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THE Arrochar-based Hidden Heritage project is told a free Hidden Heritage Conference on Saturday May 10.

The main focus of the project is the Vikings and how they used the isthmus between Arrochar and Tarbet, and their influence on the area.

Various speakers will reveal and explain the discoveries made during the project, and share their thoughts on the role of heritage in the community. Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided.

On Sunday May 11, there will be guided walks along the Hidden Heritage Trail, with experimental archaeology demonstrations including boat dragging, dry stone walling, flint knapping and prehistoric water heating.

Places are limited and must be booked no later than April 25, 2014. Booking forms and further information are available by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated ( Monday, 31 March 2014 08:22 )  

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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