Lectures take place fortnightly, on Tuesday evenings between October and March at The Kilmarnock Campus of Ayrshire College, commencing at 7.30pm. We generally have an attendance of between 75 and 100 members at our meetings which last no more than 90 minutes.
Non-members are welcome to attend any lectures which may appeal to them, but please remember that we have costs to cover and that we usually ask for a £2 donation in our tin at the end of the night.
4 October Ian Mathieson ‘19th Century Nationalism’
18 October John Burnett ‘Halloween’
1 November Andrew Muirhead ‘Emigration in the late 19th Century’
15 November Fred Freeman ‘A Musical Introduction to the Scots Language’
29 November Neil Dickson ‘Fundamentalism's Kilmarnock Origins - Thomas Whitelaw 1840-1917’
13 December Mark Nixon 'The Franchise - Agitation of 1884 in Kilmarnock & District'
10 January Ben Shepherd 'The German Army in WW2 and why it lasted so long'
17 January Stuart Cochrane 'Robert Burns - The Fat of The Land'
NB - There will only be one week between the first two lectures of 2017
31 January KDHG members 'Updates on projects - including online developments, community
engagement, Galston Town Trail etc.
14 February Hugh Watson 'The Finnie Family & John Finnie Street' (will take place at Park Hotel)
28 February Brian Hill 'Scottish Lace'
14 March Ross McGregor 'The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow'
Please note that the AGM will take place at 7.30pm on 14th March prior to the final talk. This normally takes about 15 minutes.