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Revitalising St Peter's Seminary

A DYNAMIC creative design team has been appointed to take forward ambitious proposals to revitalise St Peter's Seminary at Cardross and the surrounding woodland.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 25 November 2014 16:40 )

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Portrait gifted to Heritage Trust

A PORTRAIT by a well known Helensburgh artist has been donated to Helensburgh Heritage Trust.

Entitled ‘Tinker Girl’, it is signed G.I.Smith and is the work of Gregor Ian Smith, one of the most highly regarded local artists of the 20th century.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 25 November 2014 16:41 )

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Baird bust is back

THE BUST of TV inventor John Logie Baird has been restored to its place of honour on Helensburgh seafront.

It was removed from its site on the west esplanade at the foot of William Street because of works which were part of the CHORD seafront improvement project, but was re-erected earlier this month.

  • Photo by Stewart Noble.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 18 November 2014 17:39 )

Public meeting on Kilmahew

A PUBLIC meeting was held on Friday October 24 in the Geilston Hall, Cardross, to discuss the future of the Kilmahew/St Peter’s estate in the village.

Last Updated ( Monday, 27 October 2014 19:07 )

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2014 Accounts online

THE Helensburgh Heritage Trust Directors Report and Accounts to March 31 2014 are now available for download in the Downloads area on the bottom right of the home page.

They will be presented by chairman Stewart Noble to the Annual General Meeting in Helensburgh Tennis Club at 7pm on Wednesday October 29.

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 15 October 2014 17:23 )

Exhibition features park hospital

AN EXHIBITION which features Helensburgh's World War One Hermitage Park Hospital opened in Helensburgh Library this afternoon.

Last Updated ( Friday, 03 October 2014 16:56 )

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Mike Davis in Art School debate

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'.

Last Updated ( Friday, 03 October 2014 16:57 )

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Next Open Meeting

Parkhead-wIan McKellar will talk about Parkhead and its garden at Rosneath, which he has restored, at Helensburgh Tennis Club on Wednesday November 26 at 7.30pm. Non-members are most welcome.

Winter Talks 2014-15

  • Wednesday September 24 2014 — Peter McCaughey: Establishing Helensburgh's Open Air Museum
  • Wednesday October 29 — AGM at 7pm; Robert Layden: The 9th Battalion of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders in World War One
  • Wednesday November 26 — Ian McKellar: Parkhead and the Garden, Rosneath       

  • Wednesday January 28 2015 — Michael Gallagher: Reinventing Ruins — stories from Kilmahew and St Peter's Seminary
  • Wednesday February 25 — Tam Ward: Recent Discoveries by the North Clyde Archaelogical Society
  • Wednesday March 25 — Michael Davis: Curious Interconnections of the Mansions of Cowal

All meetings are in the upstairs meeting room at Helensburgh Tennis Club, Suffolk Street, at 7.30pm

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Scottish Charity
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