EVENTS

2018-19 TALKS PROGRAMME

Autumn and Winter Evening Talks
VENUE: Queensferry’s Masonic Hall, 3 Stoneycroft Rd, South Queensferry, EH30 9HX
TIME: Wednesdays at 7.30pm.
Free to members or £5 at the door.
QHT Membership (join at the door): Individuals £10 Family £15

10th October 2018. ‘Vincent’s War’  &  ‘Surrender, Scuttle, Salvage’   

Two presentations by Pete Collinson. 

7th November 2018. Forth Bridge World Heritage, the Strategic Objectives. Report on progress.    

Dr Miles Ogilthorpe, Historic Environment Scotland. 

28th November 2018. A History of Scotland’s Lighthouses. 

Peter Mackay, Past Chair, Northern Lighthouse Board. 

12th December 2018. Queensferry Stories.

Told by Paul Morrow and Gowan Calder. 

16th January 2019.  ‘The Model in the Museum’

The story of SS Kapunda, an emigrant ship disaster.  Trevor Whittley. 

30th January 2019.  The Priory Church and the Carmelites.   

John Harris, The Carmelite Community, Fife. 

13th Febuary 2019.  ‘The Distillery’  The story of King George IV and  VAT69. 

David Learmond and others. 

13th March 2019. The Forth: Gateway to Edinburgh.  

Talk by Jenni Calder, author. 

27th March 2019. ‘A Sense of Place’

Presentation and discussion with Will Garrett, Edinburgh City Council 

10th April 2019.  Annual General Meeting & Social.

All meetings will take place at 7.30pm at Queensferry’s Masonic Hall unless otherwise indicated.

The talks are free to members or £5 at the door. We look forward to seeing you there.