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THE Arrochar-based Hidden Heritage project is told a free Hidden Heritage Conference on Saturday May 10.

The main focus of the project is the Vikings and how they used the isthmus between Arrochar and Tarbet, and their influence on the area.

Various speakers will reveal and explain the discoveries made during the project, and share their thoughts on the role of heritage in the community. Refreshments and a buffet lunch will be provided.

On Sunday May 11, there will be guided walks along the Hidden Heritage Trail, with experimental archaeology demonstrations including boat dragging, dry stone walling, flint knapping and prehistoric water heating.

Places are limited and must be booked no later than April 25, 2014. Booking forms and further information are available by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Last Updated ( Monday, 31 March 2014 08:22 )  

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First 2018 Open Meeting

Mike-Thornley-wThe first 2018 Open Meeting will be held at Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday January 31. Mike Thornley will talk about the Glenarn garden at Rhu. Anyone interested most welcome.

Winter Talks 2017-18

  • Wednesday September 27 2017 — AGM; then Professor John Hume: History of local churches
  • Wednesday October 25 — Cleland Sneddon: Childhood holidays in Rosneath
  • Wednesday November 29 — David Bruce: Greatrex, Forger and Photographer

  • Wednesday January 31 2018 — Mike Thornley: The Glenarn Garden
  • Wednesday February 28 — Bruce and Nicola Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club
  • Wednesday March 28 — Richard Reeve: A Brief History of the Rosneath Peninsula

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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