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Talks Programme 2017-18

All meetings are on Thursday evenings at 7.30 in Cromarty West Church Hall.   Attendance is free for members of the Society.  Non-members pay £3 and will be made very welcome.  Children under 16 are admitted free of charge.

You can join the Society at any of our meetings — membership costs £10 (£15 for a Family membership).

Date Title Speaker
21st Sep Interpreting the Black Isle and Beyond —  The history and mystery of 21st century interpretive storytelling Verity Walker
19th Oct The Hospitals of Inverness  —  Their origin and development 1650 – 2000 Jim Leslie
16th Nov The Remarkable Miss Yule of Tarradale  —  A woman in a man’s world Dr Eric Grant
21st Dec A Brief History of Cromarty  — 800 years on one page
Followed by festive mulled wine and mince pies
David Alston
18th Jan Walking with Cattle  —  A writer's journey in search of the last drovers of Uist Terry J. Williams
15th Feb Playing the Game  —  19th century sports in Ross and Cromarty Sandy Thomson
15th Mar A Tale of Two Homes  —  A wee journey through the life of two Cromarty houses Sheila Currie & Janie Verburg
19th Apr AGM followed by
The Cromarty Courthouse Lecture  —  Crime and punishment at the Courthouse
 
Paul Monk