THE US National Parks Service Centennial Celebrations are being marked in Helensburgh and on Loch Lomondside.
BBC FACTUAL is currently producing a one-hour history programme for BBC 2 with the working title of ‘Britain’s Nuclear Weapons’ — and they are asking Helensburgh and district people for memories.
The focus is the critical years from 1957-62, in which the film tells the story of the forces that dictated Britain’s nuclear weapons policy and tries to uncover the true cost of maintaining the ‘special relationship’ with America.
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EASTER SUNDAY was the final evening of the ten day run of Hinterland at the former St Peter's Seminary above Cardross.
With a good public response and the news of £4.2 million in funding from Heritage Lottery Fund and Creative Scotland, considerable optimism emerged, the organisers say.
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A TOTAL of £4.2m in grants has secured the future of St Peter’s Seminary near Cardross, which is regarded as one of Europe’s greatest modernist buildings.
The Heritage Lottery Fund award will mark Scotland’s Year of Architecture, Innovation and Design, and aims to breathe new life into the derelict St Peter’s Seminary transforming it, and the estate surrounding it, into a unique arts venue and heritage destination.
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GLASGOW University is to host an event next month to display the John Logie Baird Archive materials it purchased last year.
It will be held on Thursday April 14 from 6-8pm in the Sir Charles Wilson Lecture Theatre and is open to the public.
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A 17th century battle re-enactment will be held in Luss from 11am-5pm on Easter Saturday (March 26) and Sunday, together with a themed banquet at 6.30pm on the Saturday and ceilidh at the Loch Lomond Arms Hotel from 8pm, hosted by the Colquhoun family.
Organisers James and Jan Pearson said: "The banquet is not only a fundraising banquet for the new museum, but will launch the 'Friends of the Museum' campaign.
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The first Open Meeting of the 2016-17 winter season will be on Wednesday September 28 at 7.30pm at Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, with other meetings in October, November, January, February and March.