Abernethy, Aberargie and Dron News

Last date for submissions

31st July 2017

Date of publication

1st September 2017

AULD ABERNETHY ASSOCIATION

Sylabus page for season 2010/2011, 2011/2012, 2012/2013, 2013/2014

SYLLABUS 2010/2011

6.10.10 - Perth in the 1920s recession.

Rhoda Fothergill

3.11.10 - Folk art of Scotlands grave stones.          

Hamish Brown

1.12.10 - History of the Paisley shawl.

Professor Smout

2.2.11 - The role of women of influence aroundthe time of the union of the crowns.

Nicola Cowmeddow

2.3.11 - Miss McLeod’s wallpaper (Tales fromthe Hebrides in 1950).

Andrew Clegg

6.4.11 - Photographic stroll through Abernethy.

A.A.A

Thanks to Ann Robertson for her hard work organising all the speakers and Les McIntosh for printing the syllabus.

The Auld Abernethy Association meetings are held at 7.30pm in the Museum on the dates above.

All welcome. See you in October.

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Syllabus 2011/2012


Wednesday 5th Oct. The History of the Comrie Earthquake House

Chris Palmer

Wednesday 2nd Nov. The History of the Paisley Shawl

Prof. Smout

Wednesday 7th Dec. Traditions of Perthshire

Margaret Bennett

Wednesday 1st Feb. A History of Perth and Kinross Police

Willie MacFarlane

Wednesday 7th Mar. An Illustrated History of the Blackwatch

Jill-Van-Milligen

Wednesday 4th April. AGM & The Hstorical Art of Kilt Making

Pat the Kilt

Meetings are held at 7.30 in the Museum of Abernethy

All Welcome

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Syllabus 2012/2013

3rd October - Mysterious Perthshire

Geoff Palmer

7th November - Changes in Perthshire after the 2nd World War.
                                     The rise of the supermarket

Rhoda Fothergil

5th December - Forteviot Project

Tessa Poller

6th February - World War Defences

Gordon Bartlay

6th March - History of Newburgh

Gordon Pitkeithly

3rd April - AGM & Local history night

Meetings are held at 7.30 in the Museum of Abernethy

All Welcome

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Syllabus 2013/2014

2013

October    2nd     The Journey of Jute                            Sandra Thomson

November 6th      Gaelic Monastries of Southern Pictland   Oliver O’Grady

December 4th      Way of the Wanderers                        Jess Smith

2014

February  5th      Admiral Cochrane                               Joseph Giacopazzi   

March     5th       Glenshee Pictish Longhouse                 David Strachan

April       4th       AGM followed by a talk about Alexander Buses

Meetings are held at 7.30 in the Museum of Abernethy

All Welcome

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