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Archaelogical Society starts first season

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Archaeology Society logoTHE NEW North Clyde Archeological Society, which is based in Helensburgh and district, has begun its first winter season.

The society was formed this year with Tam Ward as chair, Sandra Kelly secretary, and Jamie Rogers treasurer.

The first excursion was a trip to Kilmartin Museum, which has a large collection of prehistoric artefacts, and on Saturday September 28 there will a trip to look at the Antonine Wall, built by the Romans and running from Old Kilpatrick to Bo’ness.

Tam Ward gave the first talk, on the Prehistoric Archaeology of the Upper Clyde Valley, and on Wednesday October 2 Dr Alison Sheridan of the National Museum of Scotland spoke about the Copper and Early Bronze Age in Western Scotland.

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Last Updated ( Saturday, 05 October 2013 10:43 )  

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Final Open Meeting

John Hume-wThe final Open Meeting of the season will be on Wednesday March 29 at 7.30pm at the Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, Helensburgh. Professor John Hume willl speak on the history of some West Dunbartonshire churches.

Winter Talks 2016-17

  • Wednesday September 28 2016 — Ewan Kennedy: The Leiper Legacy
  • Wednesday October 26 — The Rev David Clark: Helensburgh Boys Brigade Centenary
  • Wednesday November 30 — Ian MacEachern: The Luss Slate Quarries

  • Wednesday January 25 2017 — Bill Anderson: The Anderson (Local Collection) Trust
  • Wednesday February 22 — Dr Andrew Bicker: Recent Archaelogical Discoveries on the West Coast of Scotland
  • Wednesday March 29 — Professor John Hume: West Dunbartonshire Churches and their history

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, at 7.30pm prompt.

Charity Number

Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation
SC024603