CLHS Programme

Colinton Local History Society

Dates for Your Diary 2016/2017: CLHS Events


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

Members' Evening


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