Colinton Local History Society
Dates for Your Diary 2016/2017: CLHS Events
PROGRAMME OF TALKS
All events will be held at 8pm in Dreghorn Loan Hall, unless otherwise noted.
Monday 16 January 2017
Revisiting the Georgian House, Edinburgh
Speaker: Sheonagh Martin
We welcome back Sheonagh Martin, Manager of the National Trust for Scotland property, The Georgian House, Edinburgh. She spoke to us some eight years ago, and since then there have been changes at the house, with more in the pipeline.
Monday 6 February 2017
St Kilda & the Islands
Speaker: George Geddes
An evening in St Kilda will be sure to drive away the February Blues: wonderful pictures and extraordinary stories about this unique part of Scotland from George Geddes of the RCAHMS/Historic Environment Scotland.
Monday 20 February 2017
Our chance to hear about our own members’ research projects.
Monday 6 March 2017
Disruption in a Penicuik Church, 1843 and all that
Speaker: James Waugh
A retired teacher, James Waugh has turned his attention to his own local history, with interesting results. He returns to us with an account of the Disruption in Penicuik which will make an interesting comparison with our own church history in Colinton.
Monday 20 March 2017
Sir Robert Lorimer and Colinton
Speaker: Simon Green
Eminent architectural historian, Simon Green, will talk about Sir Robert Lorimer whose buildings in Colinton are so important to the character of our village.
Monday 3 April 2017
Annual General Meeting
Colinton Local History Society is grateful to Pentlands Neigbourhood Partnership
for its assistance towards funding the Society's website and archive projects