Programme

Meetings start at 7.30p.m. in Falkirk Trinity Church on the 3rd Wednesday of winter months. ALL WELCOME.

DATETOPICSPEAKER
2022
21 September Recent Archaeological WorkGeoff Bailey
19 OctoberThe Shale Industry in West LothianSybil Cavanagh
16 NovemberZetland Park  Regeneration  Jessica Paterson  and  Helena  Hughes 
21 DecemberJohn Reid Memorial Lecture   Scottish Salt IndustryDr Simon Taylor  
2023
18 JanuaryThe Bridge of Allan Copper MinesChris Calder
15 FebruaryHistory of Charleston & LimekilnsDr Katie Strang
15 MarchTopic to be advisedBrian Watters
19 AprilAGM
Tambar
, a Lucky Ship
Craig Mair

Summer Walks

In the summer months, during June, July and August, there will be at least three guided historical walks around local areas of interest.   Everyone is welcome and there is no charge. Please email flhs.secretary@yahoo.co.uk for details of meeting point if you want to join us.

DateLocationLeader
Sun 26 June, 2022: 2p.m.following Falkirk East Burn to the Kelpies
(6 miles return)

Geoff Bailey
Sun 24 July: 2022,
2p.m.
Limekilns (Fife)
Lime works and model village.
An easy walk which will take approximately 2 hours. Please email flhs.secretary@yahoo.co.uk for details of meeting point if you want to join us.
Katie Strang, The Gellet Society, Charlestown.
Wednesday 3 August, 2022: 7.00p.m.Evening Walk
Union Canal, including dark tunnel
Geoff Bailey
Sun 21 Aug: 2022 2p.m.following Falkirk West Burn
Old Falkirk Infirmary to Carron Works
(4 miles return)
Geoff Bailey

Annual Outing

On our last outing, which was Sunday/Monday 25/26 September 2022, when our itinerary included Blair Castle and Gardens, The Highland Folk Museum, Fort George and Dunkeld.

Here are some photographs from our last trip:

Previously:

During the weekend of 27/28 April 2019, we visited : Glamis Castle; Montrose Air Heritage Centre; Arbroath Abbey; Hospitalfield House & Mortuary; V&A Museum, Dundee

On the weekend of 21/22 April 2018, we visited : Scottish Crannog  Centre ;  Ruthven Barracks; Cawdor Castle ; Brodie Castle