|Thurs 19th Sep
“Burns and Music” by Tom McCrorie
Tom is President of the Prestwick Burns Club, and a keen
musician and singer. He will be Robert Burns important
involvement and contribution to music.
|Thurs 17th Oct
"Paintings from the Burrell Collection” by Alan
With the Burrell just over halfway through a major
refurbishment project, Alan, a Burrell guide for many years,
will be looking at some of the wonderful paintings that are
part of the Burrell Collection.
|Thurs 21st Nov
“History of Irvine Harbour” by Alastair Weir.
Irvine harbour has had an extraordinary history from
ancient port, major industrial harbour to sleepy backwater.
|Thurs 12th Dec
Members only quiz
night with cheese and wine (and fruit juice!)
Just for fun!
|Thurs 17th Jan
“Burns and Money” by Ronnie
Breingan – (followed by cheese and wine)
Ronnie will be telling us about money, in the time of
|Thurs 20th Feb
“Renovating the Caledonian Canal” by George
George, head of Engineering at British Waterways, lead the
planning, design and restoration of the Caledonian Canal. He
will be telling us about this amazing project.
|Thurs 19th Mar
2020||“Nuggets of Thought
from the Scottish Enlightenment” by Denis Rattenbury |
The Scots' Invention of the Modern World, a time where the
greatest minds of Scotland competed and discoursed with
those of Europe. Everything was questioned: economics,
politics, science, medicine, engineering and art. As well as
ideas from 18th century Scotland we'll sample relevant
'before' and 'after' nuggets from around the world.
|Thurs 16th Apr
“Instruments of Pop – The key instruments that began
the pop band era”
A group of enthusiastic musicians will be playing a range of
songs and discussing the history and function of their
instruments (lead, rhythm, bass guitar and drums).
|Thurs 21st May
AGM: “A World of Pee – the uses of urine” by John
(followed by cheese and wine)
After the AGM, Urine has been a key ingredient in an
extraordinary range of processes throughout human existence.
Refreshments will follow!
Members only - Summer outing to be arranged
We will be sending out details nearer the day.