Clyne Heritage Society

Clyne Heritage Society

Lectures 2017-18

During the winter months the Society organises evening lectures, which are usually held in the Brora Community Centre at the rear of Brora Primary School, unless otherwise advised. All talks begin at 7.30pm and most are held on a Thursday. Lectures are open to all and there is usually a raffle (donations always welcome) - refreshments and admission are free. Anyone wishing to join the Society will be made particularly welcome.

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  • November 16th, 2017 – The Wilkhouse Excavations of May 2017
    Warren Baillie and Donald Adamson - Archaeologists, GUARD Archaeology Ltd
    In association with Clyne Heritage Society, GUARD Archaeology organised an excavation of the Wilkhouse complex, near Kintradwell, comprising an inn and outbuildings and a cattle-droving stance in May 2107.

    The Site Director, Warren, and Client, Donald, will present and discuss the successful and popular excavation and the preliminary findings to date.
  • February 15th, 2018 – A survey of a Multi-period Settlement
    Roland Spencer-Jones - Chairman, North of Scotland Archaeology Society - Strathpeffer
    Urchany, near Beauly, from the Bronze Age to 1871.
  • March 15th, 2018 (AGM) – The River Brora, from its Source to the Sea
    Elis Paterson - Free Church Minister - Golspie
    Well known Free Church Minister Eric has followed the River Brora in its many fascinating facets from source high up in the hills of Rogart all the way down to where it flows into the Moray Firth at Brora. Come and join us for a leisurely trip down the River Brora in the capable hands of Eric!
  • April 19th, 2018 – The History of Highland Hospitals
    Jim Leslie - History of Highland's Hospitals Project - Avoch
  • May 17th, 2018 – The Photographic Archives
    Dr Nick Lindsay - Clyne Heritage Society.
    An illustrated presentation by Nick Lindsay of a selection of the Society's archive photographs.
  • June 21st, 2018 – Open Night
    A selection of the Society's new archives on display.
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Previous lectures have included: Drove roads, Sciberscross, Art & Landscapes, Land Boundaries, Volunteer Troops, Crofting, The Western Front, Kilfeddermore, Brora Golf Club, Melvilles in Clyne, Historic Landscapes of Sutherland, Clearance of Strathbrora, Secret Sutherland and Patrick Sellar.

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