose Gallacher, who moved from the Vale of Leven to Linn Walk in the village when he was one.

Last Updated ( Sunday, 16 June 2013 16:57 )

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire

The Vanished Railways of Old Western Dunbartonshire

by Stewart Noble

Last Updated ( Friday, 14 January 2011 19:18 )

Images Across Space

Images Across Space: the electronic imaging of Baird Television

by Douglas Brown

Last Updated ( Sunday, 16 May 2010 14:55 )

Another Icarus

Another Icarus

by Philip Jarrett

Last Updated ( Thursday, 29 April 2010 08:29 )

Top Hat & Tails

Top Hat & Tails

by Michael Marshall

Last Updated ( Sunday, 16 May 2010 14:47 )

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First 2017 Open Meeting

bill-anderson-wThe next Open Meeting will be on Wednesday January 25 at 7.30pm prompt at Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street. Bill Anderson will speak about the Anderson Local Art Collection.

Winter Talks 2016-17

  • Wednesday September 28 2016 — Ewan Kennedy: The Leiper Legacy
  • Wednesday October 26 — The Rev David Clark: Helensburgh Boys Brigade Centenary
  • Wednesday November 30 — Ian MacEachern: The Luss Slate Quarries

  • Wednesday January 25 2017 — Bill Anderson: The Anderson (Local Collection) Trust
  • Wednesday February 22 — Dan Atkinson: The Samphire Project — marine archaeology in Argyll
  • Wednesday March 29 — Professor John Hume: West Dunbartonshire Churches and their history

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, at 7.30pm prompt.

Charity Number

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation
SC024603