Kilmarnock & District History Group · Kilmarnock · Ayrshire · KA1 3HY

Lecture Programme

Our 2021-22 Lecture programme is as follows, but may be subject to change - please keep an eye on our news page and social media;

Meetings start at 7.30pm and will take place at Kay Park Church hall, London Road, Kilmarnock unless otherwise stated.


05 October " The Railway Companies' Race to Open Up The North"  Bill Fitzpatrick  

19 October “ Memory Lane Kilmarnock and Beyond” John Smillie

02 November “Kilmarnock - Past, Present and Future” Graham Boyd

16 November “Kilmarnock Operetta Company and the Glover Family of Glasgow and USA” Graeme Smith

30 November “Ayrshire Stain Glass Windows” Susan Bradbury

14 December “ Adventure in Postcards” Dan Ross


There will be no talk on Tuesday 11th January

25 January “ The History of Kilwinning Abbey” William Robertson

08 February “Blockade Runners American Civil War” Barbara Graham

22 February “Cromwellian Occupation and Ayr Citadel” Tom Barclay

08 March “Origins of the Industrial Revolution in Scotland” Ian Matheson

22 March 2021-22 AGM and “Memories” Frank Beattie