Programme

2022

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

Subject to alterations :

DATETOPICSPEAKER
16 MarchThe Falkirk Polish ConnectionIan Scott
20 AprilAGM. Film : Falkirk in 1938
18 MayCharity night in aid of Strathcarron Hospice : Falkirk’s Lost BuildingsIan Scott/Geoff Bailey
Summer Walks. See below
21 SeptemberReport on Archaeological digs, 2022Geoff Bailey
19 OctoberThe Shale Industry in West LothianSybil Cavanagh
16 NovemberTBA
21 DecemberTBA
2023
18 JanuaryTBA
15 FebruaryTBA
15 MarchTBA
19 AprilAGM

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

Our next outing will be Sunday/Monday 25/26 September 2022, when our itinerary will include Blair Castle and Gardens, The Highland Folk Museum. Fort George and Dunkeld.

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

Here are some photographs from our last trip:

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

Here are some photographs from our trip: