Events Programme


2017/18 Programme

Dates and confirmed speakers:

  • 12 Sept 2017 – AGM and History of Hamilton House (Jim Nisbet)
  • 10 Oct 2017 – The Siege of Haddington 1548-49 (Gerald Urwin)
  • 14 Nov 2017 – From Fisherman to Crime Writer (Peter Ritchie)
  • 12 Dec 2017 – Christmas Social
  • 9 Jan 2018 – Fishwives’ Lives and Their Costumes (Olive Richardson)
  • 13 Feb 2018- 1722 Waggonway – Scotland’s First Railway (Ed Bethune)
  • 13 Mar 2018 – Oyster Fishing in the Forth (Archie Johnston)
  • Apr 2018 – Visit to place of local interest TBA

2016/17 Programme

Dates and confirmed speakers:

  • 13 Sept 2016 – AGM and Preston Lodge High School Films
  • 11 Oct 2016 – WW2: First on Britain: The Raid on the Forth
  • 8 Nov 2016 – History of Wallyford
  • 13 Dec 2016 – Social Evening
  • 10 Jan 2017 – East Lothian: Wartime Backwater?
  • 14 Feb 2017- TBA
  • 14 Mar 2017 – Battle of Pinkie
  • Apr 2017 – Visit to place of local interest TBA

2015-16 Programme

  • AGM & Local History (Sept 2015)
  • Historic Tales – Tim Porteous (Oct 2015)
  • History of East Fortune Aerodrome – talk by Tony Bray (Nov 2015)
  • Social Evening – Dec 15
  • Old St Andrews Church Gullane – talk by Bill Nimmo (Jan 2016)
  • Reminiscing Night – (Feb 2016)
  • Talk on John Muir – talk by Will Collins (Mar 2016)