Diary

October 2018 Meeting

18th October 2018

At the Dunfermline Historical Society’s October meeting, Donald Adamson will talk about “The Moat Pit of Culross”.

As usual, we meet at 7:30 pm in the Abbey Church Hall, Dunfermline. All welcome.

 

The Fall of the Soviet Union

Tuesday 9th October

7:30 pm. Dollar Academy Dining Hall.

At Dollar History Society, Angus Roxburgh will present “The Fall of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Angus is a TV and newspaper journalist who lived and worked for many years in the Soviet Union and then Russia.

 

September 2018 Meeting

The first meeting of our new season will be held on Thursday 20th September 2018, at 7:30 pm, in the Abbey Church Halls.

Jess Smith will present “The Story of the Travelling Folk”.

Jess is the author of six published books on her culture as a Scottish Traveller. Her first three books are an autobiographical collection of her early years living on the road. She has been collecting Traveller tales for many years and has sprinkled then throughout her books. She does talks in schools, universities, prisons, numerous groups and has journeyed the world sharing her stories. She holds a passion for the history of the Gypsy and Travellers of Britain.

We look forward to hearing Jess and getting the season started.

Tuesday 11th Sept 2018

7:30pm     “The Royal Flying Corps in Scotland”

Dan Paton –  Curator of Montrose Aircraft Museum.

Dollar History Society

Dollar Academy Dining Hall

DHS New Season Talks Programme

The 2018 – 2019 talks programme is now available. We have an exciting and varied set of speakers covering Scottish history from bridges and coal pits to cattle dealers and witches.

The final talk, next May, has now been confirmed as “Dunfermline Town Planning” presented by Sam Foster.

We hope members and visitors will enjoy the season.

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