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Remembering Battle of Jutland

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Jutland-posterHELENSBURGH will commemorate the great World War One naval Battle of Jutland this weekend . . . a fortnight early.

The commemorations — a joint venture by the Royal British Legion Scotland and Argyll and Bute Council — begin on Saturday with a Parade leaving the pier car park at 1.30pm, followed by a Drumhead Service in Colquhoun Square.

On Sunday the Three Crows Theatre group will present ‘Home Fires — the Broken Sons’ at the Victoria Hall at 2pm and 5pm. Tickets are free and can be collected at Helensburgh Library in West King Street.

It features theatre, music and poetry bringing the war to life with tales from the Home Front and the stark contrast with the horrors of the trenches.

A World War One Exhibition will be held in the Victoria Hall on Saturday and Sunday.

The Battle of Jutland took place on May 31 and June 1 1916.

Last Updated ( Saturday, 14 May 2016 16:09 )  

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Final Open Meeting

Rev-John-Anderson-29.03.17-wThe final Open Meeting of the season was on Wednesday March 29 at the Civic Centre, East Clyde Street, Helensburgh. The Rev David Clark spoke on the Kirk in the Square and the Rev John Anderson.

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 — The Rev David Clark: The Kirk in the Square and the Rev John Anderson

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

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