Programme September 2011 to 2012

Thurs 15 Sep 2011 Denis Rattenbury – The New Riverside Transport Museum
Glasgow built ships, locos, cars and bikes for the world. Riverside shows how this changed all of our lives. This virtual tour will be followed up by a real life one.
Thurs 20 Oct 2011Brian Hill - Roses Lace Mill
Roses Lace Mill is the last such mill in Ayrshire. Its Scottish Lace is manufactured on traditional Nottingham Lace Looms in the Irvine Valley.
Thurs 17 Nov 2011Bernard Thain – Sustainable Fishing
The fish have all gone from the Clyde… or have they? Bernard is the owner of Fins Seafood Restaurant near Fairlie.
Thurs 8 Dec 2011Quiz night
Just for fun!
Thurs 19 Jan 2012New – Historical sites to visit!
John will be in touch in December looking for volunteers to show a few pictures and say a few words about a site of historical interest visited during this year. John will do any scanning and preparation needed.
Thurs 16 Feb 2012Isabel Garrett – Burns as an Observer
Burns – an observer of people, humour and life in general.
Thurs 15 Mar 2012John Rattenbury – Lighthouses of the Clyde
The story of navigation in the Clyde and the lighthouses that helped guide ships to safety.
Thurs 19 Apr 2012Roger Watts FRSGS – South with the Scotia
The Scotia, an ex-whaling ship rebuilt by the Ailsa Shipbuilding Company, sailed from Troon in 1902 carrying Dr W. S. Bruce and his party on a highly successful Scottish expedition to the Antarctic. This is the story of that historic voyage.
Thurs 17 May 2012AGM
Members only meeting to be held at Culzean.
June (probably) 2012Summer Outing to be arranged